Encores (Stan Kenton album)

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Encores
Encores (Stan Kenton album).jpg
Studio album by
Stan Kenton and His Orchestra
Released1949
RecordedOctober 30, 1945 – December 22, 1947
StudioRadio Recorders, Hollywood, CA and RKO-Pathé Studios, NYC
GenreJazz
LabelCapitol CC 113
ProducerLee Gillette
Stan Kenton chronology
Artistry in Rhythm
(1946)
Encores
(1949)
A Presentation of Progressive Jazz
(1947)

Encores is an album by pianist and bandleader Stan Kenton featuring performances recorded in 1945–47 and originally released on the Capitol label as three 78rpm discs, reissued as a 10-inch LP in 1950, and then as a 12-inch LP in 1955 with additional tracks.[1][2][3]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[4]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow observed "None of the selections are considered classics but most (particularly "Painted Rhythm," "Capitol Punishment" and "Abstraction") should delight Kenton collectors".[4]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Pete Rugolo and Stan Kenton except where noted.

  1. "Peg o' My Heart" (Alfred Bryan, Fred Fisher) – 3:36
  2. "He's Funny That Way" (Neil Moret, Richard A. Whiting) – 3:14
  3. "Capitol Punishment" – 4:32
  4. "Painted Rhythm" (Kenton) – 2:55 Additional track on 10 inch LP
  5. "Journey to Brazil" – 3:01 Additional track on 12 inch LP
  6. "Lover" (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) – 2:44 Additional track on 10 inch LP
  7. "Somnambulism" (Ken Hanna) – 3:09
  8. "Abstraction" – 3:08
  9. "Chorale for Brass, Piano and Bongo" – 3:05
  10. "Please Be Kind" (Saul Chaplin, Sammy Cahn) – 2:59 Additional track on 12 inch LP
  11. "Ecuador" (Gene Roland) – 2:42 Additional track on 12 inch LP

Note

  • Recorded at Radio Recorders in Hollywood, CA on October 30, 1945 (track 4), June 7, 1946 (tracks 1 & 2), July 18, 1946 (track 11), February 27, 1947 (track 3), March 31, 1947 (track 6), April 1, 1947 (track 10), September 24, 1947 (track 9), September 25, 1947 (track 8) and at RKO-Pathé Studios in New York City, NY on December 21, 1947 (track 5), December 22, 1947 (track 7)

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vosbein, P. Stan Kenton Discography accessed April 13, 2016
  2. ^ Watts, R., Edwards, D., Eyries, P. and Callahan, M. Capitol Album Discography, Part 1: The 78-rpm Albums: 1 to 149 accessed April 13, 2016
  3. ^ The Capitol Sessions of Stan Kenton: 1947 accessed April 13, 2016
  4. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. Encores – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved April 14, 2016.