The Capitol Sessions of Stan Kenton

 

1950

 

 

 

STAN KENTON

   
 

Stan Kenton (narrator) dubbed on excerpts from his recordings.

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, January 11, 1950

   
a 5416

Stan Kenton Story, Part One

Capitol Promotion PRO-778
b 5417

Stan Kenton Story, Part Two

Capitol Promotion PRO-778
c 5418

Stan Kenton Story, Part Three

Capitol Promotion PRO-778
       
  Note

It is a promotional recording.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Pete Rugolo, Bill Russo (arr)

   
 

Buddy Childers, Maynard Ferguson, Shorty Rogers, Chico Alvarez, Don Paladino (tp) Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick, Bill Russo (tb) Bart Varsalona (b-tb) John Graas, Lloyd Otto (Fr-h) Gene Englund (tuba) Art Pepper (as,cl) Bud Shank (as,fl) Bob Cooper (ts,oboe,Eng-h) Bart Caldarell (ts,bsn) Bob Gioga (bs,b-cl) Jim Cathcart, Earl Cornwell, Anthony Doria, Lew Elias, Jim Holmes, George Kast, Alex Law, Herbert Offner, Carl Ottobrino, Dave Schackner (vln) Stanley Harris, Leonard Selic, Sam Singer (vla) Gregory Bemko, Zachary Bock, Jack Wolfe (cello) Stan Kenton (p) Laurindo Almeida (g) Don Bagley (b) Shelly Manne (dm,tymp) Carlos Vidal (cga) June Christy ° (vcl)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, February 3, 1950, first session

   
a 5476-5

Mirage (pr arr)

Capitol 8-28002 (EDL-189)
b 5477-9

Conflict ° (pr arr)

Capitol 8-28002 (EDL-189)
c 5478-7

Solitaire (br arr)

Capitol 8-28001 (EDL-189)
       
  Issues

a,b – Capitol F28002 (KDM-189).

c – Capitol F28001 (KDM-189), Mosaic MR6-136 (LP Box set).

 

all titles – Capitol P-189, W 189.      

       
  CD

c – Mosaic MD4-136 (CD Box set).

 

all titles – Capitol CDP 7243 8 59965 2 8.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Laurindo Almeida, Stan Kenton, Johnny Richards (arr)

   
 

Buddy Childers, Maynard Ferguson, Shorty Rogers, Chico Alvarez, Don Paladino (tp) Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick, Bill Russo (tb) Bart Varsalona (b-tb) John Graas, Lloyd Otto (Fr-h) Gene Englund (tuba) Art Pepper (as,cl) Bud Shank (as,fl) Bob Cooper (ts,oboe,Eng-h) Bart Caldarell (ts,bsn) Bob Gioga (bs,b-cl) Jim Cathcart, Earl Cornwell, Anthony Doria, Lew Elias, Jim Holmes, George Kast, Alex Law, Herbert Offner, Carl Ottobrino, Dave Schackner (vln) Stanley Harris, Leonard Selic, Sam Singer (vla) Gregory Bemko, Zachary Bock, Jack Wolfe (cello) Stan Kenton (p) Laurindo Almeida (g) Don Bagley (b) Shelly Manne (dm,tymp) Carlos Vidal (cga)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, February 3, 1950, second session

   
a 5479-9

Soliloquy (jr arr)

Capitol F15640 (CDF-242)
b 5480-13

Theme For Sunday (sk arr)

Capitol 8-28001 (EDL-189)
c 5481-11

Amazonia (omit brass & reeds) (la arr)

Capitol EOX-569
       
  Issues

a – Capitol EBF-242, H-242, T 248, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) ECJ-50056.

b – Capitol F28001 (KDM-189), P-189, W 189.

c – Capitol WDX 569, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) ECJ-67001-04 (LP Box set).

       
  CD

a - EMI Music (Jap) TOCJ-50056.

 

all titles – Capitol CDP 7243 8 59965 2 8.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Bob Graettinger, Franklyn Marks, Pete Rugolo (arr)

   
 

Buddy Childers, Maynard Ferguson, Shorty Rogers, Chico Alvarez, Don Paladino (tp) Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick, Bill Russo (tb) Bart Varsalona (b-tb) John Graas, Lloyd Otto (Fr-h) Gene Englund (tuba) Art Pepper (as,cl) Bud Shank (as,fl) Bob Cooper (ts,oboe,Eng-h) Bart Caldarell (ts,bsn) Bob Gioga (bs,b-cl) Jim Cathcart, Earl Cornwell, Anthony Doria, Lew Elias, Jim Holmes, George Kast, Alex Law, Herbert Offner, Carl Ottobrino, Dave Schackner (vln) Stanley Harris, Leonard Selic, Sam Singer (vla) Gregory Bemko, Zachary Bock, Jack Wolfe (cello) Stan Kenton (p) Laurindo Almeida (g) Don Bagley (b) Shelly Manne (dm,tymp) Carlos Vidal (cga) June Christy ° (vcl)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, February 4, 1950, first session

   
a 5482-14

Lonesome Road ° (pr arr)

