Roseville Big Band Concert in Central Park, July 4, 2004, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Come early and get a sneak preview of the concert as the band does sound checks and reviews parts of songs!

Directed by Glen Newton

Sleepy Time Gal by Ange Lorenzo, Richard Whiting, Joseph Alden and Raymond Egan (1925), arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring solos by Glen Newton on trumpet, and Mike Bratlie on trombone)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

Second Hand Rose by Grant Clarke and James F. Hanley (1921), arr. by Glen Newton, sung by Fanny Brice in Ziegfield Follies of 1921
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn)

In the Mood by Joe Garland (1939), arr. by Glenn Miller; watch the horn moves and the wandering trombonists!
(featuring the Swing Cats, with solos by Glen Peterson on tenor sax, Kay Foster on alto sax, Dan Odegaard 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.

Introduction of the trumpet section to the audience

Misty by Erroll Garner (1954), arr. by Johnny Warrington
(featuring alto sax soloist Bill Frank, with a trumpet solo by Mark Lee and a trombone solo by George Henly)

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)

Introduction of the sax section to the audience

Red House by Jimi Hendrix (1967), arr. by John Berry
(featuring a guitar solo by Jim Foss, a trumpet solo by Dan Kuch, and a tenor sax solo by Glen Peterson)

Through the Eyes of Love by Carole Bayer Sager and Marvin Hamlisch (1978), arr. by Dave Wolpe, from the Columbia Picture "Ice Castles"
(featuring vocalists Karen Dunn and Glen Newton)

Introduction of the rhythm section to the audience

Cha Cha Cha for Judy by Marshall Brown (1959), arr. by Marshall Brown
(featuring guest percussionists from the audience)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

Rosie the Riveter by Redd Evans and John Jacob Loeb (1942), arr. by Julie Stenberg
(featuring vocalists 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.

Skylark by Johnny Mercer and Hoagy Carmichael (1941), arr. by Jerry Nowak
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn)

Introduction of the trombone section to the audience

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

It's Only a Paper Moon by Billy Rose, E. Y. Harburg, and Harold Arlen (1932), arr. by Jerry Nowak
(featuring vocalists Karen Dunn and Glen Newton)

Sing, Sing, Sing by Louis Prima (1936)
(featuring drummer Kenne Thomas, with solos by Rich Eyman on trombone and Glen Newton on tenor horn)

The Swing Cats are dancers Terry Gardner, Heidi Coe, Chuck and Maro Lambert, and Chad and Bonni Allen.

In addition to the soloists listed above, the Roseville Big Band performers for this concert include Harvey Skow on trumpet and flugelhorn, Mark Olson on bass trombone, Mike Wobig on electric bass, and Ann Booth on piano.

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

As with our other July 4 concerts, several thousand people saw the live performance, along with those who watched the live performance and the rebroadcasts on Channel 15.

We sold two CDs and a tape.