Roseville Big Band
Commemorative Air Force Spring Big Band Hangar Dance, May 14, 2005
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; audience members also requested several of the songs that were already on the play list, indicated by an asterisk(*).

Set One (8:00-9:05):
1. Dance to the Big Band Swing (Karen, GN, Glen P.)
2. Ac-cent-tchuate the Positive (Karen, GN)
3. Fly Me to the Moon (Bill F., alto sax)
4. As Long As I’m Singing (GN, vocal; Dan)
5. Bandstand Boogie (Harvey, Jim)
6. How About You? (Karen, GN, Glen P., with extra repeat)
7. Sleepy Time Gal (GN, Mike B.)
8. Skylark (Karen)
9. I've Got You Under My Skin (Glen P.)
10. Paper Moon (Karen, GN)
11. Waltz for Debby (Glen P., Ann) first performance by the Roseville Big Band
12. Liechtensteiner Polka (GN, vocal in German)
13. In the Mood (Kay, Glen P., Gene)
14. All of Me (Karen, Jim, Rich, Glen P.)
15. Girl Talk (Kay)
16. Saturday Night is the Loneliest Night of the Week (GN)
17. Mambo Swing (Jim, Glen P., Gene, Kenne) first performance by the Roseville Big Band

Between sets: Announcements.

Set Two (9:25-10:35):

1. Lady is a Tramp (Rosetones; Keith scat; Jim, guitar)
2. Rock Around the Clock (Gene, Bill P.)
3. It Don’t Mean a Thing if it Ain’t Got That Swing (Rosetones, Mark)
4. On the Sunny Side of the Street (Rosetones)
5. You're the Boss (Bob, Glen P.)
6. Somebody Loves Me (Rosetones, Glen P.)
7. Second Time Around (Karen) Moonlight Serenade (Kay)
8. Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree (Rosetones)
9. Rosie the Riveter (Kirk, Bob, GN, Rich)
9.5 Moon River (Rosetones, Kay, Bill F.)
10. America the Beautiful (Karen, Keith, GN)
11. Bei Mir Bist du Schoen (Key of F minor; Karen, Diane, Kirk, Gene, Rich)
12. Woodchopper's Ball (GN, trumpet with plunger; Bob, Gene, Mike B., George, Jim, Rich, Keith (bass trombone), Bill F., Dan, Mike W.)
13. I've Got a Gal in Kalamazoo (Rosetones)
14. Kiss of Fire Cha-Cha (Bob, Ann; guest percussionists) I Don't Want to Walk Without You (Mark)
15. Glory of Love (Rosetones; Kay, soprano)
16. Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy (Karen, Diane, Kirkina; Ann; trumpet section)

After set two: Armed Forces Medley (short version) and costume contest winner announcements. Starting up bomber engines.

Set Three (11:05-12:05):

1. Call Me Irresponsible (Harvey)
2. What a Wonderful World (Rosetones)
3. Something's Gotta Give (Ann, Glen P.)
4. Candy (Karen)
5. Sing, Sing, Sing (Kenne; Kay, clarinet; Rich; Keith, scat vocal; GN, trumpet)
6. It's Been a Long, Long Time (Gene, Karen, Dan) first performance with Gene and Karen soloing
7. Beer Barrel Polka (Karen, Keith, GN)
8. Pennsylvania 6-5000 (Gene, Glen P.; audience chant-along; GN, telephone)
9. Blue Skirt Waltz (GN) Tuxedo Junction (Dick Fenno arr.)
10. Don't Get Around Much Anymore (Keith, Mike W.)
11. Unforgettable (Karen, GN) first performance with Karen and Glen on the vocals
12. Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries (Kay) first performance by the Roseville Big Band
13. Little Brown Jug (Harvey, Glen P.)
14. Opus One (Karen, GN, Glen P., Rich, Mike W.)
15. Stranger in Paradise (Gene, Karen)
16. Last: Show Me the Way to Go Home (Ann, Glen P.)

Roseville Big Band performers for this dance:

Saxes: Kay Foster (alto, soprano, clarinet), Bill Frank (alto), Glen Peterson (tenor), Dan Desmonds (tenor), and Bill Pearson (baritone)
Trumpets/Flugelhorns: Mark Lee, Gene Phares, Harvey Skow and Bob Nielsen
Trombones: Mike Bratlie, George Henly, Rich Eyman, and Keith Miner (bass trombone)
Rhythm: Ann Booth (piano), Jim Foss (guitar), Mike Wobig (bass), and Kenne Thomas (drums)
Vocal: The Rosetones (Karen Dunn, Diane Lindberg, Kirk Lindberg and Glen Newton), Keith Miner, and Bob Nielsen

Cindy and Terry Gardner of TC Swing gave the swing dance lessons from 7:00 to 7:45.

500 people attended the dance, despite the very cold drizzly weather.

We sold three CDs.

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