Roseville Big Band Dance at the Minnesota History Center, July 17, 2001, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Directed by Glen Newton

Dance to the Big Band Swing by Glen Newton (1999), arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring the Rosetones vocal quartet, with solos by drummer Jim Guckenberg and tenor saxophonist Glen Peterson)

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

Cindy and Terry's Pretty Good Teachin' Blues in B-Flat (traditional)
(accompanying the dance lessons given by Terry and Cindy Gardner of TC Swing; featuring the rhythm section with Al Burns, tenor sax, and Mike Bratlie, trombone)
Terry bends backward while CIndy holds his left hnad. Terry manages to keep his hat on while Cindy helps him demonstrate an advanced move.

Route 66 by Bobby Troupe (1946), arr. by Bob Lowden
(featuring solos by Mike Wobig on electric bass; Ann Booth on piano; Rich Eyman and Mike Bratlie on trombones; Keith Miner on bass trombone; Carl Berger on guitar; and Al Burns on tenor sax)

In the Mood by Joe Garland (1939), arr. by Glenn Miller
(featuring solos by Glen Peterson on tenor sax, Dan Desmonds on alto sax, Dan Odegaard on trumpet, Glen Newton on vibes, and Carl Berger on guitar)

All of Me by Seymour Simons and Gerald Marks (1931), arr. by Lennie Niehaus
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn, with a trumpet solo by Glen Newton; and Rich Eyman on trombone trading fours with Glen Peterson on tenor sax)

Waltzing Matilda by A. B. Paterson and Marie Cowan (1941), arr. by C. Lloyd
(featuring solos by Dan Desmonds, alto sax, and Dan Odegaard, trumpet)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

Saturday Night is the Loneliest Night of the Week by Sammy Cahn and Jule Styne (1945), arr. by Allyn Erickson
(featuring Kirk Lindberg)

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

Blue Skies by Irving Berlin (1927), arr. by Paul Jennings
(featuring the Rosetones, with solos by pianist Ann Booth and scat vocalist Keith Miner)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

Sing, Sing, Sing by Louis Prima (1936)
(featuring Jim Guckenberg on drums, Dan Desmonds on clarinet, Rich Eyman on trombone, Keith Miner on scat vocal, and Glen Newton on trumpet)

The Glory of Love by Billy Hill (1936), arr. by Dave Wolpe, vocal arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring the Rosetones vocal quartet, with Dan Desmonds on alto sax)

La Cumparsita by Gerardo Matos Rodriguez (1917)
(featuring guest percussionists from the audience, with a trumpet solo by Bob Nielsen)

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 Al Burns 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.

Y.M.C.A. by Jacques Morali, Henri Belolo and Victor Willis (1978), arr. by John Berry, vocal arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring the Rosetones, with solos by tenor saxophonist Al Burns and trumpeter Harvey Skow, with an audience full of singers and spellers)

The Lady is a Tramp by Lorenz Hart and Richard Rodgers (1937), arr. by Dave Wolpe, vocal arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring the Rosetones vocal quartet, with a scat vocal solo by Keith Miner)

It Don't Mean a Thing if It Ain't Got That Swing by Duke Ellington (1932), arr. by Mike Carubia
(featuring the Rosetones, with a trumpet solo by Dan Odegaard)
Diane, Glen, Karen, and Kirk sing, against the backdrop of the St. Paul skyline.

In addition to the soloists listed above, Roseville Big Band performers for this dance included Bill Pearson, baritone sax; Kim Kermes, trumpet; and Mark Olson, trombone.

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

This dance was videotaped by the volunteers of CTV North Suburbs, for later broadcast on Channel 15 in the ten-city area served by the North Suburban Cable Commission. John Rusterholz is the video producer.

Despite the unusually hot weather, the audience numbered 462!