All Star Parade of Bands


Recorded: between 16-29 June 1955

Broadcast: Monday, 11 July 1955

Birdland, New York City

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Tracks

1. Artistry in Rhythm (Stan Kenton)
arr. by Stan Kenton

2. Young Blood (Gerry Mulligan)
arr. by Gerry Mulligan
solos: Williamson (tp) Van Kriedt (ts) Niehaus (as) Porcino or Leddy (tp)

3. My Funny Valentine (Richard Rodgers)
arr. by Bill Holman
solo: Mariano (as)

4. The Thrill Is Gone (Lew Brown & Ray Henderson)
arr. by Bill Holman
vocal: Ann Richards
solo: Noto (tp)

5. Theme and Variations (Bill Holman)
arr. by Bill Holman)

6. Limelight (Gerry Mulligan)
arr. by Gerry Mulligan
solos: Mariano (as) Perkins (ts) Fontana (tb) Noto (tp) Lewis (d)

7. Lullaby of Birdland (George Shearing)
arr. by Bill Holman
vocal: Ann Richards

8. Artistry in Rhythm (Stan Kenton)
arr. by Stan Kenton

Personnel

Alto sax
Lennie Niehaus
Charlie Mariano
Tenor sax
Bill Perkins
Dave Van Kriedt
Bari sax
Don Davidson
Trumpet
Al Porcino
Ed Leddy
Sam Noto
Stu Williamson
Bob Clark
Trombone
Bob Fitzpatrick
Carl Fontana
Gus Chappell
Kent Larsen
Don Kelly (b-tb)
Piano
Stan Kenton
Bass
Max Bennett
Guitar
Ralph Blaze
Drums
Mel Lewis
Vocal
Ann Richards