Roseville Big Band
Schedule and Songs for
Putting on the Ritz
at Roseville Area High School 3/01/2003
Led by Glen Newton

Arrive by 6:30 to help unload and get our equipment out of the way of the dance lessons. Wear black and white with jackets and the band's blue ties and cummerbunds. Dance lessons 7:00-7:45 by Elaine and Paul Rybski.

Songs in red are available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape. Songs crossed out (like this) were skipped due to lack of time.

Set 1: 8:00-9:00
In the Mood (east coast swing; Glen P., Kay, Bob H.; Garland, 1939)
The Glory of Love (west coast swing; Rosetones, Kay; Hill, 1936)
Brazil (samba; Kay, Glen P., Jim Foster; Barroso, 1939)
Cha Cha Cha for Judy (cha-cha; Brown, 1959)
The Lady is a Tramp, Female Vocal (east coast swing, Rosetones, Keith; Rodgers & Hart, 1937)
The Last Waltz (waltz; Reed & Mason, 1967)
Liechtensteiner Polka (polka; GN; Kotscher & Lindt, 1957)
La Cumparsita (tango; Bob N., audience play-along; Rodriguez, 1917)
Tonight (rhumba; audience play-along; Bernstein & Sondheim, 1956)
It Don't Mean a Thing if it Ain't Got That Swing (east coast swing; Rosetones, Mark; Ellington, 1932)
You're the Boss (west coast swing; Glen P., Bob N.; Lieber & Stoller, 1961)
El Sol Tambien Se Pone (mambo; Jim Foss, Keith, etc.; Felsenstein, 1991)
Chattanooga Choo-Choo, Hest trans. (east coast swing; Rosetones, Glen P.; Warren & Gordon, 1941)
The Way You Look Tonight (west coast swing; Kern, 1936)
I’ll Never Smile Again/Dream Medley (bossa nova; Rosetones; Lowe & Mercer, 1939 & 1944)

Dance demo by Uwe and Dagmar Kortshagen (standard dances: Slow Waltz, Tango, and Quickstep) and Andy and Janie Nordberg (rhythm dances: Cha-Cha, Swing, and Bolero )

Set 2: 9:20-10:15
Dance to the Big Band Swing (east coast swing; Rosetones, Glen P., Jim Foster; Newton, 1999)
Latin Fantasy (beguine & samba; Bob N., GN, sing-along; Velazquez & Hernandez, 1941 & 1943)
Satin Doll (east coast swing; Norm, Rosetones, Bob H., Dan; Strayhorn, Ellington, & Mercer, 1952)
Beer Barrel Polka (polka; Keith, Karen, Diane, GN; Vejvoda, Timm, Zeman & Brown, 1934)
Moon River (waltz; Kay, Bill F., Rosetones; Mancini & Mercer, 1961)
I Can't Get Started (slow fox trot; Rosetones; Kirk, GN; Gershwin & Duke, 1935)
Hot Cha Cha Cha (cha-cha; Bob N.; Osser, 1958)
Opus One (east coast swing; Rosetones, Glen P., Rich, Mike W.; Oliver & Garris, 1943)
Blue Tango (tango; audience play-along; Anderson, 1951)
Fever (west coast swing; Karen, Rich; Davenport & Cooley, 1956)
Blue Moon (medium fox trot; Tim, Mark, Bill F.; Rodgers & Hart, 1934)
Copacabana (merengue; Sussman, Feldman, and Manilow, 1978)
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy (east coast swing; Karen, Diane, Kirkina, trumpet section; Raye & Prince, 1940)
Otra Vez (mambo; Glen P., Bob H.; Biondi, 2000)

Dance demo by David Haas and Julie Zarambo (West Coast swing) and Chuck Lambert and Maro Strootman (East Coast Swing).
Songs from the Concert in the Park CD played to finish out the break:
Rock Around the Clock
My Little Girl

Set 3: 10:35-11:30
Sanduga (salsa; Norm, Glen P., Bob H.; Sandoval, 1977)
What a Wonderful World (slow fox trot; Tim; Weiss & Thiele, 1967)
On the Sunny Side of the Street (west coast swing; Rosetones; McHugh & Fields, 1930)
Kiss of Fire (cha-cha; Mark; Allen & Hill, 1952)
Three Times a Lady (waltz; Mark; Richie, 1978)
La Bamba (salsa; Bill F.; Valens, 1958)
Georgia On My Mind (slow fox trot; Rosetones, Glen P.; Carmichael & Gorrell, 1930)
Mambo #5 (mambo; Harvey; Prado, 1949)
Mack the Knife (west coast swing; Mark; Weill, 1928)
Cute (east coast swing; Jim Foster, Keith; Hefti, 1958)
Someone to Watch Over Me, skip the verse (slow fox trot; Rosetones; Gershwin & Gershwin, 1926)
Woodchopper’s Ball (east coast swing; Bob N., Keith, Harvey, Mike B., Mike W., and others; Bishop & Herman, 1939)
Girl from Impanema (bossa nova; Jobim, 1943)
Route 66 (west coast swing; Ann, Jim Foss, others; Troupe, 1946)
Jump, Jive, and Wail (east coast swing; Keith, Rosetones; Glen P., Bob H., Fred, Jim Foss; Prima, 1930's)

Show Me the Way to Go Home (west coast swing; Ann, Glen P., Mike W.; King, 1952)

Roseville Big Band performers for this dance:

Saxes: Kay Foster, Bill Frank, Glen Peterson, Dan Desmonds, and Bill Pearson
Trumpets: Mark Lee, Bob Hallquist**, Harvey Skow, and Bob Nielsen
Trombones: Mike Bratlie, Fred Christiansen, Rich Eyman, and Keith Miner
Rhythm: Ann Booth and Norm Herzog*** (piano), Jim Foss (guitar), Mike Wobig (bass), Jim Foster (drums), and Glen Newton (vibraphone and timbales)
Vocalists: The Rosetones (Karen Dunn, Diane Dolinar, Kirk Lindberg, and Glen Newton) and Keith Miner, with guest vocalist Tim McMillin*, tenor

*= RAHS music faculty; **= Former RAHS faculty; ***= Former RAMS faculty

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