Star Dust
The Great Craftsmen
Fri, Aug 4, 1:30 - 3:00 pm
Jaqua Concert Hall, The Shedd Institute
Collis Wealth Management
Concert sponsor
Jesse Cloninger and The Emerald City Jazz Kings, The Shedd's resident historic jazz & popular music ensemble, offer up a choice selection of what music historian Alec Wilder called "The Craftsmen" -- flat out exceptional Songbook composers whose body of work wasn't so huge as to, in Wilder's case, warrant a separate chapter in his seminal 1972 study American Popular Song: The Great Innovators, 1900-1950, or, in ours, to be conducive to a full concert. But the songs they did are just fabulous, so what do you do? Here you go! A fine selection of some of the best. Many of these composers pop up throughout OFAM 2017. In this concert we focus on, especially, Hoagy Carmichael (1899-1981), Duke Ellington (1899-1974), Jimmy McHugh (1894-1969), Harry Warren (1893-1981), and Jimmy Van Heusen (1913-90).
Event Personnel
Jesse Cloninger, director, alto sax
Tony Glausi, trumpet
Justin Woodward, trumpet
Glenn Griffith, trombone
Josh Hettwer, alto sax
Joe Manis, tenor sax
Tyler Abbott, bass
Vicki Brabham, piano
Merlin Showalter, drums
Kyle Smith, guitar
 Love Me Or Leave Me
(1928) Whoopee
Words by Gus Kahn - Music by Walter Donaldson
 Like Someone In Love
(1944) Belle Of The Yukon
Words by Johnny Burke - Music by Jimmy Van Heusen
 Jeepers Creepers
(1938) Going Places
Words by Johnny Mercer - Music by Harry Warren
 How 'Ya Gonna Keep 'Em Down On The Farm
Words by Joe Young, Sam Lewis - Music by Walter Donaldson
 More Than You Know
(1929) Great Day
Words by Billy Rose, Edward Eliscu - Music by Vincent Youmans
 At Sundown
Words & music by Walter Donaldson
 The Nearness Of You
(1938) Romance In the Dark
Words by Ned Washington - Music by Hoagy Carmichael
 Heart And Soul
Words by Frank Loesser - Music by Hoagy Carmichael
 Georgia On My Mind
Words by Stuart Gorell - Music by Hoagy Carmichael
 Star Dust
Words by Mitchell Parish - Music by Hoagy Carmichael
 Exactly Like You
(1930) Lew Leslie's International Revue
Words by Dorothy Fields - Music by Jimmy McHugh
 In A Sentimental Mood
Words by Irving Mills, Manny Kurtz - Music by Duke Ellington
 Tea For Two
(1925) No No Nanette
Words by Irving Caesar, Otto Harbach - Music by Vincent Youmans
 I'll See You In My Dreams
Words by Gus Kahn - Music by Isham Jones
 If I Could Be With You
Words by Henry Creamer - Music by Jimmy Johnson
 'Tain't No Sin
Words by Edgar Leslie - Music by Walter Donaldson
 Mood Indigo
Words by Irving Mills - Music by Duke Ellington, Barney Bigard
 I Can't Give You Anything But Love
(1928) Lew Leslie's Blackbirds of 1928
Words by Dorothy Fields - Music by Jimmy McHugh
Words by Johnny Mercer - Music by Hoagy Carmichael
 My Blue Heaven
Words by Richard A. Whiting - Music by Walter Donaldson
 On The Sunny Side of the Street
(1930) Lew Leslie's International Revue
Words by Dorothy Fields - Music by Jimmy McHugh
 In The Cool, Cool, Cool Of The Evening
(1951) Here Comes The Groom
Words by Johnny Mercer - Music by Hoagy Carmichael
 My Baby Just Cares For Me
(1930) Whoopee
Words by Gus Kahn - Music by Walter Donaldson
Featured composers, lyricists, creators
Barney Bigard, 1906-1980
Johnny Burke, 1908-1964
Irving Caesar, 1895-1996
Hoagy Carmichael, 1899-1981
Henry Creamer, 1879-1930
Walter Donaldson, 1893-1947
Edward Eliscu, 1902-1998
Duke Ellington, 1899-1974
Dorothy Fields, 1905-1975
Stuart Gorell, 1901-1963
Otto Harbach, 1873-1963
Jimmy Johnson, 1894-1955
Isham Jones, 1894-1956
Gus Kahn, 1886-1941
Manny Kurtz, 1911-1984
Edgar Leslie, 1885-1976
Sam Lewis, 1885-1959
Frank Loesser, 1910-1969
Jimmy McHugh, 1895-1969
Johnny Mercer, 1909-1976
Irving Mills, 1894-1985
Mitchell Parish, 1900-1993
Billy Rose, 1899-1966
Jimmy Van Heusen, 1913-1990
Harry Warren, 1893-1981
Ned Washington, 1901-1976
Richard A. Whiting, 1891-1938
Vincent Youmans, 1898-1946
Joe Young, 1889-1939
Ticket/Venue Info
Star Dust Ticket Prices
Seat LvlFull PriceDiscount Prices
10%  15%  20% 
A37.00  33.50  31.50  29.75  -  
B33.00  29.75  28.25  26.50  -  
C27.00  24.50  23.00  21.75  -  
O19.00  17.25  16.25  15.25  -  
Student Free0.00  0.00  0.00  0.00  -  
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Eugene, Oregon

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