Roseville Big Band Concert in Central Park, June 13, 2006, 7:30 - 8:55 p.m.

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; a Roseville Big Band original and the band's opening theme song
(featuring vocalists Karen Dunn and Glen Newton, with solos by drummer Kenne Thomas and tenor saxophonist Glen Peterson, playing from out in the audience)
This selection is a bonus track on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park (+8) CD.

Tall Cotton by Sammy Nestico (1976), arr. by Sammy Nestico
(featuring trombonist Greg Albing, with solos by Mike Wobig, electric bass, and Glen Newton, trumpet)

I've Got You Under My Skin by Cole Porter (1936), arr. by Mark Taylor
(featuring vocalist Glen Newton)

Introduction of the CTV15 crew broadcasting the concert live

Brown Wore Black composed and arranged by Glen Newton (2003); dedicated to the volunteers of CTV15, Community Television for the Northern Suburbs; the Television Premiere of this arrangement!
(featuring solos by Rich Eyman, trombone; Jeff Olsen, trumpet; Greg Albing and George Henly (playing from out in the audience), trombones; and Rob Schultz, guitar)

Introduction of the trombone section to the audience

Longer by Dan Fogelberg (1979), arr. by Jerry Nowak
(featuring vocalists Karen Dunn and Glen Newton)

Introduction of the sax section to the audience

Reverie for Ruben composed and arranged by Len Yaeger (2005);a tribute to Minnesota educator and saxophonist Ruben Haugen, who has performed professionally in nine different decades and inspired countless students throughout the world; click here to read composer Len Yaeger's comments about Ruben.
(featuring solos by Glen Peterson, tenor sax; Ann Booth, piano; Greg Albing, trombone; and Jeff Olsen, trumpet)

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

Pineapple Rag by Scott Joplin (1908), arr. by Bill Johnson

Introduction of the trumpet section to the audience

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

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 vocalist Glen Newton)

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)

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 soprano trombone solo by Glen Newton)

Introduction of the rhythm section to the audience

Cha Cha Cha for Judy by Marshall Brown (1959), arr. by Marshall Brown
(featuring guest percussionists from the audience)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

Chicago by Fred Fisher (1922), arr. by Paul Clark
(featuring solos by Harvey Skow, trumpet; Greg Albing, trombone; Bill Frank, alto sax; and Glen Peterson, tenor sax)

They Can't Take That Away from Me by George and Ira Gershwin (1936), arr. by Dave Wolpe
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn)

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, Jeff Olsen on trumpet, Glen Newton on vibraphone, and Rob Schultz on guitar)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park (+8) CD.

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, Jeff Olsen, Harvey Skow, and Bob Nielsen
Trombones: Greg Albing, George Henly, Rich Eyman, Keith Miner (bass trombone), Ted Aspnes (bass trombone (actually Greg's large bore tenor with a bass mouthpiece) on Brown Wore Black, Tall Cotton and It Had to Be You), and Glen Newton (on Brown Wore Black)
Rhythm: Ann Booth (piano), Rob Schultz (guitar), Mike Wobig (bass), Kenne Thomas (drums), and Glen Newton (vibraphone)
Vocalists: Karen Dunn, Glen Newton, and Keith Miner

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. For this concert, the camera operators were Neil, Lynn, Heather, Barb, and Joey, and the crew in the CTV van was Joe, Keith, and John.

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