Doin' The Raccoon
Doin' The Raccoon
Fri, Apr 24 - Thu, Apr 30
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The Jazz Kings end the season with sassy romp through the college and gin house parties of the Roaring Twenties! From “The Charleston” to “The Raccoon”, the 1920s was, quite literally, the decade of Hot Dancing and good times – and The Jazz Kings will resurrect the best tunes and dances of that wild and crazy era! You won’t want to miss such wonderfully crazy, light-hearted songs as “The Varsity Drag”, “Crazy Rhythm”, “My Cutesy’s Due At Two-to-Two”, and “Clap Hands, Here Comes Charley” … or such sweet, tear-jerker ballads like “Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue”, “Them There Eyes”, “Sugar”, and “I’ve Found A New Baby”. Certain to provide GREAT fun…and intriguing insights into the psyche of another age.
Event Personnel
Steve Stone, artistic director & band leader
Shirley Sachs, vocalist
Julie Alsin, vocalist
Bob Cross, vocalist
Wade Willis, vocalist
Steve Owen, reeds
Frank Kenney, reeds
James Phillips, reeds
Ernie Carbajal, trumpet
Dave Bender, trumpet
Caleb Standafer, trombone
Vicki Brabham, piano
Alan Phillips, guitar, banjo
Nathan Waddell, bass
Alan Tarpinian, drums
(1923) Runnin' Wild Cecil Mack (w) Jimmy Johnson (m)
 Muskrat Ramble
(1926) Ray Gilbert (w) Edward "Kid" Ory (m)
(1928) Don Redman (m)
 I Wanna Be Loved by You
(1928) Good Boy Bert Kalmar (w) Harry Ruby, Herbert Stothart (m)
 It Had To Be You
(1924) Gus Kahn (w) Isham Jones (m)
(1929) Ernesto Lecuona (sp), Dolly Morse (en) (w) Ernesto Lecuona (m)
 Everybody Loves My Baby
(1924) Earl Carroll's Vanities of 1924 Spencer Williams, Jack Palmer (w/m)
(1925) Dudley Brooks, Henry Brunies, Merritt Brunies, Jules Cassard (m)
 Royal Garden Blues
(1919) Spencer Williams, Clarence Williams (w/m)
 St. Louis Shuffle
(1929) Jack Pettis, Thomas Waller (m)
 My Cutie's Due At Two To Two To-Day
(1926) Leo Robin (w) Albert Von Tilzer (m)
 Ain't She Sweet
(1927) Jack Yellen (w) Milton Ager (m)
 Clap Hands Here Comes Charley
(1925) Ballard MacDonald (w) Joseph Meyer (m)
 West End Blues
(1928) Clarence Williams (w) Joe Oliver (m)
 Doin' The Raccoon
(1928) Raymond Klages (w) J. Fred Coots (m)
 Broadway Melody
(1929) The Broadway Melody Arthur Freed (w) Nacio Herb Brown (m)
 In A Mist
(1927) Bix Beiderbecke (m)
 I'd Rather Be Blue Over You
(1928) My Man Billy Rose (w) Fred Fisher (m)
 Singin' In The Rain
(1927) The Hollywood Music Box Revue Arthur Freed (w) Nacio Herb Brown (m)
 True Blue Bill
(1931) interpolated into The Singing Cowboy Gene Autry, George Rainey, Frankie Marvin (w/m)
 Will E' Tell
(1926) Giovanni Romilli (m)
 Let's Do It
(1928) Paris Cole Porter (w/m)
 Button Up Your Overcoat
(1928) Follow Thru Lew Brown, B. G. DeSylva (w) Ray Henderson (m)
 Mean To Me
(1929) Fred E. Ahlert, Roy Turk (w/m)
 Varsity Drag
(1927) Lew Brown, B. G. DeSylva (w) Ray Henderson (m)
 Makin' Whoopee!
(1928) Whoopee Gus Kahn (w) Walter Donaldson (m)
(1928) Spencer Williams (w/m)
 Am I Blue?
(1929) Cotton Club Parade, 22nd Edition Grant Clarke (w) Harry Akst (m)
 Crazy Rhythm
(1928) Here's Howe Irving Caesar (w) Joseph Meyer, Roger Wolfe Kahn (m)

April, 1998
Fr 24 7:30 pDoin' The Raccoon: Newport
Sa 25 7:30 pDoin' The Raccoon: Florence
Th 30 7:30 pDoin' The Raccoon: Eugene
September, 1998
Th 17 7:30 pDoin' The Raccoon: Roseburg
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