Jane Ellen


** Bookings for 2019 now closed; extremely limited openings available for 2020, with preference given to charitable or non-profit organisations with desired programs of one hour or less. Fees available upon request. Thank you for your patronage!

Oasis Albuquerque: American Square Shopping Center, Menaul & Carlisle NE

BB in front of a class title indicates the Oasis year long tribute to Big Band music!

  • 14 Jan   ABBA: 2 Guys+2 Girls, 10 Years+375 Million Records, Together Again?,
  • 18 Jan   Can the Circle Be Unbroken: Music of the Carter Family, 10.30-12.30pm
  • 21 Jan   Clown Prince of Denmark: Pianist Victor Borge, 10.30-12.30pm
  • 24 Jan   Who's Sorry Now? The Music of Connie Francis, 1-3pm
  • 29 Jan-26 Apr   Singing the Showtunes: 9 classes, 4 performances;
        rehearsals are from 10.15 to approximately 11.45am (no class Mar 05)
  • 31 Jan   Mr Showmanship: Liberace, 1-3pm
  • 07 Feb   Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul, 1-3pm
  • 11 Feb   Mr Wonderful: Sammy Davis Jr, 10.30-12.30pm
  • 21 Feb   Billie Holiday: Lady Sings The Blues,1-3pm
  • 28 Feb   The Genius of Ray Charles, 1-3pm
  • 04 Mar   Dream a Little Dream of Me: Mama Cass Elliot, 10.30-12.30pm
  • 15 Mar   William Blake, Aldous Huxley, and Jim Morrison: The Doors, 10.30-12.30pm
  • 21 Mar   How African Americans Invented American Music part 2 of 3: Plantation to
        Concert Hall
    , 1-3pm
  • 28 Mar   The World of Béla Bartók: Between Folk and Classical Music, 1-3pm
  • 02 Apr   Oasis Entertainers, Brookdale Valencia, 10.15am
  • 04 Apr   BB Big Band Foundations: Red Nichols and Chick Webb, 1-3pm
  • 11 Apr   BB Swing, Swing, Swing, with Benny Goodman, 1-3pm
  • 16 Apr   Oasis Entertainers, Manzano del Sol, 10.30am
  • 18 Apr   Britain's First Family of Harmony: the Bee Gees, 1-3pm
  • 23 Apr   Oasis Entertainers, The Neighborhood in Rio Rancho, 10.30am
  • 26 Apr   Oasis Entertainers, Friday Performances, 2-3pm
  • 03 Jun   Surfin' USA: Evolution of Surf Music, 10.30-12.30pm
  • 04 Jun-23 Aug   Singing the Showtunes: 9 classes, 4 performances;
        rehearsals are from 10.15 to approximately 11.45am
  • 06 Jun   I'm So Glad We Had This Time Together: The Carol Burnett Show, 1-3pm
  • 10 Jun   Buena Vista Social Club Revisited, 10.30-12.30pm
  • 20 Jun   BB The Fabulous Dorsey Brothers & Harry James, 1-3pm
  • 24 Jun   The Golden Age of Bubblegum Music, 10.30-12.30pm
  • 27 Jun   Musical Instruments: Armonica to Zorna, special guest Dave Crossley, 1-3pm
  • 08 Jul   BB Begin the Beguine with Clarinetist Artie Shaw, 10.30-12.30pm
  • 11 Jul   How African Americans Invented American Music pt 3: Jazz to Hip-Hop, 1-3pm
  • 19 Jul   Pickin' and Grinnin': An Introduction to Bluegrass, 10.30-12.30pm
  • 25 Jul   Musical Satire from Tom Lehrer to the Smothers Brothers, 1-3pm
  • 29 Jul   Boogie-Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B: The Andrews Sisters, 10.30-12.30pm
  • 30 Jul   Oasis Entertainers, Paloma Landing 10.30am
  • 02 Aug   I Walk the Line: Johnny Cash, 10.30-12.30pm
  • 08 Aug   BB Woody Herman's Thundering Herds, 1-3pm
  • 12 Aug   Buddy Holly and the Day the Music Died, 10.30-12.30pm
  • 13 Aug   Oasis Entertainers, Manzano del Sol 10.30am
  • 15 Aug   Guess Who I Saw Today: Miss Nancy Wilson, 1-3pm
  • 20 Aug   Oasis Entertainers, Coronado Villa 10.30am
  • 22 Aug   Minnie's Boys: Groucho, Harpo, Chico, Gummo, and Zeppo, 1-3pm
  • 23 Aug   Oasis Entertainers, Friday Performances, 2-3pm
  • 17 Sep-13 Dec   Singing the Showtunes: 9 classes, 4 performances;
        rehearsals are from 10.15 to approximately 11.45am
  • 18 Sep   Woodstock at 50, 2.30-4.30pm
  • 20 Sep   A Celebration of Oasis, 10am (featuring a performance by the Oasis Entertainers)
  • 27 Sep   Early Western Music: Sons of the Pioneers, 10-12pm
  • 30 Sep   Downtown with Petula Clark, 10-12pm
  • 03 Oct   BB Moonlight Serenade: Glenn Miller Story, 10-12pm
  • 09 Oct   The Remarkable Danny Kaye, 12.30-2.30
  • 16 Oct   Stan & Ollie: Laurel & Hardy Story, 2.30-4.30pm
  • 18 Oct   The Divine Bette Midler, 10-12pm
  • 24 Oct   BB Duke Ellington: Music is My Mistress, 12.30-2.30pm
  • 31 Oct   HP Lovecraft's Cosmic Terror, 2.30-4.30pm
  • 07 Nov   Escape to the Islands with Jimmy Buffett, 10-12pm
  • 13 Nov   From Drifter to Superstar: Janis Joplin, 2.30-4.30pm
  • 19 Nov   Oasis Entertainers, TBA 10.30am
  • 20 Nov   Innovative Genius: The Three Stooges, 12.30-2.30pm
  • 21 Nov   Loreena McKennitt's Eclectic Celtic Artistry, 2.30-4.30pm
  • 03 Dec   Oasis Entertainers, TBA 10.30am
  • 04 Dec   BB Jazz Legend: Stan Kenton, 12.30-2.30pm
  • 10 Dec   Oasis Entertainers, TBA 10.30am
  • 11 Dec   Vienna's Musical Dynasty: The Strauss Family, 12.30-2.30pm
  • 13 Dec   Oasis Entertainers, Friday Performances, 2-3pm
  • 18 Dec   Bing Crosby: Hot Jass, Movies & the Recording Revolution, 12.30-2.30pm

Oasis Albuquerque @La Vida Llena: Carter Hall (Albuquerque NE Heights)

  • 13 Jun   Clown Prince of Denmark: Pianist Victor Borge, 3-4.30pm
  • 15 Nov   Boogie-Woogie Bugle Boy of Company B: The Andrews Sisters, 3-4.30pm

Oasis Albuquerque @The Neighborhood in Rio Rancho (Rio Rancho, NM, 3-4.30pm)

  • 11 Mar   Day-O, Day-O! The Harry Belafonte Story
  • 08 Apr   Hank Williams: The Hillbilly Shakespeare
  • 13 May   ABBA: 2 Guys+2 Girls, 10 Years+375 Million Records, Together Again?
  • 14 Oct   Buena Vista Social Club Revisited, 3-4.30pm
  • 09 Dec   Surfin' USA: Evolution of Surf Music, 3-4.30pm



Osher Lifelong Learning Institute: UNM Continuing Ed Campus (UNM-CE)
Occasional co-lecturer with Roberta Boggess, history and music:

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