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Join us for the last gig of our 4th season
playing melodic swinging music

at the MENTONE RSL
 
The LET'S DANCE BIG BAND


featuring vocalist
the marvellous Anna Struth & Daniel Hedger and The JASSisters.
 

 

Date: Sunday December 3, 2017
Function: A Swing Dance - for dancing and listening.
Time: 1:00 to 4pm.
Venue: MENTONE RSL.
Address: 9 Palermo St, Mentone.
Melways ref: 87 - A 8.
Music Admission: $18 or $15 for Mentone RSL members & Seniors.
Food is available at extra cost from Noon to 2pm and MUST be booked on 9583 2841.
                  Drinks available from the bar.

 

 

 

 

Click here to see a brief sample of our Gig at Dizzy's Jazz Club in June 2010.

 Click on the song titles to see the LET'S DANCE BIG BAND
with the SWING SISTERS at Melbourne Town Hall, November 2010.

  Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy.

  Chattanooga Choo Choo.

  Rum and Coca Cola.

  Stormy Weather.

And to sample our great music select any of the following MP3 sound bites

from a "Live To Air" concert on Southern FM radio in year 2000.

..Big John Special.. ..Pennies From Heaven.. ..Gypsy In My Soul.. ..Mack The Knife.. ..Moonlight Serenade..

..Chattanooga Choo Choo.. ..Tangerine.. ..Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans..

..Tender Trap.. ..Orange Coloured Sky.. ..Stardust.. ..Straighten Up And Fly Right..


LISTING SOME OF THE SONGS IN OUR REPERTOIRE

 

INSTRUMENTALS

VOCALS

LET’S DANCE - our theme tune

MV = Male vocal   FV = female vocal

STEALIN' APPLES – Benny Goodman

BAD HABITS – Billy Field MV

APRIL IN PARIS – Count Basie

BEYOND THE SEA – Bobby Darin MV

BEGIN THE BEGUINE – Artie Shaw

CHOO, CHOO CHA BOOGIE – Louis Jordan MV

CARIOCA – Artie Shaw

COME FLY WITH ME – Frank Sinatra MV

CHEERS – Henry Mancini

DEAN MARTIN MEDLEY – Dean Martin

CHEROKEE – Ray Noble

YOU KNOW WHAT IT MEANS TO MISS NEW ORLEANS ?

The CONTINENTAL – Ray Anthony

FLY ME TO THE MOON - Frank Sinatra MV

DON’T BE THAT WAY – Benny Goodman

I GET A KICK OUT OF YOU - Frank Sinatra MV

EAGER BEAVER – Stan Kenton

I’VE GOT A CRUSH ON YOU – Linda Ronstadt FV

FOUR BROTHERS – Woody Herman

I’VE GOT YOU UNDER MY SKIN. Frank Sinatra MV

FOR DANCERS ONLY – Jimmy Lunceford

I’VE HEARD THAT SONG BEFORE – Helen Forrest FV

FRENESI – Artie Shaw

JUST A GIGALO – Louis Prima MV

GOLDEN WEDDING – Woody Herman

LADY IS A TRAMP - Frank Sinatra MV

GOODBYE – Benny Goodman

LADY IS A TRAMP – Ella Fitzgerald FV

I CAN’T GET STARTED – Bunny Berrigan classic

L-O-V-E – Natalie Cole or Emma Pask FV

I’M GETTING SENTIMENTAL OVER YOU – Tommy Dorsey

LULU’S BACK IN TOWN – Mel Torme/Mart Paich MV

IN THE MOOD – Glen Miller or Doc Severinson

MACK THE KNIFE – Bobby Darin MV

JAZZ ME BLUES – Woody Herman

MINNIE THE MOOCHER – Cab Calloway MV

JUMPIN’ AT THE WOODSIDE – Count Basie

MISS BROWN TO YOU – Billie Holiday FV

Mr. ANTHONY’S BOOGIE – Ray Anthony

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - Frank Sinatra MV

PETER GUNN THEME – Henry Mancini

NICE AND EASY - Frank Sinatra MV

SING,SING,SING – Benny Goodman

OK, ALRIGHT, YOU WIN – Joe Williams MV

STRING OF PEARLS – Glen Miller

PLEASE DON’T TALK ABOUT ME - Frank Sinatra MV

SONG OF INDIA – Tommy Dorsey

SHINY STOCKINGS – Ella Fitzgerald FV

T D’S BOOGIE WOOGIE – Tommy Dorsey

WHAT A LITTLE MOONLIGHT CAN DO -- Helen Ward & Benny Goodman FV

TRIBUTE TO THE DUKE – Basie/Nestico

WITCHCRAFT -- Frank Sinatra MV

TWO O’CLOCK JUMP – Count Basie

WHO’S SORRY NOW – FV

UP THE LAZY RIVER [Twist] – Sy Zentner

YOU MAKE ME FEEL SO YOUNG - Frank Sinatra MV

WOODCHOPPERS BALL – Woody Herman

 HAVE YOU MET MISS JONES? - Robbie Williams

ZOOT – Zoot Simms with Stan Kenton

DUETS AND TRIOS

THEME FROM THE LOMBARDO ENDING - Pete Rugolo

THIS COULD BE THE START OF SOMETHING BIG - Eydie Gorme & Steve Lawrence

 

BOOGIE WOOGIE BUGLE BOY – Andrew Sisters – Bette Midler

 

CHATTANOOGA CHOO, CHOO – Glen Miller  

 

SAVE THE BONES FOR HENRY JONES -- Nat King Cole or Pointer Sisters

 

UNFORGETTABLE – Nat & Natalie Cole  

SOME OF OUR LATIN TUNES

SOME SLOW WALTZES

BRAZIL

I STILL CALL AUSTRALIA HOME – Peter Allen MV

CHA CHA MEDLEY

JUST MY BILL

COME TO THE MARDI GRAS

MOON RIVER

LINDER MUJER

TENDERLY

MAMBO JAMBO – Perez Prado

MAY EACH DAY -- Andy Williams MV

MAMBO No. 5 – Perez Prado

WALTZ MEDLEYS 

SWAY - Michael Buble

 

 

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