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[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

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 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

[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

[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

[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 Newport Jazz Festival

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton interacting with reporters and attendees at the first annual Newport Jazz Festival. Kenton is in the middle of the photograph, crouching down to talk to someone; there are people standing around him and milling around behind him. Several of the men are carying cameras.
Date: July 1954
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Stan Kenton at the Newport Jazz Festival]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton seated while chatting with trumpeter Bobby Hackett at the Newport Jazz Festival in Rhode Island; Kenton's friend Vern McCarthy looks on. Two unidentified men appear on the background.
Date: July 1954
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Music Library

Stan Kenton at the Newport Jazz Festival

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton at the Newport Jazz Festival conversing with several unidentified men; there are two men standing next to him and two morein the background.
Date: July 1954
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

[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 at the first annual Newport Jazz Festival

Description: A photograph of Stan Kenton conversing with two men at the first annual Newport Jazz Festival (July 17 or 18, 1954). The man on the far right is Marshall Stearns, founder of the Institute of Jazz Studies. Behind them stands an unidentified man dressed in suit. On the back of the photograph is inscribed "Newport."
Date: 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

[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 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 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 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

[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