Sketches on Standards

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LABEL Capitol
NO. H 426
FORMAT 10” Record
PRODUCER Lee Gillette
LOCATION Capitol Melrose Studios, Hollywood
RECORDING DATES 28, 30 January 1953


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1. Sophisticated Lady (Duke Ellington)
arr. by Bill Russo
solos: Candoli (tp) Salvador (g) Ferguson (tp) Konitz (as)

2. Begin The Beguine (Cole Porter)
arr. by Stan Kenton
no solos

3. Lover Man (Roger “Ram” Ramirez, Jimmy Davis and Jimmy Sherman)
arr. by Bill Russo
solo: Konitz (as)

4. Pennies From Heaven (Arthur Johnston & Johnny Burke)
arr. by Lennie Niehaus
solo: Candoli (tp)

5. Over The Rainbow (Harold Arlen & Yip Harburg)
arr. by Bill Russo
solo: Burgess (tb)

6. Fascinating Rhythm (George Gershwin)
arr. by Bill Russo
solos: Rosolino (tb) Kamuca (ts) Konitz (as) Holman (ts)

7. There’s A Small Hotel (Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart)
arr. by Bill Russo
solos: Konitz (as) Salvador (g) Kenton (p)

8. Shadow Waltz (Harry Warren & Al Dubin)
arr. by Bill Russo
solos: Childers (tp) Rosolino (tb)

Added to LP:

Dark Eyes

Don’t Take Your Love from Me


More Love Than Your Love

Additional Capitol versions

12” LP — T 426

7243 5 34070 2 5 — CD

Other versions

Creative World reissue — ST-1041 — 12” LP


Alto sax
Vinnie Dean
Lee Konitz

Tenor sax
Bill Holman
Richie Kamuca

Bari sax
Bob Gioga

Buddy Childers
Maynard Ferguson
Conte Candoli
Don Dennis
Ruben McFall

Bob Burgess
Frank Rosolino
Bill Russo
Keith Moon
George Roberts (b-tb)

Stan Kenton

Don Bagley

Sal Salvador

Stan Levey