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.
Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries by Lew Brown and Ray Henderson (1931), arr. by Dick Lieb; a big hit for Rudy Vallee and His Connecticut Yankees
(featuring a solo by alto saxophonist Kay Foster)
'S Wonderful by George and Ira Gershwin (1927), arr. by Dave Wolpe.
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn, with a trumpet solo by Dan Theobald and a tenor sax solo by Glen Peterson)
Afterglow by Marian McPartland (1971), arr. by Dick Lieb; a tribute to legendary pianist, composer, and National Public Radio host Marian McPartland (March 20, 1918 - August 20, 2013)
(featuring pianist Ann Booth)
Introduction of the trombone section to the audience.
How About You? by Ralph Freed and Burton Lane (1941), arr. by Dave Wolpe
(featuring vocalists Karen Dunn and Glen Newton, with instrumental solos by Glen Peterson, tenor sax, and Glen Newton, alto trombone)
Two By Two by Glen Newton (2012), arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring solos by Glen Peterson, tenor sax (at F); George Henly, tenor trombone (at G); Glen Newton, E-flat flute (at H); Rich Eyman, tenor trombone (at I); and Keith Miner, trombone (at J); no repeat in the solo section; and duets by Dan D. and Dan T.; Bill F. and Bill P.; Keith and Tim; Craig and Mark; and Glen P. and Glen N.)
Introduction of the saxophone section to the audience.
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."
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn, with a piano solo by Ann Booth and a vibraphone solo by Glen Newton)
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, trumpeters Dan Theobald and Glen Newton, and drummer Dave Tuenge)
Introduction of the trumpet and flugelhorn section to the audience.
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)
Little Brown Jug traditional (1939), arr. by Bill Finegan; the Glenn Miller band's first hit swing tune!
(featuring solos by Tim Erickson, electric bass; Glen Peterson, tenor sax, and Dan Theobald, trumpet)
(Skipped: Introduction of the rhythm section to the audience.)
Alegria Latina (Latin Delight), by Jerry Nowak (2006), arr. by Jerry Nowak
(featuring solos by George Henly, trombone (at 37); Bill Frank, alto sax (at 53); Craig Mesenbring, trumpet (at 61); Rich Eyman, trombone (at 37); Dan Desmonds (at 53); and John O'Loughlan, guitar (at 61))
Thanks for the Memory by Leo Robin and Ralph Rainger (1937), arr. by Johnny Warrington; one of the Roseville Big Band's closing theme songs, with new lyrics by Glen Newton and Karen Dunn
(featuring vocalists Karen Dunn and Glen Newton, and a solo by trumpeter Bob Nielsen)
Roseville Big Band performers for this concert (left to right):
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): Dan Theobald, Craig Mesenbring, Mark Lee, and Bob Nielsen
Trombones (left to right): Rich Eyman, Keith Miner, George Henly, and Jenn Werner (bass trombone)
Rhythm (front to back): Glen Newton (vibraphone and congas), Ann Booth (piano), John O'Loughlan (guitar), Tim Erickson (bass), Dave Tuenge (drums), and
Vocalists: Karen Dunn, Glen Newton, and Keith Miner
About 75 people were in the audience. We sold one CD afterward.
This concert was videorecorded by producer John Rusterholz and other public access television volunteers for broadcast on Channel 15, CTV North Suburbs in the ten-city area served by the North Suburban Cable Commission.
Friday, June 18, 2021.
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