Concert in the Frank Rog Amphitheatre, August 1, 2017, 7:00 - 8:15 p.m.

Southeast Corner of County Road C and Lexington Ave., Roseville, Minnesota 55113

Directed by Glen Newton
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Come early and get a sneak preview of the concert as the band does sound checks and reviews parts of songs!

Things Ain't What They Used to Be by Mercer Ellington (1942), arr. by Alan Baylock
(featuring solos by Jason Swalley, guitar (1st time at 29); Jeff Olsen, trumpet (2nd time at 29); Glen Peterson, tenor sax (1st time at 58); and Tom Huelsmann, bass trombone (2nd time at 58)); and Glen Newton, trumpet with plunger, on the D.S.

I Can't Believe That You're in Love with Me by Clarence Gaskill & Jimmy McHugh (1926), arr. by Darmon Meader
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn, with a tenor sax solo by Glen Peterson)

Junior's Jam by Len Yaeger (2015), arr. by Len Yaeger; dedicated to his grandson Matthew Yaeger; originally composed for the Lazy Does It traditional jazz band; world premiere of the big band version!
(featuring baritone saxophonist Bill Pearson, with solos by Glen Newton, alto trombone; Jason Swalley, guitar; and George Henly, trombone; and a duet featuring Dan Desmonds on tenor sax joining Bill Pearson on baritone sax)

I Can't Give You Anything But Love by Dorothy Fields and Jimmy McHugh (1928), arr. by Sammy Nestico
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn)

Introduction of the trumpet and flugelhorn section to the audience

Songs featuring the Minnesota Fire Service Pipe Band with the Roseville Big Band:
BP1. Scotland the Brave (pipes and band together; 2 bar snare intro)
BP2. The Rose of Kelvingrove (band intro; solo piper-Lynn Ista, then all pipers once; repeat tune, and on repeat of second part go to the coda)

Introduction of the Minnesota Fire Service Pipe Band members to the audience

BP3. Highland Cathedral (1 bar snare, 1 bar drone, 8 bars pipe solo by Lynn Ista (A1), then band joins (A2, B, A3, A4, B, A3, Coda)
BP4. Amazing Grace (form: solo bagpipe-Dave MacKinnon, all pipes, pipes and band), dedicated to all military personnel, past and present

Opus One by Sy Oliver and Sid Garris (1943), arr. by Steve Wright, vocal arr. by Glen Newton; #11(Tommy Dorsey) on Billboard Magazine's 1955 list of the all-time popular music record standards
(featuring vocalists Karen Dunn and Glen Newton, tenor sax soloist Glen Peterson, trombone soloist George Henly, and string bass soloist Steve Levens)

Introduction of the saxophone section to the audience

Fly Me to the Moon by Bart Howard (1954), arr. by Sammy Nestico; one of Frank Sinatra's classic hits!
(featuring vocalist Keith Miner and an alto sax solo by Bill Frank)

It's All Right with Me by Cole Porter (1953), arr. by Alan Baylock; first performance by the Roseville Big Band
(featuring an alto sax solo by Bill Frank and a drum solo by Jim Foster)

But Not for Me by George and Ira Gershwin (1930), arr. by Scott Ragsdale; from "Girl Crazy"
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn, with a trombone solo by Greg Michnay)

Introduction of the trombone section to the audience

It Could Happen to You by Burke and Van Heusen (1944), arr. by Willie Maiden; first performance by the Roseville Big Band
(featuring a trumpet solo by Mark Syman)

I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart by Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Henry Nemo, and John Redmond (1938), arr. by Bill Cunliffe
(featuring an alto sax solo by Kay Foster, a trombone solo by Keith Miner, and a piano solo by Ann Booth)

Introduction of the rhythm section to the audience

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

I'll Be Seeing You by Sammy Fain and Irving Kahal (1938); arr. by Willie Maiden, ed. by Bob Curnow; as recorded by Maynard Ferguson & his orchestra on the CD "Dancing Sessions"; first performance by the Roseville Big Band
(featuring a trumpet solo by Glen Newton)

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): Jeff Olsen, Mark Syman, Mark Lee, and Bob Nielsen
Trombones (left to right): Greg Michnay, Keith Miner, George Henly, and Tom Huelsmann (bass trombone); Glen Newton played alto trombone on Junior's Jam and tenor trombone while Keith sang "Fly Me to the Moon".
Rhythm: Ann Booth (piano), Jason Swalley (guitar), Steve Levens (bass), Jim Foster (drums), and Glen Newton (vibraphone)
Vocal: Karen Dunn, Glen Newton, and Keith Miner

Minnesota Fire Service Pipe Band performers for this concert: TBS

This concert will be broadcast live and 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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