As an artist he was never satisfied to remain within the defined limits of the type of music he was performing. He was quoted in a newspaper interview as stating, "No art form lasts for an eternity. The moment of creation is the most potent time; then it diminishes until it finally has no meaning for the society around it.
He paid little attention to his critics or the rules he was supposed to follow. Perhaps the most unique part of Kenton's personality was his innovativeness. Adventures in Standards. Creative World Records. Kenton's Christmas. Two Much. West Side Story.
At Holiday Ballroom Chicago Adventures in Time: A Concerto for Orchestra. More Mellophonium Moods. Artistry in Bossa Nova.
Adventures in Jazz. Artistry in Voices and Brass. Viva Kenton! Adventures in Blues. Conducts the Los Angeles Neophonic Orchestra. The World We Know. Finian's Rainbow. The Jazz Compositions of Dee Barton. Live at Redlands University. Live at Brigham Young University. Live at Butler University, The younger Kenton, who is free on bond, was a member of the Imperial Marines, Synanon's internal security force. Stan Kenton had three marriages, including to Ann Richards, who sang with his band.
All ended in divorces. He had three children — Leslie, a daughter, from his first marriage; and Dana, a daughter, and Lance from his second — and three grandchildren.
A spokesman for the family said the funeral would be private and the body would be cremated. View on timesmachine. TimesMachine is an exclusive benefit for home delivery and digital subscribers.
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Track Listing. Mexican Jumping Bean.Feb 24, · Stan Kenton will bring his orchestra to New York tonight for the first time since he suffered what he refers to as “my tragedy” last May. Mr. Kenton's misfortune occurred in the garage of a.