All Star Parade of Bands


Recorded: Between 24 November & 7 December 1955

Broadcast: Monday, 23 January 1956

Birdland, New York City

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Tracks

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

2. Stompin’ at the Savoy (Benny Goodman, Chick Webb, Edgar Sampson & Andy Razaf)
arr. by Bill Holman
solos: Bennett (b) Blaze (g) Leddy (tp) Perkins (ts)

3. A Theme of Four Values (Bill Russo)
arr. by Bill Russo
solos: Kenton (p) Fitzpatrick (tb)

4. Sweets (Bill Russo)
arr. by Bill Russo
solos: Tanno (tp) Fontana (tb) Niehaus (as) Sinatra (ts) Porcino (tp)

5. Imagination (James Van Heusen & Johnny Burke)
arr. by Bill Holman
solo: Don Kelly (b-tb)

6. Opus in Chartreuse (Gene Roland)
arr. by Gene Roland
solo: Perkins (ts)

7. Love For Sale (Cole Porter)
arr. by Pete Rugolo
solo: Fitzpatrick (tb) Niehaus (as)

Personnel

Alto sax
Lennie Niehaus
Charlie Mariano
Tenor sax
Bill Perkins
Spencer Sinatra
Bari sax
Jack Nimitz
Trumpet
Al Porcino
Ed Leddy
Vinnie Tanno
Norm Faye
Phil Gilbert
Trombone
Bob Fitzpatrick
Kent Larsen
Carl Fontana
Cotton Davidson
Don Kelly (b-tbn)
Piano
Stan Kenton
Bass
Max Bennett
Guitar
Ralph Blaze
Drums
Mel Lewis