Roseville Big Band Concert at Edinborough Park, September 22, 2015, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Band: Wear summer shirts and black slacks.

Directed by Glen Newton

Dance to the Big Band Swing composed and arranged by Glen Newton (1999); a Roseville Big Band original and its opening theme song
(featuring vocalist Glen Newton , with solos by drummer Jim Foster and tenor saxophonist Glen Peterson)
This selection is a bonus track on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park (+8) CD.

Rock Around the Clock by Jimmy DeKnight and Max Freedman (1952), arr. by Glen Newton; the song that put Bill Haley & His Comets at the top of the U.S. and U.K. charts in 1954.
(featuring solos by Bill Pearson on baritone sax, Bob Nielsen on trumpet, and Glen Newton on alto trombone)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning by Bob Hilliard and David Mann (1955), arr. by Billy Byers (ed. by Bob Curnow), as recorded by the Count Basie Orchestra on the CD "Frankly Basie: Count Basie Plays the Music of Frank Sinatra"
(featuring solos by tenor saxophonist Glen Peterson, trumpeter Dan Theobald, and pianist Ann Booth)

Oh, Lady Be Good by George and Ira Gershwin (1924), arr. by Terry White; introduced by Walter Catlett in the Broadway show "Lady Be Good"; a signature song for Ella Fitzgerald after she recorded it in 1947
(featuring trumpeter Bob Nielsen, alto saxophonist Kay Foster, and Jenica Georgeson on the string bass)

Introduction of the trombone section to the audience.

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 Dan Theobald on trumpet and Glen Peterson on tenor sax, with Glen Newton on the telephone)

Sing, Sing, Sing by Louis Prima (1936)
(featuring drummer Jim Foster, with solos by Kay Foster on clarinet, Rich Eyman on trombone, Keith Miner on scat vocal, and Glen Newton on trumpet)

Introduction of the saxophone section to the audience.

Two O'Clock Jump by Harry James, Benny Goodman, & Count Basie (1942), arr. by Will Hudson
(featuring solos by guitarist Jason Swalley, trumpeter Mark Syman, and tenor saxophonist Glen Peterson)

Straighten Up and Fly Right by Nat King Cole and Irving Mills (1944), arr. by Stephen Bulla
(featuring vocalist Keith Miner, with a band vocal and instrumental solos by Ann Booth on piano and Jason Swalley on guitar)

Introduction of the trumpet and flugelhorn section to the audience.

Harlem Nocturne by Earle Hagen (1940), arr. by Earle Hagen, as introduced by Ray Noble and his orchestra; when Hagen was a staff arranger for Noble, he composed this song as a tribute to Duke Ellington's alto sax soloist Johnny Hodges; Hagen later used it as the signature theme for the television series “Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer” in 1984. Composer of more than 4000 hours of music for television, he is known to baby boomers for the whistling theme to "The Andy Griffith Show."
(featuring alto sax soloist Kay Foster)

Rosie the Riveter by Redd Evans and John Jacob Loeb (1942), arr. by Julie Stenberg
(featuring vocalists Bob Nielsen and Glen Newton, with a trombone solo by Rich Eyman, and Mark Lee on the ratchet)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

Introduction of the rhythm section to the audience.

Tequila by Chuck Rio (1958), arr. by John Berry
(featuring guest percussionists from the audience, with solos by Tom Huelsmann, bass trombone; Bill Frank, alto sax; George Henly, trombone; and Jim Foster, drums)

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 tenor sax, and Jenica Georgeson on string bass)

Roseville Big Band performers for this concert (left to right):

Saxes (left to right): Glen Peterson (tenor), Bill Frank (alto), 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 Tom Huelsmann (bass trombone); Glen Newton played trombone while Keith Miner sang.
Rhythm (front to back): Glen Newton (vibraphone), Ann Booth (piano), Jason Swalley (guitar), Jenica Georgeson (bass), and Jim Foster (drums)
Vocalists: Glen Newton, Bob Nielsen, and Keith Miner

This concert was videorecorded by producer John Rusterholz and other public access television volunteers for broadcast on Channel 15, CTV North Suburbs in the nine-city area served by the North Suburban Cable Commission.

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Friday, June 18, 2021.

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