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[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

[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

[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

Walkin' by the River

Description: This is a manuscript score of Joseph [Joe] A. Coccia's arrangement for jazz ensemble of the song "Walkin' by the River," by Una Mae Carlisle. It includes chord symbols and sections of the music, dynamics and solo entrances were marked using red pencil. On the back of the last page of the manuscript, there are suggested performance instructions and an alternative ending addressed to Stan [Kenton]. Each page of the manuscript bears the inscription "Stan Kenton Orch."
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Date: July 16, 1957
Creator: Carlisle, Una Mae, 1915-1956. & Sour, Robert, 1905-
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 with members of the U.S. Air Force]

Description: Photograph of a man (possibly Sgt. John Deales) presenting Stan Kenton with Air Force Recruiting brassard for recording a radio show for U.S. Air Force Recruiting Service as Lt. Dean Sanders, USAF, looks on. On the back of the photograph dated: 29 Feb 56.
Date: February 29, 1956
Creator: Clarke, Charles H.
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

Stan Kenton with unknown female fan

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton with unknown female fan. He is holding onto a microphone stand and has his arm around the woman, who is wearing all black. An instrument and people are partially visible behind them.
Date: 1951~
Creator: Kemle, William
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 with Barry Ulanov]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton with Barry Ulanov (editor of Metronome magazine), seated on a couch at Carnegie Hall. Kenton is smoking a cigarette.
Date: April 9, 1950
Creator: Leonard, Herman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Stan Kenton with Barry Ulanov]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton with Barry Ulanov (editor of Metronome magazine), seated on a couch at Carnegie Hall. Kenton is smoking a cigarette.
Date: April 9, 1950
Creator: Leonard, Herman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Stan Kenton with Barry Ulanov and Vic Lewis]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton sitting on a couch with Barry Ulanov (editor of Metronome magazine) and Vic Lewis (British bandleader) at Carnegie Hall.
Date: April 9, 1950
Creator: Leonard, Herman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Stan Kenton with Officers]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton at the Civic Auditorium on Grove St. with two men, including Chief Warrant Officer Nathan A. [Cammack], leader of the Sixth Army Band in Presidio, San Francisco. Warrant Officer Jr. Grade Joseph H. [Trethewey] is standing to the left of Mr. Kenton.
Date: 1952
Creator: McDonald, PFC M.
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

[Stan Kenton with Benedict Gimbel, Jr. and Murray Arnold]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton with two other men shown, from left to right: Stan Kenton; Mr. Benedict Gimbel, Jr., president and general manager of WIP (radio station) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and Mr. Murray Arnold, project director. Kenton and Arnold are seated at a table with Gimbel standing behind them; Arnold is presenting Kenton with a plaque for the First Annual Showmanship award in a contest arranged by WIP.
Date: May 1952
Creator: Schick, Jules
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

[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

[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

[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

[Stan Kenton with Georgia Carr]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton with singer Georgia Carr after a Detroit, MI performance of "The Biggest Show of '52".
Date: 1952-10/1952-11
Creator: Top Hat Photo Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library