Roseville Big Band
Song List for the Carleton College
2023 Mid-Winter Ball, February 4, 2020
in the Great Hall in Severance Hall on campus
Led by Glen Newton
Pictures from the dance

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: 9:30-10:30 Set 2: 10:45-11:25 Set 3: 11:40-12:30

St. Louis Blues March (Dan D., Jim. Glen P.)
Georgia On My Mind (Rosetones; Glen P.)
I've Got You Under My Skin (Wiggins arr.; Glen P.)
Still Love You (Keith; John, George, Eric)
Shiny Stockings (Mark S.)
Side by Side (Rosetones)
April in Paris (Keith, Dan T. GN)
Heard That Song Before (Mark S., GN vocal)
Lady is a Tramp (Rosetones; Keith scat)
Kiss of Fire (w. guest percussionists; Bob, Mike)
My Funny Valentine (skip intro; Karen; Bob; Michael)
Beer Barrel Polka (Rosetones)
Old Devil Moon (Dan T. Mark S.)
Moonglow (Rosetones)

Dance to the Big Band Swing (Rosetones, Glen P.)
I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm (John, Dan T. GN)
All the Way (Dan C.)

Glory of Love (Rosetones, Dan D.)
Pick Yourself Up (Glen P., Mark S.)
Love is Here to Stay (Rosetones; Dan T. GN)
String of Pearls (Dan D., GN, Mike)
Cha Cha Cha for Judy (w. guest percussionists)
Somebody Loves Me (Rosetones; Glen P.)
~~~ the next were moved to set 3 after In the Mood ~~~~
Secret Love (GN)
Ain't Misbehavin' (Rosetones; Keith scat)
Blue Skirt Waltz (GN vocal)
Satin Doll (Mike, Rosetones, Mark S., Dan C.)
Call Me Irresponsible (Dan T.)

In the Mood (Tyzik arr.; Kay, Glen P., Mark S., Dan T., GN)
(It's Only a) Paper Moon (Karen and Glen vocal duet)
It Don't Mean a Thing (Rosetones; Mark L.)
Little Brown Jug (Dan C., Dan T. Mark S.)
Pennsylvania 6-5000 (Jeff Hest trans.; Glen P., Dan T. Mark S.; audience participation on the phone number)
Nice Work if You Can Get It (Rosetones; Dan C.)
Moon River (Rosetones; Dan D. and Bill, alto sax duet)
Blue Skies (Rosetones, Keith scat)
I've Got a Gal in Kalamazoo (Rosetones)
Prom Polka
Lullaby of Broadway (Bill)

Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree (Rosetones)
Just in Time (Karen vocal; Bill)
Show Me the Way to Go Home (Mike, Dan C., Glen P., Eric)

Roseville Big Band performers for this dance (left to right):
Saxes: Glen Peterson (tenor), Bill Frank (alto), Dan Desmonds (alto, soprano, and clarinet), Dan Carlson (tenor), and Sue Wells (baritone)
Trumpets/Flugelhorns: Mark Syman, Mark Lee, and Bob Nielsen; Dan Theobald tested positive for Covid after getting dressed for the gig, and we couldn't find a sub
Trombones: George Henly, Keith Miner, Michael Sweet, and Linwood Mielke (bass); Glen Newton played trombone on Still Love You
Rhythm: Mike Holt (piano), John Seal (guitar), Eric Laska (bass), Jim Foster (drums), Glen Newton (vibraphone), and Karen Dunn (Latin percussion)
Vocal: The Rosetones (Karen Dunn, Diane Dolinar, Bruce Stasch, and 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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