Roseville Big Band Concert in Como Park, May 25, 2004, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
The concert venue is the Lakeside Pavilion. Click here for a map.

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!

Dance to the Big Band Swing by Glen Newton (1999), arr. by Glen Newton; the Roseville Big Band theme song!
(featuring vocalists Karen Dunn and Glen Newton, with solos by drummer Kenne Thomas and tenor saxophonist Glen Peterson)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park (+8) CD.

Fly Me to the Moon by Bart Howard (1954), arr. by Sammy Nestico; one of Frank Sinatra's classic hits!
(featuring an alto sax solo by Bill Frank)

I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter by Joe Young and Fred E. Ahlert (1935), arr. by Dave Wolpe
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn with a soprano sax solo by Kay Foster)

I've Got You Under My Skin by Cole Porter (1936), arr. by Art Wiggins
(featuring a tenor sax solo by Glen Peterson)

As Long as I'm Singing by Bobby Darin (1962), arr. by Jerry Nowak
(featuring vocalist Glen Newton, with a tenor sax solo by Dan Desmonds)

Hard-Hearted Hannah by Jack Yellen, Milton Ager, Bob Bigelow, and Charles Bates (1924), arr. by Sammy Nestico
(featuring pianist Ann Booth with Harvey Skow on the trumpet solo)

Opus One by Sy Oliver and Sid Garris (1943), arr. by Steve Wright, vocal arr. by Glen Newton; #11(Tommy Dorsey) on Billboard Magazine's 1955 list of the all-time popular music record standards
(featuring vocalists Karen Dunn and Glen Newton, tenor sax soloist Glen Peterson, trombone soloist Rich Eyman, and electric bass soloist Mike Wobig)

Jordu by Duke Jordan (1949), arr. by Mike Bratlie; the Roseville Big Band gave the premiere performance of this arrangement earlier this month!
(featuring solos by tenor saxophonist Glen Peterson, trumpeter Harvey Skow, and trombonist George Henly)

Beer Barrel Polka by Jaromir Vejvoda, Wladimir A. Timm, and Vasek Zeman (1934, "Skoda Lasky"), English text by Lew Brown (1939), arr. by Vic Schoen, vocal arr. by Glen Newton; sing along with us!
(featuring vocalists Keith Miner, Karen Dunn, and Glen Newton)

In the Mood by Joe Garland (1939), arr. by Glenn Miller; #1 on KLBB's All-Time Hits list and #5 (Glenn Miller) on Billboard Magazine's 1955 list; watch the horn moves and the wandering trombonists!
(featuring solos by Glen Peterson on tenor sax, Kay Foster on alto sax, Kari Coad on trumpet, Glen Newton on vibes, and Jim Foss on guitar)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park (+8) CD.

**** INTERMISSION ****

Rock Around the Clock by Jimmy DeKnight and Max Freedman (1952), arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring 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.

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

Three Times a Lady by Lionel Ritchie (1978), arr. by Dave Wolpe
(featuring Mark Lee on flugelhorn)

Blue Skies by Irving Berlin (1927), arr. by Paul Jennings, vocal arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring vocalists Karen Dunn and Glen Newton, 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.

Pennsylvania 6-5000 by Carl Sigman and Jerry Gray (1940), arr. by Jerry Gray, as played by Glenn Miller and his orchestra; help us by shouting out this famous telephone number!
(featuring solos by Harvey Skow and Kari Coad on trumpet and Glen Peterson on tenor sax, with Glen Newton on the telephone)

Kiss of Fire by Lester Allen and Robert Hill (1952), arr. by Glenn Osser; this is your chance to perform with the Roseville Big Band!
(featuring guests percussionists from the audience, with solos by trumpeter Mark Lee and pianist Ann Booth)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park (+8) CD.

Star Dust by Hoagy Carmichael and Mitchell Parish (1929), arr. by Dave Wolpe; #1 on KLBB's All-Time Hits list; #1 (Artie Shaw), #3 (Glenn Miller), #17 (Paul Weston), and #25 (Bing Crosby) on Billboard Magazine's 1955 list
(featuring solos by Glen Newton, flugelhorn, and vocalist Karen Dunn)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

Show Me the Way to Go Home by Irving King (1952), arr. by Sammy Nestico
(featuring solos by Glen Peterson on tenor sax, Ann Booth on piano, and Mike Wobig on electric bass)

In addition to the soloists listed above, the Roseville Big Band performers for this concert included Mike Bratlie playing lead trombone. In addition to the instruments listed above, Keith Miner played bass trombone, Mark Lee played trumpet, and Harvey Skow and Bob Nielsen played flugelhorns.

About 30 audience members braved the 50-degree weather to see the band perform. Some were seeing the band for the first time, and we even sold one CD.