Stan Kenton West Side Story

West Side Story
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  • Originally Released: 1994
  • Label: Blue Note Records


  • 1.Prologue
  • 2.Something's Coming
  • 3.Maria
  • 4.America
  • 5.Tonight
  • 6.Cool
  • 7.I Feel Pretty
  • 8.Officer Krupke
  • 9.Taunting Scene (The Rumble)
  • 10.Somewhere / Finale

Product Description:

Personnel includes: Stan Kenton (piano); Gabe Baltazar (alto saxophone); Paul Renzi, Sam Donahue (tenor saxophone); Wayne Dunstan (baritone & bass saxophones); Marvin Holladay (baritone saxophone); Conte Candoli, Dalton Smith, Bud Brisbois, Larry McGuire, Bob Rolfe, Sanford Skinner, Ernie Bernhardt (trumpet); Bob Fitzpatrick, Paul Heydorff, Jack Spurlock (trombone); Clive Acker (tuba); Pete Chivily (bass); Jerry McKenzie (drums); Lou Singer (tympani); George Acevedo (congas); Mike Pacheco (bongos).
Recorded at Goldwyn Sound Stage 5, Hollywood, California on March 15 & 16 and April 11, 1961. Includes liner notes by Ted Daryll.
When the producers of the film West Side Story heard a sampling of what the Stan Kenton Orchestra had done to their score, they were disappointed that they had not thought to ask the band to play on the soundtrack. Johnny Richards's arrangements of ten of the famous play's melodies are alternately dramatic and tender with plenty of the passion displayed by the characters in the story. Soloists include altoist Gabe Baltazar, veteran tenor Sam Donahue and trumpeter Conte Candoli, but it is the raging ensembles that are most memorable about the classic recording. This CD reissue is highly recommended. ~ Scott Yanow

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  • UPC: 724382991427
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