Roseville Big Band Concert at Beacon Hill Retirement Community Ice Cream Social, June 15, 2013, 1:00 - 2:50 p.m.

Directed by Glen Newton

This is the Roseville Big Band's 10th Annual Concert at the Beacon Hill Commons, 5300 Beacon Hill Road, Minnetonka, Minnesota 55345

Dance to the Big Band Swing composed and arranged by Glen Newton (1999); 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.

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)

Somebody Loves Me by B. G. DeSylva, George Gershwin, and Ballard McDonald (1935), arr. by Dave Wolpe
(featuring vocalists Karen Dunn and Glen Newton, with Glen Peterson on tenor sax)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

Georgia On My Mind by Hoagy Carmichael (1930), arr. by Dave Barduhn
(featuring alto sax soloist Kay Foster)

Introduction of the saxophone section to the audience

For All We Know by Mack Gordon and Harry Warren (1942), arr. by Dave Wolpe
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn, with a trombone solo by Greg Michnay)

Cabaret by Fred Ebb and John Kander (1966), arr. by Dave Wolpe
(featuring solos by Glen Peterson on tenor sax and Bill Johnson on piano)

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)

Introduction of the trombone section to the audience

And I Just Swung In composed and arranged by Les Aldrich (1996)
(featuring a trombone solo by Rich Eyman and an alto sax solo by Bill Frank)

The Glory of Love by Billy Hill (1936), arr. by Dave Wolpe, vocal arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring vocalists Karen Dunn and Glen Newton, with Kay Foster on alto sax)

Groovin' Easy by Sammy Nestico (1961), arr. by Sammy Nestico; born in 1924, Sammy Nestico is one of the Roseville Big Band's favorite composers and arrangers. He played trombone for Tommy Dorsey, Woody Herman, Gene Krupa, and Charlie Barnet but is best known for the arrangements he created for Count Basie's band.
(featuring a tenor sax solo by Dan Desmonds)

All the Things You Are by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II (1939), arr. by Mark Taylor
(featuring euphonium soloist Glen Newton and trumpet soloist Mark Syman)

The Lady is a Tramp by Lorenz Hart and Richard Rodgers (1937), arr. by Dave Wolpe, vocal arr. by Glen Newton; from the musical "Babes in Arms"
(featuring vocalists Karen Dunn and Glen Newton, with a trombone solo by George Henly)

**** INTERMISSION (10 minutes) ****

St. Louis Blues March by W. C. Handy (1914), arr. by Jerry Gray
(featuring drummer Dave Tuenge, tenor sax soloist Glen Peterson, and alto sax soloist Kay Foster)

All of Me by Seymour Simons and Gerald Marks (1931), arr. by Lennie Niehaus; first recorded by Belle Baker ("The Ragtime Singer," who also introduced Irving Berlin's "Blue Skies" in "Betsy"), "All of Me" has become one of the most recorded songs of its era, with notable versions by Billie Holiday, Frank Sinatra, Django Reinhardt and Willie Nelson.
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn, with a trumpet solo by Glen Newton, and trombonists Rich Eyman and George Henly trading fours)

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; Dan Desmonds, tenor sax; George Henly, trombone; Bill Frank, alto sax; John O'Loughlin, guitar; Glen Newton, euphonium; Bill Johnson, piano; Dan Theobald, trumpet; Mark Syman and Dan Theobald, dueling trumpets; Jenn Werner, bass trombone; and Dave Tuenge, drums)

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

Kiss of Fire by Lester Allen and Robert Hill (1952), arr. by Glenn Osser
(featuring guest percussionists from the audience, with solos by trumpeter Bob Nielsen and pianist Bill Johnson)
This selection is a bonus track on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park (+8) CD.

Introduction of the rhythm 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 Rich Eyman)

My Heart Belongs to Daddy by Cole Porter (1938), arr. by Richard Maltby; from the musical "Leave It To Me", in honor of Father's Day, June 16

Introduction of the trumpet section to the audience

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 Kay Foster )

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

The concert was supposed to go until 3:00, but due to a thunderstorm with lightning coming in, all of the audience members had left by 2:50, so the band stopped, skipping the final number on the planned program.

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, Kay Foster on alto sax, and trumpeters Mark Syman, Dan Theobald, and Glen Newton)

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, Mark Syman, Mark Lee, and Bob Nielsen
Trombones (left to right): Rich Eyman, Greg Michnay, George Henly, and Jenn Werner (bass trombone)
Rhythm: Bill Johnson (piano), John O'Loughlin (guitar), Mike Wobig (bass), Dave Tuenge (drums), and Glen Newton (vibraphone)
Vocal: Karen Dunn and Glen Newton

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