Subject: I have found a DVD that I think you would enjoy
|Swing Era Stan Kenton|
Genres: Music Video & Concerts
One of the most controversial musicians in jazz during his lifetime, bandleader Stan Kenton (1911-1979) has become something of a cult figure, and is now justly considered as one of the men who renovated the big-band idiom... more »
Swing Era, Stan Kenton
Gerald Arnst | 03/08/2007
(3 out of 5 stars)
"I didn't realize that these were various films instead of a concert. However, I was pleased with this 40's material containing tracks from Charlie Barnet and Les Brown also.
Hard to come by material this old."
B. W. Fish | London U.K. | 05/21/2007
(4 out of 5 stars)
"An essential archive with Kenton, Les Brown, Charlie Barnet and June Christie but unfortunately, no Dizzy!"
Not what I expected
William J. Pedini | Boston | 01/28/2008
(2 out of 5 stars)
"This DVD was purchased by a Kenton fan. Kenton's band was intertwined with a short subject, thereby reducing the full effect of this orchestra. The inclusion of other big bands mimimized Kenton's exposure to a fraction of this DVD.