Johanna Shores Village Square Concert
3220 Lake Johanna Boulevard, Arden Hills, MN 55112
Songs in red are available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park (+8) CD.
Play 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wear RBB shirts and black slacks.
Dance to the Big Band Swing composed and arranged by Glen Newton (1999); a Roseville Big Band original and its opening theme song
How High the Moon by Morgan Lewis and Nancy Hamilton (1940), arr. by Dave Wolpe; the earliest recorded hit version was by Benny Goodman & His Orchestra in 1941, but the best-known recording of the song is by Les Paul and Mary Ford, made on January 4, 1951.
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.
Rosie the Riveter by Redd Evans and John Jacob Loeb (1942), arr. by Julie Zeidel, vocal arr. by Glen Newton
Pennsylvania 6-5000 by Carl Sigman and Jerry Gray (1940), transcribed by Jeff Hest, as played by Glenn Miller and his orchestra; help us by shouting out this famous telephone number!
String of Pearls by Jerry Gray (1942), arr. by Johnny Warrington; Glenn Miller's recording of this song ranked #7 on Billboard Magazine's 1955 poll of leading disk jockies in the United States to determine the all-time popular music record standards
Ac-cent-tchu-ate the Positive by Harold Arlen and Johnny Mercer (1944), arr. by Rob Berry; sung by Bing Crosby in the Paramount Pictures motion picture "Here Come the Waves."
Woodchopper's Ball by Joe Bishop and Woody Herman (1939), arr. by Glenn Osser; Woody Herman's theme song
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"
Roseville Big Band performers for this dance:
Saxes: Glen Peterson (tenor), Bill Frank (alto) Kay Foster (alto), Dan Desmonds (tenor), and Bill Pearson (baritone)
Trumpets/Flugelhorns: Dick Miller, Mark Syman, Mark Lee, and Bob Nielsen
Trombones: Scott Swenson, Keith Miner, George Henly, and Tom Huelsmann (bass trombone); Glen Newton played trombone when Keith Miner sang
Rhythm: Ann Booth (piano), Jason Swalley (guitar), Eric Laska (bass), Jim Foster (drums), and Glen Newton (vibraphone)
Vocal: Glen Newton, Bob Nielsen, and Keith Miner