Glen Newton's Compositions and Arrangements
Played by the Roseville Big Band

Compositions

(*) This selection is on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

(**) This selection is one of the bonus tracks on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park (+8) CD and cassette tape.

Christmas is Just 'Round the Corner Vocal solo with Big Band (November 4, 2012; first performed by the Roseville Big Band at Augustant Chapel View Residence November 27, 2012, with vocalist Karen Dunn) based on the brass band original version; also performed by the After Hours Big Band at the Mall of America, December 21, 2014.
Dance to the Big Band Swing AATB with Big Band (August 21, 1999; premiere performance November 13, 1999, at the 3rd Annual Dance of the Decades) (**)
Barely Bossa Nova Big Band instrumental including piccolo and vibra-slap solos (first Big Band performance August 6, 1991, with Glen Newton playing the piccolo part; also performed by the Roseville Big Band July 4, 1994, with Kris Rusterholz playing the piccolo part; originally written for concert band and premiered by the Roseville Community Band; also scored for orchestra and performed by the St. Anthony Civic Orchestra; and scored for two four-part trombone choirs with percussion and performed by the Minneapolis Trombone Choir.) (Band 1977; orchestra 1978; trombone choir 2004)
Brown Wore Black Big Band instrumental including two additional optional trombone parts (one tenor, one bass); Big Band version completed May 15, 2006; premiered by the Roseville Big Band at the May 30, 2006, concert in Como Park. Originally composed for six-part trombone choir with rhythm section (2003).
It's Too Late (for Us to Start Again) Big Band instrumental based on the trombone quintet with rhythm section, Sorta Samba, by Glen Newton (started in 2001, finished in 2002); Big Band version completed July 20, 2003; premiered by the Roseville Big Band at the July 29, 2003, concert in Central Park. Also revised for brass band as Sorta Samba.
John Henry, Brass-Driving Man Big Band trombone section feature (October 8, 2012; premiere performance November 27, 2012, at Augustana Chapel View Residence) based on the trombone choir and brass band versions.
The Maine Coon Cat Waltz Big Band instrumental based on the trombone choir version; Big Band version completed September 30, 2014; premiered by the Roseville Big Band at the October 19, 2014, at Edinborough Park in Edina; also performed by the After Hours Big Band at the Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association convention in Minneapolis on February 6, 2014.
Two By Two Big Band instrumental (May 19, 2012) featuring pairs of players playing 8-bar phrases on the first chorus. In the premiere performance at the Commemorative Air Force dance May 19, 2012, each pair had the same first name.

Arrangements

(*) This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

Big Band Instrumental

All Saints Go Marching Out an arrangement of "When the Saints Go Marching In"; September 27, 2014; based on the arrangement for 11-piece brass ensemble with percussion. Big Band version premiered by the Roseville Big Band at the October 19, 2014, at Edinborough Park in Edina, Minnesota.
Rock Around the Clock (August 26, 1987; revised February 26, 1989; premiered in the summer of 1990) (*)
Sleepy Time Gal (May 1994) (*)
Yardbird Suite (two arrangements; one in C, July 31, 1997 for the Twin Cities Jazz Orchestra; the other in B-flat, November 23, 1998, for the Roseville Big Band; the TCJO has not performed it, but the Roseville Big Band performed it for the first time on the July 23, 2002, concert in Central Park. Other early performances were at the September 21, 2002, Commemorative Air Force dance and the January 28, 2003, joint concert with the Nova band at O'Gara's.)

Big Band with Vocal

Accentuate the Positive baritone solo (Bing) with SSA (Andrews Sisters) (May 18, 2009)
Bedtime Look tenor solo with AAT background vocals (**) (April 28, 1999)
Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen SAA (in F minor) or AAT (in C minor) (June 14, 2004); ATB (in F minor) (June 17, 2011)
Central Park Rock AATB (June 27, 2004) This is a new vocal to fit the band parts for "Roseville Rock."
Come Fly with Me baritone solo; two different versions, essentially the same as Jason Lingle's arrangement, except one step lower (starting in Bb) and two whole steps lower (starting in Ab) with an added bass trombone part (September 2, 2006)
It's Not Unusual baritone solo (June 19, 2008)
Monster Mash spoken solo with AAT background vocals (October 4, 1998)
My Little Girl tenor solo with AAT background vocals (*) (March 10, 1998)
Roseville Rock AATB (July 19, 1998)
Second-Hand Rose alto solo (July 28, 1998)
Still Love You tenor solo (June 25, 2002)
You Are My Sunshine SSA or SAT (June 22, 2009)

Vocal (to be sung with a Big Band arrangement by someone else)

Ain't Misbehavin' TTB, ATB and AATB (1991 and 1999)
At Last AATB (2001)
Beer Barrel Polka AATB (1991)
Blue Skies AATB (*) (1995)
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy SAA or TAA (1995)
Chattanooga Choo-Choo AB (1992); AATB (2001)
Easy to Love AB (2011)
Evergreen AT w/ optional B (1993)
Georgia On My Mind AATB (*) (1997)
The Glory of Love AATB (1998)
He Don't Love You AATB (1997)
I Won't Last a Day without You AATB and SAATB (1997)
Ice Castles Theme (Through the Eyes of Love) A with ATB background (1997)
I'm Beginning to See the Light AT (1996)
It's Only a Paper Moon AB (1994)
Jump, Jive, and Wail AATTB (1999)
The Lady is a Tramp AATB (2001)
Leap Frog AATB (1999)
(Our) Love is Here to Stay AATB (2003)
Moon River (and Chopped Liver) ATB, AATB, and AAB (*) (1997, 1999, and 2005)
Opus One AATB (2000); AAB (2006)
Rosie the Riveter TB (*) (1995)
Satin Doll AATB (1997); AAB (2006)
Sentimental Journey AATB (1994)
She Works Hard for the Money AAT (1997)
Somebody Loves Me AATB (*) (1996)
Someone to Watch Over Me AATB (1997)
Star Dust A (*) (1997)
What a Wonderful World AATB (2000)
A Whole New World AT (1995)
The Wind Beneath My Wings AT (1994)
Y. M. C. A. AATB (2000)

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