The Capitol Sessions of Stan Kenton

 

1958

 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Bill Holman, Marty Paich, Johnny Richards (arr)

   
 

Jules Chaiken, Billy Catalano, Sam Noto, Lee Katzman, Phil Gilbert (tp) Archie Le Coque, Kent Larsen, Bob Fitzpatrick, Jim Amlotte (tb) Ken Shroyer (b-tb) Vince De Rosa, Jim Decker (Fr-h) Lennie Niehaus (as) Bill Robinson (as,bs) Bill Perkins, Richie Kamuca (ts) Steve Perlow (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Red Kelly (b) Jerry McKenzie (dm)

   
 

Balboa Beach, Ca., Rendezvous Ballroom, January 20, 1958

   
a  

Horn Of Hermes (jr arr)

Capitol unissued
b 18236-3

My Old Flame (mp arr)

Capitol EAP-3-995
c 18237-3

I Concentrate On You (jr arr)

Capitol EAP-2-995
d 18238-4

The Big Chase (mp arr)

Capitol EAP-2-995
e 18239-6

Rendezvous At Sunset (jr arr)

Capitol EAP-1-995
f 18240-3

Royal Blue (bh arr)

Capitol EAP-3-995
       
  Issues

b,c,d,e,f – Capitol T 995 (mono), Creative World ST 1031 (stereo).

       
  CD

b,c,d,e,f – Capitol 5-96591-2 (mono).

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Johnny Richards (arr)

   
 

Jules Chaiken, Billy Catalano, Sam Noto, Lee Katzman, Phil Gilbert (tp) Archie Le Coque, Kent Larsen, Bob Fitzpatrick, Jim Amlotte (tb) Ken Shroyer (b-tb) Lennie Niehaus (as) Bill Robinson (as,bs) Bill Perkins, Richie Kamuca (ts) Steve Perlow (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Red Kelly (b) Jerry McKenzie (dm)

   
 

Balboa Beach, Ca., Rendezvous Ballroom, January 21, 1958, first session

   
a 18241-20

Speak Low

Capitol EAP-4-995
b 18242-11

Begin The Beguine

Capitol EAP-4-995
c 18243-7

Get Out Of Town

Capitol EAP-2-995
d 18251-16

Beyond The Blue Horizon

Capitol EAP-4-995
       
  Issues

all titles – Capitol T 995 (mono), Creative World ST 1031 (stereo).

       
  CD

all titles – Capitol 5-96591-2 (mono).

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Johnny Richards (arr)

   
 

Jules Chaiken, Billy Catalano, Sam Noto, Lee Katzman, Phil Gilbert (tp) Archie Le Coque, Kent Larsen, Bob Fitzpatrick, Jim Amlotte (tb) Ken Shroyer (b-tb) Lennie Niehaus (as) Bill Robinson (as,bs) Bill Perkins, Richie Kamuca (ts) Steve Perlow (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Red Kelly (b) Jerry McKenzie (dm)

   
 

Balboa Beach, Ca., Rendezvous Ballroom, January 21, 1958, second session

   
a 18244-7

Out Of This World

Capitol EAP-1-995
       
  Issues

Capitol T 995 (mono), Creative World ST 1031 (stereo).

       
  CD

Capitol 5-96591-2 (mono).

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Lennie Niehaus (arr)

   
 

Jules Chaiken, Billy Catalano, Sam Noto, Lee Katzman, Phil Gilbert (tp) Archie Le Coque, Kent Larsen, Bob Fitzpatrick, Jim Amlotte (tb) Ken Shroyer (b-tb) Vince De Rosa, Jim Decker (Fr-h) Lennie Niehaus (as) Bill Robinson (as,bs) Bill Perkins, Richie Kamuca (ts) Steve Perlow (bs)

Stan Kenton (p,vcl) Red Kelly (b) Jerry McKenzie (dm)

   
 

Balboa Beach, Ca., Rendezvous Ballroom, February 4, 1958

   
a 18378

Tequila (Rio) (band vcl)

Capitol F3928
b 18379

Cuban Mumble (band vcl)

Capitol F3928
       
  CD

all titles – DRG DRG-CD-8510.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

prob. Stan Kenton (arr)

   
 

