Roseville Big Band with the Rosetones
Commemorative Air Force Spring Big Band Hangar Dance, June 7, 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 dance.

Before the dance TC Swing gave free swing dance lessons. At 7:55, Stan Turner, KLBB radio host, introduced the dance and welcomed the dancers.

Set One - Part 1 (8:00-8:50):
1. Dance to the Big Band Swing (Rosetones, Glen P., Dave)
2. Little Brown Jug (Mike, Glen P., Dan T.)
3. Glory of Love (Rosetones, Kay)
4. All of Me (Karen, GN, Glen P., Rich)
5. Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy (Karen, Diane, Kirk)
6. It Don't Mean a Thing if it Ain't Got That Swing (Rosetones, Neil)
7. Route 66 (Ann, Tom, Bill F., Keith scat, George, Mike, and guest trumpeter Dan Kuch)
8. Beer Barrel Polka (Keith and Rosetones, vocal)
9. On the Sunny Side of the Street (Carubia arr.; Rosetones)
10. Bye Bye Blackbird (Dan T.)
11. Slow Boat to China (Kirk and Karen, vocal)
12. Grand march (for anyone in costume): Armed Forces Medley

At this point, while the band took a break, Stan Turner honored all veterans and active military personnel, and a CAF pilot ran up the B25 engines.

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

BP1. The pipe band marched in to Jimmy Findlater (big band 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 marched out to Scotland the Brave (no intro) and the big band finished the tune after the pipe band was out.)

Set Two (after the joint bagpipe and band selections, until around 10:40):
1. Rhythm & Swing Feature: Rock Around the Clock (Bill P., Bob)
2. I Thought About You (Kirk)
3. Prom Polka
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 (Kirk, Rosetones, Dan T.)
8. Cha Cha Cha for Judy (audience guest percussionists)
9. Lady is a Tramp (female vocal; Rosetones; Keith scat)
10. In the Mood (Tyzik arr., Doc Severinson version; Glen P., Kay, Dan T., Mark S., GN, Dave)
11. My Little Girl (Keith, GN (vibes))
12. Moonglow (Rosetones)
13. Ac-cent-tchu-ate the Positive (Karen, GN (trumpet))
Waltzing Matilda (Kay, Mark S.)
15. Somebody Loves Me (Rosetones, Glen P.)
16. Woodchopper's Ball (GN, trumpet with plunger; Bob, George, Mark S., Rich, Jason, Keith (trombone), Bill F., Tom, Dan D., Mike W.)

17. 'S Wonderful (Karen, Glen P., Dan T.)
18. Satin Doll (Ann, Dan T. (flugelhorn), Dan D., Rosetones)

Between sets 2 and 3, Rhythm & Swing performed to a medley of pre-recorded music and Stan Turner and Amy Lauria announced the winners of the costume contest.

Set Three (11:00-12:00):
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)
6. Star Dust (Mark S., Karen)
7. I've Got a Gal in Kalamazoo (Rosetones)
8. Moonlight Serenade (Kay)
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, Mike W.)
13. What a Wonderful World (Rosetones)
14. Last: Show Me the Way to Go Home (Ann, Glen P., Mike W.) [started at 11:59]

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 Theobald, Neil Baumgartner III, and Bob Nielsen
Trombones: Keith Miner, George Henly, Rich Eyman, and Tom Huelsmann (bass trombone)
Rhythm: Ann Booth (piano), Jason Swalley (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:
  Pipers: Lynn Ista (Pipe Major and soloist), Dave MacKinnon, Paul Anderson, Daniel Boe, Jonathan Halberg, and Benjamin Schenck.
  Snare Drummers: Mark Getty and Marguerite Kraus
  Tenor Drummer: Mark Rood
  Bass Drummer: Richard Cady

The Rhythm and Swing dancers were Brittany Jacks, Stacey Kanarski, Stephanie Riley, Ben Tlougan, Charlie Lambert, and Scott Sonbuchner.

900 people attended the dance, despite rainy weather. For the first time at a CAF dance, there were no requests and no songs cut from the original list due to lack of time!

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