Progressive Jazz Live — Hollywood Bowl

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Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood, California

12 June 1948

The concert is presented below divided into sets. Click the green arrows to listen.

Tracks

PLAY1. Artistry in Rhythm (Stan Kenton)

2.
Artistry Jumps (Stan Kenton)

3.
Collaboration (Pete Rugolo)
solo: Kenton (p) Bernhart (tb)

4.
Intermission Riff (Ray Wetzel)
head arrangement
solos: Kenton (p) Cooper (ts) Alvarez (tp) Pepper (as) DiVito (tb) Candil (tp)

5.
Elegy for Alto (Pete Rugolo)
solo: George Weidler (as)

PLAYRay Wetzel
6.
I Can't Get Enough of You (Gene Roland)
solo: Ray Wetzel, vocal and trumpet

7.
I'm In the Mood for Love (Jimmy McHugh and Dorothy Fields)
head arrangement
solo: Wetzel (tp)

8.
Trees (Oscar Rasbach and Joyce Kilmer)
head arrangement
vocal: Ray Wetzel

PLAY9. Interlude (Pete Rugolo)
Solo: Kenton (p)

10.
Artistry in Percussion (Pete Rugolo)
solos: Kluger (d) Bernhart (tb)

11.
Lament (Pete Rugolo)
solo: Almeida (g)

12.
Opus In Pastels (Stan Kenton)

PLAYJune Christy
13.
How High the Moon (Morgan Lewis and Nancy Hamilton)
arr. Neal Hefti

14.
All the Things You Are (Jerome Kern)
arr. Pete Rugolo

15.
Willow Weep for Me (Ann Ronell)
arr. Pete Rugolo

PLAY16. Theme to The West (Pete Rugolo)
solo: Kenton (p)

17.
Harlem Holiday (Stan Kenton)
solos: Alvarez: (tp) Pepper (as) Betts (tb) Cooper (ts)

18.
Southern Scandal (Stan Kenton)
solos: Kenton (p) Safranski (b) Betts (tb)

19.
Eager Beaver (Stan Kenton)
solos: Kenton (p) Cooper (ts)

20.
Machito (Pete Rugolo)
solos: Kenton (p) Bernhart (tb) Alvarez (tp) Childers (tp) DiVito (tb)

21.
The Peanut Vendor
head arrangement
Solos: Pepper (as) Bernhart (tb)

PLAYPrologue Suite
22.
Part 2 – Chorale for Brass, Piano and Bongo (Pete Rugolo)
solos: Costanzo (bgo) Kenton (p)

23.
Part 3 – Abstraction (Pete Rugolo)
solos: Wiedler (as) Cooper (ts) Kenton (p)

24.
Part 4– Journey to Brazil (Pete Rugolo)
Almeida (g) Bernhart (tb) Betts (tb) Cooper (ts) Pepper (as) Childers (tp) Candoli (tp)

PLAYJune Christy
25.
Lonely Woman (Benny Carter)
arr. Pete Rugolo

26.
Soothe Me (Joe Greene)
arr. Pete Rugolo

27.
I Told Ya I Love Ya, Now Get Out (Johnny Frigo, Herb Ellis and Lou Carter)
arr. Pete Rugolo

PLAY28. Concerto to End All Concertos (Stan Kenton)
solos: Kenton (p) Cooper (ts) Wetzel (tp) Pepper (as) Safranski (b)

29.
Invention for Bass Trombone (Pete Rugolo)
solo: Varsalona (b0tb)

30.
Saint James Infirmary (Joe Primrose)
head arrangement
vocal: Kenton

31.
Lover (Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart)
arr. by Pete Rugolo
solos: Kenton (p) Cooper (ts) Bernhart (tb)

32.
Artistry in Rhythm (Stan Kenton)

Personnel

Alto sax
George Weidler
Art Pepper

Tenor sax
Bob Cooper
Warner Wiedler

Bari sax
Bob Gioga

Trumpet
Buddy Childers
Chico Alvarez
Ray Wetzel
Conte Candoli
Ed Badgley

Trombone
Milt Bernhart
Harry DiVito
Harry Betts
Harry Forbes
Bart Varsalona

Piano
Stan Kenton
Guitar
Laurindo Almeida

Bass
Eddie Safranski

Drums
Irv Kluger

Bongo
Jack Costanzo

Vocal
June Christy