Jules Chaiken, Billy Catalano, Lee Katzman, Phil Gilbert (tp) Archie Le Coque, Kent Larsen, Don Reed, Jim Amlotte (tb) Ken Shroyer (b-tb) Lennie Niehaus (as) Bill Perkins, Richie Kamuca (ts) Bill Robinson, Steve Perlow (bs) Gene Howard (p) Red Kelly (b) Jerry McKenzie (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Tower Studios, Vine Street, April 29, 1958

   
a 18920-15

In The Blue Of Evening

Capitol unissued
b 18921-7

I’ll Close My Eyes

Capitol unissued
       
  CD

all titles – DRG DRG-CD-8510.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Stan Kenton, Pete Rugolo (arr)

   
 

Lennie Niehaus (as) Bill Perkins, Richie Kamuca (ts) Bill Robinson, Steve Perlow (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Red Kelly (b) Jerry McKenzie (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Tower Studios, Vine Street, May 5, 1958

   
a 18939

Theme For Sunday (sk arr)

Capitol unissued
b 18940

Theme To The West (sk & pr arr)

Capitol unissued
c 18941-12

Serenade In Blue (sk arr)

Capitol unissued
d 18942

Sentimental Serenade (sk arr)

Capitol unissued
       
  CD

all titles – DRG DRG-CD-8510.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Stan Kenton (arr)

   
 

Jules Chaiken, Billy Catalano, Lee Katzman, Phil Gilbert (tp) Archie Le Coque, Kent Larsen, Don Reed, Jim Amlotte (tb) John “Tommy” Johnson

(b-tb,tuba) Lennie Niehaus (as) Bill Perkins, Richie Kamuca (ts) Bill Robinson, Steve Perlow (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Red Kelly (b) Mel Lewis (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Tower Studios, Vine Street, May 15, 1958

   
a 19122-10

Beside Balboa Bay

Creative World ST 1069
b 19123-15

Harbor Lights

Capitol unissued
c 19124

I Don’t Stand A Ghost Of A Chance

Capitol unissued
       
  CD

b,c – DRG DRG-CD-8510.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Stan Kenton (arr)

   
 

Jules Chaiken, Billy Catalano, Lee Katzman, Phil Gilbert (tp) Archie Le Coque, Kent Larsen, Don Reed, Jim Amlotte (tb) Ken Shroyer (b-tb) Lennie Niehaus (as) Bill Perkins, Richie Kamuca (ts) Bill Robinson, Steve Perlow (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Red Kelly (b) Mel Lewis (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Tower Studios, Vine Street, May 19, 1958

   
a 19134-17

Early Autumn

Capitol EAP-2-1068
b 19135-22

More Than You Know

Capitol EAP-2-1068
c 19136-11

The Night We Called It A Day

Capitol EAP-1-1068
       
  Issues

all titles – Capitol T 1068 (mono), ST 1068 (stereo).

       
  CD

all titles – Capitol CDP 7342 8 56688 2 1.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Stan Kenton (arr)

   
 

Jules Chaiken, Billy Catalano, Don Fagerquist, Phil Gilbert (tp) Archie Le Coque, Kent Larsen, Don Reed, Jim Amlotte (tb) Ken Shroyer (b-tb) Lennie Niehaus (as) Bill Perkins, Richie Kamuca (ts) Bill Robinson, Steve Perlow (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Red Kelly (b) Shelly Manne (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Tower Studios, Vine Street, May 29, 1958

   
a 19225

We’ll Be Be Together Again

Capitol rejected
b 19226-16

A Sunday Kind Of Love

Capitol rejected
c 19227-11

The Things We Did Last Summer

Capitol rejected
d 19228

Ill Wind

Capitol rejected

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Stan Kenton (arr)

   
 

Ed Leddy, Jules Chaiken, Don Fagerquist, Phil Gilbert (tp) Bob Fitzpatrick, Kent Larsen, Archie Le Coque, Jim Amlotte (tb) Ken Shroyer (b-tb) Lennie Niehaus (as) Bill Perkins, Richie Kamuca (ts) Bill Robinson, Steve Perlow (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Red Kelly (b) Jerry McKenzie (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Tower Studios, Vine Street, June 16, 1958, first session

   
a 19380-6

How Am I To Know?

Capitol EAP-1-1068
b 19381-6

The End Of A Love Affair

Capitol EAP-2-1068
c 19382-3

Moon Song

Capitol EAP-3-1068
d 19383-2

How Deep Is The Ocean

Capitol EAP-3-1068
       
  Issues

all titles – Capitol T 1068 (mono), ST 1068 (stereo).

