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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

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

[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 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

[Stan Kenton observing banner]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton observing a banner with a second man who is pointing to it. A group of people at a table are watching from inside the lounge.
Date: 1952-05-20/1952-05-25
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 with Band Members]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton seated at a piano that has a poster on it. A group of people are standing around him including band members Frank Capp, Don Bagley, and Lee Eliott.
Date: May 1952
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 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 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

[Stan Kenton and unknown]

Description: Stan Kenton shaking hands with an unknown man, who is sitting in the driver's seat of a dark-colored convertible. There is a street in the background lined with buildings and cars.
Date: 1952
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

[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

[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

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 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

[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