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[Downbeat Award Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of the Progressive Jazz Orchestra at Downbeat Award ceremony. June Christy (with husband Bob Cooper) is presented the Downbeat Award by the magazine's West Coast editor Charles Emge. Center photos: Mexican singer Paco who also performed on this live KLAC telecast at the Hollywood Palladium.
Date: February 21, 1951
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Kenton and members of Lester Horton Dance Theater]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton posing with members of the Lester Horton Dance Theatre in Hollywood. He is holding up what appears to be an antenna covered in string. The dancers are identified from left to right: Vida Solomon, Carmen De Lavallade, Eleanor Johnson.
Date: 1951
Creator: Capitol Records
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Kenton at Famous-Barr records store]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton at the Famous-Barr record store in St. Louis, MO promoting Hopalong Cassidy records for children. He is sitting in a chair next to a woman and they are surrounded by children; Kenton appears to be reading to them.
Date: March 11, 1950
Creator: Arteaga Photos
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Kenton celebrating his 40th birthday]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton celebrating his 40th birthday at radio station KSFO in San Francisco, CA. He is surrounded by people including the woman third from left (in plaid skirt) identified as band singer Jerri Winters.
Date: February 19, 1952
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Kenton observing jewelry box]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton at the Pennsylvania Lounge, observing a jewelry box. He is surrounded by other men who are watching him.
Date: 1952-05-20/1952-05-25
Creator: Scibilia, James
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Kenton Orchestra at Club Oasis]

Description: Photographs of Kenton Orchestra at Club Oasis in Los Angeles, CA. Proof sheet with 12 images includes: #194-A Lennie Niehaus, #194-B Bob Fitzpatrick, #194-J Don Bagley, #194-K Jeri Winters, #194-L Ralph Blaze.
Date: 1952-02-25/1952-03-09
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Kenton Orchestra at National Guard Armory Auditorium]

Description: Photographs of a recording session in Chicago. The various 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 12 images includes: Don Bagley (#20), Sal Salvador (#21), and Maynard Ferguson (#23).
Date: July 22, 1952
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Kenton Orchestra at National Guard Armory Auditorium - 2]

Description: Photographs of a recording session 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 12 images includes: Don Bagley (#20), Sal Salvador (#21), and Maynard Ferguson (#23).
Date: July 22, 1952
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Kenton Orchestra at Steel Pier]

Description: Photographs of Kenton Orchestra members at Steel Pier, Atlantic City. Proof sheet with 12 images includes: #79 Stan Levey, #82 Bill Holman, #83 Conte Candoli, #76 Maynard Ferguson, #78 in trumpets: Maynard Ferguson, Conte Candoli, Buddy Childers.
Date: 1952-07-25/1952-08-04
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[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