The Capitol Sessions of Stan Kenton

 

1956

 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Joe Coccia, Gene Roland (arr)

   
 

Ed Leddy, Vinnie Tanno, Sam Noto, Lee Katzman, Phil Gilbert (tp) Bob Fitzpatrick, Carl Fontana, Kent Larsen (tb) Don Kelly (b-tb) Irving Rosenthal, Fred Fox (Fr-h) Jay McAllister (tuba) Lennie Niehaus (as) Bill Perkins, Spencer Sinatra (ts) Jack Nimitz (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Ralph Blaze (g) Curtis Counce (b) Mel Lewis (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Goldwyn Studios, February 8, 1956

   
a 15022-8

Spring Is Here (jc arr)

Capitol EAP-5-727
b 15023-5

Opus In Turquoise (gr arr)

Capitol EAP-3-727
c 15024-9

I’m Glad There Is You (jc arr)

Capitol EAP-1-727
       
  Issues

a – Capitol EBF3-727, T 978.

b – Capitol EBF2-727, T 978.

c – Capitol EBF1-727, T 977.

 

all titles – Capitol TBO 727.

       
  CD

a,c – Capitol 7243 5 34070 2 5.

b – Capitol 7243 5 42310 2 5.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Stan Kenton, Pete Rugolo (arr)

   
 

Ed Leddy, Maynard Ferguson, Sam Noto, Pete Candoli, Don Paladino (tp) Bob Fitzpatrick, Milt Bernhart, Carl Fontana, Kent Larsen (tb) Don Kelly (b-tb) Lennie Niehaus, Skeets Herfurt (as) Vido Musso, Bill Perkins, Spencer Sinatra (ts) Jack Nimitz (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Ralph Blaze (g) Don Bagley (b) Mel Lewis (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Goldwyn Studios, February 11, 1956, first session

   
a 15037

Painted Rhythm (sk arr)

Capitol EAP-4-724
b 15038

Artistry In Boogie (pr arr)

Capitol EAP-3-724
       
  Issues

all titles – Capitol EBF2-724, W 724 (mono), SW 724 (stereo), Toshiba-EMI (Jap) ECJ-60018.

       
  CD

all titles – Capitol CDP 7 98451 2 (mono).

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Stan Kenton, Pete Rugolo, Ray Wetzel (arr)

   
 

Ed Leddy, Maynard Ferguson, Sam Noto, Pete Candoli, Don Paladino (tp) Bob Fitzpatrick, Milt Bernhart, Carl Fontana, Kent Larsen (tb) Don Kelly (b-tb) Lennie Niehaus, Skeets Herfurt (as) Vido Musso, Bill Perkins, Spencer Sinatra (ts) Jack Nimitz (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Ralph Blaze (g) Don Bagley (b) Mel Lewis (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Goldwyn Studios, February 11, 1956, second session

   
a 15039

Southern Scandal (sk arr)

Capitol EAP-4-724
b 15040

Minor Riff (pr arr)

Capitol EAP-3-724
c 15040 alt. tk

Minor Riff (pr arr)

Capitol SW 724
d 15041

Collaboration (pr arr)

Capitol EAP-3-724
e 15042

Intermission Riff (beginning) (rw arr)

(see note)
       
  Note

The definitive master of “Intermission Riff” includes the beginning recorded on February 11 and the final part recorded on February 12, 1956 (see next session).

       
  Issues

a,d – Capitol EBF2-724, W 724 (mono), SW 724 (stereo), Toshiba-EMI (Jap) ECJ-60018.

b – Capitol EBF2-724, W 724 (mono), Toshiba-EMI (Jap) ECJ-60018.

       
  CD

a,b,c°,d,e – Capitol CDP 7 98451 2 (mono) & (stereo)°.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Stan Kenton, Pete Rugolo, Ray Wetzel (arr)

   
 

Ed Leddy, Maynard Ferguson, Vinnie Tanno, Pete Candoli, Don Paladino (tp) Bob Fitzpatrick, Milt Bernhart, Carl Fontana, Kent Larsen (tb) Don Kelly (b-tb) Lennie Niehaus, Skeets Herfurt (as) Vido Musso, Bill Perkins, Spencer Sinatra (ts) Jack Nimitz (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Ralph Blaze (g) Don Bagley (b) Mel Lewis (dm) Frank “Chico” Guerrero ° (timb,bgo)

   
 

Hollywood, Goldwyn Studios, February 12, 1956, first session

   
a 15042

Intermission Riff (rw arr)

Capitol EAP-2-724
b 15043

The Peanut Vendor ° (sk arr)

Capitol EAP-4-724
c 15044

Unison Riff ° (pr arr)

Capitol EAP-1-724
d 15045

Eager Beaver (sk arr)

Capitol EAP-3-724
       
  Issues

a – Capitol EBF1-724, T 1386.

b – Capitol EBF2-724.

c – Capitol EBF1-724.

d – Capitol EBF2-724, T 1386.

