Roseville Big Band Concert in Central Park, July 20, 2004, 7:30 - 8:45 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

String of Pearls by Jerry Gray (1942), arr. by Johnny Warrington; Glenn Miller's recording of this song ranked #7 on Billboard Magazine's 1955 poll of leading disk jockies in the United States to determine the all-time popular music record standards
(with solos by Kay Foster, alto sax, Glen Newton, trumpet, and Ann Booth, piano)

Love is Here to Stay by George and Ira Gershwin (1938), arr. by Dave Wolpe; vocal arr. by Glen Newton; the last song on which the Gershwin brothers collaborated
(featuring vocal soloist Kirk Lindberg, the Rosetones vocal quartet, and trumpet soloist Kari Coad)

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

All of Me by Seymour Simons and Gerald Marks (1931), arr. by Lennie Niehaus
(featuring vocalist Paula Lammers, with an alto horn solo by Glen Newton, and Glen Peterson on tenor sax trading fours with Rich Eyman on trombone)

The Nearness of You by Ned Washington and Hoagy Carmichael (1937), arr. by Dave Hanson
(featuring flugelhorn soloist Glen Newton)

Central Park Rock by Jack and Linda Brewer (1998 and 2004), arr. by Glen Newton; celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Roseville Central Park Foundation
(featuring vocal soloists Karen Dunn and Glen Newton, with the Rosetones vocal quartet)

Bei Mir Bist du Schoen by Sholom Secunda and Sammy Cahn (1932), arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring a vocal trio comprised of Paula Lammers, Karen Dunn, and Diane Lindberg, with solos by Glen Peterson, tenor sax, and Rich Eyman, trombone)

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

How About You? by Ralph Freed and Burton Lane (1941), from the MGM musical "Babes on Broadway", arr. by Dave Wolpe
(featuring vocalists Paula Lammers and Glen Newton, with Glen Peterson on the tenor sax solo and Glen Newton soloing on trumpet)

Casa del Sol by Mike Bratlie (2003), arr. by Mike Bratlie
(featuring solos by trumpeter Harvey Skow, trombonist George Henly, and drummer Kenne Thomas)

Someone to Watch over Me by George and Ira Gershwin (1926), arr. by Dave Wolpe, vocal arr. by Glen Newton; from the musical "Oh, Kay!"
(featuring vocal soloist Karen Dunn and the Rosetones vocal quartet)

Coquette by Carmen Lombardo and John Green (1928), arr. by Dave Wolpe
(featuring a trumpet solo by Kari Coad and a guitar solo by Jim Foss)

Angel Eyes by Earl Brent and Matt Dennis (1946), arr. by Matt harris
(featuring vocalist Paula Lammers, with a tenor sax solo by Glen Peterson)

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)

La Bamba traditional, adapted by Ritchie Valens (1958), arr. by John Berry
(featuring guest percussionists from the audience, with solos by Bill Frank on alto sax and Kenne Thomas on drums)

What a Wonderful World by George David Weiss and Bob Thiele (1967), arr. by Jerry Nowak, vocal arr. by Glen Newton; recorded by Louis Armstrong
(featuring the Rosetones vocal quartet)

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 Dan Desmonds, tenor sax, Bill Pearson, baritone sax, Bob Nielsen, trumpet, and Mike Wobig, electric bass. Bill Frank also played flute on "Casa Del Sol", Keith Miner also played bass trombone, and Glen Newton also played vibraphone.

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.

Despite the 90-degree temperature at the start of the concert, about 200 people saw the concert live in the park, along with countless others who watched it live on Channel 15 and even more who will see it on the Channel 15 replays.