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The 2014 festival jazz party goes to the movies for a second year with an evening of small group standards-based jazz drawn this year from film music of the 1940s and '50s (including both originals and classic interpolations). Ken and company will deliver everything from solos to group jams, with a solid mix of vocals thrown in. The format for the evening will be our usual jazz party: top-ticketed cabaret seating down front of the main floor, and reserved seating up in the balcony, with a full bar in the Tykeson Lobby. We get going at 7 pm--an hour earlier than the Festival's other evening concerts. While dressing up is not required, in the spirit of the event we encourage it (especially if you go period!).
Ken has put together a list of 50 tunes (available here online and in the program at the party) and the evening’s program will be shaped by audience requests. Be prepared for a relaxed evening featuring some of the best standards-based jazz and cabaret anywhere!
Event Personnel
Ken Peplowski, director, reeds
Clairdee, vocals
Tim Clarke, trumpet
Jesse Cloninger, reeds
Doug Miller, bass
Chuck Redd, drums, vibes
Ted Rosenthal, piano
from Pete Kelly's Blues (1955)
(1927) Jack Yellen, Milton Ager, Red Nichols, Frank Crumit (w/m)
 Bye, Bye, Blackbird
(1926) Mort Dixon (w) Ray Henderson (m)
 Somebody Loves Me
(1924) George White's Scandals 6th Edition Ballard MacDonald, B. G. DeSylva (w) George Gershwin (m)
 I Never Knew
(1925) Gus Kahn (w) Ted Fio Rito (m)
 What Can I Say After I Say I'm Sorry?
(1925) Abe Lyman, Walter Donaldson (w/m)
 Ella Hums the Blues
(1955) Ella Fitzgerald (w/m)
from Young Man With A Horn (1950)
 Lullaby of Broadway
(1935) Gold Diggers of 1935 Al Dubin (w) Harry Warren (m)
 Limehouse Blues
(1922) Douglas Furber (w) Philip Braham (m)
 I May Be Wrong
(1929) Murray Anderson's Almanac Harry Ruskin (w) Henry Sullivan (m)
 The Very Thought Of You
(1934) Ray Noble (w/m)
 Moanin' Low
(1929) The Little Show Howard Dietz (w) Ralph Rainger (m)
 Too Marvelous For Words
(1937) Ready, Willing, Able Johnny Mercer (w) Richard Whiting (m)
 Get Happy!
(1930) Nine-Fifteen (9:15) Revue Ted Koehler (w) Harold Arlen (m)
 I Only Have Eyes For You
(1934) Dames Al Dubin (w) Harry Warren (m)
from Birth Of The Blues (1941)
 The Birth Of The Blues
(1926) interpolated into George White's Scandals 8th Edition Lew Brown, B. G. DeSylva (w) Ray Henderson (m)
 The Memphis Blues
(1912) George Norton (w) W. C. Handy (m)
 Tiger Rag
(1917) Nick LaRocca (m)
 My Melancholy Baby
(1912) George Norton (w) Ernie Burnett (m)
 The Saint Louis Blues
(1914) W. C. Handy (w/m)
 St. James Infirmary
(c 17th cent.) interpolated into Snow White
from The Benny Goodman Story (1956)
 Stompin' At The Savoy
(1936) Andy Razaf (w) Benny Goodman, Edgar Sampson, Chick Webb (m)
 Don't Be That Way
(1938) Mitchell Parish (w) Benny Goodman, Edgar Sampson (m)
 Memories Of You
(1930) Lew Leslie's Blackbirds of 1930 Andy Razaf (w) Eubie Blake (m)
(1934) Eddie DeLange (w) Irving Mills, Will Hudson (m)
(1920) interpolated into Sinbad B. G. DeSylva, Al Jolson, Vincent Rose (w/m)
 On The Sunny Side of the Street
(1930) Lew Leslie's International Revue Dorothy Fields (w) Jimmy McHugh (m)
from A Song Is Born (1948)
 Flying Home
(1939) Sid Robin (w) Lionel Hampton, Benny Goodman (m)
 Muskrat Ramble
(1926) Ray Gilbert (w) Edward "Kid" Ory (m)
 Stealin' Apples
(1936) Fats Waller (m)
from The Joker Is Wild 1957
 If I Could Be With You
(1926) Henry Creamer (w) Jimmy Johnson (m)
 I Cried For You
(1923) Arthur Freed (w) Gus Arnheim, Abe Lyman (m)
 Out Of Nowhere
(1931) Edward Heyman (w) Johnny Green (m)
 Bye Bye Blues
(1930) Fred Hamm, Bert Lown, Dave Bennett, Chauncy Gray (w/m)
from Jivin' in Be-Bop 1946
 A Night in Tunisia
(1942) Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli (m)
(1946) Charlie Parker, Benny Harris (m)
from The Fabulous Dorseys (1947)
(1941) The Fleet's In Johnny Mercer (w) Victor Schertzinger (m)
 Runnin' Wild
(1922) Joe Grey, Leo Wood (w) A. Harrington Gibbs (m)
 I'm Gettin' Sentimental Over You
(1933) Ned Washington (w) George Bassman (m)
from Hollywood Hotel (1937)
 Blue Moon
(1934) Lorenz Hart (w) Richard Rodgers (m)
 California, Here I Come
(1921) Bombo Joseph Meyer, B. G. DeSylva (w/m)
(1938) Ray Noble (m)
 Royal Garden Blues
(1919) Spencer Williams, Clarence Williams (w/m)
 Way Down Yonder In New Orleans
(1922) Henry Creamer (w) Turner Layton (m)
from Jazz On A Summer's Day (1959)
 All Of Me
(1931) Gerald Marks, Seymour Simons (w/m)
 Sweet Georgia Brown
(1925) Kenneth Casey (w) Ben Bernie, Maceo Pinkard (m)
 Tea For Two
(1925) No No Nanette Irving Caesar, Otto Harbach (w) Vincent Youmans (m)
 Lazy River
(1930) Hoagy Carmichael, Sidney Arodin (w/m)
from Cabin In The Sky (1943)
 Taking A Chance On Love
(1940) Cabin In The Sky Ted Fetter, John La Touche (w) Vernon Duke (m)
 Happiness Is A Thing Called Joe
(1942) Cabin In The Sky Yip Harburg (w) Harold Arlen (m)

Ticket/Venue Info
Pete Kelly's Blues Ticket Prices
Discount Prices
Gold48.00  43.25  41.00  38.50  -  
A38.00  34.25  32.50  30.50  -  
B34.00  30.75  29.00  27.25  -  
C28.00  25.25  24.00  22.50  -  
O20.00  18.00  17.00  16.00  -  
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