|Directed by Glen Newton||Rather than asking people to turn off their cell phones during the concert, Glen encouraged them to turn their phones on and call their friends to come on down to the park.|
Dance to the Big Band Swing by Glen Newton (1999), arr. by Glen Newton; a Roseville Big Band original and its opening theme song
Rock Around the Clock by Jimmy DeKnight and Max Freedman (1952), arr. by Glen Newton
Stephanie King and Ted Hefty acted their parts while Glen played an alto trombone solo.
Evergreen by Paul Williams and Barbra Streisand (1976), arr. by Dave Wolpe; the love theme from the 1976 Warner Brothers film, "A Star is Born"
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn)
Introduction of the trumpet section to the audience
Little Brown Jug traditional (1939), arr. by Bill Finegan; the Glenn Miller band's first hit swing tune!
(featuring solos by Mike Wobig, electric bass; Glen Peterson, tenor sax, and Dan Theobald, trumpet)
It's Only a Paper Moon by Billy Rose, E. Y. Harburg, and Harold Arlen (1932), arr. by Jerry Nowak; originally titled "If You Believe in Me" and featured in the short-running play, "The Great Magoo"; later appeared in the 1933 film version of "Take a Chance" with its current title; still later it was the title song of the 1973 film "Paper Moon" starring Ryan and Tatum O'Neill.
(featuring vocalists Karen Dunn and Glen Newton)
Introduction of the trombone section to the audience
Struttin' with Some Barbecue by Lillian Hardin Armstrong and Don Raye (1928), arr. by Mike Tomaro; first performance by the Roseville Big Band
America the Beautiful by Katherine Lee Bates (lyrics, 1893, revised in 1904 and 1913) and Samuel A. Ward (music, "Materna", 1882), arr. by Mike Tomaro
In the Mood by Joe Garland (1939), arr. by Glenn Miller; (short version); #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!
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park (+8) CD.
Brittany Jacks, Jessica Wadsworth-Stone, and Sadie Miller started in center stage on "In the Mood."
Ac-cent-tchu-ate the Positive by Harold Arlen and Johnny Mercer (1944), arr. by Rob Berry; sung by Bing Crosby in the Paramount Pictures motion picture "Here Come the Waves."
|Stephanie King, Jason Daugs, Brittany Jacks, and Ted Hefty danced to "In the Mood."|
Alegria Latina (Latin Delight), by Jerry Nowak (2006), arr. by Jerry Nowak
(featuring guest percussionists from the audience, with solos by George Henly, trombone; Bill Frank, alto sax; Jeff Olsen, trumpet; Rich Eyman, trombone; and Carl Berger, guitar)
You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You by Russ Morgan, Larry Stock, and James Cavanaugh (1944), arr. by Dave Wolpe; a song introduced by Russ Morgan's big band as part of "Music in the Morgan Manner"
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn, with a piano solo by Ann Booth)
Roseville Big Band performers for this concert:
Saxes (left to right): Glen Peterson (tenor), Bill Frank (alto), Kay Foster (alto), Dan Desmonds (tenor), and Bill Pearson (baritone)
Trumpets and Flugelhorns (left to right): Dan Theobald, Jeff Olsen, Mark Lee, and Bob Nielsen
Trombones (left to right): Rich Eyman, Scott Swenson, George Henly, and Keith Miner (bass trombone)
Rhythm (front to back): Glen Newton (vibes), Ann Booth (piano), Carl Berger (guitar), Mike Wobig (bass), and Dave Tuenge (drums)
Vocal: Karen Dunn, Glen Newton and Keith Miner
Rhythm & Swing, directed by Cindy Gardner: Brittany Jacks, Jessica Wadsworth-Stone, Nicole Piechowski, Sadie Miller, Stephanie King, Charlie Lambert, Damien Dykes, Devin Orchard, Jason Daugs, and Ted Hefty
Due to the heat index consistently above 100 degrees in the afternoon and evening, the CTV15 broadcast of this concert was cancelled. The live audience was also smaller than usual, numbering around 200.