Roseville Big Band Concert in Central Park, July 4, 2000, 7:00 - 7:55 p.m.

Directed by Glen Newton

Love is a Many-Splendored Thing by Sammy Fain and Paul Francis Webster (1955), arr. by Jim Baker

In the Mood by Joe Garland (1939), arr. by Glenn Miller
(featuring the Rhythm & Swing Dancers, with solos by Glen Peterson on tenor sax, Kay Foster on alto sax, Dan Odegaard on trumpet, Glen Newton on vibes, and Carl Berger on guitar)

A Wonderful Day Like Today by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley (1964), arr. by Lennie Niehaus
(featuring vocalist Tahran Helmberger)

Mambo Jambo by Perez Prado (1950), arr. by Dave Wolpe
(featuring guest percussionists from the audience with solos by Jim Foster on drums, Glen Peterson on tenor sax, Jana Nyberg on piano, Carl Berger on guitar, and Glen Newton on trumpet)

Johnson Rag by Guy Hall and Henry Kleinkauf (1917), arr. by Will Hudson
(with solos by Glen Newton on alto horn, Rich Eyman on trombone, and Carl Berger on guitar)

Rosie the Riveter by Redd Evans and John Jacob Loeb (1942), arr. by Julie Stenberg
(featuring vocalists Mark Scanlan, Bob Nielsen, and Glen Newton, with a solo by Rich Eyman, and Alice Mendelsohn in the title role)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

Monster Mash by Bobby "Boris" Pickett and Leonard Capizzi (1962), arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring rapper Glen Newton; with vocal trio Karen Dunn, Barb Harvey, and Mark Scanlan; and Bill Pearson on the baritone sax)

Somebody Loves Me by B. G. DeSylva, George Gershwin, and Ballard McDonald (1935), arr. by Dave Wolpe
(featuring the vocal quartet Karen Dunn (lead), Barb Harvey (alto), Mark Scanlan (tenor), and Glen Newton (bass), with Glen Peterson on tenor sax)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

La Bamba adapted by Richie Valens (1958), arr. by John Berry
(featuring guest percussionists from the audience with solos by Bill Frank on alto sax, Jim Foster on drums, and Jana Nyberg on flute)

Jump, Jive, and Wail by Louis Prima (1956), band arr. by Roger Holmes, vocal arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring the Rhythm & Swing Dancers, with vocal soloists Jana Nyberg, Jordan Olsen, Tahran Helmberger, and Barb Harvey; vocalists Karen Dunn and Mark Scanlan; tenor sax soloist Glen Peterson; trumpet soloist Bob Nielsen; and guitar soloist Carl Berger)

Click here for pictures of Rhythm & Swing performing on this concert.

In addition to the soloists listed above, the Roseville Big Band performers for this concert included Dan Desmonds, tenor sax; Dale Abrahamson and Dennis hunt, trombones; Kim Kermes and Harvey Skow, trumpets; and Mike Wobig, electric bass. Jordan Olsen also played bass trombone and Tahran Helmberger also played piano.

Concerts in Central Park (including this one, produced by John Rusterholz) are broadcast live on Channel 15, CTV North Suburbs!