Roseville Big Band Concert in Central Park, June 16, 1992, 7:30 - 8:50 p.m.
Directed by Glen Newton

Bandstand Boogie by Barry Manilow and C. Albertine
(featuring dueling trumpets Glen Newton and Jim Chamberlain playing from wtihin the audience)

Opus One by Sy Oliver and Sid Garris (1943), arr. by Steve Wright
(featuring Glen Peterson, tenor sax; Rich Eyman, trombone; and Doug Buss, electric bass)

Fever by John Davenport and Eddie Cooley (1956), arr. by Roger Holmes
(featuring vocalist Julie Linders, with backup vocalists Gina DeBenedet, Melanie Walsh, and Glen Newton)

Come Rain or Come Shine by Harold Arlen and Johnny Mercer (from the stage musical "St. Louis Woman", 1946), arr. by Paul Jennings
(featuring Jim Chamberlain, flugelhorn soloist)

Route 66 by Bobby Troupe (1946), arr. by Bob Lowden
(featuring solos by Doug Buss, electric bass; Glen Newton, trumpet/wah-wah mute; Brian Dole, piano; Bruce Alpern, trombone; Mark Lee, trumpet; Keith Miner, bass trombone; Bill Pearson, baritone sax; Dave Anderson, trumpet; and Carl Berger, guitar)

Stranger on the Shore by Robert Mellin and Acker Bilk (1961), arr. by Burnell Whibley
(featuring Kay Foster, clarinet soloist)

All of Me by Seymour Simons and Gerald Marks (1931), arr. by Lennie Niehaus
(featuring vocalist Melanie Walsh, with solos by Glen Newton, trumpet; and Glen Peterson, tenor sax, trading fours with Glen Newton)

Moonlight Serenade by Glenn Miller and Mitchell Parish (1939), trans. by Jeff Hest
(featuring Kay Foster, clarinet soloist)

You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You by Russ Morgan, Larry Stock, and James Cavanaugh (1944), arr. by Dave Wolpe
(featuring tenor sax soloist Glen Peterson, with a piano solo by Brian Dole)

I'm Beginning to See the Light by Don George, Johnny Hodges, Duke Ellington, and Harry James (1944)
(featuring solos by Glen Newton, trumpet/plunger, and Rich Eyman, trombone)

Misty by Erroll Garner (1954)
(featuring alto sax soloist Nancy Veerkamp, with a trumpet solo by Scott Swanson and a trombone solo by Bruce Alpren)

New Sneakerin' by John LaBarbera
(featuring solos by Glen Newton, E-flat flute, and Scott Swanson, flugelhorn)

Longer by Dan Fogelberg (1979), arr. by Jerry Nowak
(featuring vocalist Gina DeBenedet, with Melanie Walsh singing harmony)

Singin' in the Rain by Arthur Freed and Nacio Herb Brown, arr. by Manny Mendelson
(featuring a flugelhorn solo by Scott Swanson)

Reggae Down Babylon by Jimmy Cliff, arr. by Julie Stenberg
(featuring guest percussionsts from the audience and solos by Carl Berger, guitar; Brian Dole, piano; Dave Anderson, trumpet within the audience; Glen Peterson, tenor sax within the audience; and Keith Miner, bass trombone)

Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy by Don Raye and Hughie Prince (1940)
(featuring vocalists Julie Linders, Melanie Walsh, and Gina DeBenedet and the trumpet section)

In addition to the soloists listed above, the Roseville Big Band performers for this concert included Dick Leisen, tenor sax; Fred Christiansen, trombone; and Jim Foster, drum set. Kay Foster also played soprano sax and all of the trumpets also played flugelhorns. This concert marked the first public use of the band's matching red-and-white trumpet and trombone mutes.

This concert was broadcast by CTV North Suburbs; John Rusterholz was the video producer.

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