Roseville Big Band Concert in Central Park, July 4, 2003, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Directed by Glen Newton

Sometimes I'm Happy by Vincent Youmans and Irving Caesar (1927), arr. by Art Dedrick
(featuring a tenor sax solo by Dan Desmonds)

Candy by Mack David, Joan Whitney, and Alex Kramer (1944), arr. by Kris Berg
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn)

Armed Forces Medley Semper Paratus, Anchors Aweigh, The Caisson Song, The Marines' Hymn, The Air Force Song; sing along and stand when your branch of the service is featured!
(with the Rosetones vocal quartet leading the singing)

As Time Goes By by Herman Hupfeld (1931), arr. by Carl Strommen
(featuring trumpet soloist Daniel Kuch)

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

Introduction of the trumpet section to the audience

Bedtime Look by Keith Miner (1998), arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring vocalist Keith Miner, with vocal trio Karen Dunn, Diane Dolinar, and Kirk Lindberg)

Introduction of the sax section to the audience

Route 66 by Bobby Troupe (1946), arr. by Bob Lowden
(featuring solos by Mike Wobig on electric bass; Ann Booth on piano; Daniel Kuch on trumpet; Mike Bratlie and George Henly on trombones; Keith Miner on bass trombone; and Bill Frank on alto sax)

Moonglow by Will Hudson, Eddie DeLange and Irving Mills (1934), arr. by Mike Carubia
(featuring the Rosetones vocal quartet)

Introduction of the Rosetones and rhythm section to the audience

Tico-Tico by Zequinha de Abreu (1917), arr. by Tim Altmann; edited by Glen Newton; first published in 1930 as "Tico-Tico No Fuba"; lyrics added 1931 by Enrico Barreiros
(featuring guest percussionists from the audience, with solos by Tim Altmann on trumpet, Glen Peterson on tenor sax, and Glen Newton on E-flat flute)

Rosie the Riveter by Redd Evans and John Jacob Loeb (1942), arr. by Julie Stenberg
(featuring vocalists Kirk Lindberg, Bob Nielsen, and Glen Newton, with a trombone solo by Rich Eyman)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

Introduction of the trombone section to the audience

In the Mood by Joe Garland (1939), arr. by Glenn Miller; watch the horn moves and the wandering trombonists!
(featuring the Rhythm & Swing Dancers, with solos by Glen Peterson on tenor sax, Kay Foster on alto sax, Tim Altmann on trumpet, Glen Newton on vibes, and Jim Foss on guitar)

Dance to the Big Band Swing by Glen Newton (1999), arr. by Glen Newton; a Roseville Big Band original!
(featuring the Rosetones vocal quartet, with solos by drummer Jim Foster and tenor saxophonist Glen Peterson)

In addition to the soloists listed above, the Roseville Big Band performers for this concert included Mark Lee and Harvey Skow, trumpets, and Bill Pearson, baritone sax. Bob Nielsen also played trumpet, Harvey Skow also played ratchet (on Rosie the Riveter), Glen Newton also played bass trombone (on Bedtime Look), Kay Foster also played soprano sax (on Rosie the Riveter), and all the trumpet players also played flugelhorns.

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

The Rhythm & Swing Dancers for this performance were Cindy Gardner, Terry Gardner, Laura Stone, and Scott Thompson.

Concerts in Central Park (including this one, produced by John Rusterholz) are broadcast live on Channel 15, CTV North Suburbs! The televised version of this show began with Roseville Big Band director Glen Newton interviewing guest soloist Daniel Kuch about his improvisation skills and the Roseville Community Band, which he directs.

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Friday, July 03, 2020.

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