Roseville Big Band
Tentative Song List
1st Annual Dance of the Decades, November 8, 1997
Roseville Area High School Cafeteria

White shirt/blouse, black slacks/skirt
Click here to see the poster for the dance.
Set up 6:45, play 8-11 p.m.; CTV live broadcast 7-10 p.m.
, produced by John Rusterholz
Led by Glen Newton

Set 1 (8:00-8:45):
1890's: American Patrol
1924: It Had to Be You (Kirk)
1928: Sweet Lorraine (GEN, Ann, Keith)
1930: On the Sunny Side of the Street (Rosetones)
1934: Beer Barrel Polka (vocalists)
1939: In the Mood (Dan)
1940's: Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree (Rosetones)
1942: I've Got a Gal in Kalamazoo (Rosetones)
1952: Rock Around the Clock (Bob, Bill P., GEN)
1961: Moon River (Karen, Kirk, GEN)
1971: I Won't Last a Day Without You (Rosetones)
1983: She Works Hard for the Money (Rosetones, GP, etc.)
Set 2 (9:00-9:45):
1910: St. Louis Blues (March)
1924: Somebody Loves Me (Rosetones, GP)
1928: Makin' Whoopie (Keith)
1929: Star Dust (Dan, Karen)
1932: It Don't Mean a Thing (Rosetones, Mark)
1939: Brazil (audience play-along, Kay, GP, Jim)
1940: PA 6-5000 (GEN, GP)
1951: Blue Tango (audience play-along)
1968: Proud Mary (GP, etc.)
1977: Just the Way You Are (Kirk, Kay)
1978: Ice Castles Theme (Through the Eyes of Love) (Karen)
1982: Billie Jean (Shannon)
Set 3:
1917: Johnson Rag
1927: Blue Skies (Rosetones)
1930: Georgia on My Mind (Rosetones)
1940: Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy (Rosetones)
1941: Take the "A" Train
1952: Kiss of Fire
1952: Satin Doll (Ann, Rosetones)
1957: Leichtensteiner Polka (GEN)
1960: He Don't Love You (Rosetones)
1976: Evergreen (Karen, GEN)
1992: A Whole New World (Kirk, Karen)
1952: Show Me the Way to Go Home (GP)
1937: Thanks for the Memories

Others to be prepared to play:

1913: You Made Me Love You
1926: Someone to Watch Over Me
1933: Sophisticated Lady
1934: Blue Moon
1941: Skylark
1941-43: Besame Mucho/El Cumbanchero
1942: String of Pearls
1950-53: Just Another Polka/Hoop-te-Doo
1952: Kansas City
1954: Fly Me to Moon
1955: Unchained Melody
1958: I Can't Stop Loving You
1959: Desafinado
1962: Alley Cat
1966: Feelin' Groovy
1967: The Last Waltz
1974: Feelings
1976: Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue
1977: New York, New York
1978: Three Times a Lady
1978: You Don't Bring Me Flowers
1981: Arthur's Theme
1982: Total Eclipse of the Heart
1983: All Right

Information about interesting camera shots and soloists for the color commentator for the CTV live broadcast 7-10 p.m.:

Set 1:
1924: It Had to Be You (Kirk Lindberg, featured vocalist)
1928: Sweet Lorraine (Glen Newton, trumpet solo; Ann Booth, piano solo; Keith Miner, bass trombone solo)
1930: On the Sunny Side of the Street (Rosetones, featured vocal quartet)
1934: Beer Barrel Polka (not much visual interest; vocalists sing at the beginning)
1939: In the Mood (#2 on KLBB's all-time hit parade; horn moves in the trumpets and trombones)
1940's: Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree (Rosetones start after the first chorus, Kirk sings a small solo, and Karen sings a small solo)
1942: I've Got a Gal in Kalamazoo (Rosetones featured)
1952: Rock Around the Clock (arranged by Glen Newton; Bob Nielsen, trumpet solo; Bill Pearson, baritone sax solo)
1958: La Bamba (audience play-along; Bill Frank, alto sax solo; middle section features trumpets playing and most of the band clapping a fancy rhythm)
1961: Moon River (not much visual interest; vocalists begin after first chorus: Karen Dunn, Kirk Lindberg, and Glen Newton)
1971: I Won't Last a Day Without You (features Rosetones and solos by Kirk Lindberg)
1983: She Works Hard for the Money (vocalists start - not much visual interest; ad lib solos by Glen Peterson (tenor sax) and others)

