The Capitol Sessions of Stan Kenton

 

1957

 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Stan Kenton (arr)

   
 

Ed Leddy (tp) Bob Fitzpatrick, Kent Larsen, John Halliburton, Jim Amlotte (tb) George Roberts (b-tb) 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) The Modern Men (Bob Smart, Bob Salamunovich, Tony Katics, Al Oliveri) (vcl group)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Tower Studios, Vine Street, January 17, 1957

   
a 16441-12

All About Ronnie

Capitol EAP-3-810
b 16442-11

Walk Softly

Capitol EAP-2-810
c 16443-18

Sunday’s Child (omit el)

Capitol unissued
d 16444-14

After You (omit el,bf,kl,jh,ja,gr)

Capitol EAP-2-810
       
  Note

“Sunday’s Child” (master 16443-18) was scheduled to be issued on Capitol F3766 (not released).

       
  Issues

a,b,d – Capitol T 810.

       
  CD

all titles – Collectors’ Choice Music CCM-354-2.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Stan Kenton (arr)

   
 

Bob Fitzpatrick, Kent Larsen, John Halliburton, Jim Amlotte (tb) George Roberts (b-tb) Bill Perkins (ts) Stan Kenton (p) Ralph Blaze (g) Curtis Counce (b) Larry Bunker (dm) The Modern Men (vcl group)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Tower Studios, Vine Street, January 31, 1957

   
a 16548

Women Usually Do

Capitol rejected
b 16549-13

Opus In Chartreuse

Capitol rejected

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Stan Kenton, Gene Roland, Pete Rugolo (arr)

   
 

Bob Fitzpatrick, Kent Larsen, John Halliburton, Jim Amlotte (tb) Karl De Karske (b-tb) Bill Perkins (ts) Stan Kenton (p) Ralph Blaze (g) Red Mitchell (b) Shelly Manne (dm) Ann Richards ° (vcl) The Modern Men (vcl group)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Tower Studios, Vine Street, February 5, 1957

   
a 16548-41

Women Usually Do ° (sk arr)

Capitol EAP-2-810
b 16549-22

Opus In Chartreuse ° (gr & sk arr)

Capitol EAP-3-810
c 16560

Thanks For You (sk arr)

Capitol unissued
d 16561-22

Interlude (pr & sk arr)

Capitol EAP-3-810
       
  Issues

a,b,d – Capitol T 810.

       
  CD

all titles – Collectors’ Choice Music CCM-354-2.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Stan Kenton (arr)

   
 

Bob Fitzpatrick, Kent Larsen, John Halliburton, Jim Amlotte (tb) George Roberts (b-tb) Lennie Niehaus, Charlie Mariano (as) Bill Perkins, Richie Kamuca (ts) Pepper Adams (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Ralph Blaze (g) Red Mitchell (b) Mel Lewis (dm) Jack Costanzo (bgo) Ann Richards ° (vcl) The Modern Men (vcl group)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Tower Studios, Vine Street, February 22, 1957

   
a 16622-21

Eager Beaver

Capitol EAP-1-810
b 16623-33

Temptation

Capitol EAP-3-810
c 16624-25

Softly °

Capitol EAP-1-810
       
  Issues

a,b,d – Capitol T 810.

       
  CD

all titles – Collectors’ Choice Music CCM-354-2.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Bill Holman, Bill Russo, Stan Kenton (arr)

   
 

Bob Fitzpatrick, Kent Larsen, John Halliburton, Jim Amlotte (tb) Karl De Karske (b-tb) Lennie Niehaus, Charlie Mariano (as) Bill Perkins, Richie Kamuca (ts) Pepper Adams (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Ralph Blaze (g) Red Mitchell (b) Mel Lewis (dm) Ramon Rivera (bgo) The Modern Men (vcl group)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Tower Studios, Vine Street, March 4, 1957

   
a 16653-29

Lullaby Of The Leaves (sk arr)

Capitol EAP-2-810
b 16654-14

Dancing In The Dark (bh & sk arr)

Capitol EAP-1-810
c 16659-17

Sophisticated Lady (br & sk arr)

Capitol EAP-1-810
d 16660-63

Orchids In The Moonlight (sk arr)

Capitol unissued
       
  Note

“Orchids In The Moonlight” (master 16660-63) was scheduled to be issued on Capitol F3766 (not released).

       
  Issues

a,b,c – Capitol T 810.

       
  CD

all titles – Collectors’ Choice Music CCM-354-2.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Stan Kenton (arr)

   
 

Stan Kenton (p) Laurindo Almeida (g) Red Mitchell (b) Chuck Flores (dm) Bernie Matteson (perc) Bob Smart, Al Oliveri, Paul Salamunovich, Marni Nixon, Patricia Engeles, Joyce Van Oldstein (vcl chorus)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Tower Studios, Vine Street, March 27, 1957

   
a 16764

God Has His Arms Around Me

Capitol unissued

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Joe Coccia (arr)

   
 

Ed Leddy, Billy Catalano, Sam Noto, Lee Katzman, Phil Gilbert (tp) Archie Le Coque, Kent Larsen, Don Reed, Jim Amlotte (tb) Ken Shroyer (b-tb) Lennie Niehaus, Bill Robinson (as) Bill Perkins, Wayne Dunstan (ts) Steve Perlow (bs,as) Stan Kenton (p) Red Kelly (b) Jerry McKenzie (dm)

   
 

Balboa Beach, Ca., Rendezvous Ballroom, October 7, 1957

   
a 17667-10

I See Your Face Before Me

Capitol EAP-1-932
b 17668-11

Memories Of You

Capitol EAP-1-932
c 17669-14

These Things You Left Me

Capitol EAP-2-932
d 17670

A Sinner Kissed An Angel

Capitol unissued (lost)
       
  Note

The Capitol Label Discography (M.Ruppli) mentions Bill Robinson (as) instead of (bs). The liner notes of the LP mentions Bill Robinson (as) and Steve Perlow (bs).

