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Goody Goody
A 20th Anniversary Swing!
Goody Goody
Swing's the thing, 1935-38
Thu, Oct 22 - Sun, Oct 25
Collis Wealth Management
Title Sponsor
The Eye Center
Shedd Presenting Sponsor
  • Description
  • Personnel
  • Program
In the first installment of their year-long 20th anniversary celebration of the Swing Era, Jesse Cloninger and The Emerald City Jazz Kings will focus in the years 1935 thru '38. With hits from Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, Jimmy Dorsey, Count Basie, Chick Webb, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, and the Boswell and Andrews Sisters, there will be something for everyone! Look for hits like: "I'll Never Say Never Again Again", "Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen", "Don't Be That Way", "A-Tisket A-Tasket", "Song of India", "Marie", "Goody Goody", "One O’Clock Jump", "King Porter Stomp", "Sing, Sing, Sing", and "Caravan". Who could ask for anything more!?
For their entire 20th anniversary season, coined A 20th Anniversary Year Of Swing!, The Emerald City Jazz Kings appear in big band formation.
Chamber Music America/Doris Duke Charitable Trust This concert is eligible for The Shedd's Free Shedd Jazz Student Ticket program, which makes a limited number of free tickets to 2015-16 Shedd jazz concerts available to students elementary through college. The program is made possible by a grant from Chamber Music America and Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. Contact The Shedd Ticket Office for information.
Event Personnel
Jesse Cloninger, music director, alto 1
Vicki Brabham, piano, vocals
Marisa Frantz, vocals
Tracy B. Tooze, vocals
Matthew Leach, vocals
Josh Hettwer, alto 2
Joe Manis, tenor sax
Devin Wright, bari
Glenn Bonney, trombone
Joe Freuen, trombone
Glenn Griffith, trombone
Dave Bender, trumpet
Paul Krueger , trumpet
Cody Simmons, trumpet
Merlin Showalter, drums
Kyle Smith, guitar
Nathan Waddell, bass
Numbers on the program...
 A-Tisket A-Tasket
(1938) Ella Fitzgerald (w) Al Feldman (m) [adaptation of A Tisket, A Tasket]
 Alexander's Ragtime Band
(1911) Irving Berlin (w/m)
 Back Bay Shuffle
(1938) Artie Shaw, Teddy McRae (m)
 Basin Street Blues
(1928) Spencer Williams (w/m)
 Begin The Beguine
(1935) Jubilee Cole Porter (w/m)
 Bei Mir Bist Du Schön
(1937) Love Honor And Behave Sammy Cahn, Saul Chaplin (w) Sholom Secunda (m)
(1937) Irving Mills (w) Duke Ellington, Juan Tizol (m)
 Don't Be That Way
(1938) Mitchell Parish (w) Benny Goodman, Edgar Sampson (m)
(1936) Johnny Mercer (w) Matty Malneck (m)
 I Can't Get Started
(1935) Ziegfeld Follies of 1936 Ira Gershwin (w) Vernon Duke (m)
 I'll Never Say Never Again Again
(1935) Harry Woods (w/m)
 It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
(1932) Irving Mills (w) Duke Ellington (m)
 It's A Sin To Tell A Lie
(1936) Billy Mayhew (w/m)
 Jumpin' At The Woodside
(1938) Count Basie (w/m)
 King Porter Stomp
(1923) Jelly Roll Morton (m)
(1928) The Awakening Irving Berlin (w/m)
 My Blue Heaven
(1927) Richard A. Whiting (w) Walter Donaldson (m)
 One O'Clock Jump
(1937) Count Basie (m)
 Sing Sing Sing
(1936) Louis Prima (m)
 Song Of India
(1937) interpolated into Las Vegas Nights Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (m)
 Stompin' At The Savoy
(1936) Andy Razaf (w) Benny Goodman, Edgar Sampson, Chick Webb (m)
 Stop Beating Around The Mulberry Bush
(1938) Bix Reichner (w) Clay Boland (m)
 The Dipsy Doodle
(1937) Larry Clinton (w/m)
 These Foolish Things
(1936) Spread It Abroad Eric Maschwitz (w) Jack Strachey, Harry Link (m)

October, 2015
Th 22 7:30 pGoody Goody: Eugene
Fr 23 7:30 pGoody Goody: Corvallis
Sa 24 2:00 pGoody Goody: Florence
Su 25 2:00 pGoody Goody: Eugene
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Collis Wealth Management
Title Sponsor
The Eye Center
Shedd Presenting Sponsor