Roseville Big Band Concert at the Beacon Hill Retirement Community Ice Cream Social, June 12, 2004, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Note: Songs crossed out were in the original lineup but were skipped.

Directed by Glen Newton

Dance to the Big Band Swing by Glen Newton (1999), arr. by Glen Newton; the Roseville Big Band theme song!
(featuring the Rosetones vocal quartet, 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 vocalist Kirk Lindberg and 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)

It Don't Mean a Thing if It Ain't Got That Swing by Duke Ellington (1932), arr. by Mike Carubia
(featuring the Rosetones vocal quartet, with a trumpet solo by Mark Lee)
This selection is a bonus track on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park (+8) CD.

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 the Rosetones, tenor sax soloist Glen Peterson, trombone soloist Rich Eyman, and electric bass soloist Mike Wobig)

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.

New Orleans Jazz Portrait "When the Saints Go Marching In" and "Just a Closer Walk with Thee", arr. by Mike Vax and Bob Secor (1981)
(featuring a Dixieland trio of soprano saxophonist Dan Desmonds, trombonist Mike Bratlie, and trumpeter Bob Nielsen; with additional soloists Ann Booth on piano and Scott Swenson on trombone)

Blue Moon by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart (1934), arr. by Johnny Warrington
(featuring a vocal duet by Kirk Lindberg and Glen Newton, with a trumpet solo by Mark Lee and an alto sax solo by Bill Frank)

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)

Blue Skirt Waltz by Vaclav Blaha (1944), arr. by Johnny Warrington; moved from the second set by a request for a waltz
(featuring vocalist Kirk Lindberg)

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, Dan Kuch 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.

Satin Doll by Billy Strayhorn, Duke Ellington and Johnny Mercer (1952), arr. by Sammy Nestico
(featuring solos by Ann Booth on piano, Harvey Skow on flugehorn, and Dan Desmonds on tenor sax, with the Rosetones vocal quartet)

**** INTERMISSION ****

Georgia on My Mind by Hoagy Carmichael and Stuart Gorrell (1930), band arr. by Dave Wolpe, vocal arr. by Glen Newton; added as a tribute to Ray Charles (1930-2004)
(featuring the Rosetones vocal quartet, with a trombone solo by Rich Eyman)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

I Can't Stop Loving You by Don Gibson (1958), arr. by Dave Wolpe; added as a tribute to Ray Charles (1930-2004)
(featuring a solo by trombonist Mike Bratlie)

Woodchopper's Ball by Joey Bishop and Woody Herman (1939), arr. by Glenn Osser; Woody Herman's theme song
(featuring solos by Glen Newton, trumpet with plunger; Bob Nielsen and Dan Kuch, trumpets; Mark Olson, bass trombone; Bill Frank, alto sax; Scott Swenson, Rich Eyman, and Mike Bratlie, tenor trombones; Dan Desmonds, tenor sax; and Mike Wobig, electric bass)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

Apple Honey by Woody Herman (1945), arr. by Joe Bishop; another classic from Woody Herman and the herd
(featuring solos by clarinetist Kay Foster and tenor saxophonist Glen Peterson)

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)

The Nearness of You by Ned Washington and Hoagy Carmichael (1937), arr. by Dave Hanson; this is its first performance by the Roseville Big Band
(featuring flugelhorn soloist Glen Newton)

Sentimental Journey by Bud Green, Les Brown, and Ben Homer (1944), arr. by Jack Mason; huge hit of Les Brown's band, with Doris Day on the original vocal
(featuring the Rosetones vocal quartet, with a flugelhorn solo by Bob Nielsen)

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.

Blue Skies by Irving Berlin (1927), arr. by Paul Jennings, vocal arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring the Rosetones, with solos by pianist Ann Booth and guitarist Jim Foss)
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 a trumpet solo by Dan Kuch, with Glen Peterson on tenor sax, and Glen Newton on the telephone)

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 Lindberg, and Kirk Lindberg)

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.

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

Thanks for the Memory by Leo Robin and Ralph Rainger (1937), arr. by Johnny Warrington
(featuring a muted solo by trumpeter Bob Nielsen)

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

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

About 400 people heard the concert, and some braved the sun and high temperature to dance on the concrete as the band played.

Thanks to Bob Nielsen (whose parents live at Beacon Hill) for his suggestions for the song list.

After the concert, we sold three CDs and one cassette.