Roseville Big Band Concert in Central Park, June 10, 2003, 7:30 - 8:55 p.m.

Directed by Glen Newton

Come early and get a sneak preview of the concert as the band does sound checks and reviews parts of songs!

Bandstand Boogie by C. Albertine (1954)
(featuring dueling trumpeters Glen Newton and Harvey Skow playing from within the audience, with additional solos by bass trombonist Keith Miner, guitarist Jim Foss, and drummer Jim Foster)

Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree by Lew Brown, Charles Tobias, and Sam Stept (1942)
(featuring the Rosetones vocal quartet, with vocal solos by Kirk Lindberg and Karen Dunn)

The Charleston by Cecil Mack and Jimmy Johnson (1923), arr. by Jerry Sears; from the musical "Runnin' Wild"
(featuring the Rhythm & Swing Dancers, with vocalist Karen Dunn and trombone soloist Mike Bratlie)

All of Me by Seymour Simons and Gerald Marks (1931), arr. by Lennie Niehaus
(featuring vocalist Lauren Redpath, with a guitar solo by Jim Foss; and Rich Eyman on trombone trading fours with Glen Peterson on tenor sax)

Teaser composed and arranged by Mike Bratlie (2002), an original composition receiving its television premiere at this concert

Introduction of the sax section to the audience

Body and Soul by John Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour and Frank Eyton (1930), arr. by Marty Paich for the Stan Kenton orchestra, vocal arr. by Teena Chinn; first performance of this version by the Roseville Big Band, in which the a capella vocal quartet substitutes for Kenton's piano chorus
(featuring the Rosetones vocal quartet)

On the Atchison, Topeka, and the Santa Fe by Johnny Mercer and Harry Warren (1945), arr. by Richard Maltby; from the M-G-M picture "The Harvey Girls"

I'm Gettin' Sentimental Over You by Ned Washington and George Bassman (1932), arr. by Johnny Warrington; Tommy Dorsey's theme song
(featuring trombonist George Henly with Mark Lee on trumpet)

Introduction of the trombone section to the audience

251 Swing Street composed and arranged by Jim Mahaffey (2001), with additional backgrounds by Glen Newton
(featuring solos by Bill Frank on alto sax, Glen Newton on alto trombone, Jim Foss on guitar, Mike Bratlie on trombone, Mike Wobig on electric bass, and Keith Miner on bass trombone)

When I Fall in Love by Edward Heyman and Victor Young (1952), arr. by Jerry Nowak
(featuring vocalist Lauren Redpath, with a flugelhorn solo by Glen Newton)

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)

Introduction of the trumpet section to the audience

Angel Eyes by Earl Brent and Matt Dennis (1946), arr. by Matt Harris
(featuring vocalist Keith Miner, with a tenor sax solo by Glen Peterson)

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

I've Got a Gal in Kalamazoo by Mack Gordon and Harry Warren (1942), arr. by Mike Carubia
(featuring the Rosetones vocal quartet)

Introduction of the Rosetones and rhythm section to the audience

Latin Fantasy "Besame Mucho" by Consuelo Velazquez (1941) and "El Cumbanchero" by Rafael Hernandez (1943), arr. by Dave Wolpe
(featuring guest percussionists from the audience, with solos by trumpeter Bob Nielsen, pianist Ann Booth, and drummer Jim Foster, and Glen Newton leading the audience in singing)

Thanks for the Memory by Leo Robin and Ralph Rainger (1937), arr. by Johnny Warrington; a tribute to Bob Hope, who celebrated his 100th birthday on May 29th
(featuring a muted solo by trumpeter Tim Altmann)

Make Me Smile by James Pankow (1970), arr. by Peter Blair; recorded by Chicago

In addition to the soloists listed above, the Roseville Big Band performers for this concert included Kay Foster, alto sax, and Dan Desmonds, tenor sax. Kay Foster also played clarinet on Teaser. Bill Frank also played baritone sax on Body and Soul. Glen Newton played vibes on several selections and bass trombone on Angel Eyes.

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

The Rhythm & Swing Dancers for this performance were Maren Andersen, Jackie Duffus, Cindy Gardner, Andy Johnson, Heath Johnson, and Jackie Siemers.

Silhouetted against the sky, Glen Newton plays an alto trombone solo. Despite the overcast sky, cold temperature, and blustery winds, 96 people braved the elements to view the concert live in Central Park. Many others watched it live on Channel 15. The picture of Glen Newton playing alto trombone at left is typical of some of the dramatic camera angles used by CTV15 volunteers.

Concerts in Central Park (including this one, produced by John Rusterholz) are broadcast live on Channel 15, CTV North Suburbs in the ten-city area served by the North Suburban Cable Commission.

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