Roseville Big Band Concert in Edinborough Park, October 24, 2004, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
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 vocalists Karen Dunn and composer Glen Newton, with solos by Glen Peterson, tenor sax, and Kenne Thomas, drum set)
This selection is a bonus track on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park (+8) CD.

The Nearness of You by Ned Washington and Hoagy Carmichael (1937), arr. by Dave Hanson
(featuring vocal soloist Karen Dunn)

Introduction of the sax section to the audience

I Can't Stop Loving You by Don Gibson (1958), arr. by Dave Wolpe; one of Ray Charles' greatest hits
(featuring a solo by trombonist George Henly)

Beyond the Sea by Charles Trenet with English lyrics by Jack Lawrence (1945), arr. by Jerry Nowak; first performance by the Roseville Big Band!
(featuring vocalist Glen Newton, with a baritone sax solo by Bill Pearson)

Bei Mir Bist du Schoen by Sholom Secunda and Sammy Cahn (1932), arr. by Glen Newton; first performance of this arrangement!
(featuring vocalists Karen Dunn and Glen Newton with solos by Bill Frank, alto sax, and Mike Manthei, trumpet)

Computer by Bob Mintzer (1984), arr. by Bob Mintzer; first performance by the Roseville Big Band!
( featuring an alto trombone solo by Glen Newton, a tenor saxophone solo by Glen Peterson, and a trumpet solo by Mike Manthei)

Introduction of the trumpet section to the audience

Still Love You by Keith Miner (2000), arr. by Glen Newton; another Roseville Big Band exclusive!
(featuring composer-vocalist Keith Miner, with solos by George Henly, trombone, Glen Newton, bass trombone, and Mike Wobig, electric bass)

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 Glen Peterson on tenor sax, trading fours with Rich Eyman on trombone)

Introduction of the rhythm section to the audience

Casa del Sol by Mike Bratlie (2003), arr. by Mike Bratlie; the most recent composition premiered by the Roseville Big Band
(featuring solos by trumpeter Harvey Skow, trombonist George Henly, and drummer Kenne Thomas, with guest percussionists from the audience)

Introduction of the trombone section to the audience

Blue Skies by Irving Berlin (1927), arr. by Paul Jennings
(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.

Show Me the Way to Go Home by Irving King (1925), arr. by Sammy Nestico; the Roseville Big Band's closing theme song
(featuring solos by Ann Booth, piano, Glen Peterson, tenor sax, and Mike Wobig, electric bass)

America the Beautiful by Katherine Lee Bates (lyrics, 1893, revised in 1904 and 1913) and Samuel A. Ward (music, "Materna", 1882), arr. by Mike Tomaro; first performance by the Roseville Big Band!
(featuring vocalists Karen Dunn, Glen Newton, and Keith Miner, with the audience singing on the last chorus)

In addition to the soloists listed above, the Roseville Big Band performers for this concert included Kay Foster, alto and soprano sax, Dan Desmonds, tenor sax, Phil Raaen, trombone, Mark Lee, trumpet, and Bob Nielsen, trumpet. Bill Frank also played flute on "Casa Del Sol," Glen Newton also played vibraphone, Keith Miner also played bass trombone, and each of the trumpeters also played flugelhorn.

Volunteers from CTV15, led by producer John Rusterholz, videotaped this concert for later broadcast on Channel 15, CTV North Suburbs in the ten-city area served by the North Suburban Cable Commission.

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