Gene Roland

Born 15 September 1921, Dallas, Texas
Died 11 August 1982, New York, New York
Principle instrument trumpet, trombone, mellophonium, soprano sax
Kenton sideman yes

Ain’t No Misery In Me
Exit Stage Left
Gene Roland

Arrangements & compositions created for Kenton

* indicates original composition

102 * mellophoniums
103 * mellophoniums
104 * mellophoniums
111 * mellophoniums
Adios (1959) Viva Kenton!
Ain’t No Misery in Me (1946) June Christy vocal
Alone Together mellophoniums
Angel Eyes (1961) mellophoniums
Aphrodesia * (1961) Adventures in Blues
Aqua Marine (Aqua Marine Blue) * (1959) Viva Kenton!
Are You Livin’ Old Man (1944) Anita O’Day vocal
Around the Town (One Twenty) (1945)
Artistry in Harlem Swing* (1947)
Baby Won’t You Please Come Home (1945)
Beehive (Hopalong’s Cavity) * (1952)
Bernie’s Tune (1959)
Big Daddy * (1972)
Blue Boy * mellophoniums
Blue Gene (The New Blues) * (1973)
The Blue Ghost * (1961) Adventures in Blues
Blue Ointment * (1961)
Blue Skies (1945)
Blue Stroll * mellophoniums
Blues Annex * mellophoniums
The Blues in the Night (1959) Kent Larsen vocal
Blues Leap * mellophoniums
The Blues Story * (1961) Adventures in Blues
The Blues Scene * Sam Donahue feature
Body and Soul
Bone Head *
C-Jam Blues
mellophoniums
Carnival (Carnival Square) * (1960) Sam Donahue feature
Cha Cha Chee Boom * (1959) Viva Kenton!
Cha Cha Sombrero * (1959) Viva Kenton!
Chicano *
Chocolate Caliente
(1959) Viva Kenton!
Cool Eyes * (1952)
Country Cousin (1973)
Day In, Day Out (1959)
Day Isn’t Long Enough (1950) Jay Johnson vocal
Dearly Beloved (1960) 4 E-flat alto trumpets
Design for Blue * (1959)
Dragonwyck * (1961) Adventures in Blues
Dreaming Star *
Dynaflow
(1951)
East Gate * mellophoniums
Easy Street (1945) June Christy vocal
Ecuador * (1946)
End of The World * (1946)
Everybody Swing * (1946)
Exit Stage Left * (1961) Adventures in Blues
The Falcon’s Laire *
Fitz
(Trombonitus) * (1961) Adventures in Blues
For Heaven’s Sake (1960) 4 alto horns
Formula SK-32 * (1961) Adventures in Blues
Four Months, Three Weeks, Two Days, One Hour Blues
Fruitcake *
The G String *
Got a Penny, Jenny
June Christy vocal
Gotta Be Gettin’ (1944) Anita O’Day vocal
Green Dolphin Street mellophoniums
Home Journey *
Horn Festival *
5 mellophoniums
Hot Valves * (1972)
I Been Down in Texas (1945) June Christy, Gene Howard, Ray Wetzel & Stan Kenton vocal
I Can’t Get Enough of You (1946) Ray Wetzel vocal
I Can’t Get Started (1960)
I Got Rhythm (1961)
I Shoulda Been Twins (I Guess) (1948) Ray Wetzel vocal
I Understand (1961)
I Want a Grown Up Man (1945) Anita O’Day vocal
I’m Not Your Baby vocal
It’s All Right with Me (1959)
It’s Been So Long (1958) vocal
It’s All Right with Me (1959)
It’s Only a Paper Moon Gene Howard vocal
Jersey Bounce (1959)
Jersey Bounces Again * (1958)
Jump Corner *
Jump for Joe
(aka Shed House Mouse) * (1951)
Just A-Sittin’ and A-Rockin’ (1945) June Christy vocal
The Kook *
Lady Blue *
mellophoniums
Like the Blues I Got Now (1961) Jean Turner vocal

Lonesome Road (1960) mellophoniums
Lonesome Road (1973)
Lonesome Train *
Lord Beatnik *
Lover Man
Willie Maiden feature
Lullaby of Birdland
Makin’ Whoopee
Mexican Jumping Bean *
Mission Trail *
(1959) Viva Kenton!
Misty (1961) Adventures in Jazz
Mom’s Apple Pie * (1973)
Natural Wood * (1947)
Near East mellophoniums
Night at the Gold Nugget (Sunday Punch) * (1961) Adventures in Jazz
No Baby, Nobody but You (1945) June Christy vocal
No Moon at All (1960) Ann Richards vocal
Nobody Loves a Fat Man Until He Starts to Blow * (1948) Ray Wetzel vocal
Nostalgia
Nostalgia Street *
(1947-48)
On the Sunny Side Of The Street (1945) June Christy vocal
Once Upon a Riff * mellophoniums
One O’Clock Jump
One Twenty
(1945)
The Opener *
Opus in Beige *
(1956)
Opus in Chartreuse * (1955)
Opus in Chartreuse Cha Cha Cha * (1959) Viva Kenton!
Opus in Orange *
Opus in Turquoise *
(1961)
Out of Nowhere mellophoniums
Perdido
Poor Butterfly
(1944)
Project X1 * mellophoniums
Puck’s Blues * (1959)
Rambunctious *
Random Riff *
(1959)
Reuben’s Blues * (1961) Adventures in Jazz
Riff Raff * (1952)
Riff Rhapsody * (1951)
Riff-Raff *
Robbin’s Nest
Rock for Papa *
Round Midnight
mellophoniums
Safari So Good *
The Saga of the Blues *
(1962)
Scotch and Water * (1946)
Scotch on the Rocks * (1960)
Sentimental Riff (Twilight Riff) * (1959)
Shoo Fly Pie and Apple Pan Dowdy (1945) June Christy vocal
Sid’s Corner
Siesta *
(1959) band vocal
Snap My Fingers (1963) Jean Turner vocal
Softly, As in a Morning Sunrise mellophoniums
St. Louis Blues (1960)
Stompin’ at the Savoy (1959)
Stray Wind * (1959)
Street Scene (1959)
A String of Pearls (1959)
Sugar Beat *
Tabby the Cat
(1945) Anita O’Day vocal
Take the “A” Train mellophoniums
Tamer-Lane * (1959) band vocal
Tampico (1945) June Christy vocal
Tea for Two
Temptation
mellophoniums
Ten Bars Ago * (1960) mellophoniums
That’s the Stuff You Gotta Watch (1945) June Christy vocal
Time on My Hands mellophoniums
Tortillas and Beans
Travelin’ Man
(1945) Anita O’Day vocal
Tuxedo Junction (1959)
Twelve Bars Ago *
Twilight Riff
(Sentimental Riff) *
Two Moose in A Caboose * (1945)
Uncle John * (1973)
Undecided mellophoniums
Unforgettable mellophoniums
The Vodka Boatman *
Where or When
(1960) 4 alto horns
Whistle Walk * (1959)
Yeah, Tell Me Somethin’ Good Now * (1973)
Yesterdays mellophoniums
You’re Blasé (1959)