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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)
Words & music by Jack Yellen, Milton Ager, Red Nichols, Frank Crumit
 Bye, Bye, Blackbird
Words by Mort Dixon - Music by Ray Henderson
 Somebody Loves Me
(1924) George White's Scandals 6th Edition
Words by Ballard MacDonald, B. G. DeSylva - Music by George Gershwin
 I Never Knew
Words by Gus Kahn - Music by Ted Fio Rito
 What Can I Say After I Say I'm Sorry?
Words & music by Abe Lyman, Walter Donaldson
 Ella Hums the Blues
Words & music by Ella Fitzgerald
from Young Man With A Horn (1950)
 Lullaby of Broadway
(1935) Gold Diggers of 1935
Words by Al Dubin - Music by Harry Warren
 Limehouse Blues
Words by Douglas Furber - Music by Philip Braham
 I May Be Wrong
(1929) Murray Anderson's Almanac
Words by Harry Ruskin - Music by Henry Sullivan
 The Very Thought Of You
Words & music by Ray Noble
 Moanin' Low
(1929) The Little Show
Words by Howard Dietz - Music by Ralph Rainger
 Too Marvelous For Words
(1937) Ready, Willing, Able
Words by Johnny Mercer - Music by Richard Whiting
 Get Happy!
(1930) Nine-Fifteen (9:15) Revue
Words by Ted Koehler - Music by Harold Arlen
 I Only Have Eyes For You
(1934) Dames
Words by Al Dubin - Music by Harry Warren
from Birth Of The Blues (1941)
 The Birth Of The Blues
(1926) interpolated into George White's Scandals 8th Edition
Words by Lew Brown, B. G. DeSylva - Music by Ray Henderson
 The Memphis Blues
Words by George Norton - Music by W. C. Handy
 Tiger Rag
Music by Nick LaRocca
 My Melancholy Baby
Words by George Norton - Music by Ernie Burnett
 The Saint Louis Blues
Words & music by W. C. Handy
 St. James Infirmary
(c 17th cent.) interpolated into Snow White
from The Benny Goodman Story (1956)
 Stompin' At The Savoy
Words by Andy Razaf - Music by Benny Goodman, Edgar Sampson, Chick Webb
 Don't Be That Way
Words by Mitchell Parish - Music by Benny Goodman, Edgar Sampson
 Memories Of You
(1930) Lew Leslie's Blackbirds of 1930
Words by Andy Razaf - Music by Eubie Blake
Words by Eddie DeLange - Music by Irving Mills, Will Hudson
(1920) interpolated into Sinbad
Words & music by B. G. DeSylva, Al Jolson, Vincent Rose
 On The Sunny Side of the Street
(1930) Lew Leslie's International Revue
Words by Dorothy Fields - Music by Jimmy McHugh
from A Song Is Born (1948)
 Flying Home
Words by Sid Robin - Music by Lionel Hampton, Benny Goodman
 Muskrat Ramble
Words by Ray Gilbert - Music by Edward "Kid" Ory
 Stealin' Apples
Music by Fats Waller
from The Joker Is Wild 1957
 If I Could Be With You
Words by Henry Creamer - Music by Jimmy Johnson
 I Cried For You
Words by Arthur Freed - Music by Gus Arnheim, Abe Lyman
 Out Of Nowhere
Words by Edward Heyman - Music by Johnny Green
 Bye Bye Blues
Words & music by Fred Hamm, Bert Lown, Dave Bennett, Chauncy Gray
from Jivin' in Be-Bop 1946
 A Night in Tunisia
Music by Dizzy Gillespie, Frank Paparelli
Music by Charlie Parker, Benny Harris
from The Fabulous Dorseys (1947)
(1941) The Fleet's In
Words by Johnny Mercer - Music by Victor Schertzinger
 Runnin' Wild
Words by Joe Grey, Leo Wood - Music by A. Harrington Gibbs
 I'm Gettin' Sentimental Over You
Words by Ned Washington - Music by George Bassman
from Hollywood Hotel (1937)
 Blue Moon
Words by Lorenz Hart - Music by Richard Rodgers
 California, Here I Come
(1921) Bombo
Words & music by Joseph Meyer, B. G. DeSylva
Music by Ray Noble
 Royal Garden Blues
Words & music by Spencer Williams, Clarence Williams
 Way Down Yonder In New Orleans
Words by Henry Creamer - Music by Turner Layton
from Jazz On A Summer's Day (1959)
 All Of Me
Words & music by Gerald Marks, Seymour Simons
 Sweet Georgia Brown
Words by Kenneth Casey - Music by Ben Bernie, Maceo Pinkard
 Tea For Two
(1925) No No Nanette
Words by Irving Caesar, Otto Harbach - Music by Vincent Youmans
 Lazy River
Words & music by Hoagy Carmichael, Sidney Arodin
from Cabin In The Sky (1943)
 Taking A Chance On Love
(1940) Cabin In The Sky
Words by Ted Fetter, John La Touche - Music by Vernon Duke
 Happiness Is A Thing Called Joe
(1942) Cabin In The Sky
Words by Yip Harburg - Music by Harold Arlen
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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Eugene, Oregon
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