Roseville Big Band
Song List for the Carleton College
2018 Mid-Winter Ball, February 3, 2018
in the Great Hall in Severance Hall on campus
Led by Glen Newton

Songs in red are available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park (+8) CD and cassette tape. The songs in Italics were not in the original lineup. The songs crossed off were omitted due to lack of time.

360-degree video of sets 1 and 2 (including the Russell Sprouts between sets):
360-degree video of set 3:
Photos of the dance

Set 1: 9:30-10:35 Set 2: 11:00-11:45 Set 3: 12:05-1:05

American Patrol
Just the Way You Look Tonight (vocal)
String of Pearls
All of Me - Karen and Keith

Somebody Loves Me

Beer Barrel Polka

It's a Wonderful World
Blue Skirt Waltz
God Bless the Child
Tequila (w. guest percussionists)
I Can't Believe That You're in Love with Me
Who Walks in When I Walk Out

Little Brown Jug

Dance to the Big Band Swing
Accentuate the Positive

Straighten Up and Fly Right
Gravy Waltz
'S Wonderful
La Bamba (w. guest percussionists)
When I Fall in Love
Three Times a Lady
Satin Doll
In the Mood - Tyzik arr.
Just in Time (Wolpe arr., low key female vocal)
(It's Only a) Paper Moon

Georgia On My Mind

Waltzing Matilda

Sing, Sing Sing
Moon River (moved from #8 in the set because of a waltz request)
I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter

Pennsylvania 6-5000

Moonlight Serenade replaced by La Bamba
You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You
Here's That Rainy Day

Liechtensteiner Polka

I Left My Heart in San Francisco

Lady is a Tramp

Three Coins in a Fountain

Fly Me to the Moon (Keith vocal)
Chattanooga Choo Choo (Wolpe) - song request
This Can't Be Love
Show Me the Way to Go Home - planned but, by coincidence, also requested

Roseville Big Band performers for this dance (left to right):
Saxes: Glen Peterson (tenor), Bill Frank (alto), Kay Foster (alto, soprano, and clarinet), Dan Desmonds (tenor), and Bill Pearson (baritone)
Trumpets/Flugelhorns: Dan Theobald, Mark Syman, Mark Lee, and Bob Nielsen
Trombones: Greg Michnay, Keith Miner, George Henly, and Carl Meincke (bass)
Rhythm: Mike Holt (piano), Jason Swalley (guitar), Eric Laska (bass), Jim Foster (drums), Glen Newton (vibraphone), and Karen Dunn (Latin percussion)
Vocal: Karen Dunn, Glen Newton and Keith Miner

During the band's breaks, The Russell Sprouts performed. At their request, we took a longer break to give them a chance to play more songs.

Songs to have ready in case they are requested:
Of course, all the songs in our book are available on request, but the ones below are categorized for those dancers who want a style but don't know specific titles.

Beguines/Rhumbas: Bossa Novas: Cha-Chas: Mambos:

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
I'll Never Smile Again/Dream
Moonlight in Vermont
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
El Sol Tambien se Pone
Sambas: Tangos: Meringues: Other Latin:

Caravan (arr. by Sweeney)
Latin Fantasy (Beguine and Samba)
Mas Que Nada
Temprana es la Noche

Blue Tango
Kiss of Fire Tango
La Cumparsita Tango


Funky Cha Cha (Latin Funk)
La Bamba (Latin Rock)
My Funny Valentine (Latin/Swing)
Strangers in the Night
Tequila (Latin Rock)

Other Latin:
Carnival Del Soul (Latin Funk)
Days of Wine and Roses
Don't Know Why
Waltzes: Polkas: Slow Fox Trot: Medium Fox Trot:

Blue Skirt Waltz
Gravy Waltz
(The) Last Waltz
Let Me Call You Sweetheart
Love Makes the World Go ĎRound
Moon River
Mr. Bojangles
Norwegian Wood
(A) Rose is a Rose
Three Times a Lady
Waltz for Debbie

Beer Barrel Polka
Julida Polka
Liechtensteiner Polka
Polka Medley
Prom Polka

Angel Eyes
As Time Goes By
Georgia on My Mind
Moonlight Serenade
Nearness of You (The)
Sophisticated Lady
Star Dust
What a Wonderful World
When I Fall in Love

Blue Moon
But Beautiful
I Won't Last a Day Without You
Stranger in Paradise
West Coast Swing: West Coast Swing: East Coast Swing: East Coast Swing:

At Last
Birth of the Blues
Donít Get Around Much Anymore
Fly Me to the Moon
Glory of Love
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
Pennsylvania 6-5000
Route 66

Satin Doll
Show Me the Way to Go Home
Sleepy Time Gal
Sunny Side of the Street
Tuxedo Junction (W. Johnson, arr.)
Your Cheatiní Heart

All of Me
As Long As I'm Singing
Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen
Beyond the Sea
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

Lady is a Tramp
Let It Snow
Little Brown Jug
On the Atchison, Topeka, and the Santa Fe
One OíClock Jump
Opus One
(Itís Only a) Paper Moon
Pick Yourself Up
Rock Around the Clock
Sleigh Ride (arr. LaBarbara)
Sing, Sing, Sing
Somebody Loves Me
String of Pearls
Switch in Time
Winter Wonderland
Woodchopperís Ball
Youíre Nobody ĎTil Somebody Loves You

Love Shack
Proud Mary
She Works Hard for the Money

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