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OFAM 2021 Evening Package

(Multiple Venues) : Wed 7/21/21 8:00PM - Sat 7/31/21 8:00PM

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OFAM 2021 Evening Package

The OFAM 2020 Evening Package (~15% discount) includes 1 ticket to all 8 Festival evening performances + any performance of The Pajama Game + 'Round Midday (for a total of 10 events).

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Setting The Score: Opening Gala Wednesday, July 21, 2021 8:00PM   ·   More Info »
Setting The Score: Opening Gala

Festival music director Chuck Redd and company launch the 29th annual Oregon Festival of American Music's 10-day contemplation of the role of music in film with a sweeping overview of the the Golden Age of Hollywood, from the early 1930s through the '60s: unforgettable movie themes, classic songs by the great Hollywood songwriters, defining moments of the great genres--film musicals, classic dramas and comedy, film noir--, memorable film appearances of the greatest jazz and swing musicians of the era, and more!

Spellbound: Hitchock's Music Thursday, July 22, 2021 8:00PM   ·   More Info »
Spellbound: Hitchock's Music

Himself a longstanding lover of Hitchcock who has always been fascinated by the master's use of music, OFAM music director Chuck Redd takes his Festival jazz unit and all of use on a journey through the music-laden alleys and byways of Hitchcock's world, from 1934's The Man Who Knew Too Much to 1960's Psycho, with many stops along the way.

Enter Astaire: Fred at the Movies Friday, July 23, 2021 8:00PM   ·   More Info »
Enter Astaire: Fred at the Movies

Jesse Cloninger and company offer a delectable selection of Astaire's film musical legacy, from his first turn with Rogers in RKO's 1933 Flying Down To Rio to Warner Bros. 1968 film adaptation of Yip Harburg and Burton Lane's impish musical fantasy Finian's Rainbow.

Doin' The Chameleon: The Film Music of Dick Hyman Saturday, July 24, 2021 8:00PM   ·   More Info »
Doin' The Chameleon: The Film Music of Dick Hyman

OFAM Music Director from 1998-2007 and frequent guest artist before and after, composer, songwriter, arranger, pianist, and conductor Dick Hyman worked extensively in film, most notably for Woody Allen. Chuck Redd asked Dick to select his favorite works on film for this special show. Look for Hyman gems from Stardust Memories, Zelig, Everyone Says I Love You, Sweet And Lowdown, Moonstruck and more!

'Round Midday: The 2020 Jazz Party Sunday, July 25, 2021 4:00PM   ·   More Info »
'Round Midday: The 2020 Jazz Party

Chuck Redd hosts, as the featured musicians from both weeks of Oregon Festival of American Music 2020 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.

The Spy Who Loved Me: The Music of Espionage Tuesday, July 27, 2021 8:00PM   ·   More Info »
The Spy Who Loved Me: The Music of Espionage

Okay, so espionage represents a HUGE genre, and accordingly there are a LOT of spy films out there…and almost as many spy film themes, from the always intriguing world of James Bond and his many predecessors, fellow travelers and imitators to the ridiculous madcap of The Pink Panter and sundry other tongue-in-cheek agents in the shadows. Peter and Will Anderson invite you to step with them heartily into this morass of deceit, adventure and great tunes.

Rendezvous Wednesday, July 28, 2021 8:00PM   ·   More Info »

Siri Vik explores currents in Europe with a touch upon South America, with an eye not only to extraordinary musical moments in films less known in North America, but to songs originating in foreign films that have made their way into the American musical lexicon.

Elevator To The Gallows: The Music of Film Noir Thursday, July 29, 2021 8:00PM   ·   More Info »
Elevator To The Gallows: The Music of Film Noir

Miles Davis' stunning score to Louis Malle's 1958 classic Ascenseur pour l'échafaud (Elevator To The Gallows); Ellington's treatment of Otto Preminger's 1959 Anatomy of a Murder; Mancini's haunting accompaniment to Orson Welles' 1958 A Touch of Evil. Then there are the standout songs and instrumentals which have become almost inextricably bound to that scene, that character:"Laura", "And Her Tears Flowed Like Wine", "It's A Blue World", "I've Got You", "She's Funny That Way". Chuck Redd and his Festival jazz unit take us down these dark alleys and enigmatic hallways to…

As Time Goes By: Revisiting Casablanca Friday, July 30, 2021 8:00PM   ·   More Info »
As Time Goes By: Revisiting Casablanca

Jesse Cloninger and company revisit the classic 1942 film Casablanca, focusing on its rich score, its fabulous source music, and its creator's exceptional craftmanship.

Some Like It Hot: From Screen to Club Saturday, July 31, 2021 8:00PM   ·   More Info »
Some Like It Hot: From Screen to Club

Chuck Redd and his Festival jazz unit present a fine selection of great songs from the cinema both as they originally appeared and as they were later interpretted by jazz musicians.

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