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Stan Kenton
Kenton Showcase
Big Band,Progressive Jazz,Traditional Pop
Recording date:
January 28, 1953 - March 3, 1954
Date of release:
June 6, 2000
FLAC vers. size:
1505 mb
MP3 vers. size:
1848 mb
WMA vers. size:
1110 mb
Other formats
4.8 ★

All compositions by Galt MacDermot, James Rado and Gerome Ragni. Walking in Space" - 3:57. Colored Spade" - 4:07. Where Do I Go?" - 2:48. Hare Krishna (Be In)" - 3:05. Easy to Be Hard" - 3:10. Stan Kenton - piano, conductor.

Stanley Newcomb Kenton (December 15, 1911 – August 25, 1979) was an American popular music and jazz artist. As a pianist, composer, arranger and band leader he led an innovative and influential jazz orchestra for almost four decades. Though Kenton had several pop hits from the early 1940s into the 1960s, his music was always forward looking. Kenton was also a pioneer in the field of jazz education, creating the Stan Kenton Jazz Camp in 1959 at Indiana University.

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All of the inventive music has since been reissued on CD by Mosaic but those Kenton collectors not having that deluxe set will want to pick this up. Quite a few different soloists have their spots (including trumpeters Sam Noto and Buddy Childers, altoists Davey Schildkraut and Charlie Mariano, trombonist Frank Rosolino and (on "In Lighter Vein") altoist Lee Konitz.

Lee Konitz, Stan Kenton. Lee Konitz, Stan Kenton - My Funny Valentine 03:16. Stan Kenton - Fearless Finlay 03:05. Stan Kenton - Of All Things 03:16. Stan Kenton - The Opener 03:00. Stan Kenton - King Fish 03:06. Stan Kenton - Sweets 02:32. Stan Kenton - Study For Bass 03:33. Stan Kenton - Bags 02:32. Stan Kenton - Bacante 04:18. Stan Kenton - Solo For Buddy 02:47. Stan Kenton - Hav-A-Havana 02:50. Stan Kenton - Dusk 03:20. Stan Kenton - Egdon Heath 03:07. Stan Kenton - Bags 03:04. Stan Kenton - Blues Before And After 02:00. Stan Kenton - Thisbe 02:47.

Stan Kenton - La Suerte de los Tontos (Fortune Of Fools) (Remastered 2016) (04:17, 320Kb/s). Stan Kenton - Quien Sabe (Who Knows) (Remastered 2016) (04:47, 320Kb/s). Stan Kenton - Fuego Cubano (Cuban Fire) (Remastered 2016) (06:00, 320Kb/s). Stan Kenton - I Feel Pretty (Remastered 2015) (03:51, 320Kb/s). Stan Kenton - Something's Coming (Remastered 2015) (03:36, 320Kb/s). Listen online and stay in a good mood. Org Album: Stan Kenton Golden Tracks (2017).

Stan Kenton: Kenton Showcase by William Grim, published on October 14, 2002. This re-release is composed of two Kenton albums from the 1950s showcasing the arrangements of Bill Russo and Bill Holman. Russo and Holman were more responsible for defining the Kenton sound than any other arrangers besides Kenton himself and Peter Rugolo. It is a testament to the greatest of Kenton's bands that they could acccomodate both the edgy intellectualism of Russo and the easy going swing of Holman at the same time.

Track List

Title/Composer Performer Time
1 A Theme of Four Values Bill Russo Stan Kenton 2:51
2 A Study for Bass Bill Russo Stan Kenton 3:34
3 Blues Before and After Bill Russo Stan Kenton 2:01
4 Bacante Bill Russo Stan Kenton 4:20
5 Thisbe Bill Russo Stan Kenton 2:49
6 Egdon Heath Bill Russo Stan Kenton 3:09
7 Sweets Bill Russo Stan Kenton 2:35
8 Dusk Bill Russo Stan Kenton 3:21
9 Bags Bill Holman Stan Kenton 3:05
10 Hava Havana Bill Holman Stan Kenton 2:52
11 Solo for Buddy Bill Holman Stan Kenton 2:50
12 The Opener Bill Holman Stan Kenton 3:02
13 Fearless Finlay Bill Holman Stan Kenton 3:05
14 Theme and Variations Bill Holman Stan Kenton 2:45
15 Kingfish Bill Holman Stan Kenton 3:08
16 In Lighter Vein Bill Holman Stan Kenton 2:42
17 Of All Things Bill Holman Stan Kenton 3:18
18 Lover Man Jimmy Davis / Roger "Ram" Ramirez / Jimmy Sherman Stan Kenton 4:21
19 My Funny Valentine Lorenz Hart / Richard Rodgers Stan Kenton 3:17
20 Bags Bill Holman Stan Kenton 2:32


Don Bagley - Bass, Soloist
Candido Camero - Congas, Guest Artist
Conte Candoli - Guest Artist
Buddy Childers - Soloist, Trumpet
Michael Cuscuna - Reissue Producer
Jimmy Davis - Composer
Maynard Ferguson - Guest Artist
Bob Fitzpatrick - Soloist, Trombone
Lee Gillette - Producer
Milt Gold - Trombone
Lorenz Hart - Composer
Bill Holman - Arranger, Composer, Guest Artist
Stan Kenton - Bandleader, Piano, Primary Artist
Lee Konitz - Guest Artist, Sax (Alto)
Charlie Mariano - Guest Artist, Sax (Alto), Soloist
Odea Murphy - Mastering
Sam Noto - Soloist, Trumpet
Bill Perkins - Sax (Tenor), Soloist
Roger "Ram" Ramirez - Composer
Richard Rodgers - Composer
Patrick Roques - Reissue Design
Frank Rosolino - Guest Artist, Soloist, Trombone
Bill Russo - Arranger, Composer
Dave Schildkraut - Sax (Alto), Soloist
Jimmy Sherman - Composer
Zoot Sims - Guest Artist
Stu Williamson - Soloist, Trumpet