• Description
  • Personnel
  • Program
Bessie Smith, B.B. King, and Muddy Waters provide the foundation for an afternoon of music that celebrates the origins of the blues and acknowledges the indelible influence it continues to have on today’s music. In this foot-tapping, clap your hands concert, Byron Stripling and company reach deep into the heart and take you on an unforgettable musical journey.
Event Personnel
Byron Stripling, director
Musicians
Byron Stripling, vocals, trumpet
Jesse Cloninger, reeds
Bobby Floyd, piano
Tom Wakeling, bass
Chuck Redd, drums
Program
SET I
 The Saint Louis Blues
(1914) - W. C. Handy (w/m)
 Caldonia
(1945) - Louis Jordan (w/m)
 My Gal
(1966) - Clark Terry (w/m)
 Got My Mojo Working
(1956) - Preston Foster (w/m)
 I'm Your Hoochie Cooche Man
(1954) - Willie Dixon (w/m)
 Work Song
(1960) - Oscar Brown Jr. (w) Nat Adderley (m)
 Battle Hymn Of The Republic
(1861) - Julia Ward Howe (w) William Steffe (m)
SET II
 Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home?
(1902) - Hughie Cannon (w/m)
 But I Was Cool
(1960) - Oscar Brown Jr. (w/m)
 The Preacher
(1955) - Horace Silver (m)
 Back Door Blues
(1962) - Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson (w/m)
 Back O' Town Blues
(1923) - Louis Armstrong, Luis Russell (m)
 Twelve Gates To The City
(c 1910s) - traditional U. S. (w/m)
 Just A Closer Walk With Thee
(c 1830s) - traditional U. S. (w/m)
 Get Right Church
(c 1930s) - traditional U. S. (w/m)
Ticket/Venue Info
Ain't Nothin' But The Blues Ticket Prices
Seat
Level
Full
Price
Discount Prices
10%15%20%Stud.
AA39.00  35.25  33.25  31.25  19.50 
A35.00  31.50  29.75  28.00  17.50 
B30.00  27.00  25.50  24.00  15.00 
C25.00  22.50  21.25  20.00  12.50 
Jaqua Concert Hall
The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts
285 E Broadway
Eugene, Oregon
541-434-7000
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Title Sponsor
The Eye Center
Shedd Presenting Sponsor