The Capitol Sessions of Stan Kenton

 

1953

 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Bill Holman, Stan Kenton, Bill Russo (arr)

   
 

Buddy Childers, Maynard Ferguson, Conte Candoli, Don Dennis, Ruben McFall (tp) Bob Burgess, Bill Russo, Keith Moon (tb) Frank Rosolino (tb,vcl°) George Roberts (b-tb) Lee Konitz, Vinnie Dean (as) Bill Holman, Richie Kamuca (ts) Bob Gioga (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Sal Salvador (g) Don Bagley (b) Stan Levey (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, January 22, 1953

   
a 11044-17

Hush-A-Bye (band vcl) (sk arr)

Capitol 2273
b 11059-9

Harlem Nocturne (br arr)

Capitol 2273
c 11060

I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues ° (bh arr)

Capitol unissued
       
  Issues

a – Capitol F2373.

b – Capitol F2373, T 421,, Mosaic MR6-136 (LP Box set).

       
  CD

b – Capitol 5-34070-2, Mosaic MD4-136 (CD Box set).

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Johnny Richards, Bill Russo (arr)

   
 

Buddy Childers, Maynard Ferguson, Conte Candoli, Don Dennis, Ruben McFall (tp) Bob Burgess, Bill Russo, Keith Moon, Frank Rosolino (tb) George Roberts (b-tb) Lee Konitz, Vinnie Dean (as) Bill Holman, Richie Kamuca (ts) Bob Gioga (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Sal Salvador (g) Don Bagley (b) Stan Levey (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, January 28, 1953, first session

   
a 11075-13

There’s A Small Hotel (br arr)

Capitol 2447
b 11076-1

Sophisticated Lady (br arr)

Capitol 2446
c 11077-2

Over The Rainbow (br arr)

Capitol 2449
d 11078-3

Stella By Starlight (jr arr)

Capitol EOX-569
       
  Issues

a – Capitol F2447, EAP-1-426, EBF-426, H-426, L-426, T 426, Mosaic MR-136 (LP Box set).

b – Capitol F2446, EAP-1-426, EBF-426, H-426, L-426, T 426, Mosaic MR-136 (LP Box set).

c – Capitol F2449, EAP-2-426, EBF-426, H-426, L-426, T 426, Mosaic MR-136 (LP Box set).

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

       
  CD

a,b,c – Mosaic MD4-136 (CD Box set).

 

all titles – Capitol 7243 5 34070 2 5.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Bill Holman, Lennie Niehaus, Bill Russo (arr)

   
 

Buddy Childers, Maynard Ferguson, Conte Candoli, Don Dennis, Ruben McFall (tp) Bob Burgess, Bill Russo, Keith Moon, Frank Rosolino (tb) George Roberts (b-tb) Lee Konitz, Vinnie Dean (as) Bill Holman, Richie Kamuca (ts) Bob Gioga (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Sal Salvador (g) Don Bagley (b) Stan Levey (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, January 28, 1953, second session

   
a 11060-16

I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues ° (bh arr)

Capitol (Eu) T-20244
b 11079-10

Pennies From Heaven (ln arr)

Capitol 2448
c 11080-5

Lover Man (br arr)

Capitol 2448
d 11081-6

Bags (bh arr)

Capitol EAP-1-526
       
  Issues

a – Mosaic MR6-136 (LP Box set).

b – Capitol F2448, EAP-2-426, H-426, L-426, T 426.

c – Capitol F2448, EAP-2-426, H-426, L-426, T 426, Mosaic MR6-136 (LP Box set).

d – Capitol EBF-526, H526, W 524, T 598, Mosaic MR6-136 (LP Box set).  

       
  CD

a – Capitol 8-29387-2, Mosaic MD4-136 (CD Box set).

b – Capitol 7243 5 34070 2 5.

c – Capitol 5-34070-2, BN 7-81331-2, Mosaic MD4-136 (CD Box set).

d – Capitol 5-25244-2, Mosaic MD4-136 (CD Box set).

