Roseville Big Band Concert at Beacon Hill Retirement Community Ice Cream Social, June 11, 2011, 1:00 - 3:03 p.m.

Directed by Glen Newton

This was the Roseville Big Band's 8th Annual Concert at the Beacon Hill Commons.

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 vocalist Karen Dunn, 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.

After You've Gone by Henry Creamer and Turner Layton (1918), arr. by Mark Taylor
(featuring a muted trumpet solo by 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
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn, with alto sax soloist Ira Adelman)

Old Devil Moon by E. Y. Harburg and Burton Lane (1946), arr. by Dave Wolpe
(featuring a trumpet solo by Mark Syman)

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

Night and Day by Cole Porter (1932), arr. by Dave Wolpe
(featuring vocalist Glen Newton and tenor saxophonist Glen Peterson)

 

Just in Time by Betty Comden, Adolph Green, and Jule Styne (1956), arr. by Dave Wolpe; introduced by Judy Holliday and Sydney Chaplin in the musical "Bells Are Ringing"; Tony Bennett had a hit recording of the song late in 1956
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn, with an alto sax solo by Bill Frank)

Rosie the Riveter by Redd Evans and John Jacob Loeb (1942), arr. by Julie Stenberg
(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.

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)

Cool by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim (1957), arr. by Mark Taylor; from West Side Story; first performance by the Roseville Big Band
(featuring a trumpet solo by Dan Theobald)

Medley of Vera Lynn Songs (featuring vocalist Karen Dunn); Vera Lynn (born Vera Margaret Welch in 1917) was one of Britain's most popular entertainers during World War II; in 2009, at age 92, she became the oldest living artist to make it to No. 1 on the British album chart, with "We'll Meet Again: The Very Best of Vera Lynn."

(There'll Be Bluebirds Over) The White Cliffs of Dover by Walter Kent and Nat Burton (1941); this song was written at a time when British and German aircraft had been fighting over the cliffs of Dover in the Battle of Britain; Vera Lynn's 1942 recording of the song is one of her best-known recordings.
I'll Be Seeing You
by Sammy Fain and Irving Kahal (1938); Bing Crosby's recording of the song topped Billboard's hit singles chart for three weeks in July, 1944.
We'll Meet Again
by Ross Parker and Hughie Charles (1939); Vera Lynn was featured in a 1942 film of the same name.

Ran-Kan-Kan by Tito Puente (1957), arr. by Michael Philip Mossman; first performance by the Roseville Big Band
(featuring guest percussionists from the audience, with solos by Bill Frank, alto sax; Dan Theobald, trumpet; Glen Peterson, tenor sax; and George Henly, trombone)

**** INTERMISSION (slightly under 15 minutes) ****

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

(It Seems to Me I've) Heard That Song Before by Sammy Cahn and Jule Styne (1942); a huge hit for trumpeter Harry James and vocalist Helen Forrest; sung by Frank Sinatra in the Republic motion picture "Youth on Parade"; charted at # 1 for 13 weeks in 1943.
(featuring trumpeter Mark Syman, with a vocal by Glen Newton)

Sway by Pablo Beltrán Ruiz (1953), English lyrics by Norman Gimbel, arr. by Myles Collins
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn and vocalist-trumpeter Glen Newton)

When I'm 64 by John Lennon and Paul McCartney (1967), arr. by John Wasson; first performance by the Roseville Big Band

I'm Beginning to See the Light by Don George, Johnny Hodges, Duke Ellington, and Harry James (1944), arr. by Mark Taylor
(featuring vocalists Karen Dunn and Glen Newton)

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road by Elton John and Bernie Taupin (1973), arr. by Mark Taylor; first performance by the Roseville Big Band
(featuring solos by Glen Peterson, tenor sax, Glen Newton, alto trombone, and Dave Tuenge, drums)

I Get a Kick Out of You by Cole Porter (1934) arr. by Dave Wolpe; composed for the 1934 show "Anything Goes"
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn, with an alto sax solo by Bill Frank)

Hidden Dimple by Steve Wright, arr. by Steve Wright (1978)
(featuring guest percussionists from the audience, with solos by trumpeters Dan Theobald and Mark Syman and tenor saxophonist Glen Peterson)

Easy to Love by Cole Porter (1936), arr. by Sammy Nestico
(featuring vocalists Karen Dunn and Glen Newton)

A Season Departs composed and arranged by Jim Mahaffey (2004); based on the chord progression of "Autumn Leaves"
(featuring solos by George Henly, tenor trombone; Glen Newton, alto trombone)

Summer Wind by Johnny Mercer and Henry Mayer (Heinz Meier) (1965), original German lyrics ("Der Sommerwind") by Hans Bradtke, arr. by Dave Wolpe
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn, with a tenor sax solo by Glen Peterson)

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, Ira Adelman on alto sax, and trumpeters Mark Syman, Dan Theobald, and Glen Newton)

Roseville Big Band performers for this concert:

Saxes: Ira Adelman (alto), Bill Frank (alto and flute), Glen Peterson (tenor), Mark Stevens (tenor and clarinet), and Bill Pearson (baritone and clarinet)
Trumpets and Flugelhorns: Mark Lee, Mark Syman, Dan Theobald, and Bob Nielsen
Trombones: Mike Bratlie , George Henly, Rich Eyman, and Carol Jensen (bass trombone)
Rhythm: Bruce Nerase (piano), Mike Wobig (electric bass), John O'Loughlin (guitar), and Dave Tuenge (drums)
Vocalists: Karen Dunn, Glen Newton, and Bob Nielsen

In contrast to the past few years, the weather was sunny, yet cool - ideal for a concert!