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Kenton Showcase: The Music of Bill Russo

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LABEL Capitol
NO. H 525
FORMAT 10” Record
PRODUCER R. Fribourghouse
LOCATION Capitol Melrose Studios, Hollywood
RECORDING DATES 2, 3 March 1954

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Tracks

1. A Theme Of Four Values
Kenton (p) Fitzpatrick (tb)

2. Study for Bass
solos: Bagley (b) Roberts (b-tb)

3. Blues Before and After
solos: Noto (tp) Schildkraut (as)

4. Bacante
solos: Rosolino (tb) Mariano (as) Candido (conga)

5. Thisbe
solos: Fitzpatrick (lead tb)

6. Egdon Heath
solos: Noto (tp) Schildkraut (as)

7. Sweets
solos: Childers (tp) Gold (tb) Schildkraut (as)

8. Dusk
solos: Fitzpatrick (lead tb) Kenton (p)

All tracks composed and arranged by Bill Russo.


Additional Capitol versions

EBF 525 — two 45rpm 7" records

T 598 — 12” LP — [paired with the Holman Showcase]

Other versions

Creative World reissue — ST-1026 — 12” LP [paired with the Holman Showcase]

Personnel

Alto sax
Dave Schildkraut
Charlie Mariano

Tenor sax
Bill Perkins
Mike Cicchetti

Bari sax
Tony Ferina

Trumpet
Buddy Childers
Vic Minichiello
Sam Noto
Stu Williamson
Don Smith

Trombone
Bob Fitzpatrick
Frank Rosolino
Milt Gold
Joe Ciavardone
George Roberts (b-tb)

Piano
Stan Kenton

Bass
Don Bagley

Guitar
Bob Lesher

Drums
Stan Levey

Conga
Candido (only on “Bacante”)