Roseville Big Band
Song List for the Carleton College
2019 Mid-Winter Ball, February 9, 2019
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. Songs crossed out like this were skipped due to lack of time. Songs in Italics were added as requests.

To see the first 3 hours of the dance (through the middle of Prom Polka) in 360-degree video:

Pictures from the dance:

Set 1: 9:30-10:30 Set 2: 10:45-11:35 Set 3: 11:55-1:05

Let It Snow (Bill P., Glen P., Eric)
The Way You Look Tonight (Karen vocal)
String of Pearls (Kay; Glen N., trumpet)
Makin' Whoopie (Keith vocal)
Blue Skies (Karen & Glen vocal duet)
Route 66 (Mike, Mark S., Bill F., Chris, John)
Beer Barrel Polka (Karen, Keith, and Glen vocal trio)
I Can't Stop Loving You (Keith, trombone)
My Buddy (Keith, George, Chris)
Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree (Karen & Glen vocal duet)
Kiss of Fire (w. guest percussionists; Bob, Mike)
Teach Me Tonight (Karen vocal)
Call Me Irresponsible (Dan T.)
This Can't Be Love (Karen vocal; Glen P.)
Sleigh Ride
(Glen P., Dan T.)

Dance to the Big Band Swing (Karen & Glen vocal duet)
Accentuate the Positive
(Karen vocal; Glen N., trumpet)
Ain't That a Kick in the Head (Keith vocal)
What the World Needs Now (first time as Karen vocal)
Honeysuckle Rose
Mack the Knife (Wolpe arr.; first time as Karen vocal; Glen P.)
Cha Cha Cha for Judy (w. guest percussionists)
Take the "A" Train (Wilfred Roberts arr.)
Waltz for Debbie (Karen vocal; Glen P., Bill F.)
Satin Doll (Mike, K&G vocal duet, Mark S., Dan D.)
In the Mood (Tyzik arr.; Mark S., Dan T., Glen N.)
(It's Only a) Paper Moon
I Get a Kick Out of You (Karen vocal)
Waltzing Matilda
Chattanooga Choo Choo (Wolpe arr.)

Sing, Sing Sing (Jim; Glen N., trumpet;Keith scat)
Pennsylvania 6-5000 (Jeff Hest trans.; Glen P., Dan T.; audience participation on the phone number)
Fever (with repeat for instrumental solo; Karen vocal, George)

I'll Be Seeing You (Mark S.)
Moon River (K&G vocal duet; Kay and Bill F., alto sax duet)

Don't Get Around Much Anymore (Keith vocal)
Misty (Bill F. alto sax solo)

L-O-V-E (Karen vocal; Dan T.; many dancers sang along)
Prom Polka

In the Mood (Tyzik arr.; repeated from set 2 by request)
Moonlight Serenade
Lady is a Tramp
(Karen & Glen vocal duet; Keith scat)
Night Train (Glen P.)
(Karen vocal)
Moon River (repeated to satisfy a waltz request)
You Make Me Feel So Young

Show Me the Way to Go Home (Mike, Glen P., Eric)

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: Chris Gerhardson, Keith Miner, George Henly, and Carl Meincke (bass)
Rhythm: Mike Holt (piano), John O'Loughlin (guitar), Eric Laska (bass), Jim Foster (drums), Glen Newton (vibraphone), and Karen Dunn (Latin percussion)
Vocal: Karen Dunn, Glen Newton and Keith Miner

No student group played during the band's breaks. The event committee selected one, but it backed out a few days before the dance. Instead, a student volunteer played dance music through the ballroom sound system.

Salsa del Soul played downstairs from the Great Hall.

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
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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Friday, February 07, 2020.

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