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Stan Kenton Collection | Music Library

By Maristella Feustle

Collection Overview

Title: Stan Kenton CollectionAdd to your cart.
ID: 06/017
Primary Creator: Kenton, Stan (1911-1979)
Extent: 200.0 Boxes
Arrangement: The scores are arranged in their original order, which is not alphabetical. Instead, index numbers point to the physical location of a given title.
Subjects: Big bands
Forms of Material: Jazz

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Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection consists of well over 200 boxes of scores, parts, photographs, videotapes, and non-cataloged sound recordings, as well as sub-collections of Kenton personnel Robert Graettinger and Vido Musso.

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Administrative Information

Repository: Music Library
Accruals:

One box via Bob Curnow, received November 7, 2013. Contents appended to end of Series 1.

One box via Bill Lichtenauer, received February 4, 2015. Contents also appended to end of Series 1.

Access Restrictions: Access to this collection is provided only by special arrangement. Please contact the Music Library for more information.
Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Music Library. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Physical Access Note: Collection is housed in the UNT Music Library. Advance notice for use is required. Please contact the Music Library for further information.
Acquisition Source: Bequest of Stan Kenton

Box and Folder Listing

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Series 3: VideoAdd to your cart.
 
Box 1: VHSAdd to your cart.
 
Item 1: Kenton Omnibus, 1976Add to your cart.
PAL format.
Item 2: "Soundstage": Stan Kenton, Four Freshmen, Anita O'DayAdd to your cart.
KJazz, PAL format.
Item 4: Stan Kenton and His Orchestra; Frank Rosolino QuartetAdd to your cart.
Kjazz. Kenton recorded October 1, 1962, Rosolino recorded July 31, 1962. Both programs recorded for Jazz Scene USA series.
Physical Description: 24 minutes; 25 minutes.
Item 5: Stan Kenton and His Orchestra featuring Frankie Laine, Lena Horne, Vicente GomezAdd to your cart.
Recorded July 12, 1955. Kjazz Music 55, Show No. 1.
Physical Description: 25 minutes, black and white.
Item 6: Stan Kenton and His Orchestra featuring Duke Ellington and Yehudi MenuhinAdd to your cart.
Recorded July 26, 1955. Kjazz Music 55, Show No. 3.
Physical Description: 25 minutes, black and white.
Item 7: The Mike Douglas Show: Stan KentonAdd to your cart.
Recorded May 12, 1970, aired May 19, 1970. Performance notes on container by Steven D. Harris.
Physical Description: Approximately 92 minutes.
Item 8: Stan Kenton and his Orchestra: Music of the '60s - Stan Kenton Concert, 1993Add to your cart.
Vintage Jazz Classics
Physical Description: 52:25, black and white.
Item 9: Stan Kenton: The Lost Concert, Live at the Cocoanut GroveAdd to your cart.
Produced by Robert Widener, VHS Gem 101. Performance date: March, 1978.
Item 10: Stan Kenton and His Orchestra Live in Copenhagen, 1972Add to your cart.
Labeled V01. KJazz KJVIDSP6.
Item 11: Stan Kenton Orchestra in Holland, 1972Add to your cart.
Labeled V02.
Item 12: Stan Kenton: Back to Balboa Celebration, 1991 June 1Add to your cart.
Labeled V03. "Private tape."
Item 13: Stan Kenton: miscellaneousAdd to your cart.

Labeled V14.

Includes Ed Sullivan Show, 1963, and "soundies."

Item 14: Stan Kenton and June ChristyAdd to your cart.
Labeled V05. Performances from various years with Kenton and other artists, including Machito.
Item 15: Stan Kenton - Video TwoAdd to your cart.
Labeled V07. Various films including a "soundie" with June Christy, 1945; "Swingin, Singin Years," 1960 (excerpt); Jazz Scene USA, 1962 (excerpt); "Music of the '60s," KTTV, Los Angeles.
Item 16: Stan Kenton - Video OneAdd to your cart.
Labeled V08. Various films: "Let's Make Rhythm," RKO, 1947; "Artistry in Rhythm," Warner Bros., 1945; "Dial M for Music"; "Artistry in Rhythm," Universal, 1945; Crosstalk: Willie Maiden-Stan Kenton Workshop, Maryland Public TV, 1971; "Something Special" with Mel Tormé, 1968.
Item 17: Stan Kenton - Dorchester 1973; Misc.Add to your cart.
Labeled V09. "Misc." television performances: "Let's Make Rhythm," RKO, 1947; "Big Bands on TV," 1965.
Item 18: The Sounds of Stan Kenton and His OrchestraAdd to your cart.
Labeled V10. Recorded in London, February 6, 1972.
Physical Description: 52 minutes, color.
Item 19: The Sounds of Stan KentonAdd to your cart.
KJazz, PAL format.
Item 20: Stan Kenton - 80th Birthday CelebrationAdd to your cart.
Labeled V11.
Item 21: Kenton "Klan" meeting, Pasadena, CA, 1995 July 15Add to your cart.
Labelee V12.
Item 22: Stan Kenton and his Orchestra: Artistry in Rhythm, 1990Add to your cart.

Aero Space Home Video, Inc., AS 1002.

Labeled V14.

Item 23: Stan Kenton - Back to Balboa: CBS Sunday Morning, 1991Add to your cart.
Labeled V15.
Item 24: Back to Balboa Highlights: The Kenton Discussions, 1991 May 30 - June 2Add to your cart.
Labeled V16. Goal Productions.
Item 25: Stan Kenton and His OrchestraAdd to your cart.
Labeled V17. KJazz. 1976 BBC performance, 1968 performance with Mel Tormé.
Item 26: Stan Kenton: Jazz Scene USA - Rosolino, Gillespie documentaryAdd to your cart.
Labeled V18. Rosolino segment may match that of Item 4.
Item 27: Stan Kenton and His Orchestra: Soundies and Rare Film ClipsAdd to your cart.
KJazz, labeled V19.
Physical Description: 56:42, black and white.
Item 28: Stan Kenton - Music '55 Program 1Add to your cart.
Labeled V20. Content may match that of Item 5.
Item 30: Stan Kenton and His Orchestra: London 1970Add to your cart.
Vidjazz 3. PAL format, labeled V22.
Item 31: Stan Kenton and His Orchestra - London, 1970Add to your cart.
Vidjazz 3. Format not specified.
Item 32: Stan Kenton and His Orchestra: London 1969 [sic].Add to your cart.
Vidjazz 3. PAL format. Content likely matches that of previous item despite discrepancy in date.
Box 2: VHSAdd to your cart.
 
Item 1: Stan Kenton - Music '55 Program 3Add to your cart.
Labeled V21, marked "dupe." Content may match that of Item 6.
Item 2: Stan Kenton, Four Freshmen, Antia [sic] O'DayAdd to your cart.

KJazz, Format not specified.

Three copies. Two of three labeled V23.

Physical Description: 55 minutes, color.
Item 3: Stan Kenton in USA, 1990Add to your cart.
Vidjazz 16. 4 copies, PAL format; one labeled V24. "Concerts and jam sessions on video," 1947 and 1962 performances.
Item 4: Stan Kenton: Alumni Band, Balboa, 1995 October 13Add to your cart.
Labeled [V]25.
Item 5: Stan Kenton: Jazz West Coast, including panel, 1994Add to your cart.
Labeled V26.
Item 6: Stan Kenton: 50th Anniversary, "Back to Balboa"Add to your cart.
Labeled V27. "Privately taped - different [from] V03."
Item 7: Stan Kenton: Crusade for Jazz (Bound to be Heard)Add to your cart.
Labeled V28.
Item 8: Stan Kenton: Mike Vax Big Band Kenton SaluteAdd to your cart.
"Broken tape." Labeled V29.
Item 9: Stan Kenton: Big Bands on TV (1965); Artistry in Rhythm (1964)Add to your cart.
Labeled V30.
Item 10: Stan Kenton: Swing Legend; RIAS Big Band, September 9, 1995Add to your cart.
Labeled V31.
Item 11: The Kenton Era - Panel 1: The 1960s, 1997 June 5Add to your cart.
Labeled V32.
Item 12: The Kenton Era - Panel 2: The 1950s (Part 1), 1997 June 5Add to your cart.
Labeled V33.
Item 13: The Kenton Era - Panel 3: The 1950s (Part 2), 1997 June 5Add to your cart.
Labeled V34.
Item 14: The Kenton Era - Panel 4: New Era in Modern American Music, 1997 June 5Add to your cart.
Labeled V35.
Item 15: The Kenton Era - Panel 5: Neophonic, 1997 June 7Add to your cart.
Labeled V36.
Item 16: The Kenton Era - Panel 6: Creative World, 1997 June 8Add to your cart.
Labeled V37.
Item 17: Stan Kenton - Rendezvous in Britain, 1998Add to your cart.
Labeled V38.

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