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  1. Four Freshmen at Stamford PalaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Still entertaining audiences all over the country after more than 60 years on the road, the Four Freshmen has changed personnel several times, but the sound of their harmonies never has dated. Nurtured by such jazz greats as Stan Kenton and Dizzy Gillespie , the group released its first LP, "Voices in Modern," in 1955 and put out another dozen hit albums before the decade ended.

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  2. Four Freshmen at Stamford PalaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Greenwich Citizen

    Still entertaining audiences all over the country after more than 60 years on the road, the Four Freshmen has changed personnel several times, but the sound of their harmonies never has dated. Nurtured by such jazz greats as Stan Kenton and Dizzy Gillespie , the group released its first LP, "Voices in Modern," in 1955 and put out another dozen hit albums before the decade ended.

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  3. INTERVIEW: Jazz Musician of the Day: Charlie MarianoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | All About Jazz

    All About Jazz is celebrating Charlie Mariano's birthday today! Charlie Mariano is an American jazz alto saxophonist. He played with one of the Stan Kenton big bands, Toshiko Akiyoshi , Charles Mingus, Eberhard Weber, the United Jazz and Rock Ensemble and numerous other notable musicians.

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  4. Charlie MarianoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | All About Jazz

    Charlie Mariano is an American jazz alto saxophonist. He played with one of the Stan Kenton big bands, Toshiko Akiyoshi , Charles Mingus, Eberhard Weber, the United Jazz and Rock Ensemble and numerous other notable musicians.

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  5. VIDEO / DVD: Not the Miles Davis NonetRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | All About Jazz

    ... Just as jazz styles were shifting that year, arranger Pete Rugolo joined Capitol as its music director following Stan Kenton's dissolution of his orchestra for a year. At Capitol's helm, Rugolo recorded a significant number of key artists, including ...

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  6. Chris ConnorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | All About Jazz

    ... she took a secretarial job while commuting on weekends to the University of Missouri to perform with a Stan Kenton-influenced college jazz band. An admirer of Kenton singers Anita O'Day and June Christy, Connor recalls, "I had my sights set on ...

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  7. Peru jazz musician's legacy lives on at festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... saxophonist. He toured for decades playing swing music with his own band, as well as influential jazz composer Stan Kenton , in auditoriums and haunts all over the country, including Las Vegas casinos. Gustin was a jazz trombonist with a similarly ...

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  8. Bill Hanna, jazzy music teacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Creative Loafing

    ... previously toured the country with two of the biggest names in jazz at the time (the Woody Herman Band and The Stan Kenton Band), he says he never viewed his role as an educator with any shortage of importance. His love for music has lead him to ...

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  9. Impassioned - A Jazz Documentary tells the story of WWII Veteran Dr. Joe BryantRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... Tommy Newsom from the Tonight Show Band, Paul Guervero of the Woody Herman Band, Mike Vax and Don Joesph of the Stan Kenton Band, Joe Morello of the Dave Brubeck Group and Jack Sperling of the Glenn Miller and Tex Beneke Bands, Myron Floren (from ...

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  10. Jim Cutler: Gimme Some Sugar. BabyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2014 | All About Jazz

    's second big-band album is thematic; that is to say, it was written with people, places or experiences in mind. Half of the album's ten engaging essays were written by trumpeter who has his own tour de force, Barry's presumably Sauter-Finegan inspired "Spirit World."

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  11. Stan Kenton Alumni Band Transitions to The Stan Kenton Legacy OrchestraRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2014 | Business Wire

    After a storied 23-year history of performances, tours, and educational clinics, The Stan Kenton Alumni Band will now be known as The Stan Kenton Legacy Orchestra. Acknowledging the passage of time, the new name better reflects the band's desire to continue the musical and educational legacy that Stan Kenton worked so hard to present, while striving to reach younger audiences as well as older fans.

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  12. Music Industry: Stan Kenton Legacy Band Emanates from Kenton Alumni BandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | All About Jazz

    After a storied 23-year history of performances, tours, and educational clinics, The Stan Kenton Alumni Band will now be known as The Stan Kenton Legacy Orchestra. Acknowledging the passage of time, the new name better reflects the band's desire to continue the musical and educational legacy that Stan Kenton worked so hard to present, while striving to reach younger audiences as well as older fans.

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  13. New in the KUCI Jazz LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | KUCI-FM Irvine

    ... notion of the big band is that it is a dinosaur, a remnant of '40's swing with vanilla edges... Glenn Miller to Stan Kenton to Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band. But while that poppy stuff has hogged the limelight, complex and innovative music from Sun ...

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  14. Jack Mouse Group displays startling 'Range Of Motion'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Examiner.com

    An excellent sideman backing big names such as Stan Kenton, James Moody, Jon Faddis, Bill Evans, and many more, drummer Jack Mouse puts his own intensive flair on 10 originals in his first album. An excellent sideman backing big names such as Stan Kenton, James Moody, Jon Faddis, Bill Evans, and many more, drummer Jack Mouse puts his own intensive flair on 10 originals in his first album.

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  15. Dave Victorino's New CD, Circadian Rhythms, ReleasedRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2014 | PRWeb

    ... State University, Los Angeles, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Music Performance. He trained under Stan Kenton and other well known teachers in Los Angeles. He has played at nearly every significant jazz club and concert hall in Southern ...

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  16. Music Review: Conte Condoli - 'Sincerely, Conti'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    If trumpeter Conte Condoli never quite got the same kind of reputation accorded to innovators like Miles Davis and Dizzy Gillespie , he could always be counted on for some excellent music. Although perhaps most widely known for his 20 years with The Tonight Show orchestra, before his death at the end of 2001 he had worked with some of the m ost important jazz artists of his era-Woody Herman, Stan Kenton , Gerry Mulligan to name a few.

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  17. Southport Melodic Jazz Club announce new seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Ormskirk Advertiser

    ... Sunday, October 5. The theme is 'Compare and Contrast', and will be a tribute to the music of Duke Ellington and Stan Kenton, two more great innovators in American jazz orchestration. The final concert in the series is tagged 'You Must Be One of the ...

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  18. Music Industry: Al Belletto: 'Sounds and Songs'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2014 | All About Jazz

    ... downsized groups, Capitol needed an inside track on artists who could record flawlessly. To assist the label, Stan Kenton started a West Coast jazz-album series in 1954 for Capitol called A'Kenton Presents Jazz" and scouted talent inside and outside ...

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  19. The Fellowship of the RingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | The Countywide

    ... was then the annual Brownwood Jazz Festival that enjoyed a national reputation, drawing such big-band names as Stan Kenton. En route, on U.S. 84, Stephenson and his fellow band members stopped near Goldthwaite to have a snowball fight. Snow was more ...

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

    Aug 13, 2014 | 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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