Roseville Big Band
Ninth Annual GI Joe Collector's Club Convention
Banquet and Hangar Dance
, June 25, 2005, 7-10 p.m.
Led by Glen Newton

Songs in red are available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park (+8) CD. Songs crossed out like this were on the original list but were skipped due to lack of time. Songs in Italics were added by audience request; audience members also requested several of the songs that were already on the play list, indicated by an asterisk(*).

Set One (7:00-7:55):
1. Dance to the Big Band Swing (Karen, GN, Ira, Kenne)
2. Ac-cent-tchuate the Positive (Karen, GN)
3. Fly Me to the Moon (Bill F., alto sax)
4. As Long As I’m Singing (GN, vocal; Bill P.)
5. Bandstand Boogie (Harvey, Jim)
6. How About You? (Karen, GN, Ira, with extra repeat); dedicated to Steven and Mary, who just became engaged
7. Sleepy Time Gal (GN, Mike B.)
8. Skylark (Karen)
9. I've Got You Under My Skin (Ira)
10. Paper Moon (Karen, GN)
11. Waltz for Debby (Karen, Bill F., Ann)
12. Liechtensteiner Polka (GN, vocal in German)
13. In the Mood (Kay, Ira, Gene)
14. All of Me (Karen, Jim, Rich, GN)
The band played "In the Mood."
Karen Dunn Karen sang "All of Me."
Set Two (8:15-9:05):
1. It Don't Mean a Thing if it Ain't Got That Swing (Karen, GN, John)
2. Route 66 (Keith, John, Ira, George, Mike B., Mike W.)

3. Rock Around the Clock (Gene, Bill P.)
2. Second Time Around (Karen)
3. Call Me Irresponsible (Harvey)
4. Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree (Karen, GN)
5. America the Beautiful (Karen, Keith, GN)
6. Something's Gotta Give (Ann, Ira)
7. Bei Mir Bist du Schoen (Key of C minor; Karen, GN, Gene, Rich)
8. Woodchopper's Ball (GN, trumpet with plunger; John, Gene, Mike B., George, Keith (bass trombone), Bill F., Dan, Mike W.)
9. Kiss of Fire Cha-Cha (John, Ann; guest percussionists)
Some of the GI Joe collectors joined us on "Kiss of Fire."

During the break: Announcement of awards; we were ready to resume at 9:20, but the awards took longer than that.

Set Three (9:25-9:40):
1. Sing, Sing, Sing (Kenne; Kay, clarinet; Rich; Keith, scat vocal; GN, trumpet)
2.  Candy (Karen)
3. It's Been a Long, Long Time (Kari, Karen, Dan)
Keith Miner Keith improvised a scat vocal solo on "Sing, Sing, Sing."

After the awards, the guests left, and by 9:35, the CAF members were folding up the tables and cleaning the floor. We skipped the remaining songs (below) and ended early.
13. Beer Barrel Polka (Karen, Keith, GN)
14. Saturday Night is the Loneliest Night of the Week (GN)

1. I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter (Karen, Kay)
2. Pennsylvania 6-5000 (Gene, Ira; audience chant-along; GN, telephone)
3. Don't Get Around Much Anymore (Keith, Mike W.)
4. Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries (Kay)
5. You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You (Karen)
6. Hot-Cha Cha Cha (Gene, Ann)
7. Opus One (Karen, GN, Ira, Rich, Mike W.)
8. Season Departs (Jim, Rich, George)
9. Satin Doll (Ann, Karen, GN, Harvey, Dan)
10. Little Brown Jug (Kari, Ira)
11. Last: Show Me the Way to Go Home (Ann, Ira)

Roseville Big Band performers for this dance:

Saxes: Kay Foster (alto, clarinet), Bill Frank (alto), Ira Adelman (tenor), Dan Desmonds (tenor), and Bill Pearson (baritone)
Trumpets/Flugelhorns: John Curlee, Kari Coad, Harvey Skow and Gene Phares
Trombones: Mike Bratlie, George Henly, Rich Eyman, and Keith Miner (bass trombone)
Rhythm: Ann Booth (piano), Jim Foss (guitar), Mike Wobig (bass), and Kenne Thomas (drums); Glen Newton also played congas on a few selections, but the vibes were not there.
Vocal: Karen Dunn, Glen Newton, and Keith Miner

We sold 8 CDs and one tape.

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