Capitol 8-28003 (EDL-189)
b 5483-15

Trajectories (fm arr)

Capitol 8-28000 (EDL-189)
c 5484-5

Incident In Jazz (bg arr)

Capitol 8-28003 (EDL-189)
       
  Issues

a,c – Capitol F28003 (KDM-189).

b – Capitol F28000 (KDM-189).

 

all titles – Capitol P-189, W 189.

       
  CD

all titles – Capitol CDP 7243 8 59965 2 8.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Franklyn Marks, Chico O’Farrill (arr)

   
 

Buddy Childers, Maynard Ferguson, Shorty Rogers, Chico Alvarez, Don Paladino (tp) Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick, Bill Russo (tb) Bart Varsalona (b-tb) John Graas, Lloyd Otto (Fr-h) Gene Englund (tuba) Art Pepper (as,cl) Bud Shank (as,fl) Bob Cooper (ts,oboe,Eng-h) Bart Caldarell (ts,bsn) Bob Gioga (bs,b-cl) Jim Cathcart, Earl Cornwell, Anthony Doria, Lew Elias, Jim Holmes, George Kast, Alex Law, Herbert Offner, Carl Ottobrino, Dave Schackner (vln) Stanley Harris, Leonard Selic, Sam Singer (vla) Gregory Bemko, Zachary Bock, Jack Wolfe (cello) Stan Kenton (p) Laurindo Almeida (g) Don Bagley (b) Shelly Manne (dm,tymp) Carlos Vidal (cga,vcl°)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, February 4, 1950, second session

   
a 5485-16

Cuban Episode ° (band vcl) (cof arr)

Capitol 8-28000 (EDL-189)
b 5486-7

Evening In Pakistan (fm arr)

Capitol T 248
       
  Note

An edited of master 5486-7 with a new introduction dubbed in (master 5487-1) was issued on Capitol 1043, F1043 & Capitol (Blue Note) 8-33243-2 (CD).

       
  Issues

a – Capitol F28000 (KDM-189), P-189, W 189.

       
  CD

b – EMI Music (Jap) TOCJ-50056.

 

all titles – Capitol CDP 7243 8 59965 2 8.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Neal Hefti, Shorty Rogers, Pete Rugolo (arr)

   
 

Buddy Childers, Maynard Ferguson, Shorty Rogers, Chico Alvarez, Don Paladino (tp) Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick, Bill Russo (tb) Bart Varsalona (b-tb) John Graas, Lloyd Otto (Fr-h) Gene Englund (tuba) Art Pepper (as,cl) Bud Shank (as,fl) Bob Cooper (ts,oboe,Eng-h) Bart Caldarell (ts,bsn) Bob Gioga (bs,b-cl) Jim Cathcart, Earl Cornwell, Anthony Doria, Lew Elias, Jim Holmes, George Kast, Alex Law, Herbert Offner, Carl Ottobrino, Dave Schackner (vln) Stanley Harris, Leonard Selic, Sam Singer (vla) Gregory Bemko, Zachary Bock, Jack Wolfe (cello) Stan Kenton (p) Laurindo Almeida (g) Don Bagley (b) Shelly Manne (dm,tymp) Carlos Vidal (cga) Ivan Lopez, Nestor Amaral, Stenio Ozorio, Jose Oliveira° (Latin perc)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, February 5, 1950

   
a 5488-7

Salute (pr arr)

Capitol EAP-1-508
b 5489-2

Mardi Gras ° (omit jg,lo,strings) (pr arr)

Capitol 888
c 5490-4

In Veradero ° (nh arr)

Capitol EOX-569
d 5491-2

Jolly Rogers (omit jg,lo,strings) (sr arr)

Capitol 1043
e 5492-4

Blues In Riff (omit jg,lo,strings) (pr arr)

Capitol 888
       
  Issues

b – Capitol F888.

c – Capitol WDX 569, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) ECJ-67001-04 (LP Box set).

d – Capitol F1043, T 667, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) ECJ-50070.

e – Capitol F888, M-11027, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) ECJ-50070.

