The Capitol Sessions of Stan Kenton

 

1955

 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Stan Kenton (arr)

   
 

Bobby Clark, Pete Candoli, Maynard Ferguson, Conte Candoli, Don Paladino (tp) Bob Fitzpatrick, Frank Rosolino, Kent Larsen, Frank Strong (tb) Norman Bartold (b-tb) Lennie Niehaus, Charlie Mariano (as) Bob Cooper, Bill Holman (ts) Jimmy Giuffre (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Ralph Blaze (g)

Max Bennett (b) Mel Lewis (dm) Jack Costanzo °° (bgo) Rene Touzet °° (mcas) Frank “Chico” Guerrero °° (Latin perc) Ann Richards ° (vcl)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, January 25, 1955

   
a 13525-8

Malagueña °°

Capitol 3047
b 13526-6

Dark Eyes °°

Capitol 3110
c 13527-6

A-Ting-A-Ling °

Capitol 3047
       
  Issues

a – Capitol F3047, T 426.

b – Capitol F3110, T 426.

c – Capitol F3047.

       
  CD

a,b – Capitol 7243 5 34070 2 5.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Stan Kenton (arr)

   
 

Buddy Childers, Bobby Clark, Pete Candoli, Conte Candoli, Don Paladino (tp) Bob Fitzpatrick, Frank Rosolino, Kent Larsen, Frank Strong (tb) George Roberts (b-tb) Bud Shank, Charlie Mariano (as) Bob Cooper, Dave Van Kriedt (ts) Jimmy Giuffre (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Laurindo Almeida (g) Max Bennett (b) Mel Lewis (dm) Ann Richards (vcl)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, March 30, 1955

   
a 13665-11

Falling

Capitol 3134
b 13666-15

The Handwriting’s On The Wall

Capitol 3151
c 13667-10

Casanova

Capitol 3110
d 13668-21

Winter In Madrid

Capitol 3345
       
  Issues

a – Capitol F3134.

b – Capitol F3151.

c – Capitol F3110.

d – Capitol F3345.

 

 


 

 

 

JUNE CHRISTY WITH STAN KENTON

   
 

Stan Kenton (arr)

   
 

June Christy (vcl) acc. by Stan Kenton (p)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, May 5, 1955

   
a 13823

Prelude To A Kiss

Capitol rejected
b 13824

We Kiss In A Shadow

Capitol rejected
c 13825

Baby, Baby All The Time

Capitol rejected
d 13826

Thanks For You

Capitol rejected

 

 


 

 

 

JUNE CHRISTY WITH STAN KENTON

   
 

Stan Kenton (arr)

   
 

June Christy (vcl) acc. by Stan Kenton (p)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, May 7, 1955

   
a 13823-9A

Prelude To A Kiss

Capitol unissued
b 13824-8A

We Kiss In a Shadow

Capitol EAP1-656
c 13826-10

Thanks For You

Capitol unissued
d 13827-10

Lonely Woman

Capitol EAP2-656
       
  Issues

b – Capitol EAP1-656.

d – Capitol EAP2-656.

 

b,d – Capitol T656, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) ECJ-50081.

       
  CD

all titles – Capitol CDP 0777 7 89285 2 2.

 

 


 

 

 

JUNE CHRISTY WITH STAN KENTON

   
 

Stan Kenton (arr)

   
 

June Christy (vcl) acc. by Stan Kenton (p)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, May 9, 1955

   
a 13838-11

Come To The Party

Capitol EAP2-656
b 13825-15

Baby, Baby All The Time

Capitol EAP3-656
c 13839-13

Angel Eyes

Capitol EAP3-656
d 13840-21

Just The Way I Am

Capitol EAP3-656
       
  Issues

a – Capitol EAP2-656.

b,c,d – Capitol EAP3-656.

 

all titles – Capitol T656, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) ECJ-50081.

