Roseville Big Band Concert in Central Park, June 5, 2001, 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Directed by Glen Newton

Little Brown Jug traditional (1939), arr. by Bill Finegan
(featuring solos by Harvey Skow, trumpet, and Glen Peterson, tenor sax)

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)

Pennsylvania 6-5000 by Carl Sigman and Jerry Gray (1940), arr. by Jerry Gray, as played by Glenn Miller and his orchestra
(featuring the Rhythm & Swing Dancers, with solos by Pat Gefre on trumpet and Glen Peterson on tenor sax)

Secret Love by Sammy Fain and Paul Francis Webster (1953), arr. by Steve Wright
(featuring guitarist Carl Berger)

I'll Never Smile Again/Dream Medley "I'll Never Smile Again" by Ruth Lowe (1939); "Dream" by Johnny Mercer (1944); medley arr. by Mike Carubia
(featuring the Rosetones)

Jumpin' at the Woodside by Count Basie, arr. by Bill Frank
(featuring solos by Bill Frank, soprano sax; Glen Newton, tenor horn, and Glen Peterson, tenor sax, dueling on instruments invented by Adolphe Sax; Dan Desmonds, tenor sax; Mike Wobig, electric bass; and Jim Foster, drums)

Moon River by Henry Mancini and Johnny Mercer (1961), arr. by Joe Reisman, vocal arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring alto saxophonists Kay Foster and Bill Frank and the Rosetones)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

'Round Midnight by Thelonius Monk (1944), arr. by Mike Bratlie (world premiere of this arrangement)
(featuring a flugelhorn solo by Glen Newton and a tenor sax solo by Glen Peterson)

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

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

Frenesi by Alberto Dominguez, with English lyrics by Ray Charles and S. K. Russell (1939), arr. by Dave Wolpe
(featuring guest percussionists from the audience, with solos by Mark Lee, trumpet, Mike Bratlie, trombone, and Ann Booth, piano)

Sweet Georgia Brown by Ben Bernie, Maceo Pinkard, & Kenneth Casey (1925), arr. by Sammy Nestico
(featuring solos by Glen Peterson, tenor sax, Harvey Skow, trumpet, Carl Berger, guitar, and Keith Miner, bass trombone)

The band had five additional selections prepared but cut the concert short because of bad weather.

In addition to the soloists listed above, the Roseville Big Band performers for this concert included Fred Christiansen, trombone. Kay Foster also played soprano sax.

The Rosetones are Karen Dunn, lead, Diane Lindberg, alto, Kirk Lindberg, tenor, and Glen Newton, bass.

The Rhythm & Swing dancers performing on this concert were Maren Anderson, Cindy and Terry Gardner, Cameron Kaszas, Kara Maytag, Alice and Will Ribbens, and Neal Sims.

Concerts in Central Park (including this one, produced by John Rusterholz) are broadcast live on Channel 15, CTV North Suburbs!

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