• Stan KENTON & His Orch. - Designs On Standards

A definite must for lovers of the Kenton-touch. Early recordings from 1943-47. Much of it not easily found before. Not a 'rewind' of much heard early numbers, but instead radio show and dance hall recordings of standards given the Kenton magic - nothing 'off the wall'- no complex concert performances. Just a strong Kenton Band with some powerful individual contributions, plus bursting, energetic scoring from Pete Rugolo. Just listen to the last fast section of Vido Musso's solo in 'Body & Soul' - enough to even have 'oldies' jitter- bugging again! The CD closes with a most relaxed and appealing early version of 'Peanut Vendor' . Nothing forced about this CD. Just a top band in melodic, but lively form. Pure big band nostalgia. Don't miss it.

Also available By Stan Kenton JASBOX1-3 and JASCD 640.

Track Listing

1. PAPER DOLL
2. OLD MAN RIVER
3. ST. LOUIS BLUES
4. POOR BUTTERFLY
5. BLUE SKIES
6. STARDUST # 1
7. MORE THAN YOU KNOW
8. TEA FOR TWO
9. I SURRENDER, DEAR
10. BODY AND SOUL
11. BABY, WON'T YOU PLEASE COME HOME ?
12. PEG O' MY HEART
13. COME BACK TO SORRENTO
14. YESTERDAYS
15. I'VE GOT THE WORLD ON A STRING
16. LOVER MAN
17. COCKTAILS FOR TWO
18. STARDUST # 2
19. HOW AM I TO KNOW ?
20. LOVER
21. SOPHISTICATED LADY
22. IF I COULD BE WITH YOU ONE HOUR TONIGHT
23. THE PEANUT VENDOR

Other Details
Price Code A
Format CD
Release Date 01/01/2001
UPC Bar Code No 604988036824

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Stan KENTON & His Orch. - Designs On Standards

  • Product Code: JASCD 368
  • Availability: In Stock
  • £8.99

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