       
  CD all titles – Capitol CDP 0777 7 89285 2 2.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Pete Rugolo (arr)

   
 

Buddy Childers, Conrad Gozzo, Pete Candoli, Shorty Rogers, Jimmy Zito (tp) Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Herbie Harper, John Halliburton (tb) George Roberts (b-tb) Bud Shank, Harry Klee (as) Bill Holman, Jack Montrose (ts) Jimmy Giuffre (bs) Laurindo Almeida (g) Joe Mondragon (b) Shelly Manne (dm) Frank “Chico” Guerrero (bgo) Ann Richards (vcl)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, May 15, 1955

   
a 13870-9

Freddy

Capitol 3151
       
  Note

Stan Kenton does not play on this title.

       
  Issues

Capitol F3151.

 

 


 

 

 

JUNE CHRISTY WITH STAN KENTON

   
 

Stan Kenton (arr)

   
 

June Christy (vcl) acc. by Stan Kenton (p)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, May 19, 1955, first session

   
a 13881-17

How Long Has This Been Going On?

Capitol EAP1-656
b 13882-19

Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye

Capitol EAP1-656
c 13883-7

Body And Soul

Capitol unissued
       
  Issues

a,b – Capitol T656, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) ECJ-50081.

       
  CD

a,b – Capitol CDP 0777 7 89285 2 2.

c – Capitol 7243 8 32083 2 6.

 

 


 

 

 

JUNE CHRISTY WITH STAN KENTON

   
 

Stan Kenton (arr)

   
 

June Christy (vcl) acc. by Stan Kenton (p)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, May 19, 1955, second session

   
a 13897-9

You’re Blasé

Capitol unissued
b 13898-14

You’re Mine, You!

Capitol EAP2-656
       
  Issues

b – Capitol T656, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) ECJ-50081.

       
  CD

a – Capitol 7243 8 32083 2 6.

b – Capitol CDP 0777 7 89285 2 2.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA   

   
 

Bill Holman (arr)

   
 

Ed Leddy, Al Porcino, Sam Noto, Stu Williamson, Bobby Clark (tp) Bob Fitzpatrick, Carl Fontana, Kent Larsen, Gus Chappell (tb) Don Kelly (b-tb) Lennie Niehaus, Charlie Mariano (as) Bill Perkins, Dave Van Kriedt (ts) Don Davidson (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Ralph Blaze (g) Max Bennett (b) Mel Lewis (dm)

   
 

Chicago, Universal Recording Studios, July 20, 1955, first session

   
a 20817-3

Stella By Starlight (bh arr)

Capitol EAP-1-666
b 20818-4

Yesterdays (bh arr)

Capitol EAP-2-666
c 20819-6

Cherokee (bh arr)

Capitol EAP-2-666
       
  Issues

all titles – Capitol T 666, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) ECJ-40003, Mosaic MR6-136 (LP Box set).

       
  CD

all titles – Capitol 7243 5 42310 2 5, Mosaic MD4-136 (CD Box set).

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Bill Holman, Gerry Mulligan (arr)

   
 

Ed Leddy, Al Porcino, Sam Noto, Stu Williamson, Bobby Clark (tp) Bob Fitzpatrick, Carl Fontana, Kent Larsen, Gus Chappell (tb) Don Kelly (b-tb) Lennie Niehaus, Charlie Mariano (as) Bill Perkins, Dave Van Kriedt (ts) Don Davidson (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Ralph Blaze (g) Max Bennett (b) Mel Lewis (dm)

   
 

Chicago, Universal Recording Studios, July 20, 1955, second session

   
a 20820-13

I’ve Got You Under My Skin (bh arr)

Capitol EAP-3-666
b 20821-7

What’s New (bh arr)

Capitol EAP-1-666
c 20822-10

Limelight (gm arr)

Capitol EAP-2-666
       
  Issues

a,b – Mosaic MR6-136 (LP Box set).

 

all titles – Capitol T 666, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) ECJ-40003.

       
  CD

a,b – Mosaic MD4-136 (CD Box set).

