Friday 26 July 2019 7:30PM

Sir Simon Keenlyside baritone; Howard McGill woodwind; Gordon Campbell trombone; Richard Pryce double bass; Matthew Regan piano; Mark Allis drums

Blue Skies: Songlines to American Music

Additional notes

Change of Artist
Due to unforeseen circumstances, Mike Smith (drums) will no longer be performing in the above concert. He will be replaced by Mark Allis (drums). The programme remains the same.

Archived

  • Sir Simon Keenlyside baritone
  • Howard McGill woodwind
  • Gordon Campbell trombone
  • Richard Pryce double bass
  • Matthew Regan piano
  • Mark Allis drums

The favourite baritone, joined by five British jazz musicians, unlocks the energy and heart of songs from American musicals and popular standards by both visiting and native composers.

  • Irving Berlin (1888-1989)
        • Isn’t this a lovely day?
  • Emmerich Kálmán (1882-1953)
      • Die Herzogin von Chicago
        • Lichtreklamen (first verse only)
  • Kurt Weill (1900-1950)
      • Johnny Johnson
        • Johnny Johnson's Song
  • Emmerich Kálmán
      • Arizona Lady
        • Cowboy Song
  • Kurt Weill
      • Happy End
        • Song of the bigshot
  • Kid Ory (1890-1973)
        • Muskrat Ramble
  • Kurt Weill
      • Street Scene
        • Lonely House
  • George Shearing (1919-2011)
        • Lullaby of Birdland
  • Richard Rodgers (1902-1979)
      • Carousel
        • Soliloquy (lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II)
  • Duke Ellington
        • Mood Indigo
  • Irving Berlin
        • Call me up some rainy afternoon
  • Jerome Kern (1885-1945)
      • Roberta
        • Let's begin
  • Interval
  • Billy Strayhorn (1915-1967)
        • Lush Life
  • Frederick Loewe (1901-1988)
      • My Fair Lady
        • On the street where you live (lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner)
  • Hoagy Carmichael (1899-1981)
        • Stardust
  • George Gershwin (1898-1937)
      • The Goldwyn Follies
        • Love is Here To Stay
  • Cole Porter (1891-1964)
      • Wake Up and Dream
        • What Is This Thing Called Love?
  • Hugh Martin/Ralph Blane
        • The girl next door
  • Cole Porter
      • Kiss Me, Kate
        • So in love
  • Duke Ellington
        • Do nothing till you hear from me
  • Jerome Kern
      • The Cat and the Fiddle
        • She didn't say yes
  • Encore
  • Ray Noble (1903-1978)
        • Love Is the Sweetest Thing
  • Kurt Weill
      • The Threepenny Opera
        • Mack The Knife
  • Ray Noble
        • The Very Thought of You

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