Roseville Big Band Concert in Central Park, June 10, 1993, 7:30 - 8:50 p.m.
Hits of the 1940's

Directed by Glen Newton

In the Mood by Joe Garland (1939), arr. by Glenn Miller
(featuring solos by Glen Peterson on tenor sax, Harry McCoy on alto sax, and Dan Menken on trumpet)

You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You by Russ Morgan, Larry Stock, and James Cavanaugh (1944), arr. by Dave Wolpe
(featuring vocalist Mary Lou Peterman with Ann Booth on the piano solo)

Route 66 by Bobby Troupe (1946), arr. by Bob Lowden
(featuring solos by Carl Berger on guitar, with the dueling trumpets of Dan Menken and Glen Newton)

How About You? by Ralph Freed and Burton Lane (1941), from the MGM musical "Babes on Broadway", arr. by Dave Wolpe
(featuring vocalist Mary Lou Peterman with Glen Peterson on the tenor sax solo)

Night in Tunisia by "Dizzy" Gillespie and Frank Paparelli (1944), arr. by Sammy Nestico
(featuring trumpet soloist Dave McDonald, with additional solos by Glen Peterson on tenor sax and Ernie Schneidness on trombone)

All the Things You Are by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II (1939), arr. by Mark Taylor
(featuring alto sax soloist Harry McCoy and euphonium soloist Glen Newton)

Star Dust by Hoagy Carmichael and Mitchell Parish (1929), arr. by Dave Wolpe; #1 on KLBB's All-Time Hits list
(featuring trumpeter Dan Menken and vocalist Mary Lou Peterman)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

Take the "A" Train by Billy Strayhorn (1941), arr. by Wilfred Roberts

Pennsylvania 6-5000 by Carl Sigman and Jerry Gray (1940), arr. by Jerry Gray, as played by Glenn Miller and his orchestra
(featuring solos by Dan Menken on trumpet and Glen Peterson on tenor sax)

Blue Skirt Waltz by Vaclav Blaha (1944), arr. by Johnny Warrington
(featuring vocalist Glen Newton)

Hard-Hearted Hannah by Jack Yellen, Milton Ager, Bob Bigelow, and Charles Bates (1924), arr. by Sammy Nestico
(featuring pianist Ann Booth with Harvey Skow on the trumpet solo)

You Make Me Feel So Young by Josef Myrow and Mack Gordon (1946), from the Warner Brothers musical "Three Little Girls in Blue", arr. by Roger Holmes
(with Glen Newton on the vibraphone solo)

Skylark by Johnny Mercer and Hoagy Carmichael (1941), arr. by Jerry Nowak
(featuring vocalist Mary Lou Peterman)

Frenesi by Alberto Dominguez, with English lyrics by Ray Charles and S. K. Russell (1939), arr. by Dave Wolpe
(featuring guest percussionists from the audience, with solos by Mark Lee, trumpet, Julie Stenberg, trombone, and Ann Booth, piano)

Mood Indigo by Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, and Albany Bigard (1939), arr. by Art Dedrick
(with solos by Harry McCoy, alto sax, Bob Nielsen, trumpet, and Glen Peterson, tenor sax)

String of Pearls by Jerry Gray (1942), arr. by Johnny Warrington
(with solos by Nancy Veerkamp, alto sax, and Glen Newton, trumpet)

Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy by Don Raye and Hughie Prince (1940)
(featuring vocalist Mary Lou Peterman and the trumpet section)

This concert was broadcast on public access television; John Rusterholz was the video producer.

Director Glen Newton also gave the band showmanship guidelines for this and the other summer, 1993, concerts in the park.

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