 

all titles – Capitol 7243 5 42310 2 5.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Bill Holman, Gene Roland (arr)

   
 

Ed Leddy, Al Porcino, Sam Noto, Stu Williamson, Bobby Clark (tp) Bob Fitzpatrick, Carl Fontana, Kent Larsen, Gus Chappell (tb) Don Kelly (b-tb) Lennie Niehaus, Charlie Mariano (as) Bill Perkins, Dave Van Kriedt (ts) Don Davidson (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Ralph Blaze (g) Max Bennett (b) Mel Lewis (dm)

   
 

Chicago, Universal Recording Studios, July 21, 1955

   
a 20823

Opus In Chartreuse (gr arr)

Capitol rejected
b 20824

Black Coffee (bh arr)

Capitol rejected
c 20825

The Thrill Is Gone (bh arr)

Capitol rejected

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Bill Holman, Stan Kenton, Gene Roland (arr)

   
 

Ed Leddy, Al Porcino, Sam Noto, Stu Williamson, Bobby Clark (tp) Bob Fitzpatrick, Carl Fontana, Kent Larsen, Gus Chappell (tb) Don Kelly (b-tb) Lennie Niehaus, Charlie Mariano (as) Bill Perkins, Dave Van Kriedt (ts) Don Davidson (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Ralph Blaze (g) Max Bennett (b) Mel Lewis (dm)

   
 

Chicago, Universal Recording Studios, July 22, 1955, first session

   
a 20823-11A

Opus In Chartreuse (gr arr)

Capitol 3243
b 20826-22

Sunset Tower (sk arr)

Capitol 3243
c 20827-8

Stompin’ At The Savoy (bh arr)

Capitol EAP-3-666
       
  Issues

a,b – Capitol F3243.

c – Capitol T 666, Toshiba-EMI (Jap) ECJ-40003, Mosaic MR6-136 (LP Box set).

       
  CD

c - Mosaic MD4-136 (CD Box set).

 

all titles – Capitol 7243 5 42310 2 5.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Bill Holman, Pete Rugolo (arr)

   
 

Ed Leddy, Al Porcino, Sam Noto, Stu Williamson, Bobby Clark (tp) Bob Fitzpatrick, Carl Fontana, Kent Larsen, Gus Chappell (tb) Don Kelly (b-tb) Lennie Niehaus, Charlie Mariano (as) Bill Perkins, Dave Van Kriedt (ts) Don Davidson (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Ralph Blaze (g) Max Bennett (b) Mel Lewis (dm) Ann Richards (vcl)

   
 

Chicago, Universal Recording Studios, July 22, 1955, second session

   
a 20828-19

Don’t Worry ‘Bout Me (pr arr)

Creative World ST 1029
b 20824-16B

Black Coffee (bh arr)

Creative World ST 1029
c 20825-9B

The Thrill Is Gone (bh arr)

Capitol (Eu) T-20244
       
  Issues

b,c – Mosaic MR6-136 (LP Box set).

       
  CD

b,c – Mosaic MD4-136 (CD Box set).

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON OCTET

   
 

Bill Holman (arr)

   
 

Stu Williamson (tp) Carl Fontana (tb) Charlie Mariano (as) Bill Perkins (ts) Don Davidson (bs) Dave McKenna (p) Max Bennett (b) Mel Lewis (dm) Stan Kenton (cond)

   
 

Chicago, Universal Recording Studios, July 23, 1955, first session (afternoon)

   
a 20829-2

All I Need Is You

Capitol unissued
b 20830-4

Joyce’s Choice (bh arr)

Capitol unissued
c 20831-8

Sweet Sue, Just You

Capitol unissued
d 20832-12

Sue Is Swinging

Capitol unissued
       
  CD

all titles – DRG DRG-CD-8510.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON OCTET

   
 

? (arr)

   
 

Ed Leddy (tp) Carl Fontana (tb) Charlie Mariano (as) Bill Perkins (ts) Don Davidson (bs) Dave McKenna (p) Max Bennett (b) Mel Lewis (dm) Stan Kenton (cond)

   
 

Chicago, Universal Recording Studios, July 23, 1955, second session (evening)

   
a 20833-7

Wail For Bail

Capitol unissued
b 20834-6

Did I Remember?

Capitol unissued
c 20835-1

Tangerine

Capitol unissued
d 20836-3

Gone With The Wind

Capitol unissued
       
  CD

all titles – DRG DRG-CD-8510.