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2019.07.26 Wigmore Hall, Jazz Concert

Wigmore Hall, London

Simon Keenlyside and Band

26 July 2019

“Blue Skies: Songlines to American Music”

Simon Keenlyside, baritone

Matthew Regan, piano

Howard McGill, woodwind

Gordon Campbell, trombone

Richard Pryce, double bass

Mark Allis, drums



Irving Berlin

Isn’t this a Lovely Day? (1935)

Emmerich Kálmán

Die Herzogin von Chicago (1928)

Lichtreklamen, 1st verse only

Kurt Weill

Johnny Johnson’s Song (Johnny Johnson) (1936)

Emmerich Kálmán

Cowboy Song (Arizona Lady) (1954)

Kurt Weill

Song of the Big Shot (Happy End) (1929)

Kid Ory

Muskrat Ramble (1926)

Kurt Weill

Lonely House (Street Scene) (1946)

Richard Rodgers

Soliloquy (Carousel) (1945)

Duke Ellington

Mood Indigo (1930)

Irving Berlin

Call Me Up Some Rainy Afternoon (1910)

Jerome Kern

 Let’s Begin (Roberta) (1933)


Billy Strayhorn

Lush Life (1933-36)

Frederick Loewe

On the Street Where You Live (My Fair Lady) (1956)

Hoagy Carmichael

Stardust (1929)

George Gershwin

Our Love is Here to Stay (The Goldwyn Follies) (1937)

Cole Porter

What is This Thing Called Love? (Wake Up and Dream) (1929)

Ralph Blane, Hugh Martin

The Girl Next Door (Meet Me in St. Louis) (1944)

Cole Porter

So In Love (Kiss me, Kate) (1948)

Duke Ellington

Do Nothin’ Till You Hear From Me (1943)

Jerome  Kern

She Didn’t Say Yes (The Cat and the Fiddle) (1931)


Ray Noble

Love is the Sweetest Thing

Kurt Weill/Bertolt Brecht

Mack the Knife

Ray Noble

The Very Thought of You


BBC Radio 3 In Tune 25 July  17.00 – 19.00 – live performance by Simon and Matthew Regan

Available to listen again until 24 August 2019 – starts at approximately 07.40 minutes and 37.00 minutes

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