Roseville Big Band Concert at the First Annual Bop-Cat Jazz Festival, March 10, 2000, 8:35 - 9:30 p.m.

Directed by Glen Newton

We performed at Oak View Middle School after jazz bands from Oak View Middle School (directed by Rich Raaen, with help from Gordy Nielsen), Northdale Middle School (directed by Dave Peterson, with the Roseville Big Band's Fred Christiansen subbing on lead trombone), and Roosevelt Middle School (directed by Rich Raaen).

Walkin' in a Winter Wonderland by Dick Smith and Felix Bernard (1934), arr. by Dave Barduhn
(featuring solos by Bill Pearson, baritone sax, Keith Miner, bass trombone, and Glen Newton, trumpet)

It Had to Be You by Gus Kahn and Isham Jones (1924), arr. by Peter Blair
(featuring vocalist Kirk Lindberg, with a solo by Ann Booth, piano)

Rock Around the Clock by Jimmy DeKnight and Max Freedman (1952), arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring solos by Bob Nielsen on trumpet, Bill Pearson on baritone sax, and Glen Newton on soprano trombone)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

Ain't Misbehavin' by Andy Razaf, Fats Waller, and Harry Brooks (1929), band arr. by Art Dedrick, vocal arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring vocalists Kirk Lindberg (tenor), Diane Lindberg (alto), and Glen Newton (baritone))

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 Mark Lee on trumpet and Glen Peterson on tenor sax)

Sing, Sing, Sing by Louis Prima (1936)
(featuring Jim Foster on drums, with solos by Rich Eyman on trombone, Keith Miner on scat vocal, and Glen Newton on trumpet)

Woodchopper's Ball by Joey Bishop and Woody Herman (1939), arr. by Glenn Osser
(featuring solos by Glen Newton, Bob Nielsen, and Harvey Skow on trumpets; Dan Desmonds on tenor sax; Rich Eyman and Mike Bratlie on trombones; Keith Miner on bass trombone; and Mike Wobig on electric bass)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

Dance to the Big Band Swing by Glen Newton (1999), arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring the vocal trio Diane Dolinar, Kirk Lindberg, and Glen Newton, with solos by drummer Jim Foster and tenor saxophonist Glen Peterson)

Route 66 by Bobby Troupe (1946), arr. by Bob Lowden
(featuring solos by Mike Wobig on electric bass, Glen Newton on soprano trombone, Ann Booth on piano, Rich Raaen on trombone, and Jim Foster on drums)

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, with solos by trumpeter Bob Nielsen and drummer Jim Foster, and Glen Newton leading the audience in singing)

In the Mood by Joe Garland (1939), arr. by Glenn Miller
(featuring solos by Glen Peterson on tenor sax, Kay Foster on alto sax, Kim Kermes on trumpet, and Glen Newton on vibes)

In addition to the soloists listed above, the Roseville Big Band performers for this concert included Fred Christiansen, trombone.

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