The Capitol Sessions of Stan Kenton

 

1959

 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Stan Kenton, Bill, Mathieu, Gerry Mulligan, Lennie Niehaus, Johnny Richards, Gene Roland, Pete Rugolo (arr)

   
 

Frank Huggins, Bud Brisbois, Jack Sheldon, Joe Burnett, Roger Middleton (tp) Archie Le Coque, Kent Larsen, Jim Amlotte (tb) Bob Olson, Bill Smiley (b-tb) Lennie Niehaus (as) Richie Kamuca, Bill Trujillo (ts) Billy Root, Sture Swenson (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Red Kelly (b,vcl°) Jerry McKenzie (dm)

   
 

Las Vegas, Nv., Tropicana Hotel, Blue Room, February 2, 1959

   
a 31169

Artistry In Rhythm (Opening Theme) (sk arr)

Capitol T 1460 (mono)
b 31176

Bernie’s Tune (gr arr)

Capitol T 1460 (mono)
c 31188

Tuxedo Junction (gr arr)

Capitol T 1460 (mono)
d 31177

Street Scene (gr arr)

Capitol T 1460 (mono)
e 31193

Puck’s Blues (gr arr)

Capitol T 1460 (mono)
f 31194

This Is Always (bm arr)

Capitol unissued
g 31191

Don’t Get Around Much Anymore (ln arr)

Capitol unissued
h 31189

Design For Blue (gr arr)

Capitol M-11027
i 31170

Home Journey (gr arr)

Capitol unissued
j 31171

A String Of Pearls (gr arr)

Capitol unissued
k 31179

It’s All Right With Me (gr arr)

Capitol unissued
l 31180

Intermission Riff (head arr)

Capitol unissued
m 31175

I Concentrate On You (jr arr)

Capitol T 1460 (mono)
n 31178

The End Of A Love Affair (ln arr)

Capitol T 1460 (mono)
o 31192

You And I And George ° (sk arr)

Capitol T 1460 (mono)
p 31172

Sentimental Riff (gr arr)

Capitol T 1460 (mono)
q 31173

Random Riff (gr arr)

Capitol T 1460 (mono)
r 31174

Walking Shoes (gm arr)

Capitol unissued
s 31190

Love For Sale (pr arr)

Capitol unissued
       
  Note

The title are listed in their playing order. The master numbers were assigned aftewards by Capitol.

       
  Issues

a,b,c,d,e,m,n,o,p,q – Capitol ST 1460 (stereo).

       
  CD

r,s – DRG DRG-CD-8510.

 

all titles (except r & s) – Capitol CDP 7243 8 35245 2 5.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Gene Roland (arr)

   
 

Frank Huggins, Bud Brisbois, Rolf Ericson, Joe Burnett, Roger Middleton (tp) Archie Le Coque, Jimmy Knepper, Kent Larsen (tb) Jim Amlotte, Bill Smiley (b-tb) Lennie Niehaus (as) Bill Trujillo, John Bonnie (ts) Billy Root, Sture Swenson (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Carson Smith (b) Jerry McKenzie (dm) Mike Pacheco ° (bgo)

   
 

Chicago, Universal Recording Studios, March 31, 1959

   
a 31467-12

Whistle Walk

Capitol F4196
b 31468-16

Tamer-Lane ° (band vcl)

Capitol F4196
c 31469

Cha Cha Chee Boom °

Capitol rejected

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Bill Mathieu (arr)

   
 

Bud Brisbois, Clyde Raesinger, Bill Chase, Rolf Ericson, Roger Middleton (tp) Archie Le Coque, Don Sebesky, Kent Larsen (tb) Jim Amlotte, Bob Knight (b-tb) Charlie Mariano (as) Bill Trujillo, John Bonnie (ts) Jack Nimitz, Marvin Holladay (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Pete Chivily (b) Jimmy Campbell (dm)

   
 

New York City, Riverside Plaza Hotel, September 21, 1959

   
a 22859

The Meaning Of The Blues

Capitol T 1394 (mono)
b 22860

Lonely Woman

Capitol T 1394 (mono)
       
  Issues

all titles – Capitol ST 1394 (stereo).