       
  CD

all titles – Capitol CDP 7243 8 59965 2 8.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Laurindo Almeida, Shorty Rogers, Bill Russo (arr)

   
 

Buddy Childers, Maynard Ferguson, Shorty Rogers, Chico Alvarez, Don Paladino (tp) Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick, Bill Russo (tb) Clyde Brown (b-tb) John Graas, Lloyd Otto, John Cave °, Sinclair Lott ° (Fr-h) Gene Englund (tuba) Art Pepper (as,cl) Bud Shank (as,fl) Bob Cooper (ts,oboe,Eng-h) Bart Caldarell (ts,bsn) Bob Gioga (bs,b-cl) Jim Cathcart, Earl Cornwell, Anthony Doria, Lew Elias, Jim Holmes, George Kast, Alex Law, Herbert Offner, Carl Ottobrino, Dave Schackner (vln) Stanley Harris, Leonard Selic, Sam Singer (vla) Gregory Bemko, Zachary Bock, Jack Wolfe (cello) Stan Kenton (p) Laurindo Almeida (g) Don Bagley (b) Shelly Manne   (dm,tymp) Carlos Vidal (cga)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, May 18, 1950

   
a 6043-3

Cello-Logy (omit brass & reeds) (la arr)

Capitol (Eu) T-20244
b 6044

Maynard Ferguson (sr arr)

Capitol rejected
c 6045-1

Art Pepper (sr arr)

Capitol 8-28008 (ECD-248)
d 6046-8

Halls Of Brass ° (omit reeds,strings,sk,la,db,cv) (br arr)

Capitol 8-28010 (ECD-248)
       
  Issues

c - Toshiba-EMI (Jap) ECJ-50070.

c,d – Capitol 6F-28008 (KCF-248), H-248, L-248, T 248, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) ECJ-50056.

d – Mosaic MR6-136 (LP Box set).

       
  CD

a,c,d – Capitol CDP 7243 8 59965 2 8.

c,d - EMI Music (Jap) TOCJ-50056.

d – Mosaic MD4-136 (CD Box set).

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Stan Kenton, Shorty Rogers (arr)

   
 

Buddy Childers, Maynard Ferguson, Shorty Rogers, Chico Alvarez, Don Paladino (tp) Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick, Bill Russo (tb) Clyde Brown (b-tb) John Graas, Lloyd Otto (Fr-h) Gene Englund (tuba) Art Pepper (as,cl) Bud Shank (as,fl) Bob Cooper (ts,oboe,Eng-h) Bart Caldarell (ts,bsn) Bob Gioga (bs,b-cl) Jim Cathcart, Earl Cornwell, Anthony Doria, Lew Elias, Jim Holmes, George Kast, Alex Law, Herbert Offner, Carl Ottobrino, Dave Schackner (vln) Stanley Harris, Leonard Selic, Sam Singer (vla) Gregory Bemko, Zachary Bock, Jack Wolfe (cello) Stan Kenton (p) Laurindo Almeida (g) Don Bagley (b) Shelly Manne (dm,tymp) Carlos Vidal (cga)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, June 5, 1950

   
a 6095-2

Maynard Ferguson (sr arr)

Capitol 8-28009 (ECD-248)
b 6096-7

Shelly Manne (sk arr)

Capitol 8-28008 (ECD-248)
       
  Issues

a – Capitol 6F-28009 (KCF-248).

b – Capitol 6F-28008 (KCF-248).

 

all titles – Capitol H-248, L-248, T 248, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) ECJ-50056.

       
  CD

all titles – Capitol CDP 7243 8 59965 2 8, EMI Music (Jap) TOCJ-50056.

 

 


 

 

 

NAT “KING” COLE WITH STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Shorty Rogers, Pete Rugolo (arr)

   
 

Maynard Ferguson, Jim Salko, Buddy Childers, Chico Alvarez, Shorty Rogers (tp) Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick, Herbie Harper (tb) John Halliburton (b-tb) Bud Shank, Art Pepper (as) Bob Cooper, Bart Caldarell (ts) Bob Gioga (bs) Nat “King” Cole (p,vcl) Irving Ashby °, Laurindo Almeida °° (g) Joe Comfort °, Don Bagley °° (b) Shelly Manne (dm) Jack Costanzo (bgo,cga)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, August 16, 1950

   
a 6513-6

Orange Colored Sky ° (pr arr)

Capitol 1184
b 6514-6

Jam-Bo °° (sr arr)

Capitol 1184
       
  Issues

all titles – Capitol F1184, Mosaic MR27-138 (LP Box set).