       
  Issues

a,b,c – Capitol T 932 (mono), ST 932 (stereo).

       
  CD

a,b,c – Music For Pleasure (UK) CDDL-1293.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Joe Coccia (arr)

   
 

Ed Leddy, Billy Catalano, Sam Noto, Lee Katzman, Phil Gilbert (tp) Archie Le Coque, Kent Larsen, Don Reed, Jim Amlotte (tb) Ken Shroyer (b-tb) Lennie Niehaus, Bill Robinson (as) Bill Perkins, Wayne Dunstan (ts) Steve Perlow (bs,as) Stan Kenton (p) Red Kelly (b) Jerry McKenzie (dm)

   
 

Balboa Beach, Ca., Rendezvous Ballroom, October 8, 1957, first session

   
a 17671-8

I Get Along Without You Very Well

Capitol EAP-2-932
b 17672-7

Two Shades Of Autumn

Capitol EAP-2-932
c 17673-7

Love Letters

Capitol EAP-3-932
d 17674

Sweet Affection

Capitol rejected
       
  Note

See note for previous session.

       
  Issues

a,b,c – Capitol T 932 (mono), ST 932 (stereo).

       
  CD

a,b,c – Music For Pleasure (UK) CDDL-1293.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Joe Coccia, Stan Kenton (arr)

   
 

Ed Leddy, Billy Catalano, Sam Noto, Lee Katzman, Phil Gilbert (tp) Archie Le Coque, Kent Larsen, Don Reed, Jim Amlotte (tb) Ken Shroyer (b-tb) Lennie Niehaus, Bill Robinson (as) Bill Perkins, Wayne Dunstan (ts) Steve Perlow (bs,as) Stan Kenton (p) Red Kelly (b) Jerry McKenzie (dm)

   
 

Balboa Beach, Ca., Rendezvous Ballroom, October 8, 1957, second session

   
a 17675-33

With The Wind And The Rain In Your Hair (jc arr)

Capitol EAP-1-932
b 17676-8

Walkin’ By The River (jc arr)

Capitol EAP-3-932
c 17677-16

Desiderata (jc arr)

Capitol EAP-2-932
d 17678

Artistry In Rhythm (sk arr)

Capitol rejected
       
  Note See notes for previous sessions.
       
  Issues

a,b,c – Capitol T 932 (mono), ST 932 (stereo).

       
  CD

a,b,c – Music For Pleasure (UK) CDDL-1293.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA  

   
 

Joe Coccia, Stan Kenton, Gene Roland (arr)

   
 

Ed Leddy, Billy Catalano, Sam Noto, Lee Katzman, Phil Gilbert (tp) Archie Le Coque, Kent Larsen, Don Reed, Jim Amlotte (tb) Ken Shroyer (b-tb) Lennie Niehaus, Bill Robinson (as) Bill Perkins, Wayne Dunstan (ts) Steve Perlow (bs,as) Stan Kenton (p) Red Kelly (b) Jerry McKenzie (dm) unknown ° (castanets)

   
 

Balboa Beach, Ca., Rendezvous Ballroom, October 9, 1957

   
a 17679-10

High On A Windy Hill (jc arr)

Capitol EAP-3-932
b 17680-3

This Is No Laughing Matter (jc arr)

Capitol EAP-1-932
c 17681-17

Flamenco ° (sk arr)

Capitol unissued
d 17682

Opus In Chartreuse (gr arr)

Capitol rejected
       
  Note

See notes for previous sessions.

The castanets part on “Flamenco” was overdubbed.

       
  Issues

a,b – Capitol T 932 (mono), ST 932 (stereo).

       
  CD

a,b – Music For Pleasure (UK) CDDL-1293.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Joe Coccia, Stan Kenton, Lennie Niehaus (arr)

   
 

Ed Leddy, Billy Catalano, Sam Noto, Lee Katzman, Phil Gilbert (tp) Archie Le Coque, Kent Larsen, Don Reed, Jim Amlotte (tb) Ken Shroyer (b-tb) Lennie Niehaus, Bill Robinson (as) Bill Perkins, Wayne Dunstan (ts) Steve Perlow (bs,as) Stan Kenton (p) Red Kelly (b) Jerry McKenzie (dm)

   
 

Balboa Beach, Ca., Rendezvous Ballroom, October 10, 1957

   
a 17687-7

They Didn’t Believe Me (jc arr)

Capitol EAP-3-932
b 17688-8

Baby You’re Tough (band vcl) (ln arr)

Capitol F3836
c 17689

Artistry In Blues (sk arr)

Capitol M-11027
d 17690-32

Lemon Twist (sk arr)

Capitol F3836
       
  Note

See notes for previous sessions.

       
  Issues

a – Capitol T 932 (mono), ST 932 (stereo).

       
  CD

a – Music For Pleasure (UK) CDDL-1293.

c – Capitol 5-96591-2.