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Kenton at the Las Vegas Tropicana

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LABEL Capitol
NO. T 1460
FORMAT 12” Record
PRODUCER Lee Gillette & Kent Larsen
LOCATION Blue Room, Tropicana Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada
RECORDING DATE 2 February 1959

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Tracks

1. Artistry In Rhythm (Stan Kenton)
arr. by Stan Kenton
solo: Kenton (p)

2. Bernie’s Tune (Bernie Miller, Mike Stoller & Jerry Lieber)
arr. by Gene Roland
solos: Kenton (p)/Kelly (b) Niehaus (as) Trujillo (ts) Kelly (b)

3. Tuxedo Junction (William Johnson, Julian Dash, Erskine Hawkins & Buddy Feyn)
arr. by Gene Roland
solos: Kelly (b) Huggins (tp) Kamuca (ts) Larsen (tb) Sheldon (tp) Huggins (tp)

4. Street Scene (Alfred Newman)
arr. by Gene Roland
solos: LeCoque (tb) Kenton (p) Sheldon (tp) Trujillo (ts) Sheldon (tp)

5. Puck’s Blues (Gene Roland)
arr. by Gene Roland
solos: Kenton (p) Root (bs) Larsen (tb) McKenzie (d)

6. I Concentrate On You (Cole Porter)
arr. by Johnny Richards
solos: Root (bs) Larsen (tb) Niehaus (as) Sheldon (tp)

7. The End Of A Love Affair (Edward C. Redding)
arr. by Lennie Niehaus
solo: Niehaus (as)

8. You And I And George (Anonymous)
arr. by Lennie Niehaus
narration and vocal by Red Kelly

9. Sentimental Riff (Twilight Riff) (Gene Roland)
arr. by Gene Roland
solos: Burnett/Sheldon (tps) Sheldon (tp) Kamuca (ts) Burnett (tp) Sheldon (tp)

10. Random Riff (Gene Roland)
arr. by Gene Roland
solos: Kelly (b) Sheldon (tp) Kamuca (ts)

11. Artistry In Rhythm (Stan Kenton)
arr. by Stan Kenton


Additional Capitol versions

CDP 7243 8 35245 2 5 — CD [with 6 additional tracks]

Other versions

Creative World reissue — ST-1032 — 12” LP

Personnel

Alto sax
Lennie Niehaus

Tenor sax
Richie Kamuca
Bill Trujillo

Bari sax
Billy Root
Sture Swenson

Trumpet
Frank Huggins
Bud Brisbois
Jack Sheldon
Joe Burnett
Roger Middleton

Trombone
Archie LeCoque
Kent Larsen
Jim Amlotte
Bob Olson (b-tb)
Bill Smiley (b-tb)

Piano
Stan Kenton

Bass
Red Kelly

Drums
Jerry McKenzie