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Swing is the Thing
Philharmonic | SuperPops Series

Jack Pettis/Billy Meyers (arr. Jeff Tyzik) Bugle Call Blues*˚

Traditional (arr. Bill Finegan) Song of the Volga Boatman*˚

Jerry Gray/Carl Sigman (arr. Jeff Tyzik) Pennsylvania 6-5000

Artie Shaw (arr. Jeff Tyzik) Nightmare

Jimmie Lunceford (arr. Jeff Tyzik) T'aint What You Do*˚

Porter Grainger/Everett Robbins (arr. Jeff Tyzik) T'aint Nobody's Business If I Do†

Alberta Hunter/Lovie Austin (arr. Jeff Tyzik) Downhearted Blues†

Jeff Tyzik Downtown Shuffle˚

W.C. Handy (arr. Tyzik) St. Louis Blues†

Jeff Tyzik Harlem Street Scene*˚

- Intermission -

James P. Johnson Charleston˚

Louis Armstrong/Horace Gerlach (arr. Jeff Tyzik) Swing That Music*

Duke Ellington (arr. Jeff Tyzik) Don't Get Around Much Anymore

Matt Dennis/Earl Brent (arr. Jeff Tyzik) Angel Eyes

Erskine Hawkins (arr. Jeff Tyzik) Swing Out

Bessie Smith (arr. Jeff Tyzik) Backwater Blues†

Arr. Jeff Tyzik St. James Infirmary*†

George Gershwin I've Got Rhythm*

Bill Haley Rock Around the Clock

Jerry Lee Lewis Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On

Peggy Lee Fever†˚

Jimmie Cox (arr. Jeff Tyzik) Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out†

Jeff Tyzik Swing, Swing, Swing*˚


*Dave Bennett, clarinet

†Miche Braden, vocalist

˚Swing Dancers

About the Concert

The 1940s and the 1950s were the decades of dance. Swing is the Thing features four world-champion swing dancers, a fabulous vocalist, and a bluesy clarinetist alongside the Dayton Philharmonic! For a fully-immersive experience, arrive at 6:30pm to learn how to swing dance from Elegance in Dance on the DP&L stage.

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