Roseville Big Band with the Rosetones
Commemorative Air Force Bomber's Moon Ball, September 15, 2007
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.

Set One - Part 1 (8:00-9:00):
1. Dance to the Big Band Swing (Rosetones, Glen P., Dave)
2. It Had to Be You (Kirk, Ann)
3. Little Brown Jug (Kari, Glen P.)
4. Ac-cent-tchuate the Positive (Karen, GN)
5. Brown Wore Black (Rich, Nick, Keith, George, GN)
6. Come Fly with Me (original high key version; Kirk, Glen P.)
The Rosetones
Guest percussionists joined the band for "Cha Cha Cha for Judy." 7. Cha Cha Cha for Judy (audience play-along; priority given to people named Judy)
8. Somebody Loves Me (Rosetones, Glen P.)
9. Route 66 (Ann, Mark, Ira, Nick)
10. It Don't Mean a Thing if it Ain't Got that Swing (Rosetones, Mark)
10. Moon River (Kay and Bill F., alto sax duet; Rosetones)
12. Beer Barrel Polka (Rosetones, Keith, vocals)
13. Bye Bye Blackbird (Harvey)
14. I've Got a Gal in Kalamazoo (Rosetones)
15. Satin Doll (Ann, Jeff, Ira, Rosetones)
Dancers in civilian and military dress

At this point, the Minnesota State Fire Service Memorial Pipe Band marched in, then performed these selections with the Roseville Big Band and marched out again:
1. 79th Farewell to Gibraltar
2. Medley: Jimmy Findlater and The Children (first performance by the Roseville Big Band)
3. Amazing Grace (dedicated to the memory of Joseph Wright, a 13-year-old boy who died in a tragic traffic accident while crossing highway 36 near McKnight Road)

Set One - Part 2 (9:15-9:30):
16. In the Mood (short version - omit G and H; Swing Cats; Kay, Glen P., Kari)
17. Blue Skies (Ann, Rosetones, Keith)
18. I've Got You Under My Skin (Art Wiggins arr.; Glen P.)
19. Lady is a Tramp (Rosetones; Keith scat)

After set one, the band took a break during the run-up of the engines of Miss Mitchell, the B-25 bomber.

Miss Mitchell
Kate Friedrichs and Dave Englehard, two of the Swing Cats perform to "Woodchopper's Ball." Set Two (9:50-10:40):
1. Woodchopper's Ball (Swing Cats; GN, trumpet with plunger; Jeff, Nick, Mike B., George, Rich, Keith (bass trombone), Bill F., Ira, Mike W.)
2. Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree (Rosetones)
3. Moonlight Serenade (Kay, clarinet)
3.5. Night Train
4. Chattanooga Choo Choo
(Hest arr.; Rosetones, Glen P.)
4.5. It's Been a Long, Long Time (Kari, Karen, Ira)
5. Brazil (Kay, Glen P., Dave, audience guest percussionists)
5.5. Bei Mir Bist du Schoen (Key of F minor; Karen, Diane, and Kirk; Rich, George)
6. Love is Here to Stay (Kirk, Rosetones, Harvey)
7. Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy (Karen, Diane, Kirkina, trumpets)
8. Oh, You Beautiful Doll (Glen P., GN)
9. Someone to Watch Over Me (Rosetones; skip from the intro to the chorus)
10. Waltzing Matilda (Kay, Mark)
11. Moonglow (Rosetones)
12. I Can't Get Started (Kirk, GN, Rosetones)
13. Grand march (for anyone in costume) followed by swing dancing after the marchers have gone around a couple of times: Armed Forces Medley (arr. by Mike Bratlie)

After set two: Announcement of the winners of the costume contest and dance contest

Set Three (11:00-12:00):
1. Glory of Love (Rosetones; Kay, soprano sax)
2. String of Pearls (Kay, Jeff, Ann)
2.5. I Can't Get Started (Kirk, GN, Rosetones; moved from the second set)
3. G. I. Jive (Rosetones; Nick; Mike B.)
4. Liechtensteiner Polka (GN, vocal in German)
4. Blue Tango
5. Sing, Sing, Sing (Dave; Kay, clarinet; Rich; Keith, scat vocal; GN, trumpet)
6. I'll Never Smile Again/Dream Medley (Rosetones)
7. On the Sunny Side of the Street (Rosetones)
The sax section
The trumpet section 8. Lester Leaps In (Glen P.)
8. Begin the Beguine (Kay, clarinet)
9. Georgia on My Mind (Rosetones, Glen P.)
10. All of Me (Karen, GN, Glen P., Rich)
11. Opus One (Rosetones, Glen P., Rich, Mike W.)
12. Misty (Bill F., Jeff, Rich)
13. Don't Get Around Much Anymore (Keith)
14. Star Dust (GN; Karen)
14. In the Mood (Glen P., Kay, Kari)
15. Last: Show Me the Way to Go Home (Ann, Glen P., Mike W.)

Roseville Big Band performers for this dance:

Saxes: Kay Foster (alto, soprano, clarinet), Bill Frank (alto and flute), Glen Peterson (tenor), Ira Adelman (tenor), and Debbie Clapp (baritone and clarinet)
Trumpets/Flugelhorns: Mark Lee, Kari Coad, Harvey Skow, and Jeff Olsen
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

Sound: John Dunn
John poses with the Mackie mixer.
Swing Cats: Chad Allen, Dave Engelhard, Kate Friedrichs, Anne Gold, Ron Gold, Justine Humphrey, Steve Isvik, Megan Johnson, Cindy Michel
Cindy and Steve demonstrate a dance move. Cindy Michel and Steve Isvik gave swing dance lessons from 7:00 to 7:50.

About 800 people, including members of the Classic Corvette Club, attended the dance. The weather was cool - excellent for dancing.

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