Byron Stripling, director
Ain't Nothin' But The Blues
Wed, Aug 8, 1:30 - 3:00 pm
Jaqua Concert Hall, The Shedd Institute
Mike & Nancy Oft Rose
Concert Sponsor
Bessie Smith, B.B. King, and Muddy Waters provide the foundation for an afternoon of music that celebrates the origins of the blues and acknowledges the indelible influence it continues to have on today’s music. In this foot-tapping, clap your hands concert, Byron Stripling and company reach deep into the heart and take you on an unforgettable musical journey.
Event Personnel
Byron Stripling, director
Musicians
Byron Stripling, vocals, trumpet
Jesse Cloninger, reeds
Bobby Floyd, piano
Howard Alden, guitar
Tom Wakeling, bass
Chuck Redd, drums
Program
SET I
 Saint Louis Blues
(1914)
Words & music by W. C. Handy
 Caldonia
(1945)
Words & music by Louis Jordan
 My Gal
(1966)
Words & music by Clark Terry
 Got My Mojo Working
(1956)
Words & music by Preston Foster
 I'm Your Hoochie Cooche Man
(1954)
Words & music by Willie Dixon
 Work Song
(1960)
Words by Oscar Brown Jr. - Music by Nat Adderley
 Battle Hymn Of The Republic
(1861)
Words by Julia Ward Howe - Music by William Steffe
SET II
 Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home?
(1902)
Words & music by Hughie Cannon
 But I Was Cool
(1960)
Words & music by Oscar Brown Jr.
 The Preacher
(1955)
Music by Horace Silver
 Back Door Blues
(1962)
Words & music by Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson
 Back O' Town Blues
(1923)
Music by Louis Armstrong, Luis Russell
 Twelve Gates To The City
(c 1910s)
Words & music by traditional U. S.
 Just A Closer Walk With Thee
(c 1830s)
Words & music by traditional U. S.
 Get Right Church
(c 1930s)
Words & music by traditional U. S.
Featured composers, lyricists, creators
Julia Ward Howe, -
William Steffe, -
Preston Foster, -
Clark Terry, -
Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson, -
Hughie Cannon, 1877-1912
Luis Russell, 1902-1963
Muddy Waters, 1913-1983
Willie Dixon, 1915-1992
Horace Silver, 1928-2014
Nat Adderley, 1931-2000
Louis Armstrong, 1901-1971
Oscar Brown Jr., -
W. C. Handy, 1873-1958
Louis Jordan, 1908-1975
traditional U. S., -
Ticket/Venue Info
Ain't Nothin' But The Blues Ticket Prices
Seat LvlFull PriceDiscount Prices
10%  15%  20%  Stud. 
AA39.00  35.25  33.25  31.25  19.50 
A35.00  31.50  29.75  28.00  17.50 
B30.00  27.00  25.50  24.00  15.00 
C25.00  22.50  21.25  20.00  12.50 
Jaqua Concert Hall
The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts
285 E Broadway
Eugene, Oregon
541-434-7000

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