Roseville Big Band Concert in Central Park, June 17, 2014, 7:30 - 8:40 p.m.

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 composed and arranged by Glen Newton (1999); a Roseville Big Band original and its opening theme song
(featuring the Rosetones vocal quartet, 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.

Chicago by Fred Fisher (1922), arr. by Paul Clark
(featuring solos by Dan Theobald, trumpet; Keith Miner, trombone; Bill Frank, alto sax; and Glen Peterson, tenor sax)

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

Satin Doll by Billy Strayhorn, Duke Ellington, and Johnny Mercer (1958), arr. by Sammy Nestico; one of the Duke Ellington classics, played often by Count Basie's band.
(featuring solos by Ann Booth, piano; Mark Syman, flugelhorn; and Dan Desmonds, tenor sax; with the Rosetones)

Introduction of the saxophone section to the audience

Opus One by Sy Oliver and Sid Garris (1943), arr. by Steve Wright, vocal arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring the Rosetones, with solos by Glen Peterson, tenor sax; Rich Eyman, trombone; and Steve Goranson, electric bass)

My Little Girl by Keith Miner (1997), arr. by Keith Miner and Glen Newton
(featuring vocalist Keith Miner, with solos by Glen Newton, vibraphone, and Mark Syman, trumpet)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

Route 66 by Bobby Troupe (1946), arr. by Bob Lowden
(featuring solos by Ann Booth on piano, Tom Huelsmann on bass trombone, Bill Frank on alto sax, Keith Miner on scat vocal, Hank Wadsworth on trumpet, Jason Swalley on guitar, and Rich Eyman on trombone; with artistic finger-snapping by the audience)

Introduction of the trombone section to the audience

I've Got a Gal in Kalamazoo by Mack Gordon and Harry Warren (1942), arr. by Mike Carubia
(featuring the Rosetones)

The Glory of Love by Billy Hill (1936), arr. by Dave Wolpe, vocal arr. by Glen Newton; Benny Goodman's 1936 recording of the song became a number one pop hit; the song was used as the theme for the 1967 film "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner"
(featuring the Rosetones, with Kay Foster on alto sax)

I Thought About You by Jimmy Van Heusen and Johnny Mercer (1939), arr. by Vern Sielert
(featuring a vocal solo by Kirk Lindberg)

Introduction of the trumpet section to the audience

Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy by Don Raye and Hughie Prince (1940); a major hit recording for the Twin Cities' own Andrews Sisters
(featuring vocalists Diane Dolinar (alto), Karen Dunn (lead), and Kirk "Kirkina" Lindberg (counter-tenor) and the trumpet section)

On a Slow Boat to China by Frank Loesser and Kay Kyser (1948), arr. by Myles Collins; first performance by the Roseville Big Band at a concert in the park
(featuring vocalists Kirk Lindberg and Karen Dunn)

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 the Rosetones, with a trombone solo by George Henly)

Introduction of the rhythm section to the audience

Brazil by Ary Barroso (1939), arr. by Dave Wolpe; one of Ary Barroso's biggest hits, "Aquarela do Brasil" (English: "Watercolor of Brazil"), was featured in the 1942 Disney animated film "Saludos Amigos"; with this song, we salute Brazil, the host of the 2014 FIFA World Cup of soccer. Brazil is currently ranked 3rd in the world, behind Spain and Germany, and ahead of 13th place United States.
(featuring guest percussionists from the audience, with solos by Dave Tuenge, drums, Kay Foster, alto sax, Glen Peterson, tenor sax, and Ann Booth, piano)

What a Wonderful World by George David Weiss and Bob Thiele (1967), arr. by Jerry Nowak; recorded by Louis Armstrong in 1968, the song was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999.
(featuring the Rosetones)

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, Hank Wadsworth, and Bob Nielsen
Trombones (left to right): Rich Eyman, Keith Miner, George Henly, and Tom Huelsmann (bass trombone)
Rhythm: Ann Booth (piano), Jason Swalley (guitar), Steve Goranson (bass), Dave Tuenge (drums), and Glen Newton (vibraphone)
Vocal: The Rosetones (Karen Dunn, Diane Dolinar, Kirk Lindberg, and Glen Newton)

This concert was broadcast live and 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.

About 75 people attended the live concert in the park.

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Friday, July 03, 2020.

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