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Stan Kenton: Article 1

The Stan Kenton Story

An overview of Stan Kenton's career by Jack McKinney. Further interviews with Stan himself from featured below. 

Written: 1965

Source: Jazz Professional 

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In May, 1941, the John Costello band had to make a last–minute cancellation of its summer engagement at the Rendezvous Ballroom in Balboa Beach, California. The band had been selected to play the season after a series of auditions and when the owners heard the news, in desperation they turned to another band which had also auditioned, been found impressive, but turned down.

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