Live at the Bluenote

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All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
These two discs recorded live in England in 1952 and 1953 by the Stan Kenton band are most certainly bootlegs. They sound like radio transcriptions and their aural quality is rather dodgy. No, make that really awful. One can "hear" the rhythm section, but barely, and of course the brass section drowns the rest. The great subtleties in Kenton's work, with tunes arranged by Pete Rugolo, Bill Russo, and Bill Holman are excellent, of course, but it is difficult to believe that any but the most ardent Kenton fan would want them, and the bet would be that these sides have been pirated elsewhere with better sound during the LP era. The most notable thing about these sides is that ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Thom Jurek
These two discs recorded live in England in 1952 and 1953 by the Stan Kenton band are most certainly bootlegs. They sound like radio transcriptions and their aural quality is rather dodgy. No, make that really awful. One can "hear" the rhythm section, but barely, and of course the brass section drowns the rest. The great subtleties in Kenton's work, with tunes arranged by Pete Rugolo, Bill Russo, and Bill Holman are excellent, of course, but it is difficult to believe that any but the most ardent Kenton fan would want them, and the bet would be that these sides have been pirated elsewhere with better sound during the LP era. The most notable thing about these sides is that on two cuts, both on disc one, Jerri Winters makes her live debut with the orchestra on the tracks "Don't Worry About Me" and "I Cover the Waterfront."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/22/2008
  • Label: Sounds Of Yesteryear
  • EAN: 5019317070472
  • Catalog Number: 747

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Introduction (1:34)
  2. 2 Bill's Blues (3:04)
  3. 3 Collaboration (3:10)
  4. 4 Bags and Baggage (3:39)
  5. 5 Don't Worry 'Bout Me (3:56)
  6. 6 Round Robin (2:46)
  7. 7 Impressionism (3:30)
  8. 8 Love for Sale (3:35)
  9. 9 Intermission Riff (6:50)
  10. 10 Thermopylae (3:22)
  11. 11 Solo for Alto (4:00)
  12. 12 I Cover the Waterfront (3:28)
  13. 13 Cool Eyes (4:56)
  14. 14 Peanut Vendor (2:22)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Artistry in Rhythm (3:31)
  2. 2 Walking Shoes (3:39)
  3. 3 Sophisticated Lady (4:16)
  4. 4 Round Robin (2:52)
  5. 5 Yesterdays (4:49)
  6. 6 Frank Speaking (4:20)
  7. 7 Artistry in Rhythm (Fade Out) (1:44)
  8. 8 Artistry in Rhythm (3:54)
  9. 9 Portrait of a Count (3:40)
  10. 10 Limelight (6:28)
  11. 11 Loverman (3:44)
  12. 12 Jeepers Creepers (3:48)
  13. 13 Works (3:19)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Stan Kenton Primary Artist
Conte Candoli Trumpet
Buddy Childers Trumpet
Bill Holman Tenor Saxophone
Richie Kamuca Tenor Saxophone
Lee Konitz Alto Saxophone
Sal Salvador Guitar
Don Bagley Bass
Stan Levey Drums
Lennie Niehaus Alto Saxophone
Ernie Royal Trumpet
Bill Russo Trombone
Vinnie Dean Alto Saxophone
Bob Fitzpatrick Trombone
Bob Gioga Baritone Saxophone
Ruban McFall Trumpet
Dick Meldonian Alto Saxophone
Clyde Reasinger Trumpet
Frank Rosolino Trombone
Ralph Blaze Guitar
Johnny Halliburton Trombone
Don Dennis Trumpet
Jerri Winters Vocals, Guest Appearance
Chris Connors Vocals
George Martimore Roberts Bass Trombone
Technical Credits
Bill Holman Arranger
Stan Kenton Composer
Gerry Mulligan Composer
Irving Mills Composer
Gene Roland Composer
Pete Rugolo Arranger, Composer
Bill Russo Composer
Johnny Richards Composer
Shorty Rogers Composer
Jerome Kern Composer
Rube Bloom Composer
Duke Ellington Composer
Otto Harbach Composer
Johnny Mercer Composer
Mitchell Parish Composer
Cole Porter Composer
Roger "Ram" Ramirez Composer
Harry Warren Composer
Ray Wetzel Composer
Jimmy Sherman Composer
Moisés Simóns Composer
Ted Koehler Composer
Marion Sunshine Composer
Robert F. Graettinger Composer
Submarine Records Audio Production
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