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Kenton in Hi Fi

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LABEL Capitol
NO. W 724
FORMAT 12” Record
PRODUCER Dave Cavanaugh
RECORDING ENGINEER John Palladino
LOCATION Goldwyn Studios, Hollywood
RECORDING DATES 11-12 February 1956

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Tracks

1. Artistry Jumps (Stan Kenton)
arr. Stan Kenton
solos: Kenton (p)/Bagley (b) Musso (ts)

2. Interlude (Pete Rugolo)
arr. Pete Rugolo
solo: Kenton (p)

3. Intermission Riff (Ray Wetzel)
head arrangement
solos: Kenton (p) Musso (ts) Fontana (tb) [Fontana edited out in stereo version]

4. Minor Riff (Pete Rugolo & Stan Kenton)
arr. by Pete Rugolo
solos: Kenton (p)/Safranski (b) Alvarez (tp) Musso (ts)
[the mono and stereo releases featured different takes]

5. Collaboration (Pete Rugolo)
arr. Pete Rugolo
solos: Kenton (p) Winding (tb)

6. Painted Rhythm (Stan Kenton)
arr. Stan Kenton
solos: Kenton (p) Musso (ts) Bernhart (tb)

7. Southern Scandal (Stan Kenton) [omitted from stereo version]
arr. Stan Kenton
solos: Kenton (p)/Bagley (b) Ferguson (tb) Fontana (tb) Musso (ts)/Niehaus (as)

8. Lover (Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart)
arr. by Pete Rugolo
solos: Kenton (p) Musso (ts) Bernhart (tb)

9. The Peanut Vendor (Moises Simons, Marion Sunshine & Wolfe Gilbert
head arrangement
solos: Larsen (tb) Guerrero (timb) Kenton (p)

10. Eager Beaver (Stan Kenton)
arr. Stan Kenton
solos: Kenton (p) Musso (ts)

11. Concerto To End All Concertos (Stan Kenton)
arr. Stan Kenton
solos: Kenton (p) Musso (ts) Ferguson (tp) Niehaus (as) Bagley (b) Lewis (d)

12. Artistry In Boogie (Pete Rugolo)
arr. by Pete Rugolo
solos: Bagley (b)/Kenton (p) Musso (ts) Noto (tp) Bernhart (tb)

13. Unison Riff (Pete Rugolo)
arr. by Pete Rugolo
solos: Tano (tp) Kenton (p)/Guerrero (bgo) Niehaus (as) Bagley (b) Candoli (tp) Bernhart (tb)


Additional Capitol versions

SW 724 — 12" LP — Stereo version

CDP-598451 — CD

Other versions

Creative World reissue — ST-1003 — 12” LP

Personnel

Alto sax
Lennie Niehaus
Skeets Herfurt

Tenor sax
Bill Perkins
Spence Sinatra
Vido Musso (solos only)

Bari sax
Jack Nimitz

Trumpet
Pete Candoli
Ed Leddy
Maynard Ferguson
Sam Noto
Don Paladino (tr. 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 12)
Vinnie Tano (tr. 1, 3, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13)

Trombone
Bob Fitzpatrick
Milt Bernhart
Carl Fontana
Kent Larsen
Don Kelly (b-tb)

Piano
Stan Kenton

Bass
Curtis Counce

Guitar
Ralph Blaze

Drums
Mel Lewis

Timbales
Chico Guerrero