Roseville Big Band
Led by Glen Newton


Children's Surgery International
Dance
Main Lounge, Second Floor, Minneapolis Club, 729 Second Avenue South
9:00-11:30 p.m., April 22, 2006
 
Passport to Smiles
 

The song crossed out like this was on the original list but was skipped because it seemed that the dancers preferred swing tunes. The song in Italics was added by audience request..

Set 1: 9:10-10:10

Dance to the Big Band Swing by Glen Newton (1999), arr. by Glen Newton; a Roseville Big Band original!
(featuring the Rosetones vocal quartet, 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.

Satin Doll by Billy Strayhorn, Duke Ellington, and Johnny Mercer (1958), arr. by Sammy Nestico; one of the Duke Ellington classics, played often by Count Basie's band.
(featuring solos by Ann Booth, piano, Harvey Skow, flugelhorn, and Dan Desmonds, tenor sax; with the Rosetones)

It Had to Be You by Gus Kahn and Isham Jones (1924), arr. by Peter Blair
(featuring vocalist Kirk Lindberg with a piano solo by Ann Booth)
This selection is a bonus track on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park (+8) CD.

Bye Bye Blackbird by Mort Dixon and Ray Henderson (1926), arr. by Dave Rivello; first performance by the Roseville Big Band
(featuring trumpet soloist Harvey Skow)

Somebody Loves Me by B. G. DeSylva, George Gershwin, and Ballard McDonald (1924), arr. by Dave Wolpe, vocal arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring the Rosetones, with tenor sax soloist Glen Peterson)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

It's Been a Long, Long Time by Sammy Cahn and Jule Styne (1945), arr. by Tim Altmann; one of Harry James' biggest hits; the Bing Crosby and Les Paul recording of this song hit #1 on the Billboard charts the month after World War II ended in 1945.
(featuring trumpeter Kari Coad, vocalist Karen Dunn, and tenor saxophonist Dan Desmonds)

The Glory of Love by Billy Hill (1936), arr. by Dave Wolpe, vocal arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring the Rosetones, with Kay Foster on alto sax)

Little Brown Jug traditional (1939), arr. by Bill Finegan; the Glenn Miller band's first hit swing tune!
(featuring solos by Kari Coad, trumpet, and Glen Peterson, tenor sax)

The Lady is a Tramp by Lorenz Hart and Richard Rodgers (1937), arr. by Dave Wolpe, vocal arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring the Rosetones, with a scat vocal solo by Keith Miner)

Misty by Erroll Garner (1954), arr. by Johnny Warrington; originally composed as an instrumental, the tune later had lyrics added by Johnny Burke and has been recorded by Johnny Mathis and numerous other artists.
(featuring alto sax soloist Bill Frank, with a trumpet solo by Dan Theobald and a trombone solo by Rich Eyman)

Come Fly with Me by Jimmy Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn (1957), arr. by Jason Lingle
(featuring vocalist Kirk Lindberg, with a tenor sax solo by Glen Peterson)

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 a trumpet solo by Kari Coad, Glen Peterson on tenor sax, and Glen Newton on the telephone)

Through the Eyes of Love by Carole Bayer Sager and Marvin Hamlisch (1978), arr. by Dave Wolpe; from the Columbia Picture "Ice Castles."
(featuring vocal soloist Karen Dunn with the Rosetones)

In the Mood by Joe Garland (1939), arr. by Glenn Miller; #1 on KLBB's All-Time Hits list and #5 (Glenn Miller) on Billboard Magazine's 1955 list; 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, and Leigh Anderson on guitar)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park (+8) CD.

Set 2: 10:25-11:30

Chattanooga Choo Choo by Mack Gordon and Harry Warren (1941), arr. by Dave Wolpe
(featuring solos by Glen Peterson, tenor sax, and Kenne Thomas, drum set)

You're Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile by Martin Charnin & Charles Strouse (1977), arr. by Bill Oliver; from "Annie"; dedicated to everyone at Children's Surgery International

Moon River by Henry Mancini and Johnny Mercer (1961), arr. by Joe Reisman, vocal arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring alto saxophonists Kay Foster and Bill Frank and the Rosetones)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

Ac-cent-tchu-ate the Positive by Harold Arlen and Johnny Mercer (1944), arr. by Rob Berry; sung by Bing Crosby in the Paramount Pictures motion picture "Here Come the Waves."
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn, with a piano solo by Ann Booth and a trumpet solo 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, Dan Theobald, trumpet, and Ann Booth, piano)

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; the favorite song of center fielder Kirby Puckett (1960-2006), who led the Minnesota Twins to two world series championships and inspired countless young baseball players.
(featuring the Rosetones)

Make Me Smile by James Pankow (1970), arr. by Peter Blair; recorded by Chicago; dedicated to everyone at Children's Surgery International
(featuring guest percussionists from the audience)

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 the Rosetones)

Oh, You Beautiful Doll by A. Seymour Brown and Nat D. Ayer (1911), arr. by Dave Wolpe; first performance by the Roseville Big Band
(featuring solos by Glen Peterson on tenor sax and Glen Newton on trumpet)

They Can't Take That Away from Me by George and Ira Gershwin (1936), arr. by Dave Wolpe; first performance by the Roseville Big Band
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn)

Blue Skies by Irving Berlin (1926), arr. by Paul Jennings; featured in the first talkie, Al Jolson’s "The Jazz Singer" (1927) and in a variety of others, including "Star Trek: Nemesis" (2002)
(featuring the Rosetones, 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.

Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries by Lew Brown and Ray Henderson (1931), arr. by Dick Lieb; a big hit for Rudy Vallee and His Connecticut Yankees
(featuring alto saxophonist Kay Foster)

I've Got a Gal in Kalamazoo by Mack Gordon and Harry Warren (1942), arr. by Mike Carubia
(featuring the Rosetones vocal quartet)

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

On the Sunny Side of the Street by Jimmy McHugh and Dorothy Fields (1930), arr. by Mike Carubia
(featuring the Rosetones)

Georgia on My Mind by Hoagy Carmichael and Stuart Gorrell (1930), band arr. by Dave Wolpe, vocal arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring the Rosetones vocal quartet, with a tenor sax solo by Glen Peterson)
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 (1952), arr. by Sammy Nestico; one of the Roseville Big Band's closing theme songs
(featuring solos by Glen Peterson on tenor sax, Ann Booth on piano, and Mike Wobig on electric bass)

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, and Dan Theobald
Trombones: Mike Bratlie, George Henly, Rich Eyman, and Keith Miner (bass trombone)
Rhythm: Ann Booth (piano), Leigh Anderson (guitar), Mike Wobig (bass), and Kenne Thomas (drums)
Vocalists: The Rosetones (Karen Dunn, Diane Lindberg, Kirk Lindberg, and Glen Newton), and Keith Miner