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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
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Stan Kenton at Earl Carroll's Theatre]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton with chorus girls at Earl Carroll's Theatre in Hollywood. Kenton is seating next to an upright piano and the girls are gathered around him; one of the girls has her foot on his lap. On the back: Stan and Erroll [sic] Carroll showgirls; Stan conducted orchestra; taken sometime in early '40's.
Date: November 1945
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Stan Kenton at a studio]

Description: Photograph proof sheet of twelve different images showing Stan Kenton at a studio or radio station. In the left column, there is an image of Kenton choosing a tie at the top, one of Kenton standing in a hallway with two unidentified men, on of an unidentified man in a sound studio with Kenton leaning over him, and one at the bottom of Kenton and a second man at a table in the sound studio. In the middle column, the top two images show Kenton sitting in a folding chair on a stage; the two bottom images show Kenton and an unidentified man sitting on either side of a table with a long microphone between them. In the right column, there is an image of an unknown man at the top, two of Kenton standing at a microphone in the middle, and an image at the bottom of Kenton standing at the microphone in front of several musicians with his arm raised.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Music Library

[Stan Kenton and orchestra members]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton standing on a stage. Behind him are three unidentified orchestra members in front of a curtain. One of the men is standing with an upright bass, one is seated and holding a guitar, and the third man is seated but there is no instrument visible.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Music Library