Directed by Glen Newton

Concert at The Rog
Roseville Central Park
July 19, 2022, 7:00-8:15 p.m.


Dance to the Big Band Swing by Glen Newton (1999), arr. by Glen Newton; a Roseville Big Band original and its opening theme song
(featuring The Rosetones vocal quartet, 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.

I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm by Irving Berlin (1937), arr. by Lloyd Vernon " Skip" Martin; introduced in the musical film "On the Avenue" by Dick Powell and Alice Faye; the theme song of Les Brown and His Band of Renown
(featuring solos by Glen Peterson, tenor sax; John Seal, guitar; and Dan Theobald, trumpet)

Satin Doll by Billy Strayhorn, Duke Ellington, and Johnny Mercer (1958), arr. by Sammy Nestico; one of the Duke Ellington classics, played often by Count Basie's band.
(featuring solos by Mike Holt, piano; Mark Syman, flugelhorn; and Dan Carlson, tenor sax; with the Rosetones vocal quartet)

My Little Girl by Keith Miner (1997), arr. by Keith Miner and Glen Newton
(featuring vocalist Keith Miner, with solos by Glen Newton, trombone, and Mark Syman, trumpet)
This selection is available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

Introduction of the saxophone section to the audience

I'll Never Smile Again/Dream Medley, arr. by Mike Carubia; "I'll Never Smile Again" by Ruth Lowe (1938), the Tommy Dorsey version stayed at #1 on the Billboard charts for 12 weeks in 1940; "Dream" by Johnny Mercer (1944), originally written as a theme for his radio program
(featuring the Rosetones)

Introduction of the Rosetones to the audience

Brown Wore Black composed and arranged by Glen Newton (2003); dedicated to the volunteers of CTV15, Community Television for the Northern Suburbs
(featuring solos by George Henly, trombone (1st time at C); Dan Theobald, trumpet (2nd time at C); and Glen Newton, trumpet (at G))

Introduction of the trombone section to the audience

Ain't Misbehavin' by Andy Razaf, Fats Waller, and Harry Brooks (1929), band arr. by Art Dedrick, vocal arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring the Rosetones, with a scat vocal solo by Keith Miner)

Feeling Good by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley (1964), arr. by Roger Holmes; from "The Roar of the Greasepaint - the Smell of the Crowd"
(featuring vocalist Karen Dunn, with Glen Newton, trumpet with plunger)

Introduction of the trumpet and flugelhorn section to the audience

Bedtime Look by Keith Miner (1998), arr. by Glen Newton
(featuring vocalist Keith Miner)
This selection is a bonus track on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park (+8) CD.

Tribute to Woody by Jimmy Guiffre (Four Brothers), Ralph Burns and Woody Herman (Early Autumn), Joe Bishop and Woody Herman (Woodchopper's Ball), (1947, 1949, and 1929) arr. by Sammy Nestico
(featuring Glen Peterson, tenor saxophone, Kay Foster, clarinet, and the Roseville Big Band saxophone section)

Introduction of the rhythm section to the audience

Side by Side by Harry Woods (1927), arr. by Glen Newton; Woods, who practised songwriting only as a sideline, wrote numerous other 1920s standards, including "When the Red, Red Robin (Comes Bob, Bob, Bobbin' Along)" and "I'm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover"
(featuring the Rosetones)

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 Glen Peterson on tenor sax, Mike Holt on piano, and Ron Rasmussen on electric bass)

The Roseville Big Band:

Saxes (left to right): Glen Peterson (tenor), Bill Frank (alto), Kay Foster (alto and clarinet), Dan Carlson (tenor), and Dan Desmonds (baritone)
Trumpets and Flugelhorns (left to right): Dan Theobald, Mark Syman, Mark Lee, and Bob Nielsen
Trombones (left to right): George Henly, Keith Miner, Greg Michnay, and Michael Sweet (bass trombone); Glen Newton played trombone while Keith sang on My Little Girl and Bedtime Look
Rhythm: Mike Holt (piano), John Seal (guitar), Ron Rasmussen (bass), and Jim Foster (drums)
Vocal: The Rosetones (Karen Dunn, Diane Dolinar, Bruce Stasch, and Glen Newton), and Keith Miner

Around 100 people were in the audience at Central Park.

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