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You Asked For It! Jazz Kings Top 20…you Choose at The John G Shedd Institute for the Arts


The John G Shedd Institute for the Arts
868 High St
Eugene, OR
(541) 434-7000


Fri, May 4, 2018
7:30 pm

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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. We are calling this show “You Asked For It” and that is exactly what we want you to do. 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....

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Sophie Mitchell uploaded this event on August 22, 2017