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[Kenton Orchestra recording at National Guard Armory Auditorium]

Description: Photographs of various rehearsals and recording sessions in Chicago. The shots were taken at National Guard Armory Auditorium in Charlotte, NC. Part of the concert was a "Concert in Miniature" broadcast from station WSOC. Proof sheet with 11 images includes: Don Bagley (#20), Sal Salvador (#21), and Maynard Ferguson (#23).
Date: July 22, 1952
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Kenton Presents recording session in New York]

Description: Photograph of several people recording the 'Kenton Presents' series. Stan Kenton is standing with Sal Salvador in the foreground; two other men are standing together in the background with instruments.
Date: October 9, 1954
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Kenton recording session]

Description: Photographs of various rehearsal shots from a recording session at Capitol Records, Hollywood. Proof sheet with 12 images includes: Stan with Bill Russo, George Roberts, Keith Moon, Ernie Royal and Capitol's producer Lee Gillette.
Date: February 11, 1953
Creator: Howard, Gene
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Kenton recording session of "New Concepts of Artistry in Rhythm"]

Description: Photograph of the recording session for "New Concepts of Artistry in Rhythm," done by Capitol Records in Chicago, IL. Pictured, from left to right are: Stan Kenton, unknown, Frank Rosolino, Don Bagley, and conductor Johnny Richards.
Date: September 8, 1952
Creator: Stevens, Dale
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Kenton with unknown]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton leaning against a car and speaking with an unknown man who is sitting in the driver's seat. There's a street in the background lined with buildings and automobiles.
Date: 1952~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Photograph of Stan Kenton and Orchestra]

Description: The photograph is the Stan Kenton Orchestra performing on stage. Various musicians are shown playing including saxophonists, trombonists, and trumpeters.
Date: 1953
Creator: Radovan, Grospic
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Photograph of Stan Kenton and Orchestra]

Description: The photograph is of the Stan Kenton orchestra on stage. Instrumentalists include three saxophonists, a guitarist, a trombonist and numerous individuals in the background.
Date: 1953
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Photographs of Stan Kenton]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton in a suit and tie, exiting from a plane, about to descend a staircase. Two unidentified men are in the photograph facing away from the camera.
Date: May 6, 1950
Creator: United States. Air Force.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Photographs of Stan Kenton and Orchestra]

Description: The photograph is of Stan Kenton and his orchestra. The orchestra appears to be performing as Kenton faces the crowd in a light colored suit and tie.
Date: 1953
Creator: Sid Avery & Associates
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Recording session with Ken Hanna]

Description: Photograph of a recording session with bandleader Ken Hanna. From left to right: Bill Jurney (tenor), Lennie Mitchell (baritone), Ken Hanna (arranger), Bob Hardaway (tenor), Bart Caldarell (soprano), Bobby Drasnin (alto).
Date: 1954~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Stan Kenton and Al Goodman]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton and conductor Al Goodman following a performance with Goodman's band of "Stormy Weather" at NBC radio studios. The two men are shaking hands. There is a piano to the right of Kenton and a harp and music stand behind them.
Date: January 1953
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Stan Kenton and Andy Mansfield]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton being presented Gold Record award by DJ/host Andy Mansfield on KFI radio show in Hollywood, California. Kenton and Mansfield are shaking hands and Kenton is holding a framed record. To the left of the photo, there is a microphone with the initials "KFI."
Date: June 26, 1954
Creator: Stanart Photo
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

Stan Kenton and fans

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton crouching down in the middle of a large group of fans who are seated on the floor.
Date: 1950/1951?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Stan Kenton and Lt. Dean Sanders of the U.S. Air Force]

Description: Official U.S. Army photograph of Lt. Dean Sanders showing to Stan Kenton a replica of the U.S. Air Force Lockheed F-94C Starfire at a radio show for the Air Force Recruiting Service.
Date: February 17, 1956
Creator: Clarke, Charles H.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Stan Kenton and others at Carnegie Hall]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton with Harold Davison (British promoter) and Vic Lewis (British bandleader) backstage at Carnegie Hall. The three are sitting on a couch and two of the men (including Kenton) are smoking cigarettes.
Date: April 9, 1950
Creator: Leonard, Herman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Stan Kenton and singer Jerri Winters]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton, singer Jerri Winters, and an unidentified man holding a key (possibly a key to the city); a third unidentified man is kneeling to the right of the photograph, handing the key to them. The group is standing in front of walls decorated in photographs. Between May 20-25, 1952.
Date: May 1952
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Stan Kenton and unidentified Air Force officer]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton shaking hands with unidentified Air Force officer at McChord Air Force Base near Seattle, Washington. Another man and an airplane wing are visible to their right, as well as vehicles and unidentified buildings in the background.
Date: May 6, 1951
Creator: United States. Air Force
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Stan Kenton and unidentified woman]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton sitting at the piano with an unidentified woman. Imprint on the back of the photograph: Photo by Francis Bayles, Chico State College 1959-1960.
Date: 1959/1960
Creator: Bayles, Francis
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Stan Kenton at a podium]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton standing behind a large wooden podium with a microphone where he is emceeing at the first annual Newport Jazz Festival.
Date: July 17, 1954
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Stan Kenton at McChord Air Force Base]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton and an unidentified Air Force officer at McChord Air Force Base in Seattle, WA. They are standing next to an airplane wing and there's another person and airplanes visible in the background.
Date: May 6, 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library