       
  CD

all titles – Capitol CDP 7243 4 94503 2 5.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Bill Mathieu (arr)

   
 

Bud Brisbois, Dalton Smith, Bill Chase, Rolf Ericson, Roger Middleton (tp) Archie Le Coque, Don Sebesky, Kent Larsen (tb) Jim Amlotte, Bob Knight (b-tb) Charlie Mariano (as) Bill Trujillo, John Bonnie (ts) Jack Nimitz, Marvin Holladay (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Pete Chivily (b) Jimmy Campbell (dm) Mike Pacheco ° (bgo,timb) Willie Rodriguez ° (cga)

   
 

New York City, Riverside Plaza Hotel, September 22, 1959, first session

   
a 22861

Ill Wind

Capitol T 1394 (mono)
b 22862

Willow Weep For Me

Capitol T 1394 (mono)
c 22863

Lazy Afternoon °

Creative World ST 1040
d 22864

Django

Capitol T 1394 (mono)
       
  Issues

a,b,d – Capitol ST 1394 (stereo).

       
  CD

all titles – Capitol CDP 7243 4 94503 2 5.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Bill Mathieu (arr)

   
 

Bud Brisbois, Dalton Smith, Bill Chase, Rolf Ericson, Roger Middleton (tp) Archie Le Coque, Don Sebesky, Kent Larsen (tb) Jim Amlotte, Bob Knight (b-tb) Charlie Mariano (as) Bill Trujillo, John Bonnie (ts) Jack Nimitz, Marvin Holladay (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Pete Chivily (b) Jimmy Campbell (dm) Mike Pacheco ° (bgo,timb) Willie Rodriguez ° (cga)

   
 

New York City, Riverside Plaza Hotel, September 22, 1959, second session

   
a 22865

I Get Along Without You Very Well

Capitol T 1394 (mono)
b 22866

When Sunny Gets Blue

Capitol T 1394 (mono)
c 22867

The Thrill Is Gone

Capitol T 1394 (mono)
d 22868

Artistry In Rhythm °

Capitol W 1305 (mono)
       
  Issues

a,b,c – Capitol ST 1394 (stereo).

d – Capitol SW 1305 (stereo).

       
  CD

a,b,c – Capitol CDP 7243 4 94503 2 5.

d – Capitol 7243 5 60444 2 5, 7243 5 60445 2 5.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Gene Roland (arr)

   
 

Bud Brisbois, Dalton Smith, Bill Chase, Rolf Ericson, Roger Middleton (tp) Archie Le Coque, Don Sebesky, Kent Larsen (tb) Jim Amlotte, Bob Knight (b-tb) Charlie Mariano (as) Bill Trujillo, John Bonnie (ts) Jack Nimitz, Marvin Holladay (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Pete Chivily (b) Jimmy Campbell (dm) Mike Pacheco (timb) Willie Rodriguez (bgo) Tommy Lopez (cga)

   
 

New York City, Riverside Plaza Hotel, September 23, 1959, first session

   
a 22869

Adios

Capitol W 1305 (mono)
b 22872

Mission Trail

Capitol W 1305 (mono)
c 22873-6

Chocolate Caliente (band vcl)

Capitol F4370
d 22874

Cha Cha Chee Boom (band vcl)

(see note)
       
  Note

“Chocolate Caliente” is edited on Capitol F4370.

The definitive master of “Cha Cha Chee Boom” includes a part recorded on the first session and the final part recorded on the second session of September 23, 1959 (see next session).

       
  Issues

all titles – Capitol W 1305 (mono), SW 1305 (stereo).

       
  CD

all titles – Capitol 7243 5 60444 2 5, 7243 5 60445 2 5.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Gene Roland (arr)

   
 

Bud Brisbois, Dalton Smith, Bill Chase, Rolf Ericson, Roger Middleton (tp) Archie Le Coque, Don Sebesky, Kent Larsen (tb) Jim Amlotte, Bob Knight (b-tb) Charlie Mariano (as) Bill Trujillo, John Bonnie (ts) Jack Nimitz, Marvin Holladay (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Pete Chivily (b) Jimmy Campbell (dm) Mike Pacheco (timb) Willie Rodriguez (bgo) Tommy Lopez (cga)

   
 

New York City, Riverside Plaza Hotel, September 23, 1959, second session

   
a 22874

Cha Cha Chee Boom (band vcl)

Capitol W 1305 (mono)
b 22875

Siesta

Capitol W 1305 (mono)
c 22876

Cha Cha Sombrero

Capitol W 1305 (mono)
d 22877

Aqua Marine

Capitol W 1305 (mono)
e 22878-7

Opus In Chartreuse Cha Cha Cha

Capitol F4370
f 22879

Mexican Jumping Bean

Capitol W 1305 (mono)
       
  Issues

all titles – Capitol W 1305 (mono), SW 1305 (stereo).

