Set Lists

Variety Playhouse

MAR 01 2020 Atlanta, GA

Summer Show

First Set:

1. Dr. Professor Holly (inspired by Professor Longhair and Buddy Holly).

2. Rain – from WINTER INTO SPRING.

3. It Was A Short Summer Charlie Brown/ Woodstock (by Vince Guaraldi) – from George’s album  LOVE WILL COME-THE MUSIC OF VINCE GUARALDI, Vol 2.

4. Woods – from AUTUMN.                     

5. Elephant & Mouse (Stride piano piece inspired by Thomas “Fats” Waller, Teddy Wilson, Earl Hines, and Cleo Brown).

6. Hawaiian Slack Key guitar piece: Maui Serenade (Hawaiian Slack Key guitar medley learned from  Slack Key guitarist Abraham Konanui)  - includes the songs Slack Key # 1 (traditional)/ Slack Key # 2 (traditional)/ Aloha Ia No O Maui  (by Alice Johnson), Salomila (traditional)/ Papalina Lahi Lahi (traditional or Alice Johnson & Johnny Noble).

 

Second Set:

1. Fragrant Fields (by Art Lande) - from  SUMMER.

2. The  Twisting of the Hayrope ( Casadh An tSÚgáin )   (traditional Celtic, learned from Patrick Ball, and the Bothy Band) – from MONTANA – A LOVE STORY

3. A Change is Gonna Come (by Sam Cooke) - from RESTLESS WIND.

4. Roadhouse Blues (by the Doors), including the songs Route 66 Theme (by Nelson Riddle), and Angel (by Wes Montgomery) – from the future album NO CLOCKS-THE MUSIC OF THE DOORS, Vol 2.

5. Harmonica piece: medley of traditional  Irish tunes:  Derentwater’s Farewell/ Shrimp Tails Up the Water - from  Harmonica Solos 

6. Variations on the Kanon by Pachelbel - from DECEMBER

7. Cast Your Fate to the Wind  (by Vince Guaraldi, 1962) – from  George’s album LINUS AND LUCY-THE MUSIC OF VINCE GUARALDI.

8. Encore – guitar piece: Sandy River Belle  (traditional Appalachian fiddle tune on guitar)