Roseville Big Band Concert for the Grand Opening of the Twin Lakes Medical Center, at the corner of Fairvew and County Road C in Roseville, October 30, 1994, in the afternoon
Out front was a 923 lb. pumpkin that claimed to be the biggest in the USA

Directed by Glen Newton

Ac-cent-tchuate the Positive by Johnny Mercer and Harold Arlen (1944), arr. by Rob Berry
(featuring vocalist Cindy Geiger, with a trumpet solo by Dan Menken)

Blue Skies by Irving Berlin (1927), arr. by Paul Jennings
(featuring solos by pianist Ann Booth and alto saxophonist Kay Foster)
This selection is available as a vocal feature on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

Cute by Neal Hefti (1958), arr. by Neal Hefti; here is a YouTube video of this performance:
(featuring Jim Foster on the drum set, with each trumpeter fingering the horn of the person to his left, and a bass solo by Mike Wobig)

Moonglow by Will Hudson, Eddie DeLange and Irving Mills (1934), arr. by Mike Carubia
(featuring the vocal quartet: Mary Lou Peterman, Diane Dolinar, Kirk Lindberg, and Glen Newton)

I've Got a Gal in Kalamazoo by Harry Warren
(featuring the vocal quartet: Mary Lou Peterman, Diane Dolinar, Kirk Lindberg, and Glen Newton)

Japanese Sandman
(featuring a trumpet solo by Harvey Skow)

Second Time Around by Sammy Cahn and James Van Heusen (1960), arr. by Dave Wolpe
(featuring vocalist Mary Lou Peterman)

St. Louis Blues
(featuring the Dixieland group of Dan Menken, trumpet, Kay Foster, clarinet, and Fred Christiansen, trombone; with a trumpet solo by Dan Menken)

Sentimental Journey by Bud Green, Les Brown, and Ben Homer (1944), arr. by Jack Mason; huge hit of Les Brown's band, with Doris Day on the original vocal
(featuring the vocal quartet: Mary Lou Peterman, Diane Dolinar, Kirk Lindberg, and Glen Newton)


The More I See You by Harry Warren (1945)
(featuring vocalist Mary Lou Peterman)

Pickles by Steve Wright (1980), arr. by Steve Wright
(featuring solos by Glen Peterson, tenor sax, Glen Newton, vibraphone, and Mike Wobig, electric bass)

Stormy Weather
(featuring vocalist Kirk Lindberg)

I'm Beginning to See the Light
(featuring a vocal duet by Kirk Lindberg and Diane Dolinar)

A Whole New World
(with a trombone solo by Fred Christiansen)

Rosie the Riveter by Redd Evans and John Jacob Loeb (1942), arr. by Julie Stenberg, vocal arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring vocalists Kirk Lindberg, Glen Newton, Bob Nielsen, and Dan Menken, Glen Peterson on the ratchet)

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

Yesterday by John Lennon and Paul McCartney
(featuring vocalists Cindy Geiger and Glen Newton)

Don't Get Around Much Anymore
(featuring baritone saxophonist Bill Pearson, with an electric bass solo by Mike Wobig)

Bandstand Boogie by Barry Manilow and C. Albertine

Summertime by George Gershwin, Du Bose and Dorothy Heyward and Ira Gershwin (1935); from the opera "Porgy and Bess"

In addition to the soloists listed above, the Roseville Big Band performers for this concert included Richard "Doc" Leisen, tenor sax; Nancy Veerkamp, alto sax; Rich Eyman and Julie Stenberg, trombones; Keith Miner, bass trombone; and Mark Lee, trumpet; Bob Nielsen also played trumpet; Cindy Geiger also played congas on Blue Skies.

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