Roseville Big Band Concert in Como Park, May 25, 2010, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
The concert venue is the Lakeside Pavilion. Click here for a map.

Led by Karen Dunn

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 its opening theme song (184)
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn, with solos by drummer Dave Tuenge and tenor saxophonist Ira Adelman)
This selection is a bonus track on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park (+8) CD.

Chattanooga Choo Choo by Mack Gordon and Harry Warren (1941), arr. by Dave Wolpe (152; trpts: 1-3, 1-2-3-4)
(featuring a tenor sax solo by Ira Adelman)

Look for the Silver Lining by Jerome Kern and Buddy DeSylva (1920), arr. by Jerry Nowak; from the musical "Sally," introduced by the rising Broadway star Marilyn Miller. (144)
(featuring solos by trumpeter Bob Nielsen and pianist Ann Booth)

All of Me by Seymour Simons and Gerald Marks (1931), arr. by Lennie Niehaus (176)
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn, with a guitar solo by Carl Berger, and trombonists Rich Eyman and George Henly trading fours)

Little Brown Jug traditional (1939), arr. by Bill Finegan; the Glenn Miller band's first hit swing tune! (176: bass&drums: 1-3,1-2-3-4)
(featuring solos by Dan Theobald, trumpet, and Ira Adelman, tenor sax)

Fever by John Davenport and Eddie Cooley (1956), arr. by Roger Holmes; a tribute to the late great Peggy Lee!
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn, with a solo by trombonist Rich Eyman)

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 (132; piano: 1-3, 1-2-3-4)
(featuring solos by Ann Booth, piano, Mark Syman, flugelhorn, and Dan Desmonds, tenor sax)


In the Mood by Joe Garland (1939), arr. by Jeff Tyzik; #2 on KLBB's All-Time Hits list and #5 (Glenn Miller) on Billboard Magazine's 1955 list; this is the version you might have heard Doc Severinson play on the Tonight Show. (156)
(featuring solos by Ira Adelman on tenor sax, Kay Foster on alto sax, and trumpeters Mark Syman and Dan Theobald)

I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter by Joe Young and Fred E. Ahlert (1935), arr. by Dave Wolpe (180; saxes: 1-3,1-2-3)
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn, with soprano sax soloist Kay Foster)

Fly Me to the Moon by Bart Howard (1954), arr. by Sammy Nestico; one of Frank Sinatra's classic hits! (132; bass and drums)
(featuring an alto sax solo by Bill Frank)

The Glory of Love by Billy Hill (1936), arr. by Dave Wolpe; Hill also wrote cowboy songs, such as "Wagon Wheels" and, under the pseudonym of George "Funky" Brown, he co-wrote the song "Have You Ever Been Lonely?" (116; drums: 1-3,1-2-3)
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn, with an alto sax solo by Kay Foster)

Cha Cha Cha for Judy, by Marshall Brown (1959), arr. by Marshall Brown (156; saxes: 1-3,1-2-3)
(featuring guest percussionists from the audience)
This selection is on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park (+8) CD.

The Lady is a Tramp by Lorenz Hart and Richard Rodgers (1937), arr. by Dave Wolpe (216)
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn, with a guitar solo by Carl Berger and a scat vocal solo by Keith Miner)

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 (120)
(featuring solos by Ira Adelman on tenor sax, Ann Booth on piano, and Mike Wobig on electric bass)

Roseville Big Band performers for this concert:

Saxes: Kay Foster (alto and soprano), Bill Frank (alto), Ira Adelman (tenor), Dan Desmonds (tenor), and Bill Pearson (baritone)
Trumpets and Flugelhorns: Mark Lee, Mark Syman, Dan Theobald, and Bob Nielsen
Trombones: Mike Bratlie, George Henly, Rich Eyman, and Keith Miner (bass trombone).
Rhythm: Ann Booth (piano), Carl Berger (guitar), Mike Wobig (bass), and Dave Tuenge (drums)
Vocal: Karen Dunn and Keith Miner

There were about 50 people in the audience.

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