Roseville Big Band Concert in Central Park, August 6, 1991, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Directed by Glen Newton

Bandstand Boogie by Charles Albertine, Les and Larry Elgart, and Bob Horn (1954), with lyrics added by Barry Manilow and Bruce Howard Sussman
(featuring the dueling (and wandering) trumpets of Jim Chamberlain and Glen Newton, with a solo by Leigh Anderson, guitar)

String of Pearls by Jerry Gray (1942), arr. by Johnny Warrington
(featuring solos by Kay Foster on alto sax, and Dave Anderson on trumpet)

You Needed Me by Randy Goodrum (1978)
(featuring vocalist Mary Lou Christianson)

Empathy by Steve Wright (ca. 1981), arr. by Steve Wright
(featuring solos by Kay Foster, alto sax; Phil Holm, flugelhorn; and Leigh Anderson, guitar; with guest percussionists from the audience)

Someday My Prince Will Come by Frank Churchill and Larry Morey (from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, 1937), arr. by Julie Stenberg
(featuring solos by Julie Stenberg, trombone; Brian Dole, piano; and Phil Holm, trumpet)

What Kind of Fool Am I? by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley (from Stop the World, I Want to Get Off, 1961)
(featuring vocalist Gregg Marquardt)

Ain't Misbehavin' by Andy Razaf, Fats Waller and Harry Brooks (1929), arr. by Art Dedrick, vocal arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring lyrical and scat vocalists Gregg Marquardt, Keith Miner, and Glen Newton)

Sad Rag an original saxophone sextet composition by Arthur Frackenpohl
(featuring the saxophone sextet: Scott Harris, soprano; Brian Dole and Nancy Veerkamp, altos; Dick Leisen, tenor; Bill Pearson, baritone; and Kay Foster, bass)

Barely Bossa Nova by Glen Newton (1977), arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring solos by Glen Newton, piccolo, and Dave Anderson, trumpet)

Red House by Jimi Hendrix (1967), arr. by John Berry
(featuring a guitar solo by Leigh Anderson, a bass sax solo by Kay Foster, and trombone solos by Rich Eyman, Darrell Thorstenson, Julie Stenberg, and Keith Miner)

When I Fall in Love by Edward Heyman and Victor Young (1952), arr. by Jerry Nowak
(featuring vocalist Mary Lou Christianson)

I Just Called to Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder (1984)
(featuring vocalists Mary Lou Christianson and Keith Miner)

Love for Sale by Cole Porter (from The New Yorkers, 1930), arr. by John Berry
(featuring a flugelhorn solo by Mark Lee)

Minnie the Moocher by Cab Calloway
(featuring vocalist Glen Newton, with a tenor sax solo by Scott Harris and audience participation on the choruses)

The Kid from Red Bank by Neal Hefti (1958), arr. by Neal Hefti
(featuring pianist Brian Dole)

La Bamba traditional, adapted by Richie Valens (1958), arr. by John Berry
(featuring an alto sax solo by Nancy Veerkamp, with guest percussionists from the audience)

In addition to the soloists listed above, the Roseville Big Band performers for this concert included Mike Wobig, electric bass. The following personnel doubled on instruments other than their usual ones for Barely Bossa Nova: Glen Newton, piccolo; Scott Harris and Nancy Veerkamp, soprano saxes; Brian Dole, alto sax; Kay Foster, bass sax; Jim Foster, congas/cow bell/cymbal; Gregg Marquardt, maracas; Leigh Anderson, vibra-slap; and possibly Mike Wobig, claves.

This concert was videotaped and broadcast live on Channel 33 by CTV North Suburbs, John Rusterholz, producer.

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