OFAM 2019 10% Flex Package

(Multiple Venues) : Fri 7/26/19 1:00PM - Fri 8/2/19 8:00PM

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OFAM 2019 10% Flex Package

Purchase of an individual package of 4 to 6 different OFAM 2019 performances (including Damn Yankees receives a ~10% discount.


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OFAM 2019 - Benny! The Palomar Ballroom to Carnegie Hall Friday, July 26, 2019 1:00PM - Saturday, August 3, 2019 8:00PM   ·   More Info »
OFAM 2019 - Benny! The Palomar Ballroom to Carnegie Hall

Chuck Redd and company pay tribute to Benny Goodman (1909-86) with a survey of the clarinet virtuoso and bandleader's mid-30s rise to prominence in the period as The King of Swing.



Shedd Theatricals - Damn Yankees Friday, July 12, 2019 7:30PM - Sunday, July 21, 2019 3:00PM   ·   More Info »
Shedd Theatricals - Damn Yankees

Based on The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant by Douglass Wallop's 1954 Faust-inspired novel of love and baseball, Damn Yankees the Broadway mega-hit and winner of 7 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, hits it…uh...out of the park! The winning score by Adler and Ross and a devilish book by George Abbot have made this sporty musical comedy a true American classic that includes gems like "Shoeless Joe from Hannibal Mo", "A Man Doesn't Know", and "Whatever Lola Wants".



OFAM 2019 - Chasing Shadows: The Dorsey Brothers Thursday, July 25, 2019 1:00PM - Thursday, August 1, 2019 8:00PM   ·   More Info »
OFAM 2019 - Chasing Shadows: The Dorsey Brothers

Jesse Cloninger & The Jazz Kings present the hits of the Dorsey brothers across their careers in all of their various combinations with an emphasis on the period from 1935-45: Dorsey Brothers Orchestra, Dorsey Brothers small group recording/studio unit, the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, and the Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra.



OFAM 2019 - Drum Boogie: The Swing Drummers, 1938-47 Friday, July 26, 2019 8:00PM - Thursday, August 1, 2019 1:00PM   ·   More Info »
OFAM 2019 - Drum Boogie: The Swing Drummers, 1938-47

Rhythm is the heartbeat of Swing and the drummer is the architect of rhythm. Chuck Redd and his Festival small band unit, including fellow drummer Matt Witek, highlight music played by the prominent drummer/leaders and featured drummers of the Swing Era from 1938-47.



OFAM 2019 - It Don't Mean a Thing: Swinging with Duke Thursday, July 25, 2019 8:00PM - Wednesday, July 31, 2019 1:00PM   ·   More Info »
OFAM 2019 - It Don't Mean a Thing: Swinging with Duke

Chuck Redd and company explore the genius of Duke Ellington and his Orchestra just before and during the Swing Era. The first half will focus on the Harlem Renaissance years, 1928 into the 1930s. The second half will feature music from Ellington's Blanton/Webster period and the Swing Era (the early 1940s), and beyond.



OFAM 2019 - Slipped Disc: Small Group Swing Saturday, July 27, 2019 1:00PM - Wednesday, July 31, 2019 8:00PM   ·   More Info »
OFAM 2019 - Slipped Disc: Small Group Swing

Chuck Redd and his Festival small group will highlight the many interesting and historically significant small ensembles that featured stars of the Swing Era. They will perform compositions that are both fiery and intimate, showcasing instrumental soloists and vocalists. We will feature selections by Benny Goodman, John Kirby, Red Norvo, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Django Reinhardt, Nat Cole and more.



OFAM 2019 - Moonlight Serenade: Swing and the War Years Saturday, July 27, 2019 8:00PM - Saturday, August 3, 2019 1:00PM   ·   More Info »
OFAM 2019 - Moonlight Serenade: Swing and the War Years

Jesse Cloninger and The Jazz Kings survey the extraordinarily rich repertoire of music from both sides of the Atlantic during World War II, including a choice selection of Swing classics made famous by Glenn Miller, Artie Shaw and others, as well as other unforgettable songs from those years by The Andrews Sisters, Francis Langford, Bing Crosby, and Bob Hope.



OFAM 2019 - In the Age of Swing: Opening Gala Wednesday, July 24, 2019 8:00PM   ·   More Info »
OFAM 2019 - In the Age of Swing: Opening Gala

Guest 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.



OFAM 2019 - Swing's the Thing: The 2019 Jazz Party Sunday, July 28, 2019 4:00PM   ·   More Info »
OFAM 2019 - Swing's the Thing: The 2019 Jazz Party

Chuck Redd hosts, as the featured musicians from both weeks of Oregon Festival of American Music 2019 convene for our traditional Sunday afternoon jazz party in Jaqua Concert Hall. The rep will be decidedly Swing offered as solos and group jams in 6 sets over 3 1/2 hours.



OFAM 2019 - Satchmo Swings Tuesday, July 30, 2019 8:00PM   ·   More Info »
OFAM 2019 - Satchmo Swings

Byron Stripling explores the classic recorded songs of Louis Armstrong as well as forgotten gems. Look for favorites like "Potato Head Blues", "Rockin’ Chair", "Honeysuckle Rose", "Flat Foot Floogie", and more! Peppered with historical commentary and bubbling with hot swinging jazz, this is the ultimate tribute to the man they called, Satchmo.



OFAM 2019 - One O'Clock Jump: The Great Pianists of Swing Friday, August 2, 2019 8:00PM   ·   More Info »
OFAM 2019 - One O'Clock Jump: The Great Pianists of Swing

Ted Rosenthal offers up an evening survey of the great pianists of the swing, supported by Chuck and a Festival small band unit. He will touch on a lot of the most memorable, including Fats Waller, Earl Hines, Count Basie, Teddy Wilson, Mel Powell, Errol Garner, Art Tatum, Duke Ellington, and Ahmad Jamal.





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