Roseville Big Band
Song List for the Concordia Academy
Winter Formal Dance, 8:00-11:00 p.m., January 10, 2009
2400 North Dale St., Roseville
Led by Glen Newton

Songs in red are available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park (+8) CD and cassette tape. Songs in Italics were requested by audience members. Songs crossed out like this were on the original list but were skipped due to lack of time.

Set 1: 8:00-8:45 Set 2: 9:00-9:45 Set 3: 10:00-11:00

It's Not Unusual (rock)
Let It Snow (WCS)
You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You (ECS)
Moon River (waltz)
I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter (ECS)
Cha Cha Cha for Judy

Beer Barrel Polka
Winter Wonderland (ECS)
La Bamba (salsa w. guest percussionists)
Glory of Love (WCS)
It Don't Mean a Thing if it Ain't Got That Swing (ECS)
In the Mood (ECS; moved from third set)

Dance to the Big Band Swing (ECS)
New York, New York
Blue Skirt Waltz
Come Fly with Me
Prom Polka
Chattanooga Choo-Choo
Latin Fantasy (beguine & samba w. guest percussionists)
Ac-cent-tchu-ate the Positive (ECS)
Pennsylvania 6-5000 (WCS)
YMCA (rock)

Sleigh Ride - LaBarbera arr. (ECS; from set 2)
The Lady is a Tramp (ECS; from set 2)
Rock Around the Clock
Look for the Silver Lining (WCS; from set 2)
Happy Birthday to Mitch Goggins
Longer (MFT; from set 2)
Sunday Morning (rock)
How About You? (ECS)
Joshua (WCS)
All of Me (ECS)
Sing, Sing, Sing
Hot Cha Cha Cha (w. guest percussionists)
Evergreen (SFT)

Woodchopper's Ball (ECS)
Leichtensteiner Polka
(The) Last Waltz
(It's Only a) Paper Moon (ECS)
Show Me the Way to Go Home (WCS)

WCS=West Coast Swing; ECS=East Coast Swing; SFT=Slow Fox Trot.

Roseville Big Band performers for this dance:

Saxes: Kay Foster (alto/soprano), Bill Frank (alto/flute), Glen Peterson (tenor), Dan Desmonds (tenor), and Bill Pearson (baritone)
Trumpets/Flugelhorns: Mark Lee, Keith Thompson, Pat Gefre, and Bob Nielsen
Trombones: Scott Swenson, George Henly, Rich Eyman, and Keith Miner (bass trombone)
Rhythm: Ann Booth (piano), Carl Berger (guitar), Mike Wobig (bass), Dave Tuenge (drums), Glen Newton (vibraphone), and Karen Dunn (Latin percussion)
Vocal: Karen Dunn and Glen Newton

During the band's breaks, we played selections from the band's Concert in the Park cassette tape.

Songs we have ready in case they are requested:

Beguines/Rhumbas: Bossa Novas: Cha-Chas: Mambos:

Days of Wine and Roses (beguine)
Frenesi (Latin/Swing)
Latin Fantasy (Beguine and Samba)
Moon Over Naples
Perfidia (Latin/Swing)
Tonight (it could be played as a rhumba, too)

For All We Know
Girl from Impanema
I'll Never Smile Again/Dream
Moonlight in Vermont
Summer Samba (yes, itís a bossa nova)
Watch What Happens

Cha Cha Cha for Judy
Hot Cha Cha Cha
Kiss of Fire Cha Cha

Mambo Jambo
Mambo #5
El Sol Tambien se Pone
Sambas: Tangos: Meringues: Other Latin:

Caravan (arr. by Sweeney)
Latin Fantasy (Beguine and Samba)
Mas Que Nada
Temprana es la Noche

Blue Tango
Kiss of Fire Tango
La Cumparsita Tango


Funky Cha Cha (Latin Funk)
La Bamba (Latin Rock)
My Funny Valentine (Latin/Swing)
Strangers in the Night
Tequila (Latin Rock)

Other Latin:
Carnival Del Soul (Latin Funk)
Days of Wine and Roses
Don't Know Why
Waltzes: Polkas: Slow Fox Trot: Medium Fox Trot:

Blue Skirt Waltz
Fascination (missing which tenor part?)
(The) Last Waltz
Let Me Call You Sweetheart
Love Makes the World Go ĎRound
Melody of Love (Do we have the bass part?)
Moon River
Mr. Bojangles
Norwegian Wood
(A) Rose is a Rose
Three Times a Lady

Beer Barrel Polka
Julida Polka
Liechtensteiner Polka
Polka Medley
Prom Polka

Angel Eyes
As Time Goes By
Georgia on My Mind
Ghost of a Chance
Moonlight Serenade
Nearness of You (The)
Sophisticated Lady
Star Dust
Two for the Road
What a Wonderful World
When I Fall in Love

Blue Moon
But Beautiful
I Won't Last a Day Without You
Stranger in Paradise
West Coast Swing: West Coast Swing: East Coast Swing: East Coast Swing:

At Last
Birth of the Blues
Donít Get Around Much Anymore
Fly Me to the Moon
Glory of Love
Hard-Hearted Hannah
Harlem Nocturne
I Canít Give You Anything But Love
I Canít Stop Loving You
Kansas City
Mean to Me
Minnie the Moocher
New York, New York
Night Train
Pennsylvania 6-5000
Route 66

Satin Doll
Show Me the Way to Go Home
Sunny Side of the Street
Tuxedo Junction (W. Johnson, arr.)
Wrong, Wrong Side of the Street (to the tune of "Sunny Side of the Street")
You're the Boss
Your Cheatiní Heart

All of Me
As Long As I'm Singing
Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen
Beyond the Sea
Big Noise from Winnetka
Blue Skies
Chattanooga Choo Choo
Dance to the Big Band Swing
Fascinating Rhythm
Flip, Flop, and Fly
How About You?
Iím Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter
In the Mood
It Donít Mean a Thing if it Ainít Got That Swing
Jump, Jive, and Wail

Lady is a Tramp
Let It Snow
Little Brown Jug
Midnight in Moscow
On the Atchison, Topeka, and the Santa Fe
One OíClock Jump
Opus One
(Itís Only a) Paper Moon
Pick Yourself Up
Rock Around the Clock
Sleigh Ride (arr. LaBarbara)
Sing, Sing, Sing
Somebody Loves Me
String of Pearls
Switch in Time
Winter Wonderland
Woodchopperís Ball
Youíre Nobody ĎTil Somebody Loves You

Love Shack
Proud Mary
She Works Hard for the Money

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