Roseville Big Band with the Rosetones
Commemorative Air Force Bomber's Moon Ball , September 6, 2014

Led by Glen Newton

Songs in red are available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park (+8) CD. Click here for pictures from the spring hangar dance. The songs in bold were added because we ran out of songs on the original list.

Before the dance TC Swing gave free swing dance lessons. At 7:54, Stan Turner, KLBB radio host, introduced the dance and welcome the dancers.

Set One - Part 1 (7:57-8:40):
1. Dance to the Big Band Swing (Rosetones, Glen P., Dave)
2. Little Brown Jug (Ron, Glen P., GN)
3. Glory of Love (Rosetones, Kay)
~~~Introduction of the Rosetones~~~
4. All of Me (Karen, GN (trombone), Keith (vocal), Glen P. & Rich trading fours)
5. Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy (Karen, Diane, Kirk)
6. It Don't Mean a Thing if it Ain't Got That Swing (Rosetones, Mark L.)
7. Route 66 (Ann, Tom, Bill F., Keith scat, George)
8. Beer Barrel Polka (Keith and Rosetones, vocal)
9. On the Sunny Side of the Street (Carubia arr.; Rosetones)
10. Straighten Up and Fly Right (Keith, Ann, Jason)
11. Slow Boat to China (Kirk and Karen, vocal)

12. Grand march (for anyone in costume): Armed Forces Medley, ending at 8:40

At this point, while the band took a break, Stan Turner led the audience in honoring all veterans and active military personnel. This was followed by the engine run-up of Miss Mitchell, the B-25 bomber.

After the break, starting at 8:55, the Minnesota State Fire Service Memorial Pipe Band performed these selections with the Roseville Big Band:

BP1. The pipe band marches in to Jimmy Findlater (RBB joins at the third section, letter C, which is halfway through the song)
BP2. Highland Cathedral (1 bar snare, 1 bar drone, 8 bars pipe solo (A1), then band joins (A2, B, A3, A4, B, A3, Coda)
BP3. Amazing Grace (form: solo bagpipe, all pipes, pipes and band), dedicated to all military personnel, past and present
BP4. Medley: Scotland the Brave (8 beat intro (3-beat roll, 1 beat rest, 3-beat roll, 1 beat rest); A(16)B(16)) / Johnnie Scobie (16 bars repeated) / Scotland the Brave (pipe band marches out to Scotland the Brave (no intro) and the big band finishes the tune after the pipe band is out.)

Set Two (after the joint bagpipe and band selections, until 10:20):
1. Rhythm & Swing Feature: Rock Around the Clock (Bill P., Bob)
2. Prom Polka
3. I Thought About You (Kirk)
4. Moon River (Kay and Bill, alto sax duet; Rosetones)
5. Bei Mir Bist du Schoen (Key of F minor; Rosetones, Rich, George)
6. Pennsylvania 6-5000 (Mark S., Glen P.)
7. Love is Here to Stay (high key male vocal; Kirk, Rosetones, Mark S.)
8. Cha Cha Cha for Judy (audience guest percussionists)
~~~Introduction of the Sax Section~~~
9. Lady is a Tramp (female vocal; Rosetones; Keith scat)
~~~Introduction of the Trumpet Section~~~

10. In the Mood (Tyzik arr., Doc Severinson version; Glen P., Kay, Mark S., GN, Dave)
11. My Little Girl (Keith, GN (vibes))
12. Moonglow (Rosetones)
~~~Introduction of the Rhythm Section~~~
13. Ac-cent-tchu-ate the Positive (Karen, GN (trumpet))
~~~Introduction of the Trombone Section~~~
Waltzing Matilda (Kay, Dan G.)
15. Somebody Loves Me (Rosetones, Glen P.)
16. Woodchopper's Ball (GN, trumpet with plunger; Bob, George, Jason, Mark S., Rich, Glen P., Keith (trombone), Bill F., Tom, Dan D., Ron)

17. 'S Wonderful (female vocal; Karen, Glen P., GN)
18. Satin Doll (Ann, Mark S. (flugelhorn), Dan D., Rosetones)

Between sets 2 and 3, Rhythm & Swing performed (about 7 minutes) to a medley of pre-recorded music and Stan Turner announced the winners of the costume contest. He then filled for about 5 minutes until the band was ready to start.

Set Three (10:45-12:04):
1. It Had to Be You (Kirk)
2. Chattanooga Choo Choo (Hest arr.; Rosetones, Glen P.)
3. String of Pearls (Kay, GN (trumpet), Ann)
4. I'll Never Smile Again/Dream Medley (Rosetones)
5. Sing, Sing, Sing (Dave; Kay, clarinet; Rich; Keith, scat vocal; GN, trumpet with plunger) [started at 11:00, ended at 11:10]
6. Star Dust (Mark S., Karen)
7. I've Got a Gal in Kalamazoo (Rosetones)
8. Moonlight Serenade (Kay, lead clarinet)
9. Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree (Rosetones)
10. G. I. Jive (Rosetones, Jason, George)
11. Georgia on My Mind (Wolpe arr.; Rosetones, Glen P.)
12. Opus One (Rosetones, Glen P., Rich, Ron)
13. What a Wonderful World (Rosetones) [ended at 11:42]
14. Dance to the Big Band Swing (Rosetones, Glen P., Dave)
15. Little Brown Jug (Ron, Glen P., GN)
16. Glory of Love (Rosetones, Kay)
17. All of Me (Karen, GN (trombone), Keith (vocal), Glen P. & Rich trading fours)
18. Last: Show Me the Way to Go Home (Ann, Glen P., Ron) [started at 11:58]

Roseville Big Band performers for this dance:

Saxes: Kay Foster (alto and clarinet), Bill Frank (alto), Glen Peterson (tenor), Dan Desmonds (tenor and clarinet), and Bill Pearson (baritone and clarinet)
Trumpets/Flugelhorns:Mark Syman, Dan Gaisford, Mark Lee and Bob Nielsen
Trombones: Keith Miner, George Henly, Rich Eyman, and Tom Huelsmann (bass trombone)
Rhythm: Ann Booth (piano), Jason Swalley (guitar), Ron Rasmussen (bass), Dave Tuenge (drums), and 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:
  Pipers: Lynn Ista (Pipe Major and soloist), Dave MacKinnon (Pipe Sergeant), Paul Anderson, Daniel Boe, and Jonathan Halberg.
  Snare Drummers: Mark Getty
  Tenor Drummer: Mark Rood
  Bass Drummer: Richard Cady

The Rhythm and Swing dancers: Brianna Asmus, Katy Sandberg, Loren Vanderhoff, Nate Casteel, and Sam Hanson. Loren helped Cindy Gardner give the lessons before the dance began.

Over 900 people attended the event.

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