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  1. CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Mel Lewis: 'Got'cha'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | All About Jazz

    ... in 1949. He then moved on to Tex Beneke in '51, back to Anthony from '53 to the summer of '54 before joining Stan Kenton in September of that year. [Pictured above, a young Mel Lewis in Bernie Burns' band in 1946] While with Kenton, Lewis was on a ...

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  2. Former Elgin, South Elgin police chief dies at 88Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Daily Herald

    ... said. He instilled his passion for Notre Dame in his children and loved the music of jazz pianist and composer Stan Kenton. He was devoted to St. Edward Central Catholic High School, where he spoke in 1994 in occasion of the 50th anniversary of his ...

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  3. Stan Kenton Alumni Band: Road Scholars LiveRead the original story

    Friday Aug 8 | All About Jazz

    Alumni Band has kept the pulse of big-band jazz strongly beating through regular touring under the direction of trumpet master , who served as the Orchestra's first trumpet, soloist and road manager before assuming leadership of the Stan Kenton Alumni Band.

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  4. WVXU adds second hour to Mary Ellen Tanner specialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | Cincinnati.com

    ... e. May 1996: (From left) Mary Ellen Tanner, John Von Ohlen, Pat Harbison and Rick Van Metre perform a tribute to Stan Kenton.

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  5. New acts to wind up Music Under the Stars concerts at Deer Path ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 4 | The Jersey Journal

    READINGTON - The 38th Music Under the Stars summer concert series continues on Thursday evenings, 7-9 p.m., through Aug. 14. This is a 17-piece jazz orchestra, performing music in the genre of Count Basie, Buddy Rich, Stan Kenton, Maynard Ferguson and the like, along with the traditional "swing" era music of Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller and Benny ... (more)

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  6. WVXU-FM airs Mary Ellen Tanner tribute Aug. 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | Cincinnati.com

    ... May 1996: (From left) Mary Ellen Tanner, John Von Ohlen, Pat Harbison and Rick Van Metre perform a tribute to Stan Kenton. Tanner won two local TV amateur talent shows in the 1950s, and appeared on the national "Ted Mack Amateur Hour" TV show in ...

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  7. On the record: Dream Comes TrueRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2014 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... came to fully understand what his father knew all along, that "Cuban Fire!" a seven-movement suite written for Stan Kenton's big band by the composer/arranger Johnny Richards, was a jazz composition of staggering depth and genius. Now, all these ...

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  8. Dreamcomes true Orchestra organized to realize Pat Marcinko Jr.'s...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... came to fully understand what his father knew all along, that "Cuban Fire!" a seven-movement suite written for Stan Kenton's big band by the composer/arranger Johnny Richards, was a jazz composition of staggering depth and genius. Now, all these ...

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  9. Orchestra organized to realize Pat Marcinko Jr.'s dream of performing Latin jazz masterpieceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2014 | The Times-Tribune

    ... came to fully understand what his father knew all along, that "Cuban Fire!" a seven-movement suite written for Stan Kenton's big band by the composer/arranger Johnny Richards, was a jazz composition of staggering depth and genius. Now, all these ...

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  10. Kim Richmond Jazz Orchestra-CD 'Artistry' tribute to Stan Kenton at TyphoonRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2013 | Examiner.com

    Kim Richmond Jazz Orchestra performs at Typhoon in Santa Monica - CD "Artistry" a tribute to Stan Kenton - sure to bring Christmas smiles Kim Richmond, his Jazz Orchestra, and its music are timeless as was proven with his newest CD released Spring '13 entitled "A Tribute to Stan Kenton."

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  11. Kim Richmond Jazz Orchestra-CD 'Artistry' tribute to Stan Kenton at TyphoonRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2013 | Examiner.com

    Kim Richmond Jazz Orchestra performs at Typhoon in Santa Monica - CD "Artistry" a tribute to Stan Kenton - sure to bring Christmas smiles Kim Richmond, his Jazz Orchestra, and its music are timeless as was proven with his newest CD released Spring '13 entitled "A Tribute to Stan Kenton."

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  12. Kim Richmond Jazz Orchestra-CD 'Artistry' tribute to Stan Kenton at TyphoonRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2013 | Examiner.com

    Kim Richmond Jazz Orchestra performs at Typhoon in Santa Monica - CD "Artistry" a tribute to Stan Kenton - sure to bring Christmas smiles Kim Richmond, his Jazz Orchestra, and its music are timeless as was proven with his newest CD released Spring '13 entitled "A Tribute to Stan Kenton."

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  13. Hump Day Unusual Moment: "My Daddy's Record Collection"Read the original story

    Jun 11, 2014 | Nippertown!

    ... stereo console. Miles Davis' Birth of the Cool , Sarah Vaughan's Dreamy , Quincy Jones' Walking in Space , Stan Kenton's West Side Story and the collection of 10-inch Encyclopedia of Jazz compilations that we purchased at the local supermarket (Was ...

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  14. Buttermilk concert season opens Wednesday with Madison JazzRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | Green Bay Press-Gazette

    ... color and texture to the standard "big band" instrumentation. The brainchild of legendary big band leader Stan Kenton and arranger Johnny Richards, the original Kenton Mellophonium Orchestra recorded 11 albums between 1960 and 1963, and won two ...

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  15. CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Bill Russo: 'School of Rebellion'Read the original story

    Jun 9, 2014 | All About Jazz

    Bill Russo is best known to jazz fans as one of Stan Kenton's top arrangers in the early 1950s.

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  16. Kim Richmond Jazz Orchestra-CD 'Artistry' tribute to Stan Kenton at TyphoonRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2013 | Examiner.com

    Kim Richmond Jazz Orchestra performs at Typhoon in Santa Monica - CD "Artistry" a tribute to Stan Kenton - sure to bring Christmas smiles Kim Richmond, his Jazz Orchestra, and its music are timeless as was proven with his newest CD released Spring '13 entitled "A Tribute to Stan Kenton."

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  17. AHS Swing Into Spring Dance scheduled for May 9 & 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 | North Sound

    ... HOLD and JAZZ II jazz bands, directed by John Grabowski. Enjoy popular favorites by Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Stan Kenton, Glenn Miller and many more. This is a showcase for the talented jazz musicians at Arlington High School, an evening of ...

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  18. Kim Richmond Jazz Orchestra-CD 'Artistry' tribute to Stan Kenton at TyphoonRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2013 | Examiner.com

    Kim Richmond Jazz Orchestra performs at Typhoon in Santa Monica - CD "Artistry" a tribute to Stan Kenton - sure to bring Christmas smiles Kim Richmond, his Jazz Orchestra, and its music are timeless as was proven with his newest CD released Spring '13 entitled "A Tribute to Stan Kenton."

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  19. Straight Life a ' The Story of Art Pepper by Art and Laurie PepperRead the original story

    May 29, 2014 | All About Jazz

    ... elements include music and race on Los Angeles' Central Avenue in the 1940s, traveling with a big band (Stan Kenton) after World War II and then the small-group recordings that grew out of the East Coast Bebop movement as it moved West. ...

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  20. Kim Richmond Jazz Orchestra-CD 'Artistry' tribute to Stan Kenton at TyphoonRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2013 | Examiner.com

    Kim Richmond Jazz Orchestra performs at Typhoon in Santa Monica - CD "Artistry" a tribute to Stan Kenton - sure to bring Christmas smiles Kim Richmond, his Jazz Orchestra, and its music are timeless as was proven with his newest CD released Spring '13 entitled "A Tribute to Stan Kenton."

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