 

all titles – Capitol W 724 (mono), SW 724 (stereo), Toshiba-EMI (Jap) ECJ-60018.

       
  CD

all titles – Capitol CDP 7 98451 2 (mono).

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Stan Kenton, Pete Rugolo (arr)

   
 

Ed Leddy, Maynard Ferguson, Vinnie Tanno, Pete Candoli, Don Paladino (tp) Bob Fitzpatrick, Milt Bernhart, Carl Fontana, Kent Larsen (tb) Don Kelly (b-tb) Lennie Niehaus, Skeets Herfurt (as) Vido Musso, Bill Perkins, Spencer Sinatra (ts) Jack Nimitz (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Ralph Blaze (g) Don Bagley (b) Mel Lewis (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Goldwyn Studios, February 12, 1956, second session

   
a 15046

Lover (pr arr)

Capitol EAP-1-724
b 15047

Artistry Jumps (sk arr)

Capitol EAP-1-724
c 15048

Concerto To End All Concertos (sk arr)

Capitol EAP-2-724
d 15049

Interlude (omit trumpets & saxes) (pr arr)

Capitol EAP-1-724
       
  Note

“Lover” is edited on Capitol SW 724.

       
  Issues

a – Capitol SW 1062.

b – Capitol 6006, MA1-1592.

c – Capitol SW 1055.

 

all titles – Capitol EBF1-724, W 724 (mono), SW 724 (stereo), Toshiba-EMI (Jap) ECJ-60018.

       
  CD

all titles – Capitol CDP 7 98451 2 (mono).

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Johnny Richards (arr)

   
 

Ed Leddy, Vinnie Tanno, Sam Noto, Lee Katzman, Phil Gilbert, Al Mattaliano (tp) Bob Fitzpatrick, Carl Fontana, Kent Larsen (tb) Don Kelly (b-tb) Irving Rosenthal, Julius Watkins (Fr-h) Jay McAllister (tuba) Lennie Niehaus (as) Bill Perkins, Lucky Thompson (ts) Billy Root (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Ralph Blaze (g) Curtis Counce (b) Mel Lewis (dm) Sol Gubin (tymp) Willie Rodriguez (bgo) Tommy Lopez (cga) George Laguna (timb) Roger Mozian (claves) Mario Alvarez (mcas)

   
 

New York City, Riverside Plaza Hotel, May 22, 1956

   
a 21130-26

Recuerdos (Reminiscences)

Capitol EAP-3-731
b 21131 Fuego Cubano (Cuban Fire) (beginning) (see note)
       
  Note

The definitive master of “Fuego Cubano” includes the beginning recorded on May 22 and the final part recorded on May 23, 1956 (see next session).

       
  Issues

all titles – Capitol T 731.

       
  CD

all titles – Capitol CDP 7 96260 2.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Johnny Richards (arr)

   
 

Ed Leddy, Sam Noto, Lee Katzman, Phil Gilbert, Al Mattaliano (tp) Vinnie Tanno (tp,flgh) Bob Fitzpatrick, Carl Fontana, Kent Larsen (tb) Don Kelly (b-tb) Irving Rosenthal, Julius Watkins (Fr-h) Jay McAllister (tuba) Lennie Niehaus (as) Bill Perkins, Lucky Thompson (ts) Billy Root (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Ralph Blaze (g) Curtis Counce (b) Mel Lewis (dm) Sol Gubin (tymp) Willie Rodriguez (bgo) Tommy Lopez (cga) George Laguna (timb) Roger Mozian (claves) Mario Alvarez (mcas)

   
 

New York City, Riverside Plaza Hotel, May 23, 1956, first session

   
a 21131-8

Fuego Cubano (Cuban Fire)

Capitol EAP-1-731
b 21132-8

Quien Sabe? (Who Knows?)

Capitol EAP-3-731
       
  Issues

all titles – Capitol T 731.

