Roseville Big Band Concert in Central Park, June 15, 1995

Directed by Glen Newton

Pictures from the concert

Stompin at the Savoy by Benny Goodman, Chick Webb & Edgar Sampson (1936), arr. by Ralph Burns

How About You? by Ralph Freed & Burton Lane (1941), arr. by Dave Wolpe
(featuring vocalist Mary Lou Peterman)

Tuxedo Junction by Erskine Hawkins, William Johnson & Julian Dash (1940), arr. by William Johnson
(featuring the Rhythm & Swing dancers)

Stormy Weather by Harold Arlen and Ted Koehler
(featuring vocalist Melody Wolleat and instrumentalist Andie Gehrz)

It Had to Be You by Gus Kahn & Isham Jones (1924), arr. by Peter Blair
(featuring vocalist Kirk Lindberg)

Sophisticated Lady by Duke Ellington, Irving Mills & Mitchell Parish (1933), arr. by Bob Mintzer

Blue Birdland by Jimmy Giuffre, arr. by Peter Blair

Blue Skies by Irving Berlin (1927), arr. by Paul Jennings
(featuring Andie Gehrz, oboe, with a scat vocal by Keith Miner)

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

Moonglow by Will Hudson, Eddie DeLange and Irving Mills (1934), arr. by Mike Carubia
(featuring the vocal quartet)

Route 66 by Bobby Troupe (1946), arr. by Bob Lowden
(featuring dueling trumpets)

Fever by John Davenport and Eddie Cooley (1956), arr. by Roger Holmes
(featuring vocalist Mary Lou Peterman)

I'll Take Romance by Oscar Hammerstein II & Ben Oakland (1937), arr. by Jerry Nowak
(featuring vocalist Kirk Lindberg)

Pennsylvania 6-5000 by Carl Sigman & Jerry Gray (1940), arr. by Jerry Gray
(featuring the Rhythm & Swing dancers)

St. Louis Blues by John Handy

Latin Fantasy "Besame Mucho" by Consuelo Velazquez (1941) and "El Cumbanchero" by Rafael Hernandez (1943), arr. by Dave Wolpe
(featuring guest percussionists from the audience)

Sweet Georgia Brown by Ben Bernie, Maceo Pinkard, & Kenneth Casey (1925), arr. by Sammy Nestico

Saxes: Kay Foster, Nancy Veerkamp, Glen Peterson, Richard "Doc" Leisen, and Bill Pearson
Trumpets/Flugelhorns: Mark Lee, Dan Menken, Harvey Skow, and Bob Nielsen; Glen Newton played trumpet and flugelhorn on some selections
Trombones: Brian Wistrom, Fred Christiansen, Rich Eyman, and Keith Miner (bass trombone)
Rhythm: Ann Booth (piano), Mike Wobig (bass), Jim Foster (drums), Glen Newton and Andrea Gehrz, vibes
Vocal: Mary Lou Peterman, Kirk Lindberg, Diane Dolinar, Cindy Gardner, Melody Wolleat, Andrea Gehrz, Glen Newton, and Keith Miner


This concert was broadcast on public access television; John Rusterholz was the video producer. The song list above is taken from his notes.

This was one of the first concerts (possibly the first) at which the band wore their new blue "Roseville Big Band" summer shirts.

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