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Bill Russo, Dante Varela (arr)

   
 

Buddy Childers, Maynard Ferguson, Conte Candoli, Don Dennis, Ruben McFall (tp) Bob Burgess, Bill Russo, Keith Moon, Frank Rosolino (tb) George Roberts (b-tb) Lee Konitz, Vinnie Dean (as) Bill Holman, Richie Kamuca (ts) Bob Gioga (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Sal Salvador (g) Don Bagley (b) Stan Levey (dm) Laurindo Almeida °, Nestor Amaral °, Raphael Lemos °, Aluisio Ferreira ° (Latin perc)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, January 30, 1953, first session

   
a 11085-3

Shadow Waltz (br arr)

Capitol 2447
b 11086

Baa-To-Kee ° (dv arr)

(see note)
       
  Note

The definitive master of “Baa-To-Kee” includes a part recorded on the first session and the final part recorded on the second session (see next session).

       
  Issues

a – Capitol F2447, EAP-1-426, H-426, L-426, T 426, Mosaic MR6-136 (LP Box set).

       
  CD

a – Capitol 5-34070-2, Mosaic MD4-136 (CD Box set).

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Stan Kenton, Bill Russo, Dante Varela (arr)

   
 

Buddy Childers, Maynard Ferguson, Conte Candoli, Don Dennis, Ruben McFall (tp) Bob Burgess, Bill Russo, Keith Moon, Frank Rosolino (tb) George Roberts (b-tb) Lee Konitz, Vinnie Dean (as) Bill Holman, Richie Kamuca (ts) Bob Gioga (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Sal Salvador (g) Don Bagley (b) Stan Levey (dm) Laurindo Almeida °, Nestor Amaral °, Raphael Lemos °, Aluisio Ferreira ° (Latin perc)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, January 30, 1953, second session

   
a 11086-12

Baa-To-Kee ° (dv arr)

Capitol 3345
b 11089-9

Begin The Beguine ° (sk arr)

Capitol 2446
c 11090-6

Fascinating Rhythm (br arr)

Capitol 2449
       
  Issues

a – Capitol F3345, EOX-569, WDX-569, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) ECJ-67001-04 (LP Box set).

b – Capitol F2446, EAP-1-426, H-426, L-426, T 426, T 986.

c – Capitol F2449, EAP-2-426, H-426, L-426, T 426, Mosaic MR6-136 (LP Box set).

       
  CD

b – Capitol 7243 5 34070 2 5.

c – Capitol 7243 5 34070 2 5, Mosaic MD4-136 (CD Box set).

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Bob Graettinger (arr)

   
 

Buddy Childers, Maynard Ferguson, Conte Candoli, Don Dennis, Ruben McFall, Pete Candoli (tp) Bob Burgess, Bill Russo, Keith Moon, Frank Rosolino (tb) George Roberts (b-tb) Lee Konitz, Vinnie Dean (as) Bill Holman, Richie Kamuca (ts) Bob Gioga (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Sal Salvador (g) Don Bagley (b) Stan Levey (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, February 11, 1953, first session

   
a 11111-9

A Trumpet (bg arr)

Capitol F28069 (KCF-460)
       
  Issues

Capitol EBF-460, H-460, J-460, W 736.

       
  CD

Capitol 7243 8 32084 2 5.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Bob Graettinger, Bill Russo (arr)

   
 

Buddy Childers, Maynard Ferguson, Conte Candoli, Don Dennis, Ruben McFall, Pete Candoli (tp) Bob Burgess, Bill Russo, Keith Moon, Frank Rosolino (tb) George Roberts (b-tb) Lee Konitz, Vinnie Dean (as) Bill Holman, Richie Kamuca (ts) Bob Gioga (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Sal Salvador (g) Don Bagley (b) Stan Levey (dm) Harry De Almeida ° (tamb) Chris Connor (vcl)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, February 11, 1953, second session

   
a 11115-25

And The Bull Walked Around, Olay ° (br arr)

Capitol 2388
b 11116-7

Jeepers, Creepers (br arr)

Capitol 2388
       
  Issues

all titles – Capitol F2388, Mosaic MR6-136 (LP Box set).

