Roseville Big Band
Song List for the Carleton College
2020 Mid-Winter Ball, February 8, 2020
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.

Set 1: 9:30-10:35 Set 2: 10:50-11:45 Set 3: 12:00-1:00

Call Me Irresponsible (Hank)
Georgia On My Mind (Karen vocal; Glen P.)
I've Got You Under My Skin (Wiggins arr.; Glen P.)
Angel Eyes (Keith vocal)
How About You? (Karen & Glen vocal duet w. extra verse; Glen P., GN)
Shiny Stockings (Mark S.)

April in Paris (Keith, Hank)
Heard That Song Before (Mark S., Glen vocal)
Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree (Karen & Glen vocal duet)
Kiss of Fire (w. guest percussionists; Bob, Mike)
I'm Gonna Sit Right Down (Karen vocal; Kay soprano sax)
Lullaby of Broadway (Bill F.)
Beer Barrel Polka (Karen, Keith, and Glen vocal trio)

Old Devil Moon (Hank)
This Can't Be Love (Karen vocal; Glen P.)

Dance to the Big Band Swing (Karen & Glen vocal duet, Glen P.)
I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm (Mark S., Jason)
Accentuate the Positive (Karen vocal; GN, trumpet)
Willow Weep for Me (Keith vocal; George)
Pick Yourself Up (Glen P., Mark S.)
Mack the Knife (Wolpe arr.; Karen vocal; Glen P.)
Cha Cha Cha for Judy (w. guest percussionists)
Tuxedo Junction "B" (Fenno arr.; Hank)
'S Wonderful (Karen vocal; Hank)

Harlem Nocturne (Kay)
Blue Skirt WAltz (Glen vocal)
Satin Doll (Mike, K&G vocal duet, Mark S., Dan D.)
The next 3 were moved to the beginning of set 3:

In the Mood (Tyzik arr.; Kay, Glen P., Mark S., Hank, GN)
(It's Only a) Paper Moon (Karen and Glen vocal duet)
I Get a Kick Out of You (Karen vocal; Bill F.)

Little Brown Jug (Glen P., Hank)
Pennsylvania 6-5000 (Jeff Hest trans.; Glen P., Hank; audience participation on the phone number)
Fever (with repeat for instrumental solo; Karen vocal, George)
Sweet Lorraine (Hank, Mike, Jason)
Moon River (K&G vocal duet; Kay and Bill F., alto sax duet)

This Can't Be Love (first time as Keith vocal; Glen P.)
L-O-V-E (Karen vocal; Hank)
Prom Polka
Just in Time (Karen vocal; Bill F.)

Something's Gotta Give (Mike; Glen P.)
Lady is a Tramp
(Karen & Glen vocal duet; Keith scat)
It's a Wonderful World (Mark S.)
All of Me (Karen and Keith vocals; George full chorus; Glen P. and Glen N. trading 4s)
Bye Bye Blackbird (Hank)
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: Hank Wadsworth, Mark Syman, Mark Lee, and Bob Nielsen
Trombones: George Henly, Keith Miner, Michael Sweet, and Carl Meincke (bass); Glen Newton played trombone on Keith's vocal solos
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

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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Sunday, February 09, 2020.

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