Roseville Big Band Concert in Como Park, May 31, 2005, 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.

Something's Gotta Give by Johnny Mercer (1954), arr. by Al Yankee
(featuring solos by pianist Ann Booth and tenor saxophonist Glen Peterson)

Second-Hand Rose by Grant Clarke, James F. Hanley, and Howard Harlan (1921), arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn)

A Season Departs composed and arranged by Jim Mahaffey (2004); based on the chord progression of "Autumn Leaves"
(featuring solos by Jim Foss, guitar, and trombonists George Henly and Rich Eyman.)

Berimbau by Baden Powell (1966), arr. by Bill Frank; the world premiere performance of this arrangement
(featuring Kenne Thomas playing the berimbau, with a flute solo by Bill Frank)

It's Been a Long, Long, Time by Sammy Cahn and Jule Styne (1945), arr. by Tim Altmann
(featuring trumpet soloist Kari Coad, with a vocal solo by Karen Dunn and a tenor sax solo by Dan Desmonds)

'Round Midnight by Thelonius Monk (1944), arr. by Mike Bratlie
(featuring a tenor sax solo by Glen Peterson)

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)

Evil Ways by Sonny Henry (1967), arr. by Ralph Ford
(featuring Glen Peterson on tenor sax, Mike Bratlie on trombone, and Mark Olson on bass trombone)


Call Me Irresponsible by Sammy Cahn and James Van Heusen (1962), arr. by Dave Wolpe; from the Paramount Picture "Papa's Delicate Condition"
(featuring a trumpet solo by Harvey Skow)

Second Time Around by Sammy Cahn and James Van Heusen (1960), arr. by Dave Wolpe
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn)

Hot-Cha Cha Cha composed and arranged by Glenn Osser (1958)
(featuring guest percussionists from the audience, with a trumpet solo by Bob Nielsen)

Waltz for Debby by Bill Evans (1964), arr. by Keith Foley
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn, with a vibraphone solo by Glen Newton, an alto sax solo by Bill Frank, and a piano solo by Ann Booth)

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 Kari Coad on trumpet and Glen Peterson on tenor sax, with Glen Newton on the telephone)

How About You? by Ralph Freed and Burton Lane (1941), arr. by Dave Wolpe
(featuring vocalists Karen Dunn and Glen Newton, with instrumental solos by Glen Peterson, tenor sax, and Glen Newton, trumpet)

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 Mark Lee playing lead trumpet, Kay Foster playing lead alto saxophone, Bill Pearson playing baritone saxophone, and Jim Foster playing drum set on "Berimbau" and congas on several other selections. In addition to the instruments listed above, Glen Newton played the cuica on "Berimbau".

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