Contemporary Concepts [Bonus Tracks]

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Contemporary Concepts is one of the less-important Stan Kenton LP reissues on Creative World. Six veteran standards (all arranged by Bill Holman) and Gerry Mulligan's "Limelight" (with a chart from its composer) were adapted for the 1955 Stan Kenton & His Orchestra; all but "Limelight" are available on CD. The music swings well (with drummer Mel Lewis pushing the rhythm section) and such talented soloists as altoists Charlie Mariano and Lennie Niehaus, tenor-saxophonist Bill Perkins, trombonist Carl Fontana, while trumpeters Sam Noto and Stu Williamson are well-featured. Nothing all that innovative occurs, but this accessible set should be of interest to fans of bop (in...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Contemporary Concepts is one of the less-important Stan Kenton LP reissues on Creative World. Six veteran standards (all arranged by Bill Holman) and Gerry Mulligan's "Limelight" (with a chart from its composer) were adapted for the 1955 Stan Kenton & His Orchestra; all but "Limelight" are available on CD. The music swings well (with drummer Mel Lewis pushing the rhythm section) and such talented soloists as altoists Charlie Mariano and Lennie Niehaus, tenor-saxophonist Bill Perkins, trombonist Carl Fontana, while trumpeters Sam Noto and Stu Williamson are well-featured. Nothing all that innovative occurs, but this accessible set should be of interest to fans of bop (in addition to Kenton's loyal audience) who do not already have the music on CD. [This version of the album includes bonus material.]
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/20/2003
  • Label: Blue Note Records
  • UPC: 724354231025
  • Catalog Number: 42310

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 What's New? (5:41)
  2. 2 Stella by Starlight (5:11)
  3. 3 I've Got You Under My Skin (5:31)
  4. 4 Cherokee (3:08)
  5. 5 Stompin' at the Savoy (4:37)
  6. 6 Yesterdays (5:38)
  7. 7 Limelight (3:08)
  8. 8 Sunset Tower (3:14)
  9. 9 Opus in Chartreuse (2:36)
  10. 10 Opus in Turquoise (2:56)
  11. 11 Opus in Beige (2:26)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Stan Kenton Primary Artist, Piano
Pepper Adams Baritone Saxophone
Curtis Counce Bass
Richie Kamuca Tenor Saxophone
Mel Lewis Drums, Soloist
Charlie Mariano Alto Saxophone, Soloist
Bill Perkins Tenor Saxophone, Soloist
Pete Candoli Trumpet
Carl Fontana Trombone, Soloist
Lee Katzman Trumpet
Sam Noto Trumpet, Soloist
Lennie Niehaus Alto Saxophone, Soloist
Stu Williamson Trumpet, Soloist
Al Porcino Trumpet
Jim Amlotte Trombone
Max Bennett Bass, Soloist
Don Davidson Baritone Saxophone
Bob Fitzpatrick Trombone
Phil Gilbert Trumpet
Kent Larsen Trombone, Soloist
Ed Leddy Trumpet
Jay McAllister Tuba
Jack Nimitz Baritone Saxophone
Irving Rosenthal French Horn
Kenny Shroyer Bass Trombone
Spencer Sinatra Tenor Saxophone
Ralph Blaze Guitar, Soloist
Don Kelly Bass Trombone
Don Paladino Trumpet
Gus Chappell Trombone
Fred Fox French Horn
Bobby Clark Trumpet
Technical Credits
Benny Goodman Composer
Bill Holman Arranger
Stan Kenton Arranger
Gerry Mulligan Arranger
Gene Roland Arranger
Michael Cuscuna Reissue Producer
Ron McMaster Mastering
Michael Sparke Liner Notes
Burton Yount Reissue Design
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