The Uncollected Stan Kenton & His Orchestra, Vol. 2 (1941)

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
The second of the six Hindsight Stan Kenton LPs covers the same early period as the first. Tenor-saxophonist Red Dorris and trumpeter Chico Alvarez are the main soloists while Kenton's arrangements including the four part "Suite for Saxophones" are the main reason that this orchestra gained such a loyal following. No other big band sounded like it and, although its sound would evolve and change the emphasis in the early days was on the saxophone section led by altoist Jack Ordean, the performances by Stan Kenton's first orchestra can easily be enjoyed by the fans of his later bands. These formerly rare performances are taken from radio transcriptions and contain many songs ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
The second of the six Hindsight Stan Kenton LPs covers the same early period as the first. Tenor-saxophonist Red Dorris and trumpeter Chico Alvarez are the main soloists while Kenton's arrangements including the four part "Suite for Saxophones" are the main reason that this orchestra gained such a loyal following. No other big band sounded like it and, although its sound would evolve and change the emphasis in the early days was on the saxophone section led by altoist Jack Ordean, the performances by Stan Kenton's first orchestra can easily be enjoyed by the fans of his later bands. These formerly rare performances are taken from radio transcriptions and contain many songs not otherwise recorded by Kenton.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/21/1995
  • Label: Hindsight Records
  • UPC: 014921012424
  • Catalog Number: 124
  • Sales rank: 363,126

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Stan Kenton & His Orchestra Primary Artist, Indexed Contributor, Piano
Howard Rumsey Bass
Frank Beach Trumpet
Bob Gioga Saxophone
Chico Alvarez Trumpet
Harry Forbes Trombone
Ted Romersa Saxophone
Red Dorris Saxophone
Al Costi Guitar
Bill Lahey Saxophone
Dick Cole Trombone
Jack Ordean Saxophone
Technical Credits
Stan Kenton Arranger, Composer
Wally Heider Producer
Irving Townsend Liner Notes
Steve Guy Mastering
Victor Quan Engineer
Ralph Yaw Arranger, Composer
Arnie Chadwick Programming
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