[Dixielandjazz] Latin Influence - Kenton
jerrygordon at juno.com
Tue Feb 25 11:00:32 PST 2003
On Tue, 25 Feb 2003 09:41:23 -0600 (CST) mensa-1 at webtv.net (william
> While going through some of my Stan Kenton albums to find the
> for Peanut Vendor ( it shows Kenton as the arranger) , I was
> struck by
> the amount of songs he recorded that had a Latin influence.
> An album called "A Concert InProgressive Jazz" has several such as
> "elegy for alto"-"Cuban Carnival"-"Introduction to a Latin Rhythm"
> several others.
> Another album "The Lighter Side" has "His Feet Too Big For De
> Bed"-Tortillas and Beans"-Down in Chihuahua" -"And The Bull Walked
> Around All Day,Olay."
> This album is also the one that has "Hot Canary" and "Blues in
> Not OKOM but interesting how he seemed to be influenced by Latin
And his "Viva Kenton!" album is all Latin-influenced: Mexican Jumping
Bean, Siesta, Cha Cha Sombrero, Chocolate Caliente, Aqua Marine, Opus in
Carttreuse Cha Cha Cha, Cha Cha Chee Boom, Adios, Mission Trail, Artistry
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