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Stan Kenton

this is an orchestra!

by Sparke, Michael.

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Published by University of North Texas Press in Denton, Tex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kenton, Stan,
  • Jazz musicians -- United States -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Michael Sparke.
    GenreBiography
    SeriesNorth Texas lives of musicians -- no. 5, North Texas lives of musicians series -- no. 5.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML422.K35 S63 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23989310M
    ISBN 109781574412840
    LC Control Number2009053624
    OCLC/WorldCa495475464

    Find Stan Kenton discography, albums and singles on AllMusic. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Popular Favorites By Stan Kenton on Discogs.4/4(2).

    Jan 09,  · Stan Kenton - GREATEST HITS (FULL ALBUM) In later years he was active as an frithwilliams.com Kenton had three marriages. His first produced a daughter, Leslie, who was a . However, the musicianship is flawless and the repertoire for this Stan Kenton Today set is dominated by old classics including "Malagueña," "Intermission Riff," "Interlude," "Artistry in Percussion" and naturally, "The Peanut Vendor." Fans of college stage bands should enjoy this spirited music.3/5(2).

    Influenced by Jimmie Lunceford (who, like Kenton, enjoyed high-note trumpeters and thick-toned tenors), the Stan Kenton Orchestra struggled a bit after its initial success. Its Decca recordings were not big sellers and a stint as Bob Hope's backup radio band was an unhappy experience; Les Brown permanently took Kenton's place. Oct 16,  · Discographies [listings of recordings by an artist] usually appear at the conclusion of retrospectives about a musician’s career, which is why the editorial staff at JazzProfiles debated about including one at this point in our visit with Stan Kenton and his frithwilliams.com: Steven Cerra.


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Stan Kenton by Sparke, Michael. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Stan Kenton: This Is an Orchestra. (North Texas Lives of Musician Series Book 5). Apr 03,  · Stan Kenton will be essential reading for every Kenton devotee and jazz historian.

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - /5(21).

Sparke, who has published several Kenton discographies (Stan Kenton, the Studio Sessions; Kenton on Capitol & Creative World), here tries his hand at a biography. Though skimpy on Kenton's life before (the years –41 are contained in a brief prelude), this is an excellent account of Kenton's plus-year professional frithwilliams.com: University of North Texas Press.

Stan Kenton (–) formed his first full orchestra in and soon drew record-breaking crowds to hear and dance to his exciting sound. He continued to tour and record unrelentingly for the next four decades.

Stan Stan Kenton book This Is an Orchestra. Stan Kenton book sums up the mesmerizing bandleader at the height of his powers, arms waving energetically, his face a study of concentration as he cajoled 3/5(1). Apr 06,  · by CONNOR,CHRIS WITH STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA.

out of 5 stars 1. Audio CD $ $ Get it as soon as Wed, Oct 2. Audible Listen to Books & Original Audio Performances: Book Depository Books With Free Delivery. Jul 03,  · A commemorative DVD marking the th birthday celebration of Stan Kenton inthis documentary by award-winning jazz filmmaker Graham Carter, produced in association with the Los Angeles Jazz Institute, provides an in-depth look at Kenton's almost 40 years as a big band leader/5(21).

Aug 12,  · And then there are books that impart the basic information, and for one reason or another go beyond that basic standard of acceptability.

Carol Easton’s biography of Stan Kenton, “Straight Ahead The Story of Stan Kenton,” is such a book. Jan 30,  · The book, to be published next month by Vermilion, is dedicated: "For Stanley, with all my love." Stan Kenton married three times and Leslie.

Early life. Stan Kenton was born on December 15,in Wichita, Kansas; he had two sisters (Beulah and Erma Mae) born three and eight years after frithwilliams.com parents, Floyd and Stella Kenton, had moved the family back to Colorado, then, finally in to the Greater Los Angeles Area, settling in suburban Bell, California.

Kenton attended Bell High School; his high-school yearbook picture has. Feb 19,  · Leslie Kenton has written dozens of books on health and beauty. But she struggled for four years to produce a searing memoir about how her father – jazz musician Stan Kenton Author: Nick Duerden.

The Stan Kenton Research Center is the physical embodiment of ALL THINGS KENTON. Located in the most prestigious building in the charming town of Staunton, Virginia, we are in the process of moving into our third floor office in the Masonic Building.

This book made clear to me some of Stan Kenton's extraordinary facets as an inspirational force for BIG, IMPRACTICAL MUSIC of mostly intellectual utility- you couldn't dance to those changing time charts- but I have not a day has passed since reading this book that I haven't wanted to listen to something by his orchestra/5.

Stan Kenton (born December 15,Wichita, Kansas, USA - died August 25,Los Angeles, California, USA) was an American jazz bandleader and pianist. He played in the dance bands of Vido Musso and Gus Arnheim.

His first orchestra "Artistry in Rhythm" was formed in Looking for the stan kenton orchestra library series sheet music. You'll find a wide selection of the stan kenton orchestra library series sheet music, songbooks, and music books at Sheet Music Plus. Books, Toys, Games and much more.

The Best of Stan Kenton [Capitol] 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews. Guest: More than 1 year ago: This album has all of Stan Kenton's hits in the original versions.

If you love the music of Stan Kenton or just love 5/5(2). As performed by the Stan Kenton Orchestra, here is one of the hippest charts from the Kenton book. As recorded on the CD "Back to Balboa" (and many other albums), this sensational piece moves along at a fast tempo, featuring solo space (the blues) for alto sax, tenor sax, trumpet, trombone and drums.

Blues Story, The - Gene Roland. Sketches on Standards () Popular Favorites by Stan Kenton is a compilation album by pianist and bandleader Stan Kenton featuring performances recorded between and and originally released as a inch LP and 45 rpm EP on Capitol before being reissued as a Genre: Jazz.

Leslie Kenton, his daughter from his first marriage with Peters, has openly exposed her father on her book, Love Affair. Leslie claimed that Kenton used to molest her in his drunken stupor when she was between the ages of 11 to Kenton profusely apologized for the behavior, and the two remained familiar to each other.

The earlier record is known as "Kenton Plays Pretty" giving Kenton another commercial success while Standards In Silhoutte is dark, moody and experimental; moving degrees away from the tried and tested ballads from the dance book.

Bill Mathieu, Stan Kenton and Standards in SilhouetteGenre: Jazz, big band, instrumental, popular standards. Over several decades, Kenton wrote more than forty books. Her first was The Joy of Beauty () which is reputed to have established the genre.

Raw Energy (co-authored with daughter Susannah, ), advocates nutritional detoxification with raw vegetables, drinking of mineral water and avoiding processed foods. Stan Kenton (–) formed his first full orchestra in and soon drew record-breaking crowds to hear and dance to his exciting sound.

He continued to tour and record unrelentingly for the next four decades. Stan Kenton: This Is an Orchestra! sums up the mesmerizing bandleader at the height of his powers, arms waving energetically, his face a study of concentration as he cajoled.Journey Into Capricorn is the last studio album by American jazz musician Stan Kenton and his orchestra, released in lateby Creative World frithwilliams.coming sessions for the album took place in Hollywood, California on AugustThe initial release of the album titled both the album and the individual tune Journey To frithwilliams.com later release reworked the cover art and Genre: Jazz, Big band, Fusion jazz.Stan Kenton's orchestra captured the world's imagination in the late s, just as other swing bands were fading.

For the next three decades, he would be the most popular bandleader who played.