Directed by Glen Newton
Dance to the Big Band Swing by Glen Newton (1999), arr. by Glen Newton; the Roseville Big Band theme song!
(featuring vocalists Karen Dunn and Glen Newton, with solos by drummer Jim Foster and tenor saxophonist Glen Peterson)
Hard-Hearted Hannah by Jack Yellen, Milton Ager, Bob Bigelow, and Charles Bates (1924), arr. by Sammy Nestico
(featuring pianist Mike Holt with Dan Theobald on the trumpet solo)
Introduction of the trombone section to the audience
Someone to Watch Over Me by George and Ira Gershwin (1926), arr. by Dave Wolpe; from the musical Oh, Kay! (1926), a musical about English bootleggers in Prohibition Era America. Gershwin originally approached the song as an uptempo jazz tune, but his brother Ira suggested that it might work much better as a ballad, and George ultimately agreed.
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn)
In the Mood by Joe Garland (1939), arr. by Jeff Tyzik
(featuring solos by Glen Peterson on tenor sax; Kay Foster on alto sax; trumpeters Mark Syman, Dan Theobald, and Glen Newton; and Jim Foster on drum set)
Introduction of the rhythm section to the audience
The Lady is a Tramp by Lorenz Hart and Richard Rodgers (1937), arr. by Dave Wolpe, vocal arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring vocalists Karen Dunn and Glen Newton, with a scat vocal solo by Keith Miner)
As Time Goes By by Herman Hupfeld (1931), arr. by Carl Strommen
(featuring vocalist Keith Miner)
Introduction of the trumpet section to the audience
Somebody Loves Me by B. G. DeSylva, George Gershwin, and Ballard McDonald (1935), arr. by Dave Wolpe
(featuring vocalists Karen Dunn and Glen Newton, with Glen Peterson on tenor sax)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.
Route 66 by Bobby Troupe (1946), arr. by Bob Lowden
(featuring solos by bassist Eric Laska, pianist Mike Holt, trombonist Michael Sweet, guitarist Jason Swalley, and bass trombonist Tom Huelsmann)
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 a trombone solo by George Henly and an alto sax solo by Bill Frank)
Introduction of the saxophone 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
(featuring solos by Mark Syman on trumpet and Glen Peterson on tenor sax, with audience members shouting that famous telephone number)
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."
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn and trumpet soloist Glen Newton)
Roseville Big Band performers for this concert (left to right):
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): Dan Theobald, Mark Syman, Mark Lee, and Bob Nielsen
Trombones (left to right): Michael Sweet, Keith Miner, George Henly, and Tom Huelsmann (bass trombone); Glen Newton played trombone while Keith sang "As Time Goes By"
Rhythm (front to back): Glen Newton (vibraphone), Mike Holt (piano), Jason Swalley (guitar), Eric Laska (bass), and Jim Foster (drums)
Vocalists: Karen Dunn, Glen Newton, and Keith Miner
Friday, February 07, 2020.
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