Johanna Shores Village Square Concert
3220 Lake Johanna Boulevard, Arden Hills, MN  55112

Led by Glen Newton

Songs in red are available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park (+8) CD.

Play 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wear RBB shirts and black slacks.

Dance to the Big Band Swing composed and arranged by Glen Newton (1999); a Roseville Big Band original and its opening theme song
(featuring vocalist Glen Newton, with solos by drummer Jim Foster and tenor saxophonist Glen Peterson)
This selection is a bonus track on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park (+8) CD.


I Can't Give You Anything But Love by Dorothy Fields and Jimmy McHugh (1928), arr. by Sammy Nestico

Fly Me to the Moon by Bart Howard (1954), arr. by Sammy Nestico; one of Frank Sinatra's classic hits!
(featuring vocalist Keith Miner and an alto sax solo by Bill Frank)

How High the Moon by Morgan Lewis and Nancy Hamilton (1940), arr. by Dave Wolpe; the earliest recorded hit version was by Benny Goodman & His Orchestra in 1941, but the best-known recording of the song is by Les Paul and Mary Ford, made on January 4, 1951.
(featuring the trombone section, with solos by Keith Miner, George Henly, and Scott Swenson)

In the Mood by Joe Garland (1939), arr. by Jeff Tyzik; #2 on KLBB's All-Time Hits list and #5 (Glenn Miller) on Billboard Magazine's 1955 list; this is the version you might have heard Doc Severinson play on the Tonight Show.
(featuring solos by Glen Peterson on tenor sax, Kay Foster on alto sax, Jim Foster on drum set, and trumpeters Mark Syman, Dick Miller, and Glen Newton)

Rosie the Riveter by Redd Evans and John Jacob Loeb (1942), arr. by Julie Zeidel, vocal arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring vocalists Bob Nielsen and Glen Newton, with a trombone solo by George Henly and Mark Lee on the ratchet)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

Pennsylvania 6-5000 by Carl Sigman and Jerry Gray (1940), transcribed by Jeff Hest, as played by Glenn Miller and his orchestra; help us by shouting out this famous telephone number!
(featuring solos by Mark Syman on trumpet and Glen Peterson on tenor sax, with Glen Newton on the telephone)

Straighten Up and Fly Right by Nat King Cole and Irving Mills (1944), arr. by Stephen Bulla; the King Cole Trio's most popular recording, based on a folk tale that Cole's father had used as a theme for one of his sermons.
(featuring vocalist Keith Miner, with a band vocal and audience sing-along, and instrumental solos by Ann Booth on piano and Jason Swalley on guitar)

String of Pearls by Jerry Gray (1942), arr. by Johnny Warrington; Glenn Miller's recording of this song ranked #7 on Billboard Magazine's 1955 poll of leading disk jockies in the United States to determine the all-time popular music record standards
(featuring solos by Kay Foster, alto sax, Dick Miller, trumpet, and Ann Booth, piano)

Ac-cent-tchu-ate the Positive by Harold Arlen and Johnny Mercer (1944), arr. by Rob Berry; sung by Bing Crosby in the Paramount Pictures motion picture "Here Come the Waves."
(featuring vocalist and trumpet soloist Glen Newton, with a piano solo by Ann Booth)

Woodchopper's Ball by Joe Bishop and Woody Herman (1939), arr. by Glenn Osser; Woody Herman's theme song
(featuring solos by Glen Newton and Bob Nielsen, trumpets; George Henly, trombone; Dick Miller, trumpet; Tom Huelsmann, bass trombone; Jason Swalley, guitar; Bill Frank, alto sax; Dan Desmonds, tenor sax; and Eric Laska, electric bass)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

I'll Be Seeing You by Sammy Fain and Irving Kahal (1938); arr. by Willie Maiden, ed. by Bob Curnow; as recorded by Maynard Ferguson & his orchestra on the CD "Dancing Sessions"
(featuring a trumpet solo by Dick Miller)

Roseville Big Band performers for this dance:
Saxes: Glen Peterson (tenor), Bill Frank (alto) Kay Foster (alto), Dan Desmonds (tenor), and Bill Pearson (baritone)
Trumpets/Flugelhorns: Dick Miller, Mark Syman, Mark Lee, and Bob Nielsen
Trombones: Scott Swenson, Keith Miner, George Henly, and Tom Huelsmann (bass trombone); Glen Newton played trombone when Keith Miner sang
Rhythm: Ann Booth (piano), Jason Swalley (guitar), Eric Laska (bass), Jim Foster (drums), and Glen Newton (vibraphone)
Vocal: Glen Newton, Bob Nielsen, and Keith Miner

This page was last updated
Tuesday, September 19, 2017.


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