Roseville Big Band Concert in Central Park,
June 11, 1996, 7:30 - 8:45 p.m.

Directed by Glen Newton

On the Atchison, Topeka, and the Santa Fe by Johnny Mercer and Harry Warren (1945), arr. by Richard Maltby

On the Sunny Side of the Street by Jimmy McHugh and Dorothy Fields (1930), arr. by Mike Carubia
(featuring the Rosetones vocal quartet: Karen Dunn, Diane Lindberg, Kirk Lindberg, and Glen Newton)

Tuxedo Junction by Erskine Hawkins, William Johnson and Julian Dash (1940), arr. by William Johnson
(featuring the Rhythm & Swing dancers, with an introduction by Cindy Geiger; with muted trumpet soloist Mark Lee, open trumpet soloist Harvey Skow, and clarinet soloists Bill Pearson and Kay Foster)

I'm Gettin' Sentimental Over You by George Bassman and Ned Washington (1932), arr. by Johnny Warrington
(featuring trombone soloist Fred Christiansen, with a trumpet solo by Mark Lee)

I'm Beginning to See the Light by Harry James, Don George, Duke Ellington and Johnny Hodges (1944), arr. by Mark Taylor
(featuring vocalists Kirk Lindberg and Karen Dunn)

You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To by Cole Porter (1942), arr. by George Stone
(featuring solos by Kay Foster, alto sax, and Mark Lee, trumpet)

When I Fall in Love by Edward Heyman and Victor Young (1952), arr. by Jerry Nowak
(featuring vocalist Michelle Towle, with solos by Glen Newton, flugelhorn, and Kay Foster, alto sax)

Waltzing Matilda by A. B. Paterson and Marie Cowan (1941), arr. by C. Lloyd; from the Diamond Valley Big Band in Melbourne, Australia
(featuring Kay Foster on alto sax and Mark Lee on trumpet)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

Come Rain or Come Shine by Johnny Mercer and Harold Arlen (1946), arr. by Paul Jennings
(featuring vocalist Kirk Lindberg with Harvey Skow on flugelhorn)

Route 66 by Bobby Troupe (1946), arr. by Bob Lowden
(featuring solos by Mike Wobig, electric bass, Glen Newton, soprano trombone, Rich Eyman, trombone, Keith Miner, bass trombone, Mike Bratlie, trombone, and Fred Christiansen, trombone)

Somebody Loves Me by B. G. DeSylva, George Gershwin, and Ballard McDonald (1924), arr. by Dave Wolpe
(featuring the Rosetones, with tenor sax soloist Glen Peterson)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

American Patrol by F. W. Meacham (1891), arr. by Jerry Gray
(featuring the Rhythm & Swing dancers, with a solo by trumpeter Mark Lee)

Makin' Whoopie by Gus Kahn and Walter Donaldson (1928), arr. by Dave Barduhn
(featuring vocalist Keith Miner)

Hot Cha Cha Cha by Glenn Osser (1924), arr. by Glenn Osser
(featuring volunteer percussionists from the audience)

In the Mood by Joe Garland (1939), arr. by Glenn Miller
(with solos by Glen Peterson, tenor sax, Kay Foster, alto sax, and Linda Ness, trumpet)

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; Ann Booth, piano; and Jim Foster, drums. Bill Pearson also played baritone sax.

This concert was broadcast live on public access Channel 15, CTV North Suburbs, and recorded for later rebroadcast. John Rusterholz was the video producer.

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