       
  CD

b – Capitol 7-96791-2.

 

all titles – Mosaic MD4-136 (CD Box set).

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Bob Graettinger, Bill Russo (arr)

   
 

Buddy Childers, Maynard Ferguson, Conte Candoli, Don Dennis, Ruben McFall, Pete Candoli (tp) Bob Burgess, Bill Russo, Keith Moon, Frank Rosolino (tb) George Roberts (b-tb) John Graas °, Lloyd Otto ° (Fr-h) Lee Konitz, Vinnie Dean (as) Bill Holman, Richie Kamuca (ts) Bob Gioga (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Sal Salvador (g) Don Bagley (b) Stan Levey (dm) Chris Connor °° (vcl)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, February 12, 1953

   
a 11119-6

An Orchestra ° (bg arr)

Capitol F28069 (KCF-460)
b 11120

If I Should Lose You °° (br arr)

Creative World ST 1066
       
  Issues

a – Capitol EBF-460, H-460, L-460, W 736.

b - Mosaic MR6-136 (LP Box set).

       
  CD

a – Capitol 7243 8 32084 2 5.

b – Mosaic MD4-136 (CD Box set).

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Bill Russo (arr)

   
 

Buddy Childers, Ernie Royal, Conte Candoli, Don Dennis, Don Smith (tp) Bob Burgess, Frank Rosolino, Tommy Shepard, Keith Moon (tb) George Roberts (b-tb) Lee Konitz, Vinnie Dean (as) Richie Kamuca, Bill Holman (ts) Hank Levy (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Sal Salvador (g) Glen Roberts (b) Stan Levey (dm) Chris Connor (vcl)

   
 

Chicago, Universal Recording Studios, April 8, 1953

   
a 11352-9

All About Ronnie

Capitol unissued
b 11353

Nobody Knows The Trouble I’ve Seen

Capitol rejected
c 11354-6

Baia

Capitol 2511
       
  Issues

a – Mosaic MR6-136 (LP Box set).

c – Capitol F2511, T 462, Mosaic MR6-136 (LP Box set).

       
  CD

a,c – Mosaic MD4-136 (CD Box set).

c – Capitol 7243 5 31571 2 8, EMI Music (Jap) TOCJ-50210.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Bill Russo (arr)

   
 

Buddy Childers, Ernie Royal, Conte Candoli, Don Dennis, Don Smith (tp) Bob Burgess, Frank Rosolino, Tommy Shepard, Keith Moon (tb) George Roberts (b-tb) Lee Konitz, Vinnie Dean (as) Richie Kamuca, Bill Holman (ts) Hank Levy (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Sal Salvador (g) Don Bagley (b) Stan Levey (dm) Chris Connor (vcl)

   
 

Chicago, Universal Recording Studios, May 25, 1953

   
a 11446-13

All About Ronnie

Capitol 2511
b 11559-23

I Get A Kick Out Of You

Capitol (Eu) T-20244
       
  Issues

a – Capitol F2511.

 

all titles – Mosaic MR6-136 (LP Box set).

       
  CD

all titles - Mosaic MD4-136 (CD Box set).

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Bob Graettinger (arr)

   
 

John Graas ° (Fr-h) Herb Geller (as) Bud Shank (as,fl) Bob Cooper (ts,oboe,Eng-h) Bart Caldarell (ts,cl,bsn) John Rotella (bs) Bob Graettinger (cond)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, May 28, 1953

   
a 11564-6

A Thought °

Capitol F28070 (KCF-460)
b 11565-3

Some Saxophones

Capitol F28069 (KCF-460)
       
  Issues

all titles – Capitol EBF-460, H-460, L-460, W 736.

