Roseville Big Band with the Rosetones
Moon Ball for the annual gathering of the veterans of the 93rd Bombardment Group of the 8th Air Force, September 29, 2007, in the Grand Ballroom West at the Sheraton Hotel at Hwy 100 and Hwy 494, 7800 Normandale Blvd. 55439, 7:00-10:05; wear black and white
Click here to see the proclamation (61KB PDF in separate window) that today is the 93rd Bombardment Group Day in Minnesota.
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 or because the audience was dancing more to slow songs. Songs in Italics were added by audience request.

Set One - Part 1 (7:00-7:50):
1. Dance to the Big Band Swing (Rosetones, Ira, Dave)
2. It Had to Be You (Kirk, Ann)
3. Little Brown Jug (Kari, Ira)
4. Ac-cent-tchuate the Positive (Karen, GN)
5. Somebody Loves Me (Rosetones, Ira)
6. Moonlight Serenade (Kay, clarinet)
7. It Don't Mean a Thing if it Ain't Got that Swing (Rosetones, Mark)
8. Moon River (Kay and Bill F., alto sax duet; Rosetones)
9. White Cliffs of Dover (George; first performance by the Roseville Big Band)
10. Bye Bye Blackbird (Harvey)
11. Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree (Rosetones)
12. It's Been a Long, Long Time (Kari, Karen, Dan)

Set Two (8:05-8:40; we were asked to take a break early so the comedian in the next room could finish his act without having to compete with our sound):
1. Satin Doll (Ann, Harvey, Dan, Rosetones)
2. Sleepy Time Gal (in honor of Don Martin's granfather, who was killed on a B24 Liberator named Sleepy Time Gal; GN, Mike B.)
1. In the Mood (original version; Kay, Ira, Kari)
3. I've Got a Gal in Kalamazoo (Rosetones)
3. I've Got You Under My Skin (Art Wiggins arr.; Ira)
4. Skylark (Karen)
5. Lady is a Tramp (Rosetones; Keith scat; Nick guitar)
Someone to Watch Over Me (Rosetones; skip from the intro to the chorus)
7. Waltzing Matilda (Kay, Mark)

Set Three (9:05-10:05):
1. Misty (Bill F., Mark, Rich)
2. Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy (Karen, Diane, Kirkina, trumpets)
9. Oh, You Beautiful Doll (Ira, GN)
3. When You Wish Upon a Star (Karen)
4. Come Fly with Me (Kirk)

6. Moonglow (Rosetones)
7. I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm (Ira, Nick, Harvey; first performance by the Roseville Big Band)
8. Glory of Love (Rosetones; Kay, soprano sax)
9. Bei Mir Bist du Schoen (Key of F minor; Karen, Diane, and Kirk; Rich, George)
10. String of Pearls (GN, Ann)
11. I'll Never Smile Again/Dream Medley (Rosetones)
12. G. I. Jive (Rosetones; Nick; Mike B.)
13. Sentimental Journey (Rosetones a capella; Bob)
13. Don't Get Around Much Anymore (Keith)
6. Star Dust (GN; Karen)
7. On the Sunny Side of the Street (Rosetones)
9. Opus One (Rosetones, Ira, Rich, Mike W.)

14. Georgia on My Mind (Rosetones, Ira)
11. Chattanooga Choo Choo (Hest arr.; Rosetones, Ira)
12. Blue Skies (Ann, Rosetones, Keith)

15. Last: Show Me the Way to Go Home (Ann, Ira, Mike W.)
16. After the last: Air Force song from the Armed Forces Medley

Roseville Big Band performers for this dance:

Saxes: Kay Foster (alto, soprano, clarinet), Bill Frank (alto and clarinet), Ira Adelman (tenor), Dan Desmonds (tenor and clarinet), and Bill Pearson (baritone and clarinet)
Trumpets/Flugelhorns: Mark Lee, Kari Coad, Harvey Skow, and Bob Nielsen
Trombones: Mike Bratlie, George Henly, Rich Eyman, and Keith Miner (bass trombone)
Rhythm: Ann Booth (piano), Nick Johnson (guitar), Mike Wobig (bass), and Dave Tuenge (drums); Glen Newton (vibraphone)
Vocal: The Rosetones (Karen Dunn, Diane Lindberg, Kirk Lindberg and Glen Newton) and Keith Miner

The 85 guests - members of the 93rd Bombardment Group and their families - were very attentive. Their favorite dance numbers were the slow songs. We sold six cassette tapes and one CD.

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