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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 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

[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

[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

[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

[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 at the Music Rack]

Description: Photograph of Stan Kenton at the Music Rack, [Cincinnati, Ohio] Moonlight Gardens. Kenton and an unidentified man (who is only partially visible) are standing behind a chair and holding up several pages of sheet music.
Date: August 26, 1952
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

[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

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

[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

[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

[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 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 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 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 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 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 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