Music Briefly.Byline: The Register-Guard
Soloists step front and center for Swing Shift
The Eugene big band Swing Shift will feature Count Basie's music in a free concert from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Westmoreland Community Center, 1545 W. 22nd Ave.
Directed by Jim Olsen, the 17-piece band will spotlight such soloists as trumpeter Dana Heitman, tenor saxophonist Noun 1. tenor saxophonist - a musician who plays the tenor saxophone
saxist, saxophonist - a musician who plays the saxophone Dave Cordon, alto saxophonists Dave Matthews
David John Matthews (born January 9 1967) is a South African, now naturalized American, Grammy-winning lead vocalist and guitarist for the Dave Matthews Band. and Clarke Morris and pianist Andria Martin.
Matthews and Martin will be featured on Olsen's arrangement of "My Funny Valentine." Bass trombonist and vocalist Aaron Anderson Aaron Anderson or Sanderson (born 1811, date of death unknown) was a Union Navy sailor during the American Civil War and a recipient of America's highest military decoration, the Medal of Honor. will be spotlighted on Olsen's arrangement of "Mack the Knife" and Thad Jones' chart of "Smack Dab in the Middle." For more information, call 345-9939.
The Blue Skies Big Band will play traditional big band favorites, with vocals by the Jewel Tones, in a free concert at the south end of Springfield's Island Park at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
A Mood settles in over on Taco Loco's patio
The Eugene tango band Mood Area 52 will perform as a trio at 7 p.m. Saturday on the patio at Taco Loco, 900 W. Seventh Ave.
The group will play at Taco Loco most Saturdays through August. There will be no show July 19. There is no cover charge.
Good music without
the bus or the dust
Sipping a vodka martini may not be your idea of a counterculture coun·ter·cul·ture
A culture, especially of young people, with values or lifestyles in opposition to those of the established culture.
coun gathering, but Luna, 30 E. Broadway, is piggybacking Gaining access to a restricted communications channel by using the session another user already established. Piggybacking can be defeated by logging out before leaving a workstation or terminal or by initiating a protected mode, such as via a screensaver, that requires re-authentication on the Oregon Country Fair The Oregon Country Fair (OCF) is a three-day fair that takes place yearly beginning on the Friday of the second weekend in July in Veneta, Oregon, approximately 15 miles west of Eugene, with an attendance of approximately 45,000 over the three day period, with attendance peaking with shows inspired by the Veneta event.
Today, the club will host pop pianist Scott Fisher at 9 p.m. Brothers of Max Catharsis catharsis
Purging or purification of emotions through art. The term is derived from the Greek katharsis (“purgation,” “cleansing”), a medical term used by Aristotle as a metaphor to describe the effects of dramatic tragedy on the spectator: by , a Seattle power trio, will rock the stage at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, and on Sunday the soulful folk and pop band Earl Patrick & Dear Francis will come on at 8 p.m. Monday's show features the funky jam band Animal Liberation Orchestra.
Cover charges are $5.
- The Register-Guard