Flying Colors Concert, August 9, 2012 , 6:00 - 6:45 p.m.
Fundraiser for Roseville Central Park Foundation
in a tent by the athletic fields on the west side of Dale Street in Roseville Central Park
just north of Muriel Sahlin Arboretum
Park in the lot between the athletic fields.

Directed by Glen Newton

Flying Home by Benny Goodman, Eddie DeLange, and Hampton (1939), arr. by Art Dedrick

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)

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)

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)

Come Fly with Me by Jimmy Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn (1957), arr. by Jason Lingle
(medium key arrangement, featuring vocalist Glen Newton, with a tenor sax solo by Glen Peterson)

Skylark by Johnny Mercer and Hoagy Carmichael (1941), arr. by Jerry Nowak
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn) (Click here to see a YouTube video of Karen singing "Skylark".)

Woodchopper's Ball by Joe Bishop and Woody Herman (1939), arr. by Glenn Osser; Woody Herman's theme song
(featuring solos by Glen Newton, Bob Nielsen, Jeff Olsen, and Corky Whitlock, trumpets; Bill Frank, alto sax; Rich Eyman and John Baumgartner, trombones; Carl Berger, guitar; Dan Desmonds, tenor sax; and Mike Wobig, electric bass)

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)

Alegria Latina (Latin Delight), by Jerry Nowak (2006), arr. by Jerry Nowak
(featuring solos by George Henly, trombone; Bill Frank, alto sax; Mark Syman, trumpet; Rich Eyman, trombone; and Carl Berger, guitar)

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)

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 Bill Pearson (baritone)
Trumpets and Flugelhorns (left to right): Jeff Olsen, Mark Syman, Corky Whitlock, 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 is not covered by CTV North Suburbs, so come see us in person!

Organizers estimated between 700 and 1000 people coming and going during the event. During the Roseville Big Band performance, about sat in the tent and listened, but the music could be heard throughout the event.

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