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Stan Kenton

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Stan Kenton

Stan Kenton has been played on NTS in shows including Patrick Forge, featured first on 14 November 2016. Songs played include Lonesome Train and Inner Crisis.

Stanley Newcomb Kenton (December 15, 1911 August 25, 1979) led a highly innovative, influential, and often controversial American jazz orchestra. In later years he was widely active as an educator.

Origins

Stan Kenton was born in Wichita, Kansas, and raised first in Colorado and then in California. He learned piano as a child, and while still a teenager toured with various bands. In June 1941 he formed his own band, which developed into one of the best-known West Coast ensembles of…

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Lonesome Train
Stan Kenton
Capitol Jazz1989
Lonesome Train
Stan KentonCapitol Jazz1989
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Inner Crisis
Stan Kenton
Creative World1974
Inner Crisis
Stan KentonCreative World1974
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