Roseville Big Band
Concert at Sholom Home East, 7:00-8:05 p.m.
October 11, 2005

Led by Glen Newton

Dance to the Big Band Swing by Glen Newton (1999), arr. by Glen Newton; a Roseville Big Band original!
(featuring vocalists Karen Dunn, Barb Harvey, and Glen Newton, with solos by drummer Kenne Thomas and tenor saxophonist Glen Peterson)
This selection is a bonus track on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park (+8) CD.

In the Mood by Joe Garland (1939), arr. by Glenn Miller; #2 on KLBB's All-Time Hits list; #5 on Billboard Magazine's 1955 list of the all-time popular music record standards; watch the horn moves and the wandering trombonists!
(featuring solos by Glen Peterson on tenor sax, Kay Foster on alto sax, Kari Coad on trumpet, Glen Newton on vibes, and Cory Wong on guitar)
This selection is a bonus track on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park (+8) CD.

Star Dust by Hoagy Carmichael and Mitchell Parish (1929), arr. by Dave Wolpe; #1 on KLBB's All-Time Hits list; #1, #3, #17, and #25 on Billboard Magazine's 1955 list
(featuring solos by Kari Coad, flugelhorn, and vocalist Karen Dunn)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

Moon River by Henry Mancini and Johnny Mercer (1961), arr. by Joe Reisman, vocal arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring an alto sax duet by Kay Foster and Bill Frank, along with vocalists Karen Dunn, Barb Harvey, and Glen Newton)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

All of Me by Seymour Simons and Gerald Marks (1931), arr. by Lennie Niehaus
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn, with solos by Glen Newton, trumpet; and Glen Peterson, tenor sax, trading fours with trombonist Rich Eyman)

Woodchopper's Ball by Joe Bishop and Woody Herman (1939), arr. by Glenn Osser; Woody Herman's theme song
(featuring solos by Glen Newton, Bob Nielsen, and Harvey Skow, trumpets; Mike Bratlie, trombone; Keith Miner, bass trombone and scat vocal; Cory Wong, guitar; Bill Frank, alto sax; 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.

Bei Mir Bist du Schoen (in F Minor) by Sholom Secunda and Sammy Cahn (1932), arr. by Glen Newton; the Andrews Sisters had their first major success with “Bei Mir” which held Billboard's No. 1 slot for five weeks. This achievement established the girls as successful recording artists and they became celebrities.
(featuring vocalists Karen Dunn, Barb Harvey, and Glen Newton with a piano solo by Brian Dole and a trombone solo by George Henly)

Pennsylvania 6-5000 by Carl Sigman and Jerry Gray (1940), arr. by Jerry Gray, as played by Glenn Miller and his orchestra
(featuring solos by Harvey Skow on trumpet and Glen Peterson on tenor sax, with Glen Newton on the telephone)

My Little Girl by Keith Miner (1997), arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring vocalist Keith Miner, with solos by Mark Lee, trumpet, and Glen Newton, vibraphone)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

Latin Fantasy "Besame Mucho" by Consuelo Velazquez (1941) and "El Cumbanchero" by Rafael Hernandez (1943), arr. by Dave Wolpe
(featuring guest percussionists from the audience, with solos by trumpeter Bob Nielsen and drummer Kenne Thomas, and Glen Newton leading the audience in singing)

Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy by Don Raye and Hughie Prince (1940); a major hit recording for the Twin Cities' own Andrews Sisters
(featuring vocalists Karen Dunn, Barb Harvey, and Glen Newton and the Roseville Big Band trumpet section)

Thanks for the Memory by Leo Robin and Ralph Rainger (1937), arr. by Johnny Warrington; one of the Roseville Big Band's closing theme songs
(featuring a solo by trumpeter Bob Nielsen)

Roseville Big Band performers for this concert:

Saxes: Kay Foster (alto), Bill Frank (alto), Glen Peterson (tenor), Dan Desmonds (tenor), and Bill Pearson (baritone)
Trumpets and Flugelhorns: Mark Lee, Kari Coad, Harvey Skow, Bob Nielsen, and Glen Newton
Trombones: Mike Bratlie, George Henly, Rich Eyman, and Keith Miner (bass trombone)
Rhythm: Brian Dole (piano), Cory Wong (guitar), Mike Wobig (bass), Kenne Thomas (drums), and Glen Newton (vibraphone)
Vocalists: Karen Dunn, Barb Harvey, Glen Newton, and Keith Miner

There were about 25 people in the very appreciative audience, including a lady who had toured with the Andrews Sisters, playing the organ.