Roseville Big Band Concert in Como Park, May 28, 2013, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
The concert venue is the Lakeside Pavilion. Click here for a map.


Directed by Glen Newton

Come early and get a sneak preview of the concert as the band does sound checks and reviews parts of songs!

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 vocalists Karen Dunn and Glen Newton, 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.

Four by Miles Davis (1954), arr. by Dave Barduhn
(featuring trumpet solos by Mark Syman and Glen Newton)

For Once in My Life by Ronald Miller and Orlando Murden (1965), arr. by Lennie Niehaus; hit recordings of this song have featured singers Frank Sinatra, Stevie Wonder (1968), Michael Buble, and many others.
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn)

Gravy Waltz by Steve Allen and Ray Brown (1962), arr. by Mark Taylor
(featuring solos by Glen Peterson on tenor sax and Dan Theobald, trumpet)

Bedtime Look by Keith Miner (1998), arr. by Glen Newton; introduced on the Roseville Big Band's July 27, 1999, concert in Central Park.
(featuring vocalist Keith Miner)

Introduction of the trombone section to the audience

Route 66 by Bobby Troupe (1946), arr. by Bob Lowden
(featuring solos by Glen Newton on soprano trombone, Ann Booth on piano, George Henly on trombone, Bill Frank on alto sax, and Rich Eyman on trombone)

Crazy by Willie Nelson (1961), arr. by Allyn Erickson; Patsy Cline's #2 country hit recording of this song in 1962 helped establish Hugh "Willie" Nelson as a songwriter and performer. Cline introducing the song to her audiences live in concert saying "I had a hit out called 'I Fall to Pieces' and I was in a car wreck. Now I'm really worried because I have a new hit single out and its called 'Crazy'."
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn)

Afterglow by Marian McPartland (1971), arr. by Dick Lieb; first performance by the Roseville Big Band
(featuring pianist Ann Booth)

Introduction of the saxophone section to the audience

Every Day I Have the Blues by Pinetop Sparks and Marion Sparks (1935), arr. by Roger Holmes
(featuring vocalist Glen Newton, with a trumpet solo by Glen Newton and a trombone solo by Keith Miner)

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 Mark Syman on trumpet and Glen Peterson on tenor sax, with Glen Newton on the telephone)

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 rhythm section to the audience

Caravan by Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, and Juan Tizol (1937), arr. by Michael Sweeney
(featuring guest percussionists from the audience, with a tenor sax solo by Dan Desmonds and a trumpet solo by Dan Theobald)

For All We Know by Mack Gordon and Harry Warren (1942), arr. by Mike Carubia
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn, with a trombone solo by Keith Miner)

Introduction of the trumpet section to the audience

Cute by Neal Hefti (1958), arr. by Neal Hefti
(featuring Dave Tuenge on drums, with a vibraphone solo by Glen Newton)

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
(featuring vocalists Karen Dunn, Glen Newton, and Keith Miner, with the audience singing on the last chorus)

American Patrol by F. W. Meacham (1891), arr. by Jerry Gray
(featuring a solo by trumpeter Mark Lee)

Roseville Big Band performers for this concert:

Saxes (left to right): Glen Peterson (tenor), Bill Frank (alto and flute), Kay Foster (alto and clarinet), Dan Desmonds (tenor), and Bill Pearson (baritone)
Trumpets and Flugelhorns (left to right): Dan Theobald, Mark Syman, Mark Lee, and Bob Nielsen
Trombones (left to right): Rich Eyman, Keith Miner, George Henly, and Jenn Werner (bass trombone); Glen Newton played trombone while Keith sang "Bedtime Look "
Rhythm (front to back): Glen Newton (vibes), Ann Booth (piano), Mike Wobig (bass), and Dave Tuenge (drums)
Vocal: Karen Dunn, Glen Newton and Keith Miner

Producer John Rusterholz and other public access television volunteers videotaped this concert for broadcast on Channel 15, CTV North Suburbs in the ten-city area served by the North Suburban Cable Commission.

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Friday, February 07, 2020.

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