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  1. Weekend Events: Feb. 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Northern Virginia Daily

    Concerts The Shenandoah Conservatory will host the following concerts this weekend in Armstrong Concert Hall: a Today: 8 p.m., concert featuring the Jazz Ensemble performing works in remembrance of pianist Stan Kenton. Tickets: $12.

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  2. AcidRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | All About Jazz

    ... up listening to my dad's old jazz albums and was immediately drawn to the music of Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Stan Kenton, and Doc Severinsen and the Tonight Show Band. With some great guidance from teachers, I went to the University of Northern ...

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  3. buyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | All About Jazz

    ... up listening to my dad's old jazz albums and was immediately drawn to the music of Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Stan Kenton, and Doc Severinsen and the Tonight Show Band. With some great guidance from teachers, I went to the University of Northern ...

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  4. Chicago / London Underground: A Night Walking Through MirrorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | All About Jazz

    ... up listening to my dad's old jazz albums and was immediately drawn to the music of Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Stan Kenton, and Doc Severinsen and the Tonight Show Band. With some great guidance from teachers, I went to the University of Northern ...

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  5. The Nile Project: JinjaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | All About Jazz

    ... up listening to my dad's old jazz albums and was immediately drawn to the music of Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Stan Kenton, and Doc Severinsen and the Tonight Show Band. With some great guidance from teachers, I went to the University of Northern ...

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  6. Baron Tymas: MontrA(C)alRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | All About Jazz

    ... up listening to my dad's old jazz albums and was immediately drawn to the music of Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Stan Kenton, and Doc Severinsen and the Tonight Show Band. With some great guidance from teachers, I went to the University of Northern ...

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  7. RECORDING: Stan Kenton in Paris, 1953Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | All About Jazz

    All About Jazz needs your help and we have a deal. For $20, we'll hide those pesky Google ads and present exclusive content for a full year! From late August to late September of 1953, Stan Kenton embarked on one of the great European tours of his career.

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  8. Ben Johnston Hears the Notes Between the NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2017 | KQED

    ... Orchestra and Broadway show tunes that made him want to be a composer. Then, during World War II, he heard Stan Kenton's band. "It was the first time I heard real jazz improvisation," Johnston says. "Immediately, I could get it by ear. It changed my ...

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  9. Ben Johnston Hears The Notes Between The NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2016 | National Public Radio

    ... Orchestra and Broadway show tunes that made him want to be a composer. Then, during World War II, he heard Stan Kenton's band. "It was the first time I heard real jazz improvisation," Johnston says. "Immediately, I could get it by ear. It changed my ...

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  10. Jazz orchestra's Cool Yule features CollinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | Toledo Blade

    ... Toledo's own jazz chanteuse Ramona Collins sings selections from Ella Fitzgerald's Christmas Songbook. Music of Stan Kenton, Rob McConnell, and Count Basie round out the evening. The concert will be held at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Valentine Theatre, ...

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  11. UNT musician named to percussion Hall of FameRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2016 | PressReleasePoint

    ... reputation as a jazz drummer in small groups led by Clark Terry and Marvin Stamm, and in big bands such as Stan Kenton and Woody Herman, and as an educator whose students include Keith Carlock and Ari Hoenig. We are very grateful to have had him as ...

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  12. The Valentine Theatre Upcoming PerformancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | La Prensa

    ... Theatre will feature music from the "Swingin' Nutcracker" by Shorty Rogers, and holiday music from the bands of Stan Kenton, Rob McConnell, Count Basie, and much more. The featured vocalist for this performance is Toledo's award-winning Ramona ...

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  13. UT Department of Music presents holiday-themed concertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | La Prensa

    ... this annual holiday concert treat. This family-friendly program for all ages will include holiday classics from Stan Kenton, Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Johnny Warrington as well as many others. Tickets: $15; $10 Students, Kids & Seniors. Location: ...

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  14. Swing On! 10th annual Christmas concert Dec. 11 in Sunset TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | Courier-Tribune

    ... Keith Lydick entitled "Christmas At The Sunset Theatre," which is performed each year. For the last four years, Stan Kenton, arranger of Dr. Bill Fritz, has been commissioned to write a new arrangement. In addition to a new Fritz arrangement this ...

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  15. "A Big Band Christmas" returns to TCCRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | Tacoma Weekly

    ... College's Building 2 Auditorium. Over the last decade and a half, the event has focused on selections from Stan Kenton's classic 1961 album, "A Merry Christmas," and it has featured appearances by alumni from Kenton's orchestra, the likes of the ...

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  16. Jazzing up the nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | Daily Journal

    ... will also recreate legendary Christmas arrangements as originally performed by the Glenn Miller, Count Basie and Stan Kenton orchestras. The Indianapolis Jazz Orchestra is supported by the Jazz Arts Society of Indiana, a non-profit performing arts ...

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  17. 'High Priestess of Health & Beauty' Dies in Canterbury HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2016 | Scoop

    ... and beauty.' Born in Los Angeles, California to artist Violet Kenton (nA e Peters) and jazz band leader Stan Kenton, Leslie spent much of her childhood on the road with her father as he toured the country. When at school she enjoyed learning, ...

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  18. Institute Archives launches preview website for Herb Pomeroy Jazz CollectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Herb Pomeroy, director of MIT jazz bands from 1963 to 1985 and founder of the MIT Festival Jazz Ensemble, put jazz on the map at MIT. In addition to his role as an educator both here and at the Berklee College of Music, Pomeroy played trumpet with such jazz greats as Duke Ellington, Stan Kenton, Lionel Hampton, and Charlie Parker.

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  19. Valencia Music Department Announces Three Free Holiday ConcertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Valencia College's East Campus. The energetic Big Band sounds of Benny Goodman , Jimmy Giuffre , Neal Hefti and Stan Kenton will light up the Performing Arts Center stage as the Valencia Jazz Band brings these lively gems to our campus. Several ...

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  20. Ray Browna s long-running jazz band comes to the end of the roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... of jazz and composition at Cabrillo College. But before all that, he was a trumpet player and arranger for Stan Kenton's band back in the early 1970s. In 1990, Brown decided to form his own big band. “It was the most superb musical situation ...

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