Roseville Big Band and Roseville Community Band Joint Concert at Roseville Lutheran Church, December 18, 2000, 7:30 - 9:00 p.m.

Big Band Directed by Glen Newton; Community Band Directed by Kay Foster; Kirk Lindberg, Master of Ceremonies

A Christmas Festival by Leroy Anderson (1950), a medley of holiday tunes including Joy to the World, Deck the Halls, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Good King Wenceslas, Hark the Herald Angels Sing, Silent Night, Jingle Bells, and Oh Come All Ye Faithful
(Roseville Community Band and Roseville Big Band)

What a Wonderful World by George David Weiss and Bob Thiele (1967), arr. by Jerry Nowak, vocal arr. by Glen Newton
(Roseville Big Band, featuring the Rosetones vocal quartet)

Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow by Jule Styne (1945), arr. by John Berry
(Roseville Big Band, featuring solos by Bill Pearson, baritone sax; Mike Wobig, electric bass; Glen Peterson, tenor sax; and Keith Miner, bass trombone)

And the Angels Sing by Johnny Mercer and Ziggy Elman (1939), arr. by Dave Wolpe
(Roseville Big Band, featuring vocalist Karen Dunn and trumpeter Glen Newton)

The Special Sounds of Christmas arr. by James Christensen (1980), a medley of holiday tunes including Good Christian Men Rejoice, Angels from the Realms of Glory, Here We Come A-Caroling, Deck the Halls, and O Christmas Tree
(Roseville Community Band)

Carol for Another Christmas by Henry Mancini (1966), arr. by James H. Burden
(Roseville Community Band)

Bell Carol Fantasy arr. by James Curnow (1988)
(Roseville Community Band)

A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square by Eric Maschwitz and Manning Sherwin (1940), arr. by Frank Mantooth
(Roseville Big Band, featuring Rich Eyman, trombone; Harvey Skow, flugelhorn; and Bill Pearson, baritone sax)

Opus One by Sy Oliver and Sid Garris (1943), arr. by Steve Wright, vocal arr. by Glen Newton
(Roseville Big Band, featuring the Rosetones vocal quartet, tenor sax soloist Glen Peterson, trombone soloist Rich Eyman, and electric bass soloist Mike Wobig)

Grace Yourself by Peter Nero (1974), arr. by Mike Bratlie
(Roseville Big Band, with solos by flutist Bill Frank and guitarist Carl Berger)

A Chanukah Triptych arr. by Jacques Rizzo (1981)
(Roseville Community Band)

Sleigh Ride by Leroy Anderson (1948)
(Roseville Community Band)

Greensleeves Traditional, arr. by Alfred Reed (1961)
(Roseville Community Band)

Sweet Sue - Just You by Will J. Harris and Victor Young (1928), arr. by Dave Grusin
(Roseville Big Band, featuring the Rosetones vocal quartet)

Winter Wonderland by Dick Smith and Felix Bernard(1934), arr. by Dave Barduhn
(Roseville Big Band, featuring flutist Bill Frank and bass trombonist Keith Miner)

The Christmas Song by Mel Torme and Robert Wells (1946), arr. by Paul Jennings
(Roseville Big Band)

Christmas Sing Along arr. by James D. Ployhar, a medley of holiday tunes including Hark the Herald Angels Sing, Oh Come All Ye Faithful, Deck the Halls, Silent Night, The First Noel, Joy to the World, and We Wish You a Merry Christmas
(Roseville Community Band and Roseville Big Band, featuring audience singing led by community band members and the Rosetones)

A Legend of Kings: a Christmas Fantasy by Charles Richard Spinney (1975)
(Roseville Community Band and Roseville Big Band)

In addition to the soloists listed above, the Roseville Big Band performers for this concert included Dan Desmonds, tenor sax and clarinet; Mike Bratlie and Fred Christiansen, trombones; Mark Lee, Kim Kermes, and Bob Nielsen, trumpets and flugelhorns; Ann Booth, piano and percussion; and Jim Foster, drum set and euphonium; Harvey Skow also played trumpet and French horn; Bill Frank and Kay Foster also played alto saxophones; and Glen Newton also played tuba and vibraphone.

This concert was recorded live to tape for later broadcast on Channel 15, CTV North Suburbs, John Rusterholz, producer.

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