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Stan Kenton

Jazz Musician (15-Dec-1911 — 25-Aug-1979)


Lillian Arganian. Stan Kenton: The Man and His Music. Artistry Press. 1989. 206pp.

Carol Easton. Straight Ahead: The Story of Stan Kenton. Morrow. 1973. 252pp.

Edward F. Gabel. Stan Kenton: The Early Years, 1941-1947. Tiare Publications. 1993. 120pp.

Steven D. Harris; Pete Rugolo. The Kenton Kronicles: A Biography of Modern America's Man of Music, Stan Kenton. Dynaflow. 1999. 456pp.

William F. Lee. Stan Kenton: Artistry in Rhythm. Los Angeles, CA: Creative Press. 1980. 727pp.

Michael Sparke; Pete Venudor. Stan Kenton: The Studio Sessions: A Discography. Balboa Books. 1998. 228pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Social Security Death Master File (352-09-1544)

  6. Harvard Concise Dictionary of Music and Musicians (p.344)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.821)

  8. The Oxford Dictionary of Music (p.465)

  9. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th Edition (p.496)

  10. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.398)

  11. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.275)

  12. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.345)

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