       
  CD

all titles – Capitol CDP 7342 8 56688 2 1.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Stan Kenton (arr)

   
 

Billy Catalano, Jules Chaiken, Don Fagerquist, Phil Gilbert (tp) Bob Fitzpatrick, Kent Larsen, Archie Le Coque, Jim Amlotte (tb) Ken Shroyer (b-tb) Lennie Niehaus (as) Bill Perkins, Richie Kamuca (ts) Bill Robinson, Steve Perlow (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Red Kelly (b) Jerry McKenzie (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Tower Studios, Vine Street, June 16, 1958, second session

   
a 10404-4

Then I’ll Be Tired Of You

Capitol EAP-1-1068
b 10405 alt. tk

We’ll Be Together Again

Capitol ST 1068 (stereo)

c 10405-5

We’ll Be Together Again

Capitol EAP-2-1068
d 10406

A Sunday Kind Of Love (incomplete)

Capitol rejected
       
  Issues

a – Capitol T 1068 (mono), ST 1068 (stereo), SW 1161.

c – Capitol T 1068 (mono).

       
  CD

a,b – Capitol CDP 7342 8 56688 2 1.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Stan Kenton (arr)

   
 

Ed Leddy, Jules Chaiken, Lee Katzman, Phil Gilbert (tp) Bob Fitzpatrick, Kent Larsen, Archie Le Coque, Jim Amlotte (tb) Ken Shroyer (b-tb) Lennie Niehaus (as) Bill Perkins, Richie Kamuca (ts) Bill Robinson, Steve Perlow (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Red Kelly (b) Jerry McKenzie (dm)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Tower Studios, Vine Street, June 23, 1958

   
a 19451-15

A Sunday Kind Of Love

Capitol EAP-3-1068
b 19452-14

The Things We Did Last Summer

Capitol EAP-3-1068
c 19453-6

When Stars Looked Down

Capitol EAP-1-1068
d 19454-6

Ill Wind

Creative World ST 1066
       
  Issues

a,b,c – Capitol T 1068 (mono), ST 1068 (stereo).

       
  CD

all titles – Capitol CDP 7342 8 56688 2 1.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Pete Rugolo (arr)

   
 

Milt Bernhart, Bob Fitzpatrick, Kent Larsen, Jim Amlotte (tb) Ken Shroyer (b-tb) Bud Shank (fl,a-fl,pic) Israel Baker, David Frisina, Ben Gill, Murray Kellner, Lew Klass, Dan Lube, Alfred Lustgarten, Erno Neufeld, Lou Raderman, Nathan Ross, Paul Shure, Marshall Sosson (vln) Virginia Majewski, Alex Neimann, Sanford Schonbach, David Sterkin (vla) Armand Kaproff, Robert La Marcina, Kurt Reher, Joseph Saxon (cello) Stan Kenton (p) Laurindo Almeida (g) Don Bagley, Joe Mondragon (b) Frank Flynn (dm) Larry Bunker (perc) Pete Rugolo (cond)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Tower Studios, Vine Street, July 14, 1958, first session

   
a 19623-10

Interlude

Capitol T 1130 (mono)
b 19624-8

Artistry In Rhythm

Capitol EAP-1-1130
       
  Issues

all titles – Capitol T 1130 (mono), ST 1130 (stereo).

       
  CD

all titles – Collectors’ Choice Music CCM-356-2.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Pete Rugolo (arr)

   
 

Milt Bernhart, Bob Fitzpatrick, Kent Larsen, Jim Amlotte (tb) Ken Shroyer (b-tb) Bud Shank (fl,a-fl,pic) Israel Baker, David Frisina, Ben Gill, Murray Kellner, Lew Klass, Dan Lube, Alfred Lustgarten, Erno Neufeld, Lou Raderman, Nathan Ross, Paul Shure, Marshall Sosson (vln) Virginia Majewski, Alex Neimann, Sanford Schonbach, David Sterkin (vla) Armand Kaproff, Robert La Marcina, Kurt Reher, Joseph Saxon (cello) Stan Kenton (p) Laurindo Almeida (g) Don Bagley, Joe Mondragon (b) Frank Flynn (dm) Larry Bunker (perc) Pete Rugolo (cond)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Tower Studios, Vine Street, July 14, 1958, second session

   
a 19625-2

Collaboration

Capitol T 1130 (mono)
b 19626-7

Concerto To End All Concertos

Capitol EAP-1-1130
c 19643-13

Artistry In Bolero

Capitol T 1130 (mono)
       
  Issues

all titles – Capitol T 1130 (mono), ST 1130 (stereo).

