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WMS POPS “Great Ladies of Swing”

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WMS POPS “Great Ladies of Swing”


April 28, 2017
7:30 pm


Frauenthal Theater


Presented by West Michigan Symphony

Tickets: $23, $28, $43, $54


Matthew Kraemer, conductor

Singer Dee Daniels joins the West Michigan Symphony for a jazz program that features hits performed and recorded by swing legends Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Peggy Lee and Sarah Vaughan. Dee uses this collection of timeless standards, including popular songs by each of these great vocalists, to guide the audience with her dazzling four-octave range. Includes classic hits “A Tisket, A Tasket”, “Fever”, “Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man”, “Makin’ Whoopee” and “Mack the Knife” among others.

There’ll Be Some Changes Mad: Billy Higgins/Benton Overstreet, arr. Dave Pierce
Fever: John Davenport/Eddie Cooley, arr. Dave Pierce
Sweet Georgia Brown: Ben Vernie / Maceo Pinkard/Kenneth Casey, arr. Dave Pierce
I Can’t Give You Anything But Love: Dorothy Fields/Jimmy McHugh, arr. Dee Daniels
God Bless The Child: Arthur Herzog Jr/Billie Holiday, arr. Dee Daniels
MEDLEY: It’s All Right With Me/Summertime/My Heart Belongs to Daddy/Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man: Cole Porter; Dubose Heyward/George Gershwin; Cole Porter; Oscar Hammerstein II/Jerome Kern, arr. Dave Pierce
I Got It Bad (And That Ain’t Good): Duke Ellington/Paul Webster, arr. Dee Daniels
Mack The Knife: Marc Blitzstein/Kurt Weill, arr. Dave Pierce
I Hear Music: Loesser/Lane, arr. Dave Pierce
Gimme a Pigfoot: Wesley Wilson, arr. Dave Pierce
Makin’ Whoopee: Gus Kahn/Walter Donaldson, arr. Dave Pierce
A Tisket A Tasket: Ella Fitzgerald/Van Alexander, arr. Dave Pierce
Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars: Antonio Jobim/Gene Lees, arr. Dave Pierce
Send in the Clowns: Stephen Sondheim, arr. Dave Pierce
Bill Bailey: Hughie Cannon, arr. Dave Pierce