Set 2:
1924: Somebody Loves Me (features Rosetones and tenor sax soloist Glen Peterson)
1928: Makin' Whoopie (features vocalist Keith Miner)
1929: Star Dust (#1 on KLBB's all-time hit parade; features Karen Dunn, vocal; trumpet solo will probably be played by Dan Odegaard, but I'm not sure)
1932: It Don't Mean a Thing (features Rosetones and trumpet soloist Mark Lee)
1939: Brazil (audience play-along; Kay Foster, alto sax solo; Glen Peterson, tenor sax solo; Jim Foster, drum set solo)
1940: PA 6-5000 (audience shouts out telephone number; Glen Newton, trumpet solo; Glen Peterson, tenor sax solo)
1951: Blue Tango (audience play-along; nothing else of visual interest)
1952: When I Fall in Love (Karen Dunn, featured vocal; Kay Foster, alto sax solo)
1968: Proud Mary (not much visual interest; solos by Glen Peterson et al)
1977: Just the Way You Are (Kirk Lindberg, featured vocal; Kay Foster, alto sax solo)
1978: Ice Castles Theme (Through the Eyes of Love) (Karen Dunn, featured vocal, with the Rosetones on backup vocals)
1982: Billie Jean (not much visual interest; Shannon Stewart, trumpet solo)


Dr. Glen Newton, trumpet (also directs the group, plays vibes in it, and sings in The Rosetones --- see below; plays trombone in the Twin Cities Jazz Orchestra and the Minneapolis Trombone Choir; hosts the Roseville Area High School concert broadcasts on CTV North Suburbs; often plays trumpet for weddings and services at St. Rose, St. Odelia, and other area churches; plays brass, saxes, and keyboards in pit orchestras; the Roseville Community Band gave the premiere performance of his composition "The Express" and has performed "Barely Bossa Nova", another of his compositions)
Kirk Lindberg, vocal (sang title role in "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" at Como Park Pavilion; sang lead in two award-winning barbershop quartets: "The Little Rascals", Land of Lakes District Champions and "Celebration", international semifinalists. )
Ann Booth, piano (teaches piano and organ at Schmitt Music)
Keith Miner, vocal (also plays bass trombone in the group; honed his scat-singing skills at the Nokomis Vocal Jazz Workshops)
Glen Peterson, tenor sax (played in "The Townsmen" polka band in the 1970's at Roseville Knights of Columbus and other Twin Cities locations)
Karen Dunn, vocal (sings lead in Sweet Adelines quartet "Fascination"; was member of district champion quartet, "Masterpiece"; member of City of Lakes chapter of Sweet Adelines)
The Rosetones (vocal quartet): From left to right: Glen Newton, Diane Dolinar (plays violin in Mississippi Valley Chamber Orchestra and the Ashland String Quartet), Karen Dunn, Kirk Lindberg
Mark Lee, trumpet (also plays first trumpet in the Roseville Community Band and the Star of the North Concert Band, and plays in pit orchestras for musicals at Peace United Methodist Church)
Bob Nielsen, trumpet (drives the equipment van for the group; plays in the Roseville Community Band; plays in pit orchestras at Orono High School)
Bill Pearson, baritone sax (also plays in the Johnny Owen Band; drives the Zamboni at the John Rose Oval)
Bill Frank, alto sax (started on flute, then added alto sax when he was an adult)
Kay Foster, alto sax (lead alto sax; also plays clarinet and piccolo in the group; repairs saxophones and other instruments at Midwest Band Instrument Repair; her husband (Jim Foster) and brother (Bill Pearson) also play in the band)
Jim Foster, drum set (plays baritone in the Roseville Community Band; played electric bass in the Roseville Big Band before playing drums, but has played just about everything in the Roseville Big Band over the years)
Dr. Dan Odegaard, trumpet (has played in show bands backing celebrities such as Kay Starr; played in Twin Cities Jazz Orchestra and the Rod Smith Big Band)
Shannon Stewart, trumpet (also plays in the Roseville Community Band)
Rich Eyman, trombone (also plays in the Minnesota State Band)
Mike Bratlie, trombone (also arranges jazz band music and leads a Boy Scout jazz band)
Mike Wobig, electric bass (played in the pop band "Sweet Thing" and the R&B band "Inside Straight" in the 70's and 80's)
Dr. Richard "Doc" Leisen, tenor sax (has played in the Roseville Community Band and Roseville Big Band since they began, 31 years ago)
Fred Christiansen, trombone (retired music teacher and architect; played in the directors' reading band that later became the Roseville Big Band)

Roseville Big Band performers for this dance:

Saxes: Kay Foster (alto), Bill Frank (alto), Glen Peterson (tenor), Richard "Doc" Leisen (tenor), and Bill Pearson (baritone)
Trumpets: Dan Odegaard, Mark Lee, Shannon Stewart, and Bob Nielsen
Trombones: Mike Bratlie, Fred Christiansen, Rich Eyman, and Keith Miner
Rhythm: Ann Booth (piano), Mike Wobig (bass), and Jim Foster (drums)
Vocal: Rosetones (Karen Dunn, Diane Dolinar, Kirk Lindberg, Glen Newton), and Keith Miner

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