Roseville Big Band Concert at Prospect Park United Methodist Church, October 8, 2016, 7:10 - 8:40 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 vocalists Karen Dunn and 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.

St. Louis Blues March by W. C. Handy (1911), arr. by Jerry Gray
(featuring solos by Jim Foster, drums, Glen Peterson, tenor sax, and Kay Foster, alto sax)

This Can't Be Love by Lorenz Hart and Richard Rodgers (1938), arr. by Dave Wolpe
(low key female vocal; featuring vocalist Karen Dunn, with a tenor sax solo by Glen Peterson and a vibraphone solo by Glen Newton)

Pie in the Skye composed and arranged by Len Yaeger (2016)
(featuring solos by Glen Newton, flugelhorn and trumpet; Steve Levens, string bass; Jim Foster, drums; and Glen Peterson, tenor sax)

Introduction of the trumpet and flugelhorn section to the audience.

Bedtime Look by Keith Miner (1998), arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring vocalist Keith Miner)

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 and vocal)

Introduction of the saxophone section to the audience.

Georgia on My Mind by Hoagy Carmichael and Stuart Gorrell (1930), band arr. by Dave Wolpe
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn, with a vibraphone solo by Glen Newton)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

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 Kurt Christensen, Dan Theobald, and Glen Newton; and Jim Foster on drum set)


American Patrol by F. W. Meacham (1891), arr. by Jerry Gray
(featuring a solo by trumpeter Mark Lee)

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 scat vocal by Keith Miner)

Cry Me a River by Arthur Hamilton (1953), arr. by Victor Lopez
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn)

Introduction of the rhythm section to the audience.

Kiss of Fire (El Choclo) by Angel Villoldo (1903), arr. by Glenn Osser
(featuring guest percussionists from the audience, with solos by Bob Nielsen, trumpet, and Ann Booth, piano)

Bei Mir Bist du Schoen (in C Minor) by Sholom Secunda and Sammy Cahn (1932), arr. by Glen Newton; the Andrews Sisters had their first major success with “Bei Mir” which held Billboard's No. 1 slot for five weeks. This achievement established the girls as successful recording artists and they became celebrities.
(featuring vocalists Karen Dunn and Glen Newton, with trombone solos by George Henly and Rich Eyman)

Introduction of the trombone section to the audience.

Woodchopper's Ball by Joe Bishop and Woody Herman (1939), arr. by Glenn Osser; Woody Herman's theme song
(featuring solos by Glen Newton and Bob Nielsen, trumpets; Chris Allen, bass trombone; Bill Frank, alto sax; Kurt Christensen, trumpet; Jason Swalley, guitar; Dan Desmonds, tenor sax; and Steve Levens, string bass)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

Monster Mash by Bobby "Boris" Pickett and Leonard Capizzi (1962), arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring Glen Newton as the Mad Scientist/rapper and Jim Foster as Igor the assistant; with Bill Pearson on the baritone sax) Watch it on YouTube.

Show Me the Way to Go Home by Irving King (1952), arr. by Sammy Nestico; "Irving King" is a pen name of the English songwriting team James Campbell and Reginald Connelly.
(featuring solos by Ann Booth on piano, Glen Peterson on tenor sax, and Steve Levens 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, Kurt Christensen, Mark Lee, and Bob Nielsen; Glen Newton filled in on trumpet and flugelhorn after Dan Theobald left
Trombones (left to right): Rich Eyman, Keith Miner, George Henly, and Chris Allen (bass trombone); Glen Newton played trombone while Keith Miner sang.
Rhythm (front to back): Glen Newton (vibraphone), Ann Booth (piano), Jason Swalley (guitar), Steve Levens (string bass), and Jim Foster (drums)
Vocalists: Karen Dunn, Glen Newton, and Keith Miner

About 35 audience members watched the concert. We had planned to begin at 7:00 p.m., but we started late, awaiting more audience arrivals. Dave Nyberg began his introductory comments shortly after 7:05. Dan Theobald and Kurt Christensen demonstrated the flugelhorn and trumpet for the audience.

We sold two CDs and gave away four cassette tapes of the band.

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