9/11 Memorial Walk
at Como Dockside in St. Paul
Led by Glen Newton

Songs in red are available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park (+8) CD. As usual, we will take requests.

Swing dance 7:00-8:30 p.m., sponsored by the St. Paul Fire Foundation. Wear RBB shirts and black slacks.

Registration opened at 5:00 p.m. At 6:00 p.m. the program began with presentation of the colors, escorted by the Minnesota Fire Service Pipe Band. Fire fighter Kate Olaf led the singing of the National Anthem, accompanied on the piano by Glen Newton. Tom McDonough introduced Chief Butler, who spoke briefly. Kate Olaf sang "American Hymn" from East of Eden, accompanying herself on the piano while a slide show depicted fire fighters in action. Ryan Lyons presented some reflections, and Chief Butler invited fire fighters to begin the walk around the lake, followed by all other participants, while the Minnesota Fire Servie Pipe Band plaeyd from the dock. They finished at 7:00, and the Roseville Big Band began playing.

1. Dance to the Big Band Swing (GN, Glen P., Jim)
2. Little Brown Jug (Steve, Glen P., Dick)
3. America the Beautiful (Jason, Keith, GN)
4. Hey, Jealous Lover (Ann, Mark S., Glen P.)
5. American Patrol (Kay, Mark L.)
6. Liechtensteiner Polka (GN)
7. In the Mood (Tyzik arr., Doc Severinson version; Glen P., Kay, Dick, Mark S., GN, Jim)
8. How High the Moon (trbs, Keith, George, Greg)
9. Moonlight Serenade (Kay, clarinet)
10. Pennsylvania 6-5000 (Hest arr.; Mark S., Glen P.)
11. Woodchopper's Ball (GN, Bob, George, Dick, Tom, Jason, Bill F., Dan D., Steve)
12. I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart (Kay, Keith, Ann)
13. String of Pearls (Kay, Dick)
14. St. Louis Blues March (Kay, Jim, Glen P.)
15. Sweet Georgia Brown (George, Jason)
16. Straighten Up and Fly Right (Keith, Jason, Ann)
17. Stompin' at the Savoy (#14 in Book II; Glen P., Kay, Ann)
18. (Oh,) Lady Be Good (Bob, Kay, Steve)
19. Ac-cent-tchu-ate the Positive (GN)
20. Last: Show Me the Way to Go Home (Ann, Glen P., Steve)

Roseville Big Band performers for this dance:
Saxes: Glen Peterson (tenor), Bill Frank (alto) Kay Foster (alto and clarinet), Dan Desmonds (tenor), and Bill Pearson (baritone)
Trumpets/Flugelhorns: Dick Miller, Mark Syman, Carol Jensen, and Bob Nielsen
Trombones: Greg Michnay, Keith Miner, George Henly, and Tom Huelsmann (bass trombone); Glen Newton played trombone on Straighten Up and Fly Right
Rhythm: Ann Booth (piano), Jason Swalley (guitar), Steve Levens (bass), Jim Foster (drums), and Glen Newton (vibraphone)
Vocal: Glen Newton, Keith Miner, and Jason Swalley

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Sunday, September 17, 2017.


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