Songs in red are available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park (+8) CD. As usual, we were prepared to take requests. The song in Italics was a request. Before the dance Cindy and Terry Gardner, representing TC Swing, gave free swing dance lessons, finishing at 7:45. At 7:55, Stan Turner, KLBB radio host, joined Amy Lauria to introduce the dance and welcome the dancers.
Set One (8:00-8:50):
1. Dance to the Big Band Swing (1999; Rosetones,
Glen P., Jim)
2. Song of the Volga Boatmen (traditional/1941; Bill)
3. Glory of Love (1936; Rosetones, Dan D.)
4. American Patrol (1891/1942; Dan D., Mark L.)
5. Ain't Misbehavin' (1929; Rosetones, Keith scat)
6. Accentuate the Positive (1944; Karen, GN) 7.
Pick Yourself Up (1936; Glen P., Mark S.) 8. It Don't Mean a Thing if it Ain't Got That Swing (1932; Rosetones, Mark L.)
9. Cha Cha Cha for Judy (1959; audience play-along)
10. Blue Skies (1927; Rosetones, Keith scat)
11. Sleepy Time Gal(1924; GN, George (trb))
12. All of Me (1931; Karen, George, Keith, Glen P. & Ira trading 4s)
At this point, while the band took a break, Amy and Stan led the ceremonies to honor all veterans and active military personnel, recognizing the five branches of service and including WWII veterans. Then a CAF pilot ran up the B25 engines.
Set Two (around 9:10 until around 10:10):
1. Rock Around the Clock (1952; Rhythm & Swing Exhibition Dancers; Bob, Sue)
2. Bandstand Boogie (1954; twice through at 40: GN 1st time, Mark S. 2nd time, Jim) 3. Willow Weep for Me (1932; Keith, George, Glen P.)
4. Little Brown Jug (1939; #9 in "Authentic Sounds"; Dan T., Glen P.)
5. Moon River (1961; Dan D. and Bill, alto sax duet; Rosetones)
6. Beer Barrel Polka (1934; Rosetones)
7. Pennsylvania 6-5000 (1940; Hest arr.; Mark S., Glen P.)
8. Sweet Georgia Brown (1925; play as published, no extra repeat; Ira, Dan T.) 9. Somebody Loves Me (1924; Rosetones, Glen P.)
10. Lady is a Tramp (1937; female vocal; Rosetones; Keith scat 51-56))
11. In the Mood (1939; #1 in "Exciting Sounds", no cuts, hold last note; Glen P., Dan D., Dan T.)
12. Straighten Up and Fly Right (1944; Keith, Mike, GN-vibes)
13. St. Louis Blues March (1914; Dan D., Jim, Glen P.)
14. Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree (1942; Rosetones)
Between sets 2 and 3, Rhythm & Swing performed to a medley of pre-recorded music (see below) and Amy and Stan announced the winners of the costume contest.
Set Three (10:35-11:350): 1. Satin Doll (1958; Mike, Mark S. (flugelhorn), Ira, Rosetones) 1a. Cha Cha Cha for Judy (to fill a request for a Rhumba or Cha Cha)
2. Moonlight Serenade (1939; Dan D.)
3. Side By Side (1927; Rosetones)
4. Rosie the Riveter (1942; Bob, GN, George)
5. Just in Time (1956; Karen, Bill)
6. Sing, Sing, Sing (1936; Jim; Dan, clarinet; GN, trumpet with plunger; Keith, scat) 7. On the Sunny Side of the Street (1930; Rosetones)
8. Nice Work if You Can Get It (1937; female vocal; Karen, Rosetones, Ira)
9. Flying Home (1939; Ira)
10. Georgia On My Mind (1930; Rosetones, Glen P)
11. How High the Moon (1940; repeat back from 57 to 41; Keith, Tom, George, Michael)
12. Love is Here to Stay (1938; male vocal; Bruce, Rosetones, GN (trumpet)) 13. It's Only a Paper Moon (1933; Karen, GN)
14. Last: Show Me the Way to Go Home (1925; Glen P., Mike, Eric)
Dancers: Melanie Guerin, Rachel Casteel, Stacey Kawa, Stephanie King, Erik Olson, Ian De Silva, and Mike Burns.
Before set 2:
Rock Around the Clock Erik & Stephanie, Mike & Rachel
Before set 3:
Well Git It Mike & Melanie, Ian & Stacey Shim Sham Ian, Rachel, Stephanie, Erik Sh Boom Erik & Stacey, Ian & Rachel, Mike & Melanie Botcha Me Mike & Stephanie Sugarfoot Stomp Rachel, Stephanie, Stacey, Melanie Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off All dancers, spotlighting Melanie, Ian & Erik Sing Sing Sing Mike & Melanie, Ian & Rachel, Erik & Stephanie, Mike & Stacey
Around 1000 dancers attended the event.
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Tuesday, June 15, 2021.