Roseville Big Band Concert in Central Park, July 4, 2002, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Directed by Glen Newton

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

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 Harvey Skow on trumpet and Glen Peterson on tenor sax)

Don't Get Around Much Anymore by Bob Russell and Duke Ellington (1942), arr. by Roger Pemberton
(featuring Bill Pearson on baritone sax, Kay Foster on bass sax, and Mike Wobig on electric bass)

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

I Can't Get Started by Ira Gershwin and Vernon Duke (1935), arr. by Johnny Warrington; #9 on Billboard Magazine's 1955 all-time popular music standards list
(featuring vocalist Kirk Lindberg and trumpeter Glen Newton)

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes by Otto Harbach and Jerome Kern (1933), arr. by Steve Wright
(featuring alto sax soloist Kay Foster)

Still Love You by Keith Miner (2000), arr. by Glen Newton; world premiere of the big band arrangement of this song
(featuring composer-vocalist Keith Miner, with solos by Glen Peterson, tenor sax; Glen Newton, bass trombone; and Mike Wobig, electric bass)

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, and Bill Pearson on baritone sax)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

Star Dust by Hoagy Carmichael and Mitchell Parish (1929), arr. by Dave Wolpe; #1 on KLBB's All-Time Hits list; #1, #3, and #17 on Billboard Magazine's 1955 list
(featuring solos by Peter Davis on flugelhorn and vocalist Karen Dunn)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

On the Sunny Side of the Street by Jimmy McHugh and Dorothy Fields (1930), arr. by Mike Carubia; #10 on Billboard Magazine's 1955 list
(featuring the Rosetones vocal quartet)

El Sol Tambien se Pone by Ludar Felsenstein (1991), arr. by Roger Holmes
(featuring guest percussionists from the audience, with solos by Gene Phares, trumpet; Carl Berger, guitar; Dan Desmonds, tenor sax; Keith Miner, bass trombone; and Bill Frank, flute)

Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy by Don Raye and Hughie Prince (1940), vocal arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring the trumpet section, the boogie woogie piano of Ann Booth, and the vocal trio: Karen Dunn, Diane Dolinar, and Kirk Lindberg (aka "Kirkina"))

In addition to the soloists listed above, the Roseville Big Band performers for this concert included Rich Eyman, Fred Christiansen and George Henly, trombones; and Jim Foster, drums and timbales. Bill Frank also played alto sax; Glen Newton and Kay Foster also played soprano sax; and all the trumpet players also played flugelhorns.

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

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

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