St. Michael's Fall BBQ
Sunday, September 29, 2019, 12:30-1:20

Led by Glen Newton

Dance to the Big Band Swing by Glen Newton (1999), arr. by Glen Newton; the Roseville Big Band theme song!
(featuring vocalist Glen Newton, with solos by drummer Jim Foster and tenor saxophonist Glen Peterson)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park (+8) CD.

American Patrol by Frank W. Meacham (1885), arr. by Jerry Gray; the Glenn Miller band's 1942 recording of this arrangement reached #15 on the Billboard magazine chart that year.
(featuring a solo by trumpeter Mark Lee)

Still Love You by Keith Miner (2000), arr. by Glen Newton; Keith composed this song to honor his parents on their wedding anniversary.
(featuring composer-vocalist Keith Miner, with solos by Jason Swalley, guitar; and George Henly, trombone)

All of Me by Seymour Simons and Gerald Marks (1931), arr. by Lennie Niehaus
(featuring vocalist Keith Miner, with a trombone solo by George Henly; and tenor saxophonist Glen Peterson and trombonist Glen Newton trading fours)

Just in Time by Betty Comden, Adolph Green, and Jule Styne (1956), arr. by Dave Wolpe; introduced by Judy Holliday and Sydney Chaplin in the musical "Bells Are Ringing"; Tony Bennett had a hit recording of the song late in 1956
(low key female vocal; featuring trombonist Glen Newton, with an alto sax solo by Bill Frank)

Introduction of the saxophone and trombone sections 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 Mark Syman on trumpet and Glen Peterson on tenor sax, with Glen Newton on the telephone)

Introduction of the trumpet and flugelhorn section to the audience, with a demo

Woodchopper's Ball by Joey Bishop and Woody Herman (1939), arr. by Glenn Osser
(featuring solos by Glen Newton, trumpet with plunger; Bob Nielsen, trumpet; Len Yaeger, tenor sax; Jason Swalley, guitar; Tom Huelsmann, bass trombone; Eric Sayre, trumpet
; and Eric Laska, string bass)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park (+8) CD.

String of Pearls by Jerry Gray (1942), arr. by Johnny Warrington
(with solos by Kay Foster, alto sax; Glen Newton, trumpet; and Mike Holt, piano)

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, with a piano solo by Mike Holt)

I Left My Heart in San Francisco by George Cory and Douglass Cross (1962), arr. by Billy Byers; singer Tony Bennett won two 1962 Grammy awards for his recording of this song: Best Solo Vocal Performance, Male, and Record of the Year. This gold-selling Top Ten hit stayed in the charts for almost three years.
(featuring a tenor sax solo by Glen Peterson)

It's Only a Paper Moon by Billy Rose, E. Y. Harburg, and Harold Arlen (1932), arr. by Jerry Nowak; originally titled "If You Believe in Me" and featured in the short-running play, "The Great Magoo"; later appeared in the 1933 film version of "Take a Chance" with its current title; still later it was the title song of the 1973 film "Paper Moon" starring Ryan and Tatum O'Neill.
(featuring vocalists Karen Dunn and Glen Newton)

Introduction of the rhythm section to the audience

Show Me the Way to Go Home by Irving King (1952), arr. by Sammy Nestico; the Roseville Big Band closing theme song! "Irving King" is the pseudonym of the English songwriting team James Campbell and Reginald Connelly.
(featuring solos by Mike Holt on piano, Glen Peterson on tenor sax, and Eric Laska on electric bass)

Roseville Big Band performers for this concert:
Saxes: Glen Peterson (tenor), Bill Frank (alto) Kay Foster (alto), Len Yaeger (tenor), and Sue Wells (baritone)
Trumpets/Flugelhorns: Eric Sayre, Mark Syman, Mark Lee, and Bob Nielsen
Trombones: Michael Sweet, Keith Miner, George Henly, and Tom Huelsmann (bass trombone); Glen Newton played trombone on Still Love You, All of Me, and Just in Time
Rhythm: Mike Holt (piano), Jason Swalley (guitar), Eric Laska (bass), and Jim Foster (drums)
Vocal: Glen Newton and Keith Miner

Set up at noon. Wear RBB shirts and black slacks or shorts. Use your own black stands and the RBB Manhassets, rather than the red and white stand fronts.

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