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Mood Indigo
Duke Ellington, 1924-46
Thu Oct 13, 7:30-9:30 pm
Jaqua Concert Hall, The Shedd Institute
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  • Personnel
  • Program
Jesse Cloninger and The Jazz Kings open the 2016-17 season with a survey of Duke Ellington's massive output during the first half of his career, from The Washingtonian years in the mid-20s and his rise to fame at The Cotton Club, through the Depression and World War II, encompassing both the Jazz and Swing eras. Look for such unforgettable gems as "East St. Louis Toodle-Oo", "Mood Indigo", "It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)", "Creole Love Call", "Cottontail", "Rockin' In Rhythm", "Caravan", "KoKo", and "Take The 'A' Train", among many others.
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 2016-17 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, and Friends of Jazz at The Shedd. Contact The Shedd Ticket Office for information.
Event Personnel
Jesse Cloninger, Director
Siri Vik, vocals
Jesse Cloninger, reeds
Josh Hettwer, reeds
Joe Manis, reeds
Idit Shner, reeds
Tony Glausi, trumpet
Cody Simmons, trumpet
Glenn Bonney, trombone
Joe Freuen, trombone
Glenn Griffith, trombone
Niels Miller, bass
Torrey Newhart, piano
Kyle Smith, guitar
 East St. Louis Toodle-Oo
(1927) Duke Ellington, Bubber Miley (m)
 Raisin' The Rent
(1933) Cotton Club Parade, 22nd Edition Ted Koehler (w) Harold Arlen (m)
 Don't Get Around Much Anymore
(1940) Bob Russell (w) Duke Ellington (m)
 Old King Dooji
(1938) Duke Ellington (m)
(1928) Lew Leslie's Blackbirds of 1928 Dorothy Fields (w) Jimmy McHugh (m)
(1941) Sid Kuller (w) Duke Ellington (m)
 It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
(1932) Irving Mills (w) Duke Ellington (m)
 Creole Love Call
(1927) Rhyth-mania Duke Ellington, Bubber Miley, Rudy Jackson (m)
(1939) Duke Ellington (m)
(1940) Edmund Lincoln Anderson, Ted Grouya (m)
 In A Mellow Tone
(1939) Milt Gabler (w) Duke Ellington (m)
 My Old Flame
(1934) Belle Of The Nineties Sam Coslow, Arthur Johnston (w/m)
 Doin' The New Lowdown
(1928) Lew Leslie's Blackbirds of 1928 Dorothy Fields (w) Jimmy McHugh (m)
 Take The 'A' Train
(1939) interpolated into Reveille with Beverly Joya Sherrill (w) Billy Strayhorn (m)
 Sophisticated Lady
(1933) Mitchell Parish (w) Duke Ellington (m)
 Cotton Tail
(1940) Duke Ellington (m)
 Harlem Air Shaft
(1940) Duke Ellington (m)
 I'm Beginning To See The Light
(1944) Duke Ellington, Johnny Hodges, Harry James, Don George (w/m)
 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me
(1943) Bob Russell (w) Duke Ellington (m)
(1937) Irving Mills (w) Duke Ellington, Juan Tizol (m)
 I Must Have That Man
(1928) Lew Leslie's Blackbirds of 1928 Dorothy Fields (w) Jimmy McHugh (m)
 Prelude To A Kiss
(1938) Irving Mills, Irving Gordon (w) Duke Ellington (m)
 Rockin' In Rhythm
(1931) Irving Mills (w) Duke Ellington, Harry Carney (m)

Associate Events
Thursday Oct 13
6:00 pmDinner before Mood Indigo
Ticket/Venue Info
Mood Indigo Ticket Prices
Discount Prices
A30.00  27.00  25.50  24.00  -  
B26.00  23.50  22.25  21.00  -  
C22.00  20.00  18.75  17.75  -  
O18.00  16.25  15.50  14.50  -  
Youth Free0.00  0.00  0.00  0.00  -  
Jaqua Concert Hall
The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts
285 E Broadway
Eugene, Oregon
Collis Wealth Management
Jazz Kings 2016-17
Title Sponsor
The Eye Center
Shedd Institute
Presenting Sponsor