       
  CD

all titles – Collectors’ Choice Music CCM-356-2.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Stan Kenton, Pete Rugolo (arr)

   
 

Milt Bernhart, Bob Fitzpatrick, Kent Larsen, Jim Amlotte (tb) Ken Shroyer (b-tb) Bud Shank (fl,a-fl,pic) Israel Baker, David Frisina, Ben Gill, Murray Kellner, Lew Klass, Dan Lube, Alfred Lustgarten, Erno Neufeld, Lou Raderman, Nathan Ross, Paul Shure, Marshall Sosson (vln) Virginia Majewski, Alex Neimann, Sanford Schonbach, David Sterkin (vla) Armand Kaproff, Robert La Marcina, Kurt Reher, Joseph Saxon (cello) Stan Kenton (p) Laurindo Almeida (g) Red Mitchell, Joe Mondragon (b) Shelly Manne (dm) Larry Bunker (perc) Pete Rugolo (cond)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Tower Studios, Vine Street, July 15, 1958

   
a 19631-7

A Theme For My Lady (pr arr)

Capitol T 1130 (mono)
b 19632-10

Lush Waltz (pr arr)

Capitol T 1130 (mono)
c 19633-14

Theme To The West (sk & pr arr)

Capitol T 1130 (mono)
d 19634-7

Machito (pr arr)

Capitol EAP-1-1130
e 19648-4

Opus In Pastels (omit trombones & bs) (sk arr)

Capitol EAP-1-1130
       
  Issues

all titles – Capitol T 1130 (mono), ST 1130 (stereo).

       
  CD

all titles – Collectors’ Choice Music CCM-356-2.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Lennie Niehaus (arr)

   
 

Frank Huggins, Al Sunseri, Bud Brisbois, Billy Catalano, Jack Sheldon (tp) Archie Le Coque Kent Larsen, Jim Amlotte (tb) Bob Olson, Bill Smiley (b-tb) Lennie Niehaus (as) Bill Perkins, Bill Trujillo (ts) Bill Robinson, Steve Perlow (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Red Kelly (b) Jerry McKenzie (dm)

   
 

New York City, Riverside Plaza Hotel, September 22, 1958, first session

   
a 22350-8

Younger Than Springtime

Capitol T 1166 (mono)
b 22351-15

The Party’s Over

Capitol T 1166 (mono)
c 22352-9

On The Street Where You Live

Capitol T 1166 (mono)
       
  Issues

all titles – Capitol ST 1166 (stereo).

       
  CD

all titles – Capitol 7243 4 77551 2 5, 7243 4 77552 2.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Lennie Niehaus (arr)

   
 

Frank Huggins, Al Sunseri, Bud Brisbois, Billy Catalano, Jack Sheldon (tp) Archie Le Coque Kent Larsen, Jim Amlotte (tb) Bob Olson, Bill Smiley (b-tb) Lennie Niehaus (as) Bill Perkins, Bill Trujillo (ts) Bill Robinson, Steve Perlow (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Red Kelly (b) Jerry McKenzie (dm)

   
 

New York City, Riverside Plaza Hotel, September 22, 1958, second session

   
a 22353-23

I Love Paris

Capitol T 1166 (mono)
b 22354-11

Baubles, Bangles And Beads

Capitol T 1166 (mono)
c 22355-4

Lullaby Of Broadway

Capitol T 1166 (mono)
       
  Issues

all titles – Capitol ST 1166 (stereo).

       
  CD

all titles – Capitol 7243 4 77551 2 5, 7243 4 77552 2.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Lennie Niehaus (arr)

   
 

Frank Huggins, Al Sunseri, Bud Brisbois, Billy Catalano, Jack Sheldon (tp) Archie Le Coque Kent Larsen, Jim Amlotte (tb) Bob Olson, Bill Smiley (b-tb) Lennie Niehaus (as) Bill Perkins, Bill Trujillo (ts) Bill Robinson, Steve Perlow (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Red Kelly (b) Jerry McKenzie (dm)

   
 

New York City, Capitol Studios, September 23, 1958

   
a 22356-8

Hey There

Capitol T 1166 (mono)
b 22357-6

Whatever Lola Wants

Capitol T 1166 (mono)
c 22358-9

I’ve Never Been In Love Before

Capitol T 1166 (mono)
d 22359-4

Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye

Capitol T 1166 (mono)
e 22360-11

All At Once You Love her

Capitol T 1166 (mono)
f 22361-7

Bali Ha’i

Capitol T 1166 (mono)
       
  Issues

all titles – Capitol ST 1166 (stereo).

