Roseville Big Band Concert in Central Park, August 1, 2000, 7:00 - 8:20 p.m.

Directed by Glen Newton

New York, New York by Fred Ebb and John Kander (1977), arr. by Bob Lowden

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

The Charleston by Cecil Mack and Jimmy Johnson (1923), arr. by Jerry Sears
(featuring the Rhythm & Swing Dancers, with vocalist Karen Dunn and trombone soloist Fred Christiansen)

New Orleans Jazz Portrait "When the Saints Go Marching In" and "Just a Closer Walk with Thee", arr. by Mike Vax and Bob Secor (1981)
(featuring a Dixieland trio of clarinetist Dan Desmonds, trombonist Rich Eyman, and trumpeter Harvey Skow; with additional soloists Glen Peterson on tenor sax, Ann Booth on piano, and Keith Miner on bass trombone)

I Won't Last a Day without You by Paul Williams and Roger Nichols (1971), band arr. by Bob Lowden, vocal arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring vocalist Mark Scanlan, with vocalists Karen Dunn, Barb Harvey, and Glen Newton)

A Musical Countdown:

5: Mambo #5 by Damaso Perez Prado, Lou Bega, and Zippy (1949 & 1999), arr. by Roger Holmes
(featuring guest percussionists from the audience, with solos by trumpeter Harvey Skow and alto saxophonist Kay Foster)

4: Four by Miles Davis (1954), arr. by Dave Barduhn
(with the dueling trumpets of Harvey Skow and Glen Newton)

3: Three Times a Lady by Lionel Ritchie (1978), arr. by Dave Wolpe
(featuring Mark Lee on flugelhorn)

2: Two O'Clock Jump by Harry James, Benny Goodman, and Count Basie (1942), arr. by Will Hudson
(with soloists Glen Newton on vibraphone and euphonium and Glen Peterson on tenor sax)

1: Opus One by Sy Oliver and Sid Garris (1943), arr. by Steve Wright
(featuring the Rhythm & Swing Dancers, with tenor sax soloist Glen Peterson, trombone soloist Rich Eyman, and electric bass soloist Mike Wobig)

Ain't Misbehavin' by Andy Razaf, Fats Waller, and Harry Brooks (1929), band arr. by Art Dedrick, vocal arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring vocalists Karen Dunn, Barb Harvey, Mark Scanlan, and Glen Newton)

Copacabana by Bruce Sussman, Jack Feldman, and Barry Manilow (1978), arr. by John Berry
(featuring guest percussionists from the audience, with trumpet soloist Bob Nielsen and alto sax soloist Kay Foster)

Every Day I Have the Blues by Peter Chatman (1952), arr. by Roger Holmes
(featuring vocalist Keith Miner, with tenor sax soloist Glen Peterson)

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; Bill Frank on alto sax; Glen Peterson and Dan Desmonds on tenor sax; Rich Eyman on trombone; 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.

In addition to the soloists listed above, the Roseville Big Band performers for this concert included Bill Pearson, baritone sax; Greg Onstad, trombone; Carin Bratlie, tuba; Kim Kermes, trumpet; and Jim Foster, drums.

Concerts in Central Park (including this one produced by John Rusterholz) are broadcast live on Channel 15, CTV North Suburbs! Click here to see the notes that Glen Newton provided to John to use in preparing the graphics and camera shots.

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