Roseville Big Band Concert in Central Park, June 15, 2010, 7:30 - 8:45 p.m.
at the Frank Rog Amphitheatre

Directed by Glen Newton

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 the Rosetones vocal quartet, 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.

April in Paris by Vernon Duke and E. Y. Harburg (1932), arr. by Bob Lowden; one of Count Basie's classic hits
(featuring solos by Greg Michnay, trombone, and Dan Theobald, trumpet)

Georgia on My Mind by Hoagy Carmichael and Stuart Gorrell (1930), band arr. by Dave Wolpe, vocal arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring the Rosetones, with a tenor sax solo by Glen Peterson)
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 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.
(featuring solos by Glen Peterson on tenor sax, Kay Foster on alto sax, and trumpeters Mark Syman and Dan Theobald - playing from up in the audience - and Glen Newton)

Opus One by Sy Oliver and Sid Garris (1943), arr. by Steve Wright, vocal arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring the Rosetones, with solos by Glen Peterson, tenor sax; Rich Eyman, trombone; and Mike Wobig, electric bass)

Introduction of the saxophone section to the audience

Do Nothing 'Til You Hear from Me by Bob Russell and Duke Ellington (1943), arr. by Jack Mason
(featuring vocalist Kirk Lindberg, with a tenor sax solo by Glen Peterson, and a trumpet solo by Bob Nielsen)

Secret Love by Sammy Fain and Paul Francis Webster (1953), arr. by Steve Wright
(featuring guitarist Carl Berger)

The Lady is a Tramp by Lorenz Hart and Richard Rodgers (1937), arr. by Dave Wolpe, vocal arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring the Rosetones, with a scat vocal solo by Keith Miner) Click here to see a composite YouTube video of this performance and two others wtih the Roseville Big Band..

Introduction of the trombone section to the audience

On the Sunny Side of the Street by Jimmy McHugh and Dorothy Fields (1930), arr. by Mike Carubia
(featuring the Rosetones)

Gravy Waltz by Steve Allen and Ray Brown (1962), arr. by Mark Taylor; first performance by the Roseville Big Band at a concert in the park
(featuring solos by Glen Peterson on tenor sax and Dan Theobald, trumpet)

Somebody Loves Me by B. G. DeSylva, George Gershwin, and Ballard McDonald (1935), arr. by Dave Wolpe, vocal arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring the Rosetones, with Glen Peterson on tenor sax)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

Introduction of the trumpet section to the audience

I'll Never Smile Again/Dream Medley "I'll Never Smile Again" by Ruth Lowe (1939); "Dream" by Johnny Mercer (1944); medley arr. by Mike Carubia
(featuring the Rosetones)

The Moon is Blue by Herschel Gilbert and Silvia Fine (1953), arr. by Bill Holman; first performance by the Roseville Big Band at a concert in the park
(featuring solos by Glen Peterson, tenor sax; Greg Michnay, trombone; Mike Wobig, electric bass; and Ann Booth, piano)

I've Got a Gal in Kalamazoo by Mack Gordon and Harry Warren (1942), arr. by Mike Carubia
(featuring the Rosetones)

Introduction of the rhythm section to the audience

Alegria Latina (Latin Delight), by Jerry Nowak (2006), arr. by Jerry Nowak; first performance by the Roseville Big Band at a concert in the park
(featuring guest percussionists from the audience, with solos by George Henly, trombone; Dan Desmonds, tenor sax; Glen Newton, soprano trombone; Mark Syman, trumpet; Bill Frank, alto sax; and Keith Miner, bass trombone)

It Don't Mean a Thing if It Ain't Got That Swing by Duke Ellington (1932), arr. by Mike Carubia
(featuring the Rosetones, with a trumpet solo by Mark Lee)
This selection is a bonus track 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, Dan Theobald, Mark Syman, and Bob Nielsen
Trombones: Greg Michnay, George Henly, Rich Eyman, and Keith Miner (bass trombone)
Rhythm: Ann Booth (piano), Carl Berger (guitar), Mike Wobig (bass), Dave Tuenge (drums), and Glen Newton (vibraphone)
Vocalists: The Rosetones (Karen Dunn, Diane Lindberg, Kirk Lindberg, and Glen Newton)

Sound: John Dunn 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. This concert was broadcast live from the Frank Rog Amphitheatre on Channel 15 which serves 30,000 cable households in Arden Hills, Falcon Heights, Lauderdale, Little Canada, Mounds View, New Brighton, North Oaks, Roseville, St. Anthony and Shoreview. The concert was also broadcast on Town Square Television's Channel 21 which serves 22,000 cable households in Inver Grove Heights, Lilydale, Mendota, Mendota Heights, South St. Paul, Sunfish Lake and West St. Paul - the first live broadcast of a Roseville Big Band concert on Town Square Television.

About 150 people enjoyed the concert live in the park. The thunderstorms predicted earlier in the day didn't materialize, and although the skies were overcast for part of the concert, no rain appeared.