Roseville Big Band with the Rosetones
Commemorative Air Force Bomber's Moon Ball, September 10, 2011

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 (8:00-8:40):
1. Dance to the Big Band Swing (Rosetones, Glen P., Dave)
2. Old Devil Moon (Mark S.)
3. Glory of Love (Rosetones, Kay)
4. All of Me (Karen, GN, Glen P., Rich)
5. Just in Time (Ragsdale arr.; Glen P., Ann)
6. It Don't Mean a Thing (Rosetones, Mark L.)
7. Willow Weep for Me (Keith (vocal), George)
8. American Patrol (Mark L.)
9. Sunny Side of the Street (Carubia arr.; Rosetones)
10. Heard that Song Before (Mark S., GN)
11. Grand march (for anyone in costume): Armed Forces Medley

At this point, while the band took a break, Jerry Hahn of the CAF announced the winners of the costume contest and honored all veterans and active military personnel. After about 5 minutes of dead time, the run-up of the engines of Miss Mitchell, the B-25 bomber, started at 9:00.

At 9:15, after the bomber engine run-up, the Minnesota State Fire Service Memorial Pipe Band marched in, performed these selections with the Roseville Big Band and marched out again:
BP1. Highland Cathedral (form: A (bagpipe solo), A (everybody), B, A, A, B, A, ending))
BP2. Rose of Kelvin Grove (form: Band intro, A (band and solo pipe), A, B, B, A, A, B, B, A, ending)
BP3. Scotland the Brave (start with 3-beat roll, 1 beat rest, 3-beat roll, 1 beat rest, then band and pipes play together)
BP4. Amazing Grace (form: solo bagpipe, all pipes, pipes and band), dedicated to fallen soldiers and victims of 9/11

Set Two (9:30, after the joint bagpipe and band selections, until 10:35):
1. Swing Cats Feature: Leap Frog (Glen P., Dave)
2. Satin Doll (Ann, Dan T. (flugelhorn), Dan D., Rosetones)
3. Fly Me to the Moon (Kirk, Bill F.)
4. Moon River (Kay and Bill F., alto sax duet; Rosetones)
5. Chattanooga Choo-Choo (Wolpe arr.; Glen P.)
6. Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree (Rosetones)
7. Beer Barrel Polka (Keith and Rosetones, vocals)
8. Sway (Karen, GN, and audience guest percussionists)
9. G. I. Jive (Rosetones, Carl, Mike B.)

10. In the Mood (Tyzik arr., Doc Severinson version; Glen P., Kay, Dan T., Mark S., GN, Dave)
11. Lady is a Tramp (Rosetones; Keith scat)
12. Moonglow (Rosetones)
13. Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy (Karen, Diane, Kirk, trumpets)
14. Moonlight Serenade (Kay, clarinet)
15. Somebody Loves Me (Rosetones, Glen P.)
16. Woodchopper's Ball (GN, trumpet with plunger; Neil, George, Carl, Mike B., Mark S., Rich, Keith (bass trombone), Bill F., Dan T., Dan D., Mike W.)

17. Little Brown Jug (Glen P., Dan T.) [added to fill out the time until 10:35]
Between sets 2 and 3, the Swing Cats performed to a medley of pre-recorded music. After that Jerry held the drawing for the winner of the 50-50 raffle.

Set Three (10:50-12:00):
1. I Can't Get Started (Rosetones a capella, Kirk, GN (trumpet))
2. Prom Polka
3. I'll Never Smile Again/Dream Medley (Rosetones)
4. Love is Here to Stay (Kirk, Rosetones, Dan T.)
5. Sing, Sing, Sing (Dave; Kay, clarinet; Rich; Keith, scat vocal; GN, trumpet with plunger)
5a. Begin the Beguine (Kay, clarinet)
6. Star Dust (Mark S., Karen)
6a. Happy Birthday to Doris (group sing-along plus short swing choruses)
7. I've Got a Gal in Kalamazoo (Rosetones)
8. I Get a Kick Out of You (Wolpe arr.; Karen, Bill F.)

9. Bei Mir Bist du Schoen (Key of F minor; Rosetones, Rich, George)
10. String of Pearls (Kay, GN (trumpet), Ann)
11. Georgia on My Mind (Rosetones, Glen P.)
13. Opus One (Rosetones, Glen P., Rich, Mike W.)
14. What a Wonderful World (Rosetones)
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), Dan Desmonds (tenor), and Bill Pearson (baritone and clarinet)
Trumpets/Flugelhorns: Mark Lee, Mark Syman, Dan Theobald, and Neil Baumgartner III
Trombones: Mike Bratlie, George Henly, Rich Eyman, and Keith Miner (bass trombone)
Rhythm: Ann Booth (piano), Carl Berger (guitar), Mike Wobig (bass), and Dave Tuenge (drums); Glen Newton (vibraphone)
Vocal: The Rosetones (Karen Dunn, Diane Lindberg, Kirk Lindberg, Glen Newton) and Keith Miner

The Minnesota State Fire Service Memorial Pipe Band performers for this dance (tentative):
  Pipers: Lynn Ista (Pipe Major and soloist), David MacKinnon, and Paul Anderson
  Snare Drummers: Mark Getty and Marguerite Krause
  Bass Drummer: Richard Cady

Terry and Cindy from TC Swing gave free swing dance lessons from 7:00 to 7:50. About 600 people attended the dance, many for the first time, based on the number who raised their hands when Terry asked the lesson attendees how many had never done any swing dancing.

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