Roseville Big Band
Songs Played at the Carleton College
2001 Mid-Winter Ball
Led by Glen Newton

WCS=West Coast Swing; ECS=East Coast Swing; SFT=Slow Fox Trot. Songs crossed out were on the original list but were skipped due to audience requests for other songs; songs in Italics were requests not on the original list.

Songs in red are available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park CD and cassette tape.

Set 1: 9:00-10:05

Set 2: 10:20-11:10

Set 3: 11:25-12:10

Set 4: 12:25-1:00

Sleigh Ride (arr. John LaBarbara) (ECS)[first performance by the RBB]
Iím Gonna Sit Right Down AWMAL (ECS)
Brazil (samba)
Moon River (waltz)
Funky Cha Cha (Latin funk)
Winter Wonderland (WCS)
Kiss of Fire Tango
The Last Waltz
Beer Barrel Polka
Tonight (Rhumba)
Fever (WCS)
Cha Cha Cha for Judy
What a Wonderful World (SFT)
In the Mood (ECS)

Dance to the Big Band Swing (ECS)
Latin Fantasy (beguine & samba)
It Donít Mean a Thing If it Ain't Got That Swing (ECS)
Hot Cha Cha Cha
Stompin' at the Savoy (ECS)
La Cumparsita (tango)
Liechtensteiner Polka
Kansas City (WCS)
Jump, Jive, and Wail (ECS)
Blue Skirt Waltz
My Funny Valentine (Salsa/WCS)
Frenesi (beguine/swing)
Moonlight Serenade (SFT)
Youíre Nobody ĎTil SLY (ECS)

New York, New York (WCS)
Blue Tango
Opus One (ECS)
Three Times a Lady (waltz)
Pennsylvania 6-5000 (ECS)
For All We Know (bossa nova)
Kiss of Fire Cha Cha
As Time Goes By (SFT)
Moon Over Naples (beguine)
Polka Medley
Mambo Jambo
Tequila (Latin rock)

Fly Me to the Moon (WCS)
Woodchopperís Ball (ECS)
Skylark (SFT)
Hot Cha Cha Cha

Copacabana (meringue)
Switch in Time
(The) Last Waltz

Sing, Sing, Sing
Moon River (waltz)
Mambo Jambo (mambo)

Jalousie (tango)
Blue Skies
Cha Cha Cha for Judy
Sophisticated Lady (SFT)

Show Me the Way to Go Home (WCS)

Roseville Big Band performers for this dance:

Saxes: Kay Foster, Bill Frank, Glen Peterson, Dan Desmonds, and Bill Pearson
Trumpets: Mark Lee, Harvey Skow, Kim Kermes, and Bob Nielsen
Trombones: Mike Bratlie, Fred Christiansen, Rich Eyman, and Keith Miner
Rhythm: Brian Dole (piano), Carl Berger (guitar), Mike Wobig (bass), and Jim Foster (drums)
Vocal: Karen Dunn, Glen Newton, and Keith Miner

Songs we had ready in case they were requested:

The formula Carleton requested last year: 1-2 waltzes, 1-2 tangos, 1-2 cha-chas, 1-2 rhumbas, 1 meringue/mambo/salsa/W.C. swing, 5-7 fox trot/swing; they left out polkas, but polkas were popular at the dance. Of course, all the songs in our book were available on request, but the ones below were categorized for those dancers who wanted a style but didn't know specific titles.


Bossa Novas:



Days of Wine and Roses (beguine)
Frenesi (Latin/Swing)
Latin Fantasy (Beguine and Samba)
Moon Over Naples
Perfidia (Latin/Swing)
Tonight (it could be played as a rhumba, too)

For All We Know
Girl from Impanema
Summer Samba (yes, itís a bossa nova)
Watch What Happens

Cha Cha Cha for Judy
Hot Cha Cha Cha
Kiss of Fire Cha Cha

Mambo Jambo
Mambo #5




Other Latin:

Caravan (arr. by Sweeney)

Latin Fantasy (Beguine and Samba)
Mas Que Nada

Blue Tango
Kiss of Fire Tango
La Cumparsita Tango


Carnival Del Soul (Latin Funk)
Days of Wine and Roses
Funky Cha Cha (Latin Funk)
La Bamba (Latin Rock)
My Funny Valentine (Latin/Swing)
Tequila (Latin Rock)



Slow Fox Trot:

Medium Fox Trot:

Blue Skirt Waltz
Fascination (missing which tenor part?)
(The) Last Waltz
Let Me Call You Sweetheart
Love Makes the World Go ĎRound
Melody of Love (Do we have the bass part?)
Moon River
Mr. Bojangles
Norwegian Wood
(A) Rose is a Rose
Three Times a Lady

Beer Barrel Polka
Julida Polka
Liechtensteiner Polka
Polka Medley
Prom Polka

Angel Eyes
As Time Goes By
Ghost of a Chance
Moonlight Serenade
Sophisticated Lady
Star Dust
What a Wonderful World
When I Fall in Love

Blue Moon

West Coast Swing:

East Coast Swing:



Birth of the Blues
Donít Get Around Much Anymore
Fly Me to the Moon
Hard-Hearted Hannah
Harlem Nocturne
I Canít Give You Anything But Love
I Canít Stop Loving You
Kansas City
Mean to Me
Minnie the Moocher
New York, New York
Night Train
Route 66
Satin Doll
Show Me the Way to Go Home
Tuxedo Junction (W. Johnson, arr.)
Winter Wonderland
Your Cheatiní Heart

All of Me
Big Noise from Winnetka
Blue Skies
Chattanooga Choo Choo
Dance to the Big Band Swing
Fascinating Rhythm
How About You?
Iím Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter

In the Mood
It Donít Mean a Thing if it Ainít Got That Swing
Jump, Jive, and Wail
Let It Snow
Little Brown Jug
On the Atchison, Topeka, and the Santa Fe
One OíClock Jump
Opus One
(Itís Only a) Paper Moon
Pennsylvania 6-5000

Pick Yourself Up
Rock Around the Clock
Sleigh Ride (arr. LaBarbara)
Sing, Sing, Sing
Somebody Loves Me
String of Pearls
Switch in Time
Woodchopperís Ball
Youíre Nobody ĎTil Somebody Loves You
Zoot Suit Riot

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