Sophisticated Approach

Sophisticated Approach

CD(Bonus Tracks)

Choose Expedited Shipping at checkout for guaranteed delivery by Tuesday, December 17


An early-'60s Kenton Orchestra release, Sophisticated Approach features the ensemble when it was beginning to acquire a reputation for being more interested in structure and discipline than swing. The arrangements are tight, there's a minimum of solo space, and the songs are uneven.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/16/2006
Label: Blue Note Records
UPC: 0094635299427
catalogNumber: 52994
Rank: 111577

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Stan Kenton   Primary Artist,Piano,Bandleader,Soloist
Red Mitchell   Bass
Marvin Stamm   Trumpet,Soloist
Gabe Baltazar   Alto Saxophone,Soloist
Sam Donahue   Trumpet,Tenor Saxophone,Soloist
Gene Roland   Mellophonium
Buddy Arnold   Tenor Saxophone
Jim Amlotte   Bass Trombone
Norman Baltazar   Trumpet
Dee Barton   Trombone
Bob Behrendt   Trumpet
Allan Beutler   Baritone Saxophone
Dwight Carver   Mellophonium
Wayne Dunstan   Baritone Saxophone,Bass Saxophone
Bob Fitzpatrick   Trombone,Soloist
Marvin Holladay   Baritone Saxophone,Soloist
Joel Kaye   Baritone Saxophone,Bass Saxophone
Keith LaMotte   Mellophonium
Bud Parker   Trombone
Paul Renzi   Tenor Saxophone
Bob Rolfe   Trumpet
Carl Saunders   Mellophonium
Pat Senatore   Bass
Dalton Smith   Trumpet
Ray Starling   Mellophonium
Dave Wheeler   Tuba,Bass Trombone
Jerry Lestock McKenzie   Drums
Jack Spurlock   Trombone

Technical Credits

Lennie Niehaus   Arranger
Richard Rodgers   Composer
Michael Cuscuna   Reissue Producer
Oscar Hammerstein   Composer
Lorenz Hart   Composer
Cole Porter   Composer
Lee Gillette   Producer
Patrick Roques   Reissue Design
George Jerman   Original Cover Photography
Michael Sparke   Liner Notes
Robert Mellin   Composer
Guy Wood   Composer

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews