Top Stan Kenton Albums
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Mellophonium Memoirs
Mellophonium Memoirs
[2017]
Just the Way You Are - Christmas Memories
Just the Way You Are - Christmas Memories
[2017]
Treasures Big Band Classics, Vol. 97: Stan Kenton
Treasures Big Band Classics, Vol. 97: Stan Kenton
[2016]
When Stars Look Down - Summer Night Sweets
When Stars Look Down - Summer Night Sweets
[2015]
Kenton Roars! At the Golden Lion
Kenton Roars! At the Golden Lion
[2015]
Stan Kenton
Stan Kenton
[2015]
Road Band '67
Road Band '67
[2014]
Las Mejores Orquestas del Mundo Vol. 19
Las Mejores Orquestas del Mundo Vol. 19
[2013]
Stan Kenton-Festival of Modern American Jazz
Stan Kenton-Festival of Modern American Jazz
[2013]
Cozy Christmas Times, Vol.5 (Celebrating Christmas With Stan Keaton)
Cozy Christmas Times, Vol.5 (Celebrating Christmas With Stan Keaton)
[2012]
Stan Kenton Be Boppers
Stan Kenton Be Boppers
[2011]
Back to Balboa + Rendezvous With Kenton
Back to Balboa + Rendezvous With Kenton
[2011]
Innovations in Modern Music
Innovations in Modern Music
[2011]
Adventures in Standards
Adventures in Standards
[2011]
Early Masterpieces 1941-1946
Early Masterpieces 1941-1946
[2010]
The Ballad Style of Stan Kenton
The Ballad Style of Stan Kenton
[2010]
In Concert
In Concert
[2009]
Presents…
Presents…
[2009]
Highlights
Highlights
[2009]
Opus in Pastels
Opus in Pastels
[2009]
Ten Best
Ten Best
[2008]
The Jazz Compositions of Dee Barton (2007 Remaster)
The Jazz Compositions of Dee Barton (2007 Remaster)
[2007]
Live In 1951 At the Hollywood Palladium
Live In 1951 At the Hollywood Palladium
[2006]
The Stage Door Swings
The Stage Door Swings
[2005]
Viva Kenton!
Viva Kenton!
[2005]
Back to Balboa
Back to Balboa
[2004]
Contemporary Concepts
Contemporary Concepts
[2003]
Stan Kenton With the Danish Radio Big Band
Stan Kenton With the Danish Radio Big Band
[2002]
Clearwater '72
Clearwater '72
[2002]
The Formative Years
The Formative Years
[2002]
One Night Stand
One Night Stand
[2002]
Sketches On Standards
Sketches On Standards
[2002]
Celebration - Back to Balboa, Vol. 6
Celebration - Back to Balboa, Vol. 6
[2001]
Easy Go
Easy Go
[2001]
Kenton Showcase
Kenton Showcase
[2000]
The Sound of Kenton
The Sound of Kenton
[1999]
Adventures in Jazz
Adventures in Jazz
[1999]
Standards In Silhouette
Standards In Silhouette
[1998]
Jazz Profile: Stan Kenton
Jazz Profile: Stan Kenton
[1997]
Ballad Style of Stan Kenton
Ballad Style of Stan Kenton
[1997]
At the Las Vegas Tropicana
At the Las Vegas Tropicana
[1996]
City of Glass
City of Glass
[1995]
Masters of Swing: Stan Kenton
Masters of Swing: Stan Kenton
[1995]
Malaguena (Digital Only)
Malaguena (Digital Only)
[1994]
Retrospective - The Capitol Years
Retrospective - The Capitol Years
[1992]
Kenton in Hi-Fi
Kenton in Hi-Fi
[1992]
Out Of Nowhere
Out Of Nowhere
[1991]
Cuban Fire
Cuban Fire
[1991]
New Concepts of Artistry In Rhythm
New Concepts of Artistry In Rhythm
[1990]
18 Original Big Band Hits
18 Original Big Band Hits
[1987]
Street of Dreams
Street of Dreams
[1976]
Journey Into Capricorn
Journey Into Capricorn
[1976]
Stan Kenton Plays Chicago
Stan Kenton Plays Chicago
[1974]
Sophisticated Approach
Sophisticated Approach
[1962]
Portraits on Standards
Portraits on Standards
[1951]
Stan Kenton Presents
Stan Kenton Presents
[1950]
Related Information for Stan Kenton
Stanley Newcomb Kenton (December 15, 1911 August 25, 1979) led a highly innovative, influential, and often controversial American jazz orchestra. In later years he was widely active as an educator.OriginsStan Kenton was born in Wichita, Kansas, and raised first in Colorado and then in California. He learned piano as a child, and while still a teenager toured with various bands. In June 1941 he formed his own band, which developed into one of the best-known West Coast ensembles of the Forties.MusicKenton's musical aggregations were decidedly "orchestras." Sometimes consisting of two dozen or more musicians at once, they produced an unmistakable Kenton sound–as recognizable as that of the bands of Glenn Miller, Duk... read more