Festival Musical(s)
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  • Personnel
  • Program
OFAM 2019 music director Chuck Redd and his Festival big band launch our 10 day celebration of The Swing Era with a rich sampling from the entire festival: classic big band hits, vocal features, and small group numbers that together a set of numbers not programmed for any other Festival show, will make for a thrilling, densely-packed overview of the Era and its brilliant and innovative practitioners. Look for classics from Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, the Dorsey Brothers, Duke Ellington, and more.
Event Personnel
Chuck Redd, director, drums, vibes
Vocalists
Shirley Andress, vocals
Siri Vik, vocals
Michael Stone, vocals
Musicians
Will Anderson, reeds
Jesse Cloninger, reeds
James Zollar, trumpet
Glenn Griffith, trombone
Matt Hettwer, trombone
Ted Rosenthal, piano
Matt Witek, drums
Frank Vignola, guitar
Tom Wakeling, bass
Program
SET I
 Let's Dance
(1935) - Fanny Baldridge (w) Gregory Stone, Joseph Bonine (m)
 Flying Home
(1939) - Sid Robin (w) Lionel Hampton, Benny Goodman (m)
 A String Of Pearls
(1941) - Eddie DeLange (w) Jerry Gray (m)
 Sentimental Journey
(1944) - Bud Green (w) Les Brown, Ben Homer (m)
 It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
(1932) - Irving Mills (w) Duke Ellington (m)
 Mood Indigo
(1931) - Irving Mills (w) Duke Ellington, Barney Bigard (m)
 'S Wonderful
(1927) Funny Face - Ira Gershwin (w) George Gershwin (m)
 Star Dust
 Body And Soul
(1930) Three's a Crowd - Edward Heyman, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton (w) Johnny Green (m)
 Drummin' Man
(1939) - Gene Krupa (m)
 Loch Lomond
(1841) - traditional Scottish (w/m)
 Opus One
(1943) - Sid Garris (w) Sy Oliver (m)
SET II
 Kinda Dukish
(1962) - Duke Ellington (m)
 Rockin' In Rhythm
(1931) - Irving Mills (w) Duke Ellington, Harry Carney (m)
 A Smo-o-o-oth One
(1941) - Benny Goodman, Charlie Christian (m)
 Memories Of You
(1930) Lew Leslie's Blackbirds of 1930 - Andy Razaf (w) Eubie Blake (m)
 Air Mail Special
(1941) - Benny Goodman, Charlie Christian, James Mundy (m)
 A-Tisket A-Tasket
(1938) - Ella Fitzgerald (w) Al Feldman (m) [ adaptation of A Tisket, A Tasket ]
 I Know Why
(1941) Sun Valley Serenade - Mack Gordon (w) Harry Warren (m)
 Gotta Be This Or That
(1945) - Sunny Skylar (w/m)
 All Or Nothing At All
(1940) - Jack Lawrence (w) Arthur Altman (m)
 In The Mood
(1939) - Andy Razaf (w) Joe Garland (m) [ uses melody of Tar Paper Stomp ]
 Goodbye
(1935) - Gordon Jenkins (m)
 One O'Clock Jump
(1937) - Count Basie (m)
Ticket/Venue Info
In The Age Of Swing 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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