Roseville Big Band Concert at Beacon Hill Retirement Community Ice Cream Social, June 16, 2007, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Directed by Glen Newton

Songs crossed out like this were on the original list but were skipped due to lack of time. Songs in Italics were added by audience request.

Dance to the Big Band Swing by Glen Newton (1999), arr. by Glen Newton; a Roseville Big Band original and its opening theme song
(featuring vocalists Karen Dunn and Glen Newton, with solos by drummer Dave Tuenge and tenor saxophonist Glen Peterson)
This selection is a bonus track on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park (+8) CD.

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)

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

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

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 Dan Theobald on trumpet and Glen Peterson on tenor sax, with Glen Newton on the telephone)

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

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.

Skylark by Johnny Mercer and Hoagy Carmichael (1941), arr. by Jerry Nowak
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn)

Liechtensteiner Polka by Ed Kotscher and Rudi Lindt (1957), arr. by Johnny Warrington
(featuring vocalist Glen Newton)

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 Dan Theobald, vocalist Karen Dunn, and tenor saxophonist Dan Desmonds)

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 vocalists Karen Dunn and Glen Newton)

El Sol Tambien se Pone by Ludar Felsenstein (1991), arr. by Roger Holmes; this is your chance to perform with the Roseville Big Band!
(featuring guest percussionists from the audience, with solos by Bob Nielsen, trumpet, Bill Frank, flute, Rich Eyman, trombone, Keith Miner, bass trombone, and Greg Michnay, trombone)

Straighten Up and Fly Right by Nat King Cole and Irving Mills (1944), arr. by Stephen Bulla
(featuring vocalist Keith Miner, with a band vocal and instrumental solos by Ann Booth on piano and Carl Berger on guitar)

**** INTERMISSION ****

Happy Birthday, music by Mildred J. Hill (1893), arr. by Kay Foster; Mildred J. Hill's sister, Patty Smith Hill, added words to the tune, creating the song "Good Morning to All," which was published in Song Stories for the Kindergarten in 1893 as a song for teachers to sing to their students.The birthday lyrics, added by an unknown writer, were first published in 1924 in a songbook edited by Robert H. Coleman. The song "Happy Birthday" was used in the Brodway musical "The Band Wagon" (1931) and was Western Union's first singing telegram (1933).

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, a trombone solo by Rich Eyman and a tenor sax solo by Glen Peterson)

Brown Wore Black composed and arranged by Glen Newton (2003); dedicated to the volunteers of CTV15, Community Television for the Northern Suburbs
(featuring solos by Rich Eyman and Greg Albing, trombones; and Glen Newton, trumpet)

It's Only a Paper Moon by Billy Rose, E. Y. Harburg, and Harold Arlen (1932), arr. by Jerry Nowak; originally titled "If You Believe in Me" and featured in the short-running play, "The Great Magoo"; later appeared in the 1933 film version of "Take a Chance" with its current title; still later it was the title song of the 1973 film "Paper Moon" starring Ryan and Tatum O'Neill.
(featuring vocalists Karen Dunn and Glen Newton)

I Got Rhythm by George and Ira Gershwin (1928), arr. by Dave Wolpe; originated as a slow number in the Gershwins' 1928 flop, "Treasure Girl," which closed on Broadway after 68 performances; its familiar jauntily upbeat version in "Girl Crazy" (1930) featured 23-year-old Ethel Merman making her Broadway debut. It was also featured in "Crazy for You," the 1992 Broadway Tony Award-winner that was loosely based on "Girl Crazy." This is the Roseville Big Band's second performance of this arrangement.
(featuring trombonist Greg Albing)

Kiss of Fire by Lester Allen and Robert Hill (1952), arr. by Glenn Osser; this is another chance to perform with the Roseville Big Band!
(featuring guest percussionists from the audience, with solos by trumpeter Bob Nielsen and pianist Ann Booth)
This selection is a bonus track on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park (+8) CD.

For Once in My Life by Ronald Miller and Orlando Murden (1965), arr. by Lennie Niehaus; hit recordings of this song feature singers Frank Sinatra, Stevie Wonder (1968), Michael Buble, and many others.
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn)

American Patrol by F. W. Meacham (1891), arr. by Jerry Gray
(featuring a trumpet solo by Mark Lee)

Rosie the Riveter by Redd Evans and John Jacob Loeb (1942), arr. by Julie Stenberg, vocal arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring vocalists Bob Nielsen and Glen Newton, with a trombone solo by Rich Eyman)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

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

My Heart Belongs to Daddy by Cole Porter (1938),arr. by Richard Maltby; from the musical "Leave It To Me," in honor of Father's Day, June 17

I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter by Joe Young and Fred E. Ahlert (1935), arr. by Dave Wolpe
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn, with alto sax soloist Bill Frank)

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; George Henly, and Rich Eyman, trombones; Keith Miner, scat vocal; Carl Berger, guitar; Bill Frank, alto sax; Dan Desmonds, tenor sax; and Steve Goranson, electric bass)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

In the Mood by Joe Garland (1939), arr. by Glenn Miller; #2 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, Bill Frank on alto sax, Dan Theobald on trumpet, Carl Berger on guitar, and Glen Newton on vibraphone)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park (+8) CD.

Roseville Big Band performers for this concert:

Saxes: Bill Frank (alto and flute), Debbie Clapp (alto), Glen Peterson (tenor), Dan Desmonds (tenor), and Bill Pearson (baritone)
Trumpets and Flugelhorns: Mark Lee, Dan Theobald, Harvey Skow, and Bob Nielsen
Trombones: Greg Michnay, Greg Albing, Rich Eyman, and Keith Miner (bass trombone); Glen Newton also played bass trombone on "It Had to Be You" and "Straighten Up and Fly Right"
Rhythm: Ann Booth (piano), Carl Berger (guitar), Steve Goranson (bass), Dave Tuenge (drums), and Glen Newton (vibraphone)
Vocalists: Karen Dunn, Glen Newton, Keith Miner, and Bob Nielsen