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The Jazz Kings in Eugene Season Package

(Multiple Venues) : 11/2/17 7:30PM - 5/13/18 3:00PM

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The Jazz Kings in Eugene Season Package

For their 2017-18 season, Jesse Cloninger and the Emerald City Jazz Kings present another great year of historic jazz and popular music.They start things off with KEEP YOUR SUNNY SIDE UP, a celebration of the wonderful songs of DeSylva, Brown and Henderson (October/November), begin the new year with A POCKETFUL OF DREAMS, which celebrates the career of Bing Crosby (January/February), and closes in the spring with YOU ASKED FOR IT!, a program of The Jazz Kings very best, which we'll design with you, our patrons (May). Purchase all 3 regular season shows and recive a 10% discount! And, as always, we will bring you another heartwarming Jazz Kings' Christmas show, AN OLD-FASHIONED CHRISTMAS, with Shirley Andress returning as artistic director. Add our Christmas show to your package, and recive the same great disocunt. It will be another year of simply awesome music. Please join us!


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Keep Your Sunny Side Up
The Music of De Sylva, Brown & Henderson Thursday, November 2, 2017 7:30PM - Sunday, November 5, 2017 3:00PM   ·   More Info »
Keep Your Sunny Side Up <br/> The Music of De Sylva, Brown & Henderson

Jesse Cloninger and The Jazz Kings open their 2017-18 season with a fun-packed tribute to this extraordinarily cheery, cheery and productive team from the golden age of musical comedy. You should only avoid this show if you are adverse to good times.



An Old-Fashioned Christmas Wednesday, December 6, 2017 7:30PM - Sunday, December 10, 2017 3:00PM   ·   More Info »
An Old-Fashioned Christmas

Please join us this year as we delight in the songs and stories tied to our Christmas tradition, featuring the Great American Songbook with its familiar cadences of Christmas verse and jubilant sound of carols…such classics as "I'll Be Home For Christmas", "White Christmas", "Silver Bells", "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas", and "Winter Wonderland". In the thrill of anticipation and the bustle of preparation, these songs hold our enjoyments, affections and hope -- and "Old-Fashioned Christmas"!



A Pocketful Of Dreams
Bing Crosby & The Classic Songbook Thursday, February 1, 2018 7:30PM - Sunday, February 4, 2018 3:00PM   ·   More Info »
A Pocketful Of Dreams <br/> Bing Crosby & The Classic Songbook

Jesse Cloninger and The Jazz Kings pay tribute to Bing Crosby with a choice selection of the best from his long career.



You Asked For It!
Jazz Kings Top 20... you choose! Thursday, May 10, 2018 7:30PM - Sunday, May 13, 2018 3:00PM   ·   More Info »
You Asked For It! <br/> Jazz Kings Top 20... you choose!

For all these years that the Emerald City Jazz Kings have been putting on shows, you, our audience has happily come along with us for the ride. It is always us choosing the themes and songs for the shows and you attending and listening (and we are so glad that you are here!). But, it is time to try something new and change that. For one show, you, our fantastic audience members, get to pick the songs that you want to hear. Here is how it is going to work: for this show we play any song that the Jazz Kings have ever played for any size ensemble ranging from duet to full big band with four vocalists. We will consider any song from Tin Pan Alley to Great American Songbook to big band classic, from ballads to waltzes to foxtrots to up tempo swingers. We can cover anyone from Bessie Smith to Judy Garland, and Al Jolson to Frank Sinatra, or any band from the Original Dixieland Jazz Band to Stan Kenton. Over the next nine months we will be accepting song nominations through the Shedd’s website and in person at the Fall and Winter Jazz Kings shows. We will tabulate the results and the songs with the most requests will be the songs on the program. The last date to make a song request is February 11th, 2018, the date of the final show of the Winter Jazz Kings series. In the Fall Jazz Kings show we will announce what songs are getting the most votes and remind you to send in your requests. We hope that you will take a few moments to cast your vote and help us make this show a truly unique and outstanding program that all of us will enjoy and remember fondly.