Roseville Big Band
Schedule and Songs for
Stompin' at the Simley
a classic battle of the bands
together with the
River City Jazz Orchestra
at Simley High School Cahill Court Cafeteria 3/22/2003
Non-stop Music All Night Long!
Roseville Big Band led by Glen Newton

Some band members arrived by 6:00 to help unload, set up, and get our equipment out of the way of the dance lessons. We wore black and white with jackets and the band's blue ties and cummerbunds. Dance lessons 7:00-7:58 by Simley Alumna Katie Ackert and Adam Hennen. 7:58-8:05 final tuneup for the bands.

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 because of lack of time. Songs in bold like this were performed for the first time by the Roseville Big Band.

8:05: Round 1

RBB:  Stompin' at the Savoy Simley (east coast swing; Glen Peterson, tenor sax; Kay Foster, alto sax)
RCJO: Basie Straight Ahead
RBB: Somebody Loves Me (east coast swing; Rosetones, vocal quartet; Glen Peterson, tenor sax)
RCJO: Polka Dots and Moonbeams (Joe Thornton, featured alto sax soloist)
RBB: It Had to Be You (west coast swing; Kirk Lindberg, vocal; Ann Booth, piano)
RCJO: String of Pearls (Joe Thornton, alto sax; Neil Kryder, trumpet)
RBB: Funky Cha Cha (salsa; Harvey Skow, trumpet; Mike Bratlie, trombone; Dan Desmonds, tenor sax; audience play-along)
RCJO: The Lady is a Tramp (Renee Lande, vocal)
RBB: Moonglow (west coast swing; Rosetones, vocal quartet)
RCJO: Sebastian's Theme (featuring Neil Kryder, flugelhorn)
RBB: Prom Polka
RCJO: Li'l Darlin' (Dick Wheeler, trumpet)

9:00: Showcase 1, featuring the Roseville Big Band (RCJO Break)
All of Me (east coast swing; Karen Dunn, vocal; Jim Foss, guitar; Glen Newton, flugelhorn; Glen Peterson, tenor sax)
Julida Polka (including a band vocal, while Glen Newton played trumpet with plunger mute)
At Last (west coast swing; Rosetones, vocal quartet)
Blue Skies (east coast swing; Rosetones, vocal quartet; Keith Miner, scat vocal)
A Whole New World (beguine; Kirk Lindberg and Karen Dunn, vocal duet)

9:20: Showcase 2, featuring the River City Jazz Orchestra (RBB Break)
Someone To Watch Over Me (Renee Lande, vocal)
Killer Joe
Skylark (Renee Lande, vocal)
All of Me (instrumental featuring Allen Jackson, piano)
The Man That Got Away (Renee Lande, vocal)

9:40: Round 2

RBB: Dance to the Big Band Swing (RBB theme song; east coast swing; Rosetones, vocal quartet; Glen Peterson, tenor sax; Jim Foster, drum set)
RCJO: Moonlight Serenade (featuring Bruce Peck, clarinet)
RBB: Waltzing Matilda (east coast swing; Kay Foster, alto sax; Mark Lee, trumpet)
RCJO: Satin Doll (Allen Jackson, piano; Dave Colburn, tenor sax)
RBB: Ain't Misbehavin' (east coast swing; Kirk Lindberg, vocal solo; Rosetones, vocal quartet; Glen Newton, alto trombone; Karen Dunn, vocal solo)
RCJO: Things Ain't What They Used to Be
RBB: Pennsylvania 6-5000 (east coast swing; Glen Peterson, tenor sax; Tim Altmann, trumpet; Glen Newton, telephone; audience chant-along)
RCJO: In the Mood
RBB: Sentimental Journey (slow fox trot; Rosetones, vocal quartet; Bob Nielsen, trumpet; Kay Foster, clarinet)
RCJO: Moten Swing
RBB: Rosie the Riveter (east coast swing; Kirk Lindberg, Glen Newton, and Bob Nielsen, vocals; George Henly, trombone)
RCJO: Summertime (Renee Lande, vocal)

10:25: Showcase 3, featuring the Roseville Big Band (RCJO Break)
It's Been a Long, Long, Time (west coast swing; Tim Altmann, trumpet; Kirk Lindberg, vocal)
Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree (east coast swing; Rosetones, vocal quartet)
Star Dust (slow fox trot; Tim Altmann, flugelhorn; Karen Dunn, vocal)
Sleepy Time Gal (east coast swing; Glen Newton, trumpet; Mike Bratlie, trombone)
(if there's time) She Works Hard for the Money (rock; Rosetones, vocal quartet; Keith Miner, bass trombone; various other soloists)

10:40: Showcase 4, featuring the River City Jazz Orchestra (RBB Break)
Hay Burner
Stolen Moments
Watermelon Man
Shiny Stockings
This Time Around (Renee Lande, vocal)

11:00-11:30: Round 3

RBB: Route 66 (west coast swing; Jim Foss, guitar; Glen Newton, alto trombone; Fred Christiansen, George Henly, and Mike Bratlie, tenor trombones; Keith Miner, bass trombone; Ann Booth, piano; Bill Frank, alto sax; Bob Nielsen, trumpet; audience finger-snap-along)
RCJO: Moten Swing
RBB: I've Got a Gal in Kalamazoo (east coast swing; Rosetones, vocal quartet)
RCJO: Down for the Count
RBB: Blue Skirt Waltz (Kirk Lindberg, vocal)
RCJO: Swee Pea
RBB: Otra Vez (mambo; Keith Miner, scat vocal, Glen Peterson, tenor sax; Glen Newton, trumpet; Tim Altmann, flugelhorn)
RCJO: Sing, Sing, Sing (featuring Craig Villars, drum set)
RBB: At Last (west coast swing; Rosetones, vocal quartet)
RCJO: Don't Get Around Much Anymore
RBB: Ice Castles Theme (slow fox trot; Karen Dunn, vocal; Rosetones, vocal quartet)
RCJO: A Child is Born
RBB: Lady is a Tramp (east coast swing; Rosetones, vocal quartet; Keith Miner, scat vocal)
RCJO: Oye Como Va

11:30: Both Bands: Show Me the Way to Go Home (west coast swing; Glen Peterson, tenor sax; Dick Wheeler, trumpet; Ann Booth and Allen Jackson, pianos)

Roseville Big Band performers for this dance:

Saxes: Kay Foster (lead alto), Bill Frank (alto), Glen Peterson (tenor), Dan Desmonds (tenor), and Bill Pearson (baritone); Kay, Bill, Dan, and Bill doubled on clarinets on Julida Polka; Kay also doubled on curved soprano sax on Rosie the Riveter.
Trumpets: Mark Lee (co-lead), Tim Altmann (co-lead), Harvey Skow, Bob Nielsen, and Glen Newton; all doubled on flugelhorns.
Trombones: Mike Bratlie (lead), Fred Christiansen, George Henly, Keith Miner (bass trombone), and Glen Newton (alto trombone).
Rhythm: Ann Booth (piano), Jim Foss (guitar), Mike Wobig (electric bass), Jim Foster (drums), and Glen Newton (vibraphone and timbales).
Vocalists: The Rosetones (Karen Dunn, lead; Diane Lindberg, alto; Kirk Lindberg (Simley High School alumnus), tenor; and Glen Newton, bass), Keith Miner, and Bob Nielsen.

This performance was videotaped by interns from Town Square Television for later broadcast (after editing in post-production) on Community Channel 14 in Inver Grove Heights, Mendota Heights, Lilydale, South St. Paul, Mendota, Sunfish Lake, and West St. Paul.