       
  CD

all titles – Capitol 7243 8 32084 2 5.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Bill Russo (arr)

   
 

Buddy Childers, Ernie Royal, Conte Candoli, Don Dennis, Don Smith (tp) Bob Burgess, Frank Rosolino, Tommy Shepard, Keith Moon (tb) George Roberts (b-tb) Lee Konitz, Don Carone (as) Zoot Sims, Ed Wasserman (ts) Tony Ferina (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Sal Salvador (g) Don Bagley (b) Stan Levey (dm)

   
 

Chicago, Universal Recording Studios, July 8, 1953, first session

   
a 20162-10

I’ve Got You Under My Skin

Capitol EAP-2-462
b 20163-13

You And The Night And The Music

Capitol EAP-1-462
c 20164-6

April In Paris

Capitol EAP-2-462
       
  Issues

all titles – Capitol EBF-462, H-462, T 462, Mosaic MR6-136 (LP Box set).

       
  CD

all titles – Capitol 7243 5 31571 2 8, Mosaic MD4-136 (CD Box set), EMI Music (Jap) TOCJ-50210.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Bill Russo (arr)

   
 

Buddy Childers, Ernie Royal, Conte Candoli, Don Dennis, Don Smith (tp) Bob Burgess, Frank Rosolino, Tommy Shepard, Keith Moon (tb) George Roberts (b-tb) Lee Konitz, Don Carone (as) Zoot Sims, Ed Wasserman (ts) Tony Ferina (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Sal Salvador (g) Don Bagley (b) Stan Levey (dm)

   
 

Chicago, Universal Recording Studios, July 8, 1953, second session

   
a 20165-8

Crazy Rhythm

Capitol EAP-1-462
b 20166-10

Autumn In New York

Capitol EAP-2-462
c 20167-8

Reverie

Capitol EAP-1-462
d 20168-7

I Got It Bad

Capitol EAP-1-462
e 20169-12

How High The Moon

Capitol EAP-2-462
       
  Issues

all titles – Capitol EBF-462, H-462, T 462, Mosaic MR6-136 (LP Box set).

       
  CD

all titles – Capitol 7243 5 31571 2 8, Mosaic MD4-136 (CD Box set), EMI Music (Jap) TOCJ-50210.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Bill Holman, Stan Kenton (arr)

   
 

Buddy Childers, Ernie Royal, Conte Candoli, Don Dennis, Don Smith (tp) Bob Burgess, Frank Rosolino, Tommy Shepard, Keith Moon (tb) George Roberts (b-tb) Lee Konitz, Don Carone (as) Zoot Sims, Ed Wasserman (ts) Tony Ferina (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Sal Salvador (g) Don Bagley (b) Stan Levey (dm)

   
 

Chicago, Universal Recording Studios, July 9, 1953

   
a 20175-5

Theme And Variations (bh arr)

Capitol EAP-2-526
b 20176-6

Bags (bh arr)

Capitol unissued
c 20177

Artistry In Rhythm (Artistry In Beguine) (sk arr)

Capitol EOX-569
       
  Issues

a – Capitol EBF-526, H-526, W 524, T 598, Mosaic MR6-136 (LP Box set).

c – Capitol WDX-569, MA1-1592, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) ECJ-67001-04 (LP Box set).

       
  CD

a – Mosaic MD4-136 (CD Box set).

a,b – Capitol 7243 5 25244 2 6.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Stan Kenton (arr)

   
 

Buddy Childers, Vic Minichiello, Sam Noto, Don Dennis, Don Smith (tp) Tommy Shepard, Keith Moon,  Milt Gold, Paul Severson (tb) Bob Dockstader (b-tb) Lee Konitz, Dave Schildkraut (as) Bill Holman, Bill Perkins (ts) Lorraine Ragon (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Sal Salvador (g) Don Bagley (b) Stan Levey (dm) The Four Freshmen ° (Bob Flanigan, Don Barbour, Ross Barbour, Ken Errair) (vcl group)

   
 

Chicago, Universal Recording Studios, November 30, 1953

   
a 12086-17

The Creep

Capitol 2685
b 12087-18

Tenderly ° (band vcl)

Capitol 2685
       
  Issues

a – Capitol F2685, EAP-1-518, EAP-1-927, T 927.

b – Capitol F2685, T421.

       
  CD

all titles – Mosaic MD9-203 (CD Box set).