Roseville Big Band Concert at the Roosevelt Middle School Jazz Festival, March 22, 2002, 8:40 - 9:35 p.m.

Directed by Glen Newton
Click here for the song list from 2001

We performed at Roosevelt Middle School after jazz bands from Anoka-Hennepin District 11 and Forest Lake: Northdale (directed by Dave Peterson), Fred Moore Middle School (directed by Lorie Landry), Jackson Middle School (directed by Mike Park), Oak View Middle School (directed by Dave Bratcher), Forest Lake's Southwest Junior High (directed by Phil Raaen), and Roosevelt Middle School (directed by Rich Raaen). The song crossed out below was on the original list but was skipped due to lack ot time. In addition, we made a medley of the last two songs, cutting over to "Sing, Sing, Sing" after the first chorus of "It Don't mean a Thing"; unfortunately, that meant omitting Mark's solo.

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)

String of Pearls by Jerry Gray (1942), arr. by Johnny Warrington
(with solos by Kay Foster, alto sax, Peter Davis, trumpet, and Ann Booth, piano)

Somebody Loves Me by B. G. DeSylva, George Gershwin, and Ballard McDonald (1924), arr. by Dave Wolpe, vocal arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring the Rosetones vocal quartet, with Glen Peterson on tenor sax)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

You're the Boss by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller (1961), arr. by John Wasson
(featuring solos by Rich Raaen on trombone, Bob Nielsen on trumpet, and Glen Peterson on tenor sax)

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

A sampling of Latin rhythms:

Tango: Blue Tango by Leroy Anderson (1951), arr. by Johnny Warrington
(including band director Jim Guckenberg on timbales)

Mambo: El Sol Tambien Se Pone by Ludar Felsenstein (1991), arr. by Roger Holmes
(including Jim Guckenberg on timbales, and featuring solos by trombonist Mike Bratlie, tenor saxophonist Dan Desmonds, guitarist John O'Loughlin, baritone saxophonist Deb Asselanis, and trumpeter Harvey Skow)

Bossa Nova: 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)

Samba: Brazil by Ary Barroso (1939), arr. by Dave Wolpe
(featuring guest percussionists from the audience, with solos by Ann Booth, piano, Kay Foster, alto sax, and Glen Peterson, tenor sax)

Cha-cha: Kiss of Fire by Lester Allen and Robert Hill (1952), arr. by Glenn Osser
(featuring guest percussionists from the audience, with solos by Mark Lee, trumpet, and Ann Booth, piano)

Fly Me to the Moon by Bart Howard (1954), arr. by Sammy Nestico
(featuring vocalist Kirk Lindberg, with solos by Mike Wobig, electric bass, and Bill Frank, alto sax)

1930's Swing Medley:

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 Mark Lee)

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

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

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

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