|Directed by Glen Newton
Come early and enjoy Magic Norm!
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)
Easy to Love by Cole Porter (1936), arr. by Sammy Nestico
(featuring vocalists Karen Dunn and Glen Newton)
Pennsylvania 6-5000 by Carl Sigman and Jerry Gray (1940), arr. by Jerry Gray, as played by Glenn Miller and his orchestra; help us by shouting out this famous telephone number!
(featuring solos by Dan Theobald on trumpet and Glen Peterson on tenor sax, with Glen Newton on the telephone)
You've Got a Friend in Me by Randy Newman (1995), arr. by Mark Taylor
(featuring vocalists Karen Dunn and Glen Newton, with a tenor sax solo by Glen Peterson)
Introduction of the trumpet section to the audience
Fly Me to the Moon by Bart Howard (1954), arr. by Sammy Nestico; one of Frank Sinatra's classic hits!
(featuring vocalist Keith Miner and an alto sax solo by Bill Frank)
Somebody Loves Me by B. G. DeSylva, George Gershwin, and Ballard McDonald (1935), arr. by Dave Wolpe
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn, with Glen Peterson on tenor sax)
This selection is available as a vocal quartet on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.
Introduction of the trombone section to the audience
Wind Beneath My Wings by Larry Henley and Jeff Silbar (1982), arr. by Jerry Nowak; sung by Bette Midler on the soundtrack of "Beaches"
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn)
Introduction of the saxophone section to the audience
Y.M.C.A. by Jacques Morali, Henri Belolo and Victor Willis (1978), arr. by John Berry, vocal arr. by Glen Newton; Y.M.C.A. reached #2 on the U.S. charts in early 1979 and reached No.1 in the UK around the same time, becoming the Village People's biggest hit ever; the YMCA dance was first shown during the January 6, 1979, episode of American Bandstand; at Yankee Stadium, after the fifth inning, the grounds crew traditionally takes a break from grooming the infield to lead the crowd in the dance; at Chicago's Wrigley Field, the song will be played and the fans do the dance as the visiting team takes out their pitcher in the middle of an inning.
(featuring vocalists Karen Dunn and Glen Newton, with solos by Mark Syman, trumpet, and bass trombonist Keith Miner, with Bob Nielsen leading the dancing, and an audience full of singers and spellers)
Introduction of the rhythm section to the audience
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; Mark Syman, trumpet; Rich Eyman, trombone; and Carl Berger, guitar)
Second Hand Rose by Grant Clarke and James F. Hanley (1921), arr. by Glen Newton; sung by Fanny Brice in Ziegfield Follies of 1921
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn)
It's Too Late (for Us to Start Again) by Glen Newton (2001), arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring solos by Glen Peterson, tenor sax; Rich Eyman, trombone; Bill Frank, flute; Carl Berger, guitar; John Baumgartner, trombone; and Mark Syman, trumpet)
The helicopter arrived right about here, but the sound wasn't disruptive, so we kept on playing.
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)
Watermelon Man by Herbie Hancock (1962), arr. by Chris Sharp
(featuring solos by Glen Newton, trumpet with plunger; Keith Miner, bass trombone; Glen Peterson, tenor sax; John Baumgartner, trombone with wah-wah mute; and Dave Tuenge, drum set) )
Woodchopper's Ball by Joe Bishop and Woody Herman (1939), arr. by Glenn Osser; Woody Herman's theme song
(featuring solos by Glen Newton and Bob Nielsen, trumpets; Carl Berger, guitar; Mark Syman, trumpet; Glen Newton, scat vocal; Dan Desmonds, tenor sax; and Mike Wobig, electric bass)
Kansas City by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller (1952), arr. by Bob Lowden; first recorded by Little Willie Littlefield in 1952, under the title, "KC Lovin' "; the best known version of "Kansas City," recorded in 1959 by Wilbert Harrison, hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100 and also restored the song's proper title. In 2005, Kansas City, Missouri, adopted "Kansas City" as its official song.
(featuring solos by Mark Syman, trumpet; George Henly, trombone; Carl Berger, guitar; Dan Theobald, trumpet; Rich Eyman, trombone; Glen Peterson, tenor sax; and Dave Tuenge, drums)
Roseville Big Band performers for this concert:
Saxes (left to right): Glen Peterson (tenor), Bill Frank (alto and flute), Kay Foster (alto), Dan Desmonds (tenor), and Dave Bolan (baritone)
Trumpets and Flugelhorns (left to right): Dan Theobald, Mark Syman, Mark Lee, and Bob Nielsen
Trombones (left to right): Rich Eyman, John Baumgartner, 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
Unlike our regular Central Park concert series, this one was not covered by CTV North Suburbs. The live audience size varied from about 25 to 50. Because there were so few in the audience, it seemed like half of the audience came down front to play on Alegria Latina.