Live at Redlands University
Stan Kenton and His Orchestra
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This double album is pretty definitive of Stan Kenton's later orchestras. Few of the musicians ever became even minor names; not counting veteran saxophonist Willie Maiden, trumpeters Mike Vax and Warren Gale, trombonist Dick Shearer and drummer John Von Ohlen are the only recognizable players. The arrangements are generally workmanlike and sometimes dramatic but rarely memorable (those of Bill Holman and Willie Maiden excepted) and the old favorite "Peanut Vendor" (here renamed "More Peanut Vendor") gets the most spirited performance. By this point Stan Kenton had so influenced the college stage band movement (and was largely forced economically to use younger musicians) that his orchestra itself sounded like one of the faceless college orchestras. Still, these versions of "Artistry in Rhythm" and "Granada" make up in emotion for the general lack of creative spontaneity and should satisfy fans of those anonymous student big bands.
Top Albums and Songs by Stan Kenton and His Orchestra
||USSR (Gimne Sovyetskovo Soyuza - Hymn of the Soviet Union)||National Anthems of the World||1:31||19,00 Kč||View in iTunes|
||Intro (Live)||Live at Redlands University||1:03||19,00 Kč||View in iTunes|
||Here's That Rainy Day (Live)||Live at Redlands University||3:56||19,00 Kč||View in iTunes|
||A Little Minor Booze (Live)||Live at Redlands University||5:56||19,00 Kč||View in iTunes|
||Tico Tico (Live)||Live at Redlands University||5:03||19,00 Kč||View in iTunes|
||Didn't We? (Live)||Live at Redlands University||5:46||19,00 Kč||View in iTunes|
||Chiapas (Live)||Live at Redlands University||9:29||19,00 Kč||View in iTunes|
||MacArthur Park (Live)||Live at Redlands University||5:54||19,00 Kč||View in iTunes|
||More Peanut Vendor (Live)||Live at Redlands University||5:15||19,00 Kč||View in iTunes|
||Bon Homme Richard (Live)||Live at Redlands University||4:42||19,00 Kč||View in iTunes|