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OFAM 2022 - Pennies From Heaven
Kansas City Swings
The Kansas City Style
Thu, Jul 28 - Thu, Aug 4
Jaqua Concert Hall, The Shedd Institute
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OFAM 2022 Title Sponsor
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The Sheffer Family
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  • Description
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"You'd hear some cat play, and somebody would say 'This cat, he sounds like he is from Kansas City.' It was Kansas City Style. They knew it on the East Coast. They knew it on the West Coast. They knew it up North and they knew it down South." --Jay McShann, 2003
Chuck Redd and company take on the Kansas City style—relaxed, riffing, up-tempo, suffused with the blues-—pioneered by Walter Page's Blue Devils and Benny Moten's orchestra in the late 1920s and brought to national
Kansas City Swings is one of 6 OFAM 2022 concerts presented twice:
    Matinee: Thu, July 28, 1:30 pm
    Evening: Thu, Aug 4, 7:30 pm
prominence in the mid-'30s by the likes of Ben Webster, Andy Kirk, Hot Lips Page, Lester Young, Mary Lou Williams, Big Joe Turner, Jay McShann, and, of course, Count Basie. Look for iconic pieces such as "Moten Swing", "One-O'Clock Jump", "Hot Water Blue", and "Jumpin' At The Woodside" among many others.
Event Personnel
Chuck Redd, director
Vocalists
Lynnea Barry, vocals
Bill Hulings, vocals
Musicians
Paul Wells, drums
Will Anderson, reeds
Peter Anderson, reeds
Glenn Griffith, trombone
Chuck Redd, vibes, drums
Program
SET LIST
 Lester Leaps In
(1939) Lester Young (m)
 Exactly Like You Lynnea
(1930) Lew Leslie's International Revue Dorothy Fields (w) Jimmy McHugh (m)
 Evenin' Bill
(1934) Mitchell Parish (w) Harry White (m)
 They Can't Take That Away From Me Lynnea
(1937) Shall We Dance Ira Gershwin (w) George Gershwin (m)
 If I Could Be With You Lynnea
(1926) Henry Creamer (w) Jimmy Johnson (m)
 Walkin' And Swingin'
(1936) Mary Lou Williams (m)
 I Can't Get Started Lynnea
(1935) Ziegfeld Follies of 1936 Ira Gershwin (w) Vernon Duke (m)
 The Blue Room Bill
(1926) The Girl Friend Lorenz Hart (w) Richard Rodgers (m)
 I Never Knew Bill
(1925) Gus Kahn (w) Ted Fio Rito (m)
 Oh, Lady, Be Good!
(1924) Lady, Be Good Ira Gershwin (w) George Gershwin (m)
 Cherokee
(1938) Ray Noble (m)
 St. James Infirmary Lynnea
(1929) interpolated into Snow White Joe Primrose (w/m) [adaptation of Gambler's Blues]
 Boo-Hoo Bill
(1937) Edward Heyman, Carmen Lombardo, John Jacob Loeb (w/m)
 Pound Cake
(1939) Lester Young (m)
 Honeysuckle Rose Bill
(1929) Andy Razaf (w) Fats Waller (m)
 One O'Clock Jump
(1937) Count Basie (m)


Performances
July, 2022
Th 28 1:30 pKansas City Swings: Eugene
August, 2022
Th 04 7:30 pKansas City Swings: Eugene
Ticket/Venue Info
No ticketing information available.
Jaqua Concert Hall
The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts
285 E Broadway
Eugene, Oregon
541-434-7000
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OFAM 2022 Title Sponsor
The Eye Center
Shedd Presenting Sponsor