The Emerald City Jazz Kings 1997-98
Forty Second Street
Steve Owen
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Steve Owen, associate professor of music and Director of Jazz Studies at the University of Oregon, is a nationally known composer, arranger, soloist, clinician, and educator. Prior to joining the UO faculty in 1988 he was Assistant Director of Jazz Studies at the University of Texas. As Director of Jazz Studies, Owen teaches courses in jazz theory, arranging, improvisation, repertoire study, and pedagogy. He directs the Oregon Jazz Ensemble and two of the ten jazz combos. A respected educator with an abundance of enthusiasm for music and teaching, Owen appears at high school and college jazz festivals throughout the country. Owen is the founder and director of the Oregon Jazz Celebration, an annual workshop for college, junior high, and senior high school jazz ensembles hosted by the School of Music, and he also directs the UO Summer Jazz Improvisation Camp. He has appeared often with Oregon Festival of American Music and is a member of its Emerald City Jazz Kings.

Steve Owen Links
 Bio at the UO School of Music
Feb 21-Mar 13JK 1996-97Sweet & Hot
Apr 15-18JK 1996-97Sweeter & Hotter
Aug 14-15JK 1996-97Dear Old Southland
Jan 30-31JK 1997-98Forty Second Street
Apr 24-30JK 1997-98Doin' The Raccoon
Oct 15-16JK 1998-99Fascinating Rhythm
Jan 28-30JK 1998-99Star Dust Memories
May 6-13JK 1998-99Rockin' In Rhythm
Oct 14-22JK 1999-00Wrappin' It Up in '34
Jan 27-Feb 4JK 1999-00Blues in the Night
Apr 28-May 13JK 1999-00The Latin Tinge
Aug 10OFAM 2000The Big Bands in Paris
Aug 12OFAM 2000From Bechet to Bebop
Oct 6-15JK 2000-01Bixology
Jan 26-Feb 4JK 2000-01The New Yorkers
May 4-13JK 2000-01Puttin' on the Ritz
Aug 2OFAM 2001On the 20th CenturySilva
Aug 3OFAM 2001No. 29Soreng
Aug 4OFAM 2001Loco-Locomotion
Oct 20-28JK 2001-02Swingin' the Blues
Feb 8-24JK 2001-02We're In the Money
May 9-19JK 2001-02Hit That Jive, Jack
Aug 1OFAM 2002'S Wonderful!Silva
Aug 8OFAM 2002Shall We Dance? - Dance
Aug 10OFAM 2002Rhapsody In Blue
Oct 1-19JK 2002-03Thou Swell!
Feb 14-21JK 2002-03The Fabulous Dorseys
Oct 16-25JK 2003-04It's The Girls!
Feb 6-15JK 2003-04Sentimental Journey
Oct 21-24JK 2004-05A String of Pearls
Feb 10-19JK 2004-05Come On And Hear!
May 14-22JK 2004-05Cocktails For Two
Oct 6-9JK 2005-06‘Taint Whatcha Do (It’s the Way Howcha Do It)
Mar 3JPS 2007Evening Session 2Jaqua
Steve Owen appears in these The Jazz Kings 1997-98 events:
Friday Jan 30
7:30 pForty Second Street
Saturday Jan 31
7:30 pForty Second Street
Friday Apr 24
7:30 pDoin' The Raccoon
Saturday Apr 25
7:30 pDoin' The Raccoon
Thursday Apr 30
7:30 pDoin' The Raccoon
Thursday Sep 17
7:30 pDoin' The Raccoon