       
  CD

all titles – Capitol CDP 7 96259 2, Mosaic  MD18-138 (CD Box set).

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Stan Kenton, Gene Roland, Pete Rugolo (arr)

   
 

Buddy Childers, Maynard Ferguson, Shorty Rogers, Chico Alvarez, Jimmy Salko (tp) Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick, Herbie Harper (tb) John Halliburton (b-tb) Bud Shank, Art Pepper (as) Bob Cooper, Bart Caldarell (ts) Bob Gioga (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Laurindo Almeida (g) Don Bagley (b) Shelly Manne (dm,tymp) Jack Costanzo (bgo) June Christy ° (vcl) Jay Johnson °° (vcl)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, August 21, 1950

   
a 6524-4

Be Easy, Be Tender °° (pr arr)

Capitol 1236
b 6525-5

But Then You Kissed Me °° (gr arr)

Capitol 1191
c 6526-4

Easy Go (sk arr)

Capitol 1191
d 6527-4

June Christy ° (omit brass & reeds) (sk arr)

Capitol 8-28010 (ECD-248)
       
  Issues

a – Capitol F1236.

b,c – Capitol F1191.

d – Capitol 6F-28010 (KCF-248), H-248, L-248, T 248, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) ECJ-50056.

       
  CD

c – Capitol 7243 5 24553 2 4.

d – Capitol CDP 7243 8 59965 2 8, EMI Music (Jap) TOCJ-50056.

 

all titles – Classics (F) 1255.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Bob Graettinger (arr)

   
 

George Kast (vln & concertmaster) Jim Cathcart, Earl Cornwell, Anthony Doria, Lew Elias, Jim Holmes, Alex Law, Herbert Offner, Carl Ottobrino, Dave Schackner (vln) Stanley Harris, Leonard Selic, Sam Singer (vla) Gregory Bemko, Zachary Bock, May Jane Gillan (cello) Stan Kenton (cond)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, August 24, 1950

   
a 6540-10

House Of Strings

Capitol 8-28009 (ECD-248)
       
  Issues

Capitol 6F-28009 (KCF-248), H-248, L-248, T 248, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) ECJ-50056.

       
  CD

Capitol CDP 7243 8 59965 2 8, EMI Music (Jap) TOCJ-50056.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Shorty Rogers, Gene Roland, Pete Rugolo (arr)

   
 

Al Porcino, Maynard Ferguson, Shorty Rogers, Chico Alvarez, John Howell (tp) Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick, Eddie Bert (tb) Bart Varsalona (b-tb) Bud Shank, Art Pepper (as) Bob Cooper, Bart Caldarell (ts) Bob Gioga (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Ralph Blaze (g) Don Bagley (b) Shelly Manne (dm) Ramon Rivera (cga) Jay Johnson ° (vcl)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, September 12, 1950

   
a 6578-6

Love For Sale (pr arr)

Capitol 1236
b 6579-5

Viva Prado (sr arr)

Capitol 1279
c 6580-2

I’m So In The Mood For Love ° (gr arr)

Capitol 1279
d 6581-2

Round Robin (sr arr)

Capitol F15847 (CCF-325)
       
  Issues

a – F1236, 1625, F1625, T 421.

b - Toshiba-EMI (Jap) ECJ-50070.

b,c – Capitol F1279.

d – EAP-1-325, EBF-325, H-325, T 796, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) ECJ-50070.   

       
  CD

a,b – Capitol 7243 5 24553 2 4.

d – Capitol CDP 7243 8 59965 2 8.

 

all titles – Classics (F) 1255.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Stan Kenton, Pete Rugolo (arr)

   
 

Al Porcino, Maynard Ferguson, Shorty Rogers, Chico Alvarez, John Howell (tp) Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Bob Fitzpatrick, Eddie Bert (tb) Bart Varsalona (b-tb) Bud Shank, Art Pepper (as) Bob Cooper, Bart Caldarell, Vido Musso (ts) Bob Gioga (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Laurindo Almeida (g) Don Bagley (b) Shelly Manne (dm) Miguel Rivera (cga)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, September 14, 1950

   
a 6588-2

Santa Lucia (pr arr)

Capitol 1306
b 6592-5

Pagliacci  (pr arr)

Capitol 1306
c 6601-2

Something New (Sunset Tower) (sk arr)

Capitol unissued
d  

Death Of Dixieland

Capitol unissued
       
  Note

There was no matrix number assigned for “Death Of Dixieland”.

       
  Issues

a – Capitol F1306, T 167.

b – F1306.

       
  CD

a,b,c – Classics (F) 1255.

c – Capitol 7243 5 24553 2 4.