Roseville Big Band
Wind Farm Opening Celebration, September 15, 2010
Armory, Jackson, MN
Led by Glen Newton

Wear black suit, white shirt, blue tie and cummerbund. Meet at 11:30 at St. Michael's to load the bus. There will be a second pickup at the Blackhawk Park-and-Ride at the intersection of Cliff Road and 35E in Eagan around 12:15.

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.

Set One (6:30-7:25):
1. Dance to the Big Band Swing (Karen, GN, Glen P., Dave)
2. Secret Love (Carl)
3. Glory of Love (Karen, GN, Dan D.)
4. Look for the Silver Lining (Bob, Ann)
5. Ac-cent-tchuate the Positive (Karen, GN (trumpet); the vocal solo version)
6. Beer Barrel Polka (Keith, Karen, GN)
Dan Desmonds, alto sax soloist Dan Desmonds played lead alto sax and clarinet.
7. Fever (Karen, Rich)
8. Pennsylvania 6-5000 (Gene, Glen P.)
9. Moon River (Dan D. and Bill F., alto sax duet; Karen, GN)
10. That's All (GN, Bill F.)
11. Teach Me Tonight (Karen)
12. Chattanooga Choo-Choo (Wolpe; Glen P.)
Carl and the brass section played Dave Wolpe's updated arrangement of Chattanooga Choo-Choo.

Set Two (7:50-9:05, after the program):
1. In the Mood (Tyzik arr., Doc Severinson version; Glen P., Dan D., Gene, Dave); also requested
2. Satin Doll (Ann, Dan T. (flugelhorn), Glen P., Karen, GN)
3. God Bless the Child (Karen)
4. Woodchopper's Ball (GN, trumpet with plunger; Bob, Gene, Carl, Scott, Glen P., George, Dan T., Rich, Keith (bass trombone), Bill F., Brian, GN-scat)
5. Blue Skirt Waltz (GN)
6. I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter (Karen, Dan D.)
7. Lady is a Tramp (Karen, GN; Keith-scat, Carl)

Here's a YouTube video of the RBB performing Lady is a Tramp:

Glen and Karen sang, "Doin' my rhumbas with uno, and that'n, my Satin Doll."

8. Moonlight Serenade (Dan D., clarinet)
9. Longer (Karen, GN)
Cha Cha Cha for Judy (audience guest percussionists; priority given to people named Judy)
11. Bei Mir Bist du Schoen (Key of C minor; Karen, GN, Rich, George)
12. American Patrol (Mark L.)

1. All of Me (Karen, Carl, Glen P., Rich)
2. String of Pearls (Kay, GN (trumpet), Ann)
3. Easy to Love (Karen, GN)

4. It Had to Be You (Keith, Ann)
5. Little Brown Jug (Dan T., Glen P.)
6. Evergreen (Karen, GN)
7. Star Dust (Gene, Karen)

8. They Can't Take That Away from Me (Karen, GN)
9. (It Seems to Me I've) Heard That Song Before (Dan T., GN)
10. Opus One (Karen, GN, Glen P., Rich, Mike W.)
11. How About You? (Karen, GN, Glen P.)

12. Last: Show Me the Way to Go Home (Ann, Glen P., Mike W.)

Guest percussionists Tambourine, congas, and vibra-slap
Wind farm workers played Latin percussion instruments on Cha Cha Cha for Judy.

Roseville Big Band performers for this dance:

Saxes: Dan Desmonds (alto, clarinet), Bill Frank (alto and flute), Glen Peterson (tenor), Brian Dole (tenor), and Bill Pearson (baritone and clarinet)
Trumpets/Flugelhorns: Mark Lee, Gene Phares, Dan Theobald, 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), Ed Finley (drums), and Glen Newton (vibraphone)
Vocal: Karen Dunn, Glen Newton, and Keith Miner

We sold one CD. Blue Ox jazz Babies
  The Blue Ox Jazz Babies entertained the audience with Dixieland music before the Roseville Big Band began playing.

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