A Kenton Celebration

A Kenton Celebration by Stan Kenton Orchestra
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Stan Kenton Orchestra

Label: Tantara
Released: 2016
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Disc 1 – Theme and Variations; Kingfish; My Old Flame; The Big Chase; Interlude; Love for Sale; Intermission Riff; This Is Always; The Peanut Vendor; Stella by Starlight; It’s All Right with Me; Frenesi; Artistry in Rhythm; Stan’s Closing Remarks. Disc 2 – You Go to My Head; Opus a la Kenton; Pepper Pot; You Brought a New Kind of Love to Me; June’s Bop; Hollywood Turmoil; Song for Trombone; Riffin’ Around; Opus 69; Blue Moon; September Song; Laura; April in Paris; Molshoaro; Weird Dreams; If I Had You; The Firebird Jumps; I’ll Never Be the Same; Sahara; Temptation.


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Disc 1: The Stan Kenton Orchestra: Brigham Young University, February 7, 1959 – Stan Kenton: leader, piano; Frank Huggins: trumpet; Bud Brisbois: trumpet; Jack Sheldon: trumpet; Joe Burnett: trumpet; Roger Middleton: trumpet; Lennie Niehaus: alto sax; Bill Trujillo: tenor sax; Richie Kamuca: tenor sax; Billy Root: baritone sax; Sture Swenson: baritone sax; Archie LeCoque: trombone; Kent Larsen: trombone; Jim Amlotte: trombone; Bob Olson: bass trombone; Bill Smiley: bass trombone; Red Kelly: bass; Jerry McKenzie: drums. Red Hill Inn, Pennsauken, NJ, June 11-12, 1959 (tracks 8, 12) – Charlie Mariano: alto sax, replaces Niehaus; John Bonnie: tenor sax, replaces Kamuca; Billy Root: baritone sax; Jack Nimitz: baritone sax (Olson, Swenson out); Jim Amlotte: bass trombone; Bobby Knight: bass trombone (Olson, Smiley out); Carson Smith: bass, replaces Kelly; Jerry (Lestock) McKenzie: drums, replaces Jerry McKenzie; add Mike Pacheco: Latin percussion. Disc 2: BYU Synthesis Big Band 2014-15 (tracks 1-3, 5-7, 11-15, 17-20) – Ray Smith: director; Shane McQuarrie: trumpet; Austie Robinson: trumpet; Dallas Crane: trumpet; Lisa Christensen: trumpet; Jordan Coon: trumpet; Rachel Havens Baker: trumpet; Justin Hammer: alto sax, clarinet; Jordan Widdison: alto sax, clarinet; Kevin Miller: tenor sax, clarinet; Derek Crane: tenor sax, clarinet; Kyle Miller: baritone sax, clarinet; Brian Woodbury: trombone; Brennan Brown: trombone; Danny Burt: trombone; McKay Heaton: trombone; Ricky Lyman: bass trombone; Jacob Potter: piano; Parker Speirs: guitar; Zoe Jorgensen: bass; Jesse Quebbeman-Turley: drums; Christina Hurlbut: tympani; Hayley Kirkland: vocal (5). BYU SBB 2015-16 (tracks 4, 8-10, 16) – Ray Smith: director; Austie Robinson: trumpet; Daniel Welch: trumpet; Dallas Crane: trumpet; Jordan Coon: trumpet; Abby Castleton: trumpet; Steven Hardy: alto sax, clarinet; Brittney Woodis: alto sax; Jory Woodis: alto sax; Jordan Widdison: tenor sax; Andrew Larson: tenor sax; Jacob Baldwin: baritone sax; Brian Woodbury: trombone; Danny Burt: trombone; Brennan Brown: trombone; McKay Heaton: trombone; Lyman McBride: bass trombone; Nick Wagstaff: piano; Parker Speirs: guitar; Zoe Jorgensen: bass; Brennan Tolman: drums.


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