Jukebox Saturday Night
NEW FOR 2024! Jukebox Saturday Night Celebration of Henry Mancini.
Join JUKEBOX SATURDAY NIGHT for "MUSIC OF MANCINI," a captivating show that celebrates the extraordinary compositions of Henry Mancini on the occasion of his 100th Birthday. This spectacular tribute takes you on a musical journey, starting from Mancini's early days with the Glenn Miller Orchestra, featuring his remarkable contributions to the iconic film "The Glenn Miller Story." From there, we delve into the timeless melodies that have graced both the silver screen and television, including the unforgettable themes from classics like "Peter Gunn," "Breakfast at Tiffany's," and, of course, "The Pink Panther." Each melody will transport you to a world of cinematic magic, where Mancini's genius truly shines.
Throughout the show, a concise narration accompanies the performances, offering fascinating insights and historical information about Mancini's illustrious career. From his humble beginnings in Pittsburgh, PA to his meteoric rise in Hollywood, you'll gain a deeper understanding of the man behind the music.
Prepare to be enchanted as our talented musicians bring Mancini's compositions to life. Experience the thrill of hearing iconic pieces such as:
"Breakfast at Tiffany's,"
"The Pink Panther Theme,"
"The Days of Wine and Roses,"
"Baby Elephant Walk,"
"Too Little Time,"
"The Sweetheart Tree,"
and many more.
Don't miss this unforgettable celebration of Henry Mancini's legacy and his indelible impact on the world of music. Join us for "Music of Mancini" and immerse yourself in the timeless melodies that continue to captivate audiences worldwide.
ABOUT JUKEBOX SATURDAY NIGHT:
JSN is a musical review of the great Big Bands during the 1930’s, '40’s and '50’s. Performances celebrate America’s Swing Era, featuring the greatest hits recorded by Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey, Count Basie, Benny Goodman, Jimmie Lunceford, Artie Shaw, Harry James, Les Brown, Woody Herman and many others. Featured performers of this ensemble are veterans from some of the name bands as well.
This fun-filled production for all ages captures the exciting sounds of great melodies and lyrics, performed by an energetic group of instrumentalists and vocalists who will keep you moving in your seats, tapping your toes and clapping your hands.
A Sample of The Music Program:
In The Mood – Glenn Miller • A-Train – Duke Ellington • Woodchoppers Ball – Woody Herman • Sing, Sing, Sing – Benny Goodman • Sentimental Journey – Les Brown • I’m Getting Sentimental Over You – Tommy Dorsey • Tangerine – Jimmy Dorsey • Moonlight Serenade – Glenn Miller • Pennsylvania-65000 – Glenn Miller • One O’Clock Jump – Count Basie • Begin The Beguine – Artie Shaw • Stardust – Artie Shaw • String of Pearls – Glenn Miller • Don’t Be That Way – Benny Goodman • Satin Doll – Duke Ellington • I Can’t Get Started – Bunny Berigan • Marie – Tommy Dorsey • Hi De Ho – Cab Calloway • I’ve Heard That Song Before – Harry James • Perdido – Duke Ellington • Opus One – Tommy Dorsey • Tuxedo Junction – Glenn Miller • Mood Indigo – Duke Ellington • Jukebox Saturday Night – Glenn Miller • Brazil – Xavier Cugat • Let’s Dance – Benny Goodman • Carioca – Artie Shaw • When The Saints Go Marching In – Louis Armstrong • Jazznocracy – Jimmy Lunceford • For Dancers Only – Jimmy Lunceford
JUKEBOX SATURDAY NIGHT also offers an educational outreach program involving student participation.
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