       
  CD

all titles – Capitol 7243 4 77551 2 5, 7243 4 77552 2.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Pete Rugolo (arr)

   
 

Milt Bernhart, Archie Le Coque, Kent Larsen (tb) Bob Olson, Bill Smiley (b-tb) Bud Shank (as,fl,a-fl) Israel Baker, Harold Dicterow, David Frisina, James Getzoff,Ben Gill, Alfred Lustgarten, Nathan Ross, Eudice Shapiro, Felix Slatkin, Paul Shure, Marshall Sosson, Gerald Vinci (vln) Alvin Dinkin, Virginia Majewski, Paul Robyn, David Sterkin (vla) Armand Kaproff, Edgar Lustgarten, Kurt Reher, Eleanor Slatkin (cello) Stan Kenton (p) Laurindo Almeida (g) Red Kelly, Red Mitchell (b) Shelly Manne, Larry Bunker, Milt Holland (dm,perc)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Tower Studios, Vine Street, December 22, 1958, first session

   
a 30854-6

Painted Rhythm

Capitol T 1276 (mono)
b 30855-7

Ballade For Drums

Capitol EAP-1-1276
c 30856-9

The End Of The World

Capitol T 1276 (mono)
       
  Issues

all titles – Capitol T 1276 (mono), ST 1276 (stereo).

       
  CD

all titles – Collectors’ Choice Music CCM-356-2.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Pete Rugolo (arr)

   
 

Milt Bernhart, Archie Le Coque, Kent Larsen (tb) Bob Olson, Bill Smiley (b-tb) Bud Shank (as,fl,a-fl) Israel Baker, Harold Dicterow, David Frisina, James Getzoff,Ben Gill, Alfred Lustgarten, Nathan Ross, Eudice Shapiro, Felix Slatkin, Paul Shure, Marshall Sosson, Gerald Vinci (vln) Alvin Dinkin, Virginia Majewski, Paul Robyn, David Sterkin (vla) Armand Kaproff, Edgar Lustgarten, Kurt Reher, Eleanor Slatkin (cello) Stan Kenton (p) Laurindo Almeida (g) Red Kelly, Red Mitchell (b) Shelly Manne, Larry Bunker, Milt Holland (dm,perc)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Tower Studios, Vine Street, December 22, 1958, second session

   
a 30858-5

Theme For Sunday

Capitol T 1276 (mono)
b 30859-5

Elegy For Alto

Capitol T 1276 (mono)
c 30860-8

Opus In Chartreuse

Capitol T 1276 (mono)
d 30861-5

A Rose For David

Capitol EAP-1-1276
       
  Note

As pointed out by Michael Sparke in his Kenton discography (Stan Kenton - The Studio Sessions) mono and stereo issues of “Opus In Chartreuse” use different mixes for theme preceeding Almeida's solo, which is played by piano and guitar in mono, and by the trombone section in stereo. (From The Capitol Label by M.Ruppli)

       
  Issues

all titles – Capitol T 1276 (mono), ST 1276 (stereo).

       
  CD

all titles – Collectors’ Choice Music CCM-356-2.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Pete Rugolo (arr)

   
 

Milt Bernhart, Archie Le Coque, Kent Larsen (tb) Bob Olson, Bill Smiley (b-tb) Bud Shank (as,fl,a-fl) Israel Baker, David Frisina, Ben Gill, Dan Lube, Alfred Lustgarten, Erno Neufeld, Lou Raderman, Nathan Ross, Eudice Shapiro, Felix Slatkin, Marshall Sosson, Gerald Vinci (vln) Sam Boghossian, Virginia Majewski, Paul Robyn, David Sterkin (vla) David Fillerman, Victor Gottlieb, Edgar Lustgarten, Eleanor Slatkin (cello) Stan Kenton (p) Laurindo Almeida (g) Red Kelly, Red Mitchell (b) Shelly Manne, Larry Bunker (dm,perc)

   
 

Hollywood, Capitol Tower Studios, Vine Street, December 23, 1958

   
a 30872-5

Salute

Capitol EAP-1-1276
b 30873-3

Monotony

Capitol EAP-1-1276
c 30874-6

Minor Riff

Capitol T 1276 (mono)
       
  Issues

all titles – Capitol T 1276 (mono), ST 1276 (stereo).

       
  CD

all titles – Collectors’ Choice Music CCM-356-2.