       
  CD

all titles – Capitol CDP 7 96260 2.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Johnny Richards (arr)

   
 

Ed Leddy, Vinnie Tanno, Sam Noto, Lee Katzman, Phil Gilbert, Al Mattaliano (tp) Bob Fitzpatrick, Carl Fontana, Kent Larsen (tb) Don Kelly (b-tb) Irving Rosenthal, Julius Watkins (Fr-h) Jay McAllister (tuba) Lennie Niehaus (as) Bill Perkins, Lucky Thompson (ts) Billy Root (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Ralph Blaze (g) Curtis Counce (b) Mel Lewis (dm) Sol Gubin (tymp) Willie Rodriguez (bgo) Tommy Lopez (cga) George Laguna (timb) Roger Mozian (claves) Mario Alvarez (mcas)

   
 

New York City, Riverside Plaza Hotel, May 23, 1956, second session

   
a 21133-30

El Congo Valiente (Valiant Congo)

Capitol EAP-2-731
       
  Issues

Capitol T 731.

       
  CD

Capitol CDP 7 96260 2.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Johnny Richards (arr)

   
 

Ed Leddy, Vinnie Tanno, Sam Noto, Lee Katzman, Phil Gilbert, Al Mattaliano (tp) Bob Fitzpatrick, Carl Fontana, Kent Larsen (tb) Don Kelly (b-tb) Irving Rosenthal, Julius Watkins (Fr-h) Jay McAllister (tuba) Lennie Niehaus (as) Bill Perkins, Lucky Thompson (ts) Billy Root (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Ralph Blaze (g) Curtis Counce (b) Mel Lewis (dm) George Gaber (tymp) Willie Rodriguez (bgo) Tommy Lopez (cga) George Laguna (timb) Roger Mozian (claves) Mario Alvarez (mcas)

   
 

New York City, Riverside Plaza Hotel, May 24, 1956, first session

   
a 21134-12

La Suerte De Los Tontos (Fortune Of Fools)

Capitol EAP-1-731
b 21135

La Quera Baila (The Fair One Dances)

(see note)
       
  Note

The definitive master of “La Quera Baila” includes the beginning recorded on first session and the final part recorded on second session of May 24, 1956 (see next session).

       
  Issues

all titles – Capitol T 731.

       
  CD

all titles – Capitol CDP 7 96260 2.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Johnny Richards (arr)

   
 

Ed Leddy, Vinnie Tanno, Sam Noto, Lee Katzman, Phil Gilbert, Al Mattaliano (tp) Bob Fitzpatrick, Carl Fontana, Kent Larsen (tb) Don Kelly (b-tb) Irving Rosenthal, Julius Watkins (Fr-h) Jay McAllister (tuba) Lennie Niehaus (as) Bill Perkins, Lucky Thompson (ts) Billy Root (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Ralph Blaze (g) Curtis Counce (b) Mel Lewis (dm) George Gaber (tymp) Willie Rodriguez (bgo) Tommy Lopez (cga) George Laguna (timb) Roger Mozian (claves) Mario Alvarez (mcas)

   
 

New York City, Riverside Plaza Hotel, May 24, 1956, second session

   
a 21135-60

La Quera Baila (The Fair One Dances)

Capitol EAP-2-731
b 21136-13

Tres Corazones (Three Hearts)

Capitol (Eu) T-20244
       
  Issues

a – Capitol T 731.

       
  CD

all titles – Capitol CDP 7 96260 2.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Stan Kenton, Gene Roland (arr)

   
 

Ed Leddy, Pete Candoli, Lee Katzman, Phil Gilbert, Don Paladino (tp) Bob Fitzpatrick, Kent Larsen, Jim Amlotte (tb) Ken Shroyer (b-tb) Irving Rosenthal °, Erik Kessler ° (Fr-h) Jay McAllister (tuba) Lennie Niehaus, Charlie Mariano (as) Bill Perkins, Richie Kamuca (ts) Pepper Adams (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Ralph Blaze (g) Don Bagley (b) Mel Lewis (dm) Laurindo Almeida (cabasa,tamb)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Tower Studios, Vine Street, December 12, 1956

   
a 16275

Mexican Dance ° (sk arr)

Creative World ST 1066
b 16276

Sophisticated Samba (sk arr)

Creative World ST 1040
c 16277-7

Opus In Beige (gr arr)

Capitol M-11027
d 16278

Sentimental Serenade (omit brass) (sk arr)

Creative World ST 1066
       
  Issues

The liner notes of 7243 5 42310 2 5 CD issue mention Curtis Counce instead of Don Bagley.

       
  CD

c – Capitol 7243 5 42310 2 5.