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Concert at Como Park, August 25, 2015, 7:00 - 8:25 p.m.
The concert venue is the Como Dockside 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!
Band: Wear tan slacks and blue RBB shirts.

I Can't Stop Loving You by Don Gibson (1958), arr. by Dave Wolpe; one of Ray Charles' greatest hits
(featuring a solo by trombonist Keith Miner)

Just in Time by Betty Comden, Adolph Green, and Jule Styne (1956), arr. by Dave Wolpe; introduced by Judy Holliday and Sydney Chaplin in the musical "Bells Are Ringing"; Comden and Green had collaborated with Styne on the earlier musicals "Two on the Aisle" and "Wonderful Town"; this musical reunited them with Holliday, who had been part of their musical comedy troupe (along with Leonard Bernstein accompanying on piano) that performed in Greenwich Village in the late '30's and early '40's.
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn, with an alto sax solo by Glen Peterson)

Don't Git Sassy composed and arranged by Thad Jones (1970)
(featuring solos by Ann Booth on piano (once at A), Jamie Gorski on trumpet (2 times at F, once each at G and H), Jackson Potter on guitar (4 times at I), and Nick Muellner on tenor sax (4 times at K), omit L, M, N, and O; skip from L to P)

Introduction of the trumpet section to the audience

They Can't Take That Away from Me by George and Ira Gershwin (1936), arr. by Dave Wolpe; introduced by Fred Astaire in the 1937 film "Shall We Dance?"; George Gershwin died two months after the film's release before this song was nominated for a "best original song" award for the 1937 Oscars. (The award went to "Sweet Leilani.")
(featuring vocalists Karen Dunn and Glen Newton)

Hard-Hearted Hannah by Jack Yellen, Milton Ager, Bob Bieglow & Charles Bates (1924), arr. by Sammy Nestico
(featuring pianist Ann Booth, with a trumpet solo by Glen Newton)

Introduction of the saxophone section to the audience

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)

Route 66 by Bobby Troupe (1946), arr. by Bob Lowden
(featuring solos by Ann Booth on piano, Tom Huelsmann on bass trombone, Jamie Gorski on trumpet, Jason Swalley and Jackson Potter trading fours on guitars (two choruses), Rich Eyman on trombone, Craig Mesenbring on trumpet, and Nick Muellner on tenor sax; with artistic finger-snapping by the audience)

Evergreen by Paul Williams and Barbra Streisand (1976), arr. by Dave Wolpe; the love theme from the 1976 Warner Brothers film, "A Star is Born"
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn)

Introduction of the rhythm section to the audience

Mambo Jambo by Perez Prado (1950), arr. by Dave Wolpe
(featuring guest percussionists from the audience with a solo by Nick Muellner on tenor sax (at E and F))

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)

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 vocalists Karen Dunn and Keith Miner, with a trumpet solo by Glen Newton, and alto saxophonist Glen Peterson trading fours with Rich Eyman (play 41-74 3 times: 1st: GN, w. rhythm break on downbeat of 71 and vocal pickup there; 2nd: Keith; 3rd: Glen P. & Rich))

Introduction of the trombone section to the audience

Tequila by Chuck Rio (1958), arr. by John Berry
(featuring solos by Nick Muellner, tenor sax; Glen Newton, alto horn; Jackson Potter, guitar; and Jim Foster, drums)

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)

Show Me the Way to Go Home by Irving King (1952), arr. by Sammy Nestico
(featuring solos by Ann Booth on piano, Glen Peterson on alto sax, and Jenica Georgeson on string bass)

Roseville Big Band performers for this concert:

Saxes (left to right): Nick Muellner (tenor), Glen Peterson (alto), Kay Foster (alto), Len Yaeger (tenor), and Bill Pearson (baritone)
Trumpets and Flugelhorns (left to right): Jamie Gorski, Craig Mesenbring, Mark Lee, and Bob Nielsen
Trombones (left to right): Rich Eyman, Keith Miner, Scott Swenson, and Tom Huelsmann (bass trombone)
Rhythm: Ann Booth (piano), Jason Swalley and Jackson Potter (guitars), Jenica Georgeson (bass), Jim Foster (drums), and Glen Newton (vibraphone)
Vocal: Karen Dunn, Glen Newton, and Keith Miner

This concert was videorecorded by producer John Rusterholz and other public access television volunteers for live broadcast via Internet streaming and local broadcast on Channel 15, CTV North Suburbs in the nine-city area served by the North Suburban Cable Commission. About 400 people attended the live concert.

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