Roseville Big Band Concert at Beacon Hill Retirement Community Ice Cream Social, June 13, 2009, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Directed by Glen Newton and Bob Nielsen

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.

Work Song by Nat Adderley (1960), arr. by Geoff Keezer; first performance by the Roseville Big Band!
(featuring solos by Glen Newton, trumpet, and Bill Frank, alto sax)

Ac-cent-tchu-ate the Positive by Harold Arlen and Johnny Mercer (1944), arr. by Glen Newton; recorded by Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters
(featuring vocalists Glen Newton and Karen Dunn)

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.

My Buddy by Gus Kahn and Walter Donaldson (1922), arr. by Dave Wolpe
(featuring solos by trombonists Mike Bratlie, Keith Miner, George Henly, and Rich Eyman)

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)

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, Gene Phares, and Dan Theobald, trumpets; Bill Frank, alto sax; Mike Bratlie, Rich Eyman, Keith Miner, and George Henly, trombones; Carl Berger, guitar; Dan Desmonds, tenor sax; and Kent Schoenherr, electric bass)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

Longer by Dan Fogelberg (1979), arr. by Jerry Nowak; "Longer" became a #2 pop hit and a wedding standard in winter, 1980.
(featuring vocalists Karen Dunn and Glen Newton)

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 and Mark Lee on the ratchet)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

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

El Sol Tambien se Pone by Ludar Felsenstein (1991), arr. by Roger Holmes
(featuring guest percussionists from the audience, with solos by Bill Frank, flute, Bob Nielsen, trumpet, Mike Bratlie, trombone, and Gene Phares, trumpet)

Beer Barrel Polka by Jaromir Vejvoda, Wladimir A. Timm, and Vasek Zeman (1934, "Skoda Lasky"), English text by Lew Brown (1939), arr. by Vic Schoen; sing along with us!
(featuring vocalists Karen Dunn, Keith Miner, and Glen Newton)

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

I Can't Give You Anything But Love by Dorothy Fields and Jimmy McHugh (1928), arr. by Sammy Nestico
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn)

String of Pearls by Jerry Gray (1942), arr. by Johnny Warrington
(featuring solos by alto saxophonist Kay Foster, trumpeter Dan Theobald, and pianist Ann Booth)

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

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)

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 21

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, Kay Foster on alto sax, Dan Theobald on trumpet, and Carl Berger 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 and flute), Glen Peterson (tenor), Dan Desmonds (tenor and clarinet), and Bill Pearson (baritone)
Trumpets and Flugelhorns: Mark Lee, Gene Phares, Dan Theobald, and Bob Nielsen
Trombones: Greg Michnay, George Henly, Rich Eyman, and Keith Miner; Glen Newton filled in on bass trombone while Keith Miner sang "My Little Girl"
Rhythm: Ann Booth (piano), Carl Berger (guitar), Kent Schoenherr (bass), Dave Tuenge (drums), and Glen Newton (vibraphone)
Vocalists: Karen Dunn, Glen Newton, and Bob Nielsen

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