Roseville Big Band Concert at St. Michael's, June 16, 2009, 7:30 - 8:50 p.m
Directed by Glen Newton

The concert was originally scheduled for Central Park but moved to St. Michael's Lutheran Church because of rain!

Night Train by Oscar Washington, Lewis C. Simpkins, and Jimmy Forrest (1952), arr. by Bud Estes

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

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

Glen plays euphonium.
Glen played a euphonium solo.
Hands over hearts for "faith".

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 William Rice, Anna Hyytinen, Emily Huemann, and Allison Wolf)

Work Song by Nat Adderley (1960), arr. by Geoff Keezer; first performance by the Roseville Big Band at a concert in the park!
(featuring solos by Carl Berger, guitar, and Bill Frank, alto sax)

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

"Have faith, or pandemonium's liable to walk upon the scene." Emily, Anna, Allison, and William sang "Ac-cent-tchu-ate the Positive"

Caravan by Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, and Juan Tizol (1937), arr. by Michael Sweeney
(featuring a tenor sax solo by Glen Peterson and a trumpet solo by Dan Theobald)

Introduction of the trombone section to the audience

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)

Take the "A" Train by Billy Strayhorn (1941), arr. by Wilfred Roberts

Introduction of the trumpet section to the audience

Allison salutes.

Mack the Knife by Kurt Weill (1928), arr. by Bob Lowden and Glen Newton
(featuring vocalist Scott Senko)

On the Atchison, Topeka, and the Santa Fe by Johnny Mercer and Harry Warren (1945), arr. by Richard Maltby; from the M-G-M picture "The Harvey Girls"

Introduction of the saxophone section to the audience

Rosie the Riveter by Redd Evans and John Jacob Loeb (1942), arr. by Julie Stenberg, vocal arr. by Glen Newton.
(featuring vocalists Bob Nielsen, Glen Newton, Scott Senko, and William Rice, with a trombone solo by Rich Eyman, and Allison Wolf as Rosie)
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)

Allison reported for duty as Rosie.

Introduction of the rhythm section to the audience

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

My Buddy by Gus Kahn and Walter Donaldson (1922), arr. by Dave Wolpe
(featuring solos by trombonists Greg Michnay, Keith Miner, George Henly, and 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)

Guest percussionists joined the band on "El Sol Tambien se Pone."

Woodchopper's Ball by Joe Bishop and Woody Herman (1939), arr. by Glenn Osser; Woody Herman's theme song
(featuring solos by Glen Newton, euphonium, Bob Nielsen, trumpet, Bill Frank, alto sax, George Henly, trombone, Dan Theobald, trumpet, Carl Berger, guitar, Jeff Olsen, trumpet, Dan Desmonds, tenor sax, Rich Eyman, trombone, and Mike Wobig, electric bass)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

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: Dan Odegaard, Dan Theobald, Jeff Olsen, and Bob Nielsen
Trombones: Greg Michnay, George Henly, Rich Eyman, and Keith Miner (bass trombone); Glen Newton played bass trombone while Keith sang "My Little Girl"
Rhythm: Ann Booth (piano), Carl Berger (guitar), Mike Wobig (bass), Dave Tuenge (drums), and Glen Newton (vibraphone)
Vocalists: Karen Dunn, Glen Newton, Scott Senko, Emily Huemann, Anna Hyytinen, Allison Wolf, William Rice, and Keith Miner

Concerts in Central Park (including this one, produced by John Rusterholz, which was planned for Central Park but moved to St. Michael's) are broadcast on Channel 15, CTV North Suburbs in the ten-city area served by the North Suburban Cable Commission.
Lynn Redlinger and Norm Good operated two of the video cameras for the CTV video of the concert.

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