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All The Things You Are - arr. Gerry Mulligan All The Things You Are - arr. Stan Kenton Artemis and Apollo - arr. Bob Curnow
 One of those mystery charts that hardly anyone knows about, this chart is a beauty.  The lush trombone section sound of the Kenton Orchestra on a gorgeous ballad.  This is a newly re-arranged version of the magnificent melody recorded on the Adventures In Time CD (available on CD from Sierra).
But Beautiful - arr. Lennie Niehaus Collaboration - Pete Rugolo Don't Worry 'Bout Me - arr. Bill Fritz
Collaboration - Pete Rugolo
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 When Lennie arranged for the Stan Kenton Orchestra, he created the most beautiful big band dance book ever written.  This historically important piece opens with a rubato piano solo and then moves to a terrific Rugolo trombone feature (originally recorded by Kai Winding).  Graettinger arranged this standard in his most unusual way, using dissonance offset with the beauty of this gorgeous melody.
Easy To Love - Cole Porter / arr. Lennie Niehaus End of a Love Affair, The - arr. Lennie Niehaus Every Time We Say Goodbye - arr. Lennie Niehaus
 This is a beautiful, lush, straight-eighth ballad on the popular Cole Porter tune "Easy To Love.  A magnificent alto saxophone feature. As recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on Stage Door Swings, this is a lovely ballad scored in the incomparable Kenton style.
First Child - Bob Curnow Here's That Rainy Day - arr. Dee Barton Home Journey - Gene Roland
First Child - Bob Curnow
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Home Journey - Gene Roland
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 One of the loveliest ballads ever recorded by the Kenton Band. This is the original, quintessential arrangement by the great Dee Barton as recorded on the "Live at Redlands University" CD 5-5-5-3.  As recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on the CD "Live at the Tropicana," this  slow, bluesy piece is a wonderfully understated chart that features an easy-to-play, written piano solo.
How Do I Look In Blue? - arr. Lennie Niehaus I Remember You - arr. Lennie Niehaus I'm Glad There Is You - arr. Joe Coccia
 This is another of the many wonderful charts arranged by Lennie Niehaus for the Stan Kenton Orchestra.  Here is a wonderful vocal chart by Lennie on this unforgettable standard.  This wonderful ballad is recorded on the Stan Kenton Orchestra “Sketches On Standards" CD.
I'm Glad There Is You - arr. Stan Kenton I've Never Been In Love Before - arr. Lennie Niehaus Ill Wind - arr. Bill Mathieu
Ill Wind - arr. Bill Mathieu
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 This is a rich, warm chart as arranged by Stan.  A lovely Broadway tune as scored for Kenton's dance book.  Bill Mathieu's arrangements, done for the Stan Kenton Orchestra were some of the most beautiful pieces ever recorded by that band.
Interlude - Pete Rugolo Laura - arr. Lennie Niehaus Lonely Woman - arr. Bill Mathieu
Interlude - Pete Rugolo
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Laura - arr. Lennie Niehaus
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Recorded in 1947 and included in the Milestones LP, this piece is a gorgeous melody (one of Pete's best known).  As arranged for and performed by the Stan Kenton Orchestra, this is a wonderful setting that features the saxophone section and solos for trumpet and trombone.  As recorded on the Standards in Silhouette CD, this is yet another of Bill Mathieu's classic arrangements of a great jazz standard ballad.
Lover Man - arr. Bill Holman Meaning of the Blues, The - arr. Bill Mathieu Misty - arr. Gene Roland
Lover Man - arr. Bill Holman
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Misty - arr. Gene Roland
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 This chart was originally written for Charlie Parker to perform with the Stan Kenton Orchestra.  An absolutely gorgeous Bobby Troup ballad which features trumpet and tenor sax.  This was recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on "Adventures in Jazz.
My Funny Valentine - arr. Bill Holman My Old Flame - arr. Marty Paich My One and Only Love - arr. Lennie Niehaus
 As originally recorded by the great Charlie Mariano with the Stan Kenton Orchestra, this is a must-have solo feature for alto saxophone.  Although this has been in the catalog for a while, it is now notated in Finale, and the new edition comes with a full score for the first time.  This is another of the many wonderful charts arranged by Niehaus for the Stan Kenton Orchestra.
Opus in Pastels - Stan Kenton Over The Rainbow - arr. Bill Russo Pennies From Heaven - arr. Lennie Niehaus
Opus in Pastels - Stan Kenton
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 The all-time, classic saxophone section feature.  In 1953, Kenton recorded an album titled Sketches on Standards.  This was the first chart arranged by Lennie to be recorded by Stan's band.
Polka Dots and Moonbeams - arr. Bill Holman Portrait Of A Count - Bill Russo Reed Rapture - Stan Kenton
Reed Rapture - Stan Kenton
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 Arranged by Holman for Carl Fontana with the Stan Kenton Orchestra in the mid 50's.  The Stan Kenton Orchestra was always an ideal showcase for the outstanding soloists within its ranks.  We are proud to publish another one of Stan Kenton's ground-breaking saxophone section features.
Rendezvous At Sunset - Johnny Richards Rhapsody In Blue - arr. Bill Holman Smith Named Greg, A - Hank Levy
 One of the things Johnny Richards did best was write gorgeous melodies (many just think of him as bombastic and obsessed with odd-meter things).  As recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on "Live at Brigham Young University",  this is a rare baritone saxophone solo feature throughout.  This is a wonderful feature for baritone saxophone! It was recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on the Kenton '76 CD.
Stairway To The Stars - arr. Bill Holman Stella by Starlight - arr. Bill Holman Stella By Starlight - arr. Johnny Richards
 Another terrific feature chart by Bill Holman.  A great alto saxophone feature.  This is the bass trombone solo, as recorded (The Kenton Era) by George Roberts with the Stan Kenton Orchestra.
Street of Dreams - arr. Stan Kenton Street Scene - arr. Gene Roland There's A Small Hotel - arr. Bill Russo
 Stan had a very definite style of arranging which, of course, was the basis of most of the music for his early bands.  This is the exact arrangement as played on the "Live at the Tropicana" by the Stan Kenton Orchestra.  As recorded by the Stan Kenton Orchestra on Sketches on Standards, this is a wonderful, creative arrangement of a great standard.
Thrill Is Gone, The - arr. Bill Mathieu Tiare - Ken Hanna Time for Love, A - arr. Hank Levy
Tiare - Ken Hanna
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 Many think that Standards in Silhouette was the most beautiful ballad album (available on CD from Sierra Music) ever recorded by the Kenton Band.  This is arguably the most beautiful piece ever written by Ken Hanna.  This is another one of those charts which did not get commercially (or legally) recorded by the band.
Two Shades Of Autumn - Joe Coccia Walkin' By the River - arr. Joe Coccia We'll Be Together Again - arr. Lennie Niehaus
 This is a beautiful ballad, exactly as recorded on the Rendezvous with Kenton album.  Joe Coccia added a lot of wonderful music to the Stan Kenton Library.  Written by Stan in the late 50's, this chart is wonderful in its simplicity and melodic content.
Willow Weep For Me - arr. Bill Mathieu Yesterdays - arr. Bill Holman You Go To My Head - arr. Bob Graettinger
Yesterdays - arr. Bill Holman
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 Bill Mathieu's arrangements, done for the Stan Kenton Orchestra, were some of the most beautiful pieces ever recorded by that band.  This is a wonderful feature for tenor saxophone (as recorded by Bill Perkins).  It is hard to explain the characteristic of this arrangement except to say that, even though Graettinger writes some very adventurous and futuristic textures and lines, you always know where and what the melody is.