       
  CD

all titles – Capitol 7243 5 60444 2 5, 7243 5 60445 2 5.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Bob Cooper, Bill Holman, Stan Kenton, Marty Paich, Pete Rugolo (arr)

   
 

Bud Brisbois, Rolf Ericson, Bill Mathieu, Roger Middleton, Dalton Smith (tp) Kent Larsen, Archie LeCoque, Don Sebesky (tb) Jim Amlotte, Bob Knight (b-tb) Charlie Mariano (as) Ronnie Rubin, Bill Trujillo (ts) Marvin Holladay, Jack Nimitz (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Pete Chevily (b) Jimmy Campbell (dm) Mike Pacheco (Cuban dm) June Christy ° (vcl)

   
 

Lafayette, Indiana, Purdue University, Elliot Hall, October 10, 1959, first set

   
a  

Artistry In Rhythm (Opening Theme) (sk arr)

Capitol TBO 1327 (mono)
b  

Stompin’ At The Savoy (bh arr)

Capitol TBO 1327 (mono)
c  

My Old Flame (mp arr)

Capitol TBO 1327 (mono)
d  

The Big Chase (mp arr)

Capitol TBO 1327 (mono)
e  

I Want To Be Happy ° (pr arr)

Capitol TBO 1327 (mono)
f  

Midnight Sun ° (pr arr)

Capitol TBO 1327 (mono)
g  

Kissing Bug ° (bc arr)

Capitol TBO 1327 (mono)
h  

How High The Moon ° (pr arr)

Capitol TBO 1327 (mono)
i  

Yardbird Suite (excerpt) (pr arr)

Capitol TBO 1327 (mono)
       
  Note

The Stan Kenton Orchestra does not play on “It’s A Most Unusual Day” & “Bewitched” by June Christy (vcl) with Joe Castro (p) Pete Chivily (b) Jimmy Campbell (dm).

Master numbers were assigned by Capitol in 1991.

       
  Issues

all titles – Capitol STBO 1327 (stereo).

       
  CD

all titles – Capitol CDP 7 96328 2.

 

 


 

 

 

STAN KENTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

   
 

Bill Holman, Stan Kenton, Gerry Mulligan, Gene Roland, Pete Rugolo (arr)

   
 

Bud Brisbois, Rolf Ericson, Bill Mathieu, Roger Middleton, Dalton Smith (tp) Kent Larsen, Archie LeCoque, Don Sebesky (tb) Jim Amlotte, Bob Knight (b-tb) Charlie Mariano (as) Ronnie Rubin, Bill Trujillo (ts) Marvin Holladay, Jack Nimitz (bs) Stan Kenton (p) Pete Chevily (b) Jimmy Campbell (dm) Mike Pacheco (Cuban dm) June Christy ° (vcl) The Four Freshmen °° (vcl group)

   
 

Lafayette, Indiana, Purdue University, Elliot Hall, October 10, 1959, second set

   
a  

Day In, Day Out °° (gr arr)

Capitol TBO 1327 (mono)
b  

Angel Eyes °° (pr arr)

Capitol TBO 1327 (mono)
c  

King Fish (excerpt) (bh arr)

Capitol TBO 1327 (mono)
d  

Love For Sale (pr arr)

Capitol TBO 1327 (mono)
e  

September Song ° °° (sk arr)

Capitol TBO 1327 (mono)
f  

Walking Shoes ° °° (gm arr)

Capitol TBO 1327 (mono)
g  

The Peanut Vendor ° °° (sk arr)

Capitol TBO 1327 (mono)
h  

Artistry In Rhythm (Closing Theme) (sk arr)

Capitol TBO 1327 (mono)
       
  Note

The Stan Kenton Orchestra does not play on “I’m Always Chasing Rainbows”, “Paper Doll” & “Them There Eyes” by The Four Freshmen.

Master numbers were assigned by Capitol in 1991.

       
  Issues

all titles – Capitol STBO 1327 (stereo).

       
  CD

all titles – Capitol CDP 7 96328 2.