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In 1935, after penning such timeless classics as "Stardust", "Up A Lazy River", "Washboard Blues", and "Georgia On My Mind", Indiana composer/pianist Hoagy Carmichael got married, moved to Hollywood (where his songs had already found their way into a number of movie soundtracks) to work for Paramount, and began writing songs for movies in addition to his independent work. An attractive, down-home performer with a strong bent for acting, it was only natural that he'd get in front of the camera as well, first appears performing in 1937 in Topper playing and singing his “Old Man Moon” with Cary Grant & Constance Bennett a la Dooley Wilson in Casablanca in 1942, or Hoagy himself in To Have And Have Not in 1944. He appeared regularly in a number of films in the 1940s and early ‘50s, as did a lot of his compositions. After 1955 he migrated to television (he was a regular on Laramie from 1959-63. Four of his songs in particular--“Georgia On My Mind”, “The Nearness Of You”, “Stardust” and “Body And Soul”--have remained in heavy use in film scores to the present.
For our final matinee, Ken has selected a fine assortment of Carmichael numbers associated with those Hollywood years, including both his own compositions and other gems he performed in such films as To Have And Have Not (1944), Canyon Passage (1946), The Best Years of Our Lives, Young Man With A Horn (1950), and Las Vegas Story (1952) among others.
Event Personnel
Ken Peplowski, director, reeds
Clairdee, vocals
Bill Hulings, vocals
Tim Clarke, trumpet
Doug Miller, bass
Chuck Redd, drums
Ted Rosenthal, piano
Program
 Limehouse Blues
(1922)
Words by Douglas Furber - Music by Philip Braham
 In The Cool, Cool, Cool Of The Evening
(1951) Here Comes The Groom
Words by Johnny Mercer - Music by Hoagy Carmichael
 Skylark
(1942)
Words by Johnny Mercer - Music by Hoagy Carmichael
 Lazy River
(1930)
Words & music by Hoagy Carmichael, Sidney Arodin
 Ole Buttermilk Sky
(1946) Canyon Passage
Words by Jack Brooks - Music by Hoagy Carmichael
 I Get Along Without You Very Well
(1939)
Words & music by Hoagy Carmichael
 Georgia On My Mind
(1930)
Words by Stuart Gorell - Music by Hoagy Carmichael
 Hong Kong Blues
(1938)
Words & music by Hoagy Carmichael
 Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief
(1945) The Stork Club
Words by Paul Francis Webster - Music by Hoagy Carmichael
 Heart And Soul
(1938)
Words by Frank Loesser - Music by Hoagy Carmichael
 My Resistance Is Low
(1951) The Las Vegas Story
Words by Harold Adamson - Music by Hoagy Carmichael
 Lovin’ Sam
(1922) Make It Snappy
Words by Milton Ager - Music by Jack Yellen
 Jubilee
(1938) Every Day's A Holiday
Words by Stanley Adams - Music by Hoagy Carmichael
 Star Dust
(1927)
Words by Mitchell Parish - Music by Hoagy Carmichael
Ticket/Venue Info
To Have And Have Not Ticket Prices
Seat
Level
Full
Price
Discount Prices
10%15%20%Stud.
A32.00  29.00  27.25  25.75  16.00 
B28.00  25.25  24.00  22.50  14.00 
C22.00  20.00  18.75  17.75  11.00 
O18.00  16.25  15.50  14.50  9.00 
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