Stan Kenton



Stan Kenton

Rating
Active
1930 to 1970
Born
December 15, 1911 in Wichita
Died
August 25, 1979
Location
Los Angeles, California, United States
Biography
Stanley Newcomb Kenton (December 15, 1911 August 25, 1979) led a highly innovative, influential, and often controversial American jazz orchestra. In later years he was widely active as an educator. Origins Stan Kenton was born in Wichita, Kansas, and raised first in Colorado and then in California. He learned piano as a child, and while still a teenager toured with various bands. In June 1941 he formed his own band, which developed into one of the best-known West Coast ensembles of the Forties. Music Kenton's musical aggregations were decidedly "orchestras.

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Kenton's West Side Story

Kenton's West Side Story

Stan Kenton February 13, 2012

10 Tracks

Stan Kenton

Stan Kenton

Stan Kenton January 21, 2011

20 Tracks

Out of Nowhere

Out of Nowhere

Stan Kenton May 1, 2010

15 Tracks

One Night Stand

One Night Stand

Stan Kenton December 11, 2009

19 Tracks

Artistry 2

Artistry 2

Stan Kenton January 1, 2008

23 Tracks

In Hollywood

In Hollywood

Stan Kenton October 17, 2006

18 Tracks

Sophisticated Approach

Sophisticated Approach

Stan Kenton May 16, 2006

18 Tracks

The Stage Door Swings

The Stage Door Swings

Stan Kenton August 16, 2005

12 Tracks

Viva Kenton!

Viva Kenton!

Stan Kenton June 7, 2005

16 Tracks

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