Concert in Miniature (stan Kenton)

November 30, 1945 to November 30, 1956
104 episodes known to exist
Concert in Miniature (stan Kenton) was a radio show which ran from November 30, 1945 to November 30, 1956.
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Show
# Episodes (Known)
Network
1
November 30, 1945 - November 30, 1945
Stan Kenton Show
1
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2
July 6, 1951 - July 6, 1951
Stan Kenton Show
1
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3
April 5, 1952 - December 15, 1953
Stan Kenton Show
77
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4
September 3, 1952 - October 6, 1953
Stan Kenton Show
14
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5
November 1, 1952 - April 7, 1953
Stan Kenton Show
4
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6
November 30, 1956 - November 30, 1956
The Stan Kenton Show
7
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Stan Kenton Show
November 30, 1945 - November 30, 1945
1 episodes known to exist
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
 
November 30, 1945 
Meadow Brook Inn, Culver City 
Live from the Meadow Brook Inn, Culver City, California. 
13:00 
 
Stan Kenton Show
July 6, 1951 - July 6, 1951
1 episodes known to exist
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
26 
July 6, 1951 
Santa Catalina Island 
Live from the Casino Ballroom, Santa Catalina Island, California. 
29:39 

 
Stan Kenton Show
Also known as STAN KENTON SHOW
April 5, 1952 - December 15, 1953
77 episodes known to exist
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
AUD 
April 5, 1952 
Concept Show 1 
 
24:27 

 
AUD 
April 12, 1952 
Concept Show 2 
 
24:35 

 
AUD 
May 30, 1952 
Preview Show 
 
24:31 

 
June 3, 1952 
National Gardens, Kitchener, Ontario 
"Stardust", "Love For Sale", "On We", "Bill's Blues", "Theme", "Collabration" 
24:37 

 
June 10, 1952 
George Devine's Million Dollar Ballroom, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 
 
24:39 

 
June 17, 1952 
Town Casino, Cleveland, Ohio 
 
25:00 

 
June 24, 1952 
Toronto 
 
24:34 

 
July 1, 1952 
Seville Theater, Montreal 
 
29:34 

 
July 8, 1952 
American Legion Hall, Waterville, Maine 
 
25:00 

 
July 15, 1952 
Washington Dc 
 
24:33 

 
July 22, 1952 
Charlotte 
 
24:35 

 
July 29, 1952 
Atlantic City 
 
24:38 

 
10 
August 5, 1952 
Geneva, New York 
 
24:31 

 
11 
August 12, 1952 
Pittsburg 
 
24:34 

 
12 
August 19, 1952 
Springbrook, Ohio 
 
24:37 
13 
August 26, 1952 
Cincinnati, Ohio 
 
24:45 

 
14 
September 2, 1952 
Fort Sheridan, Illinois 
 
24:41 

 
15 
September 9, 1952 
Great Lakes Navel Center 
 
29:34 

 
16 
September 16, 1952 
Dayton, Ohio 
 
24:46 

 
17 
September 23, 1952 
London, Ontario 
 
29:42 

 
18 
September 30, 1952 
Charleston, South Carolina 
 
29:37 

 
19 
October 7, 1952 
Newark, New Jersey 
 
25:22 

 
20 
October 14, 1952 
Worcester, Massachusetts 
 
25:00 

 
21 
October 21, 1952 
Fort Wayne, Indiana 
 
24:58 

 
22 
October 28, 1952 
Grand Rapids, Michigan 
Program cut short for Election news. 
15:01 

 
23 
November 4, 1952 
My World Is Music 
This program was recorded 11-1-52 and used in place of the regular "Concert In Miniature" scheduled for this date. 
14:51 
24 
November 11, 1952 
Kentner Auditorium, Decatur, Illinois 
15-minute program only due to earlier concert with Sarah Vaughn and Nat Cole running long. 
14:54 

 
25 
November 18, 1952 
Main Ballroom, Bradford Hotel, Boston Massachusetts 
 
29:49 

 
26 
November 25, 1952 
Rustic Cabin, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey 
 
29:56 

 
27 
December 2, 1952 
Youngstown, Ohio 
 
29:58 

 
28 
January 1, 1953 
Rendezvous Ballroom, Balboa, California 
Broadcast of 12-30 postponed to 1-1 for New Years Special. Broadcasts of 12-16 and 12-23 Pre-empted for Christmas Special 
29:50 

 
29 
January 10, 1953 
Hollywood Palladium 
 
29:52 

 
30 
January 12, 1953 
Hollywood Palladium 
 
29:38 

 
31 
January 27, 1953 
Hollywood Palladium 
"Aesthete on Clark Street", "These Foolish Things", "Baggs", "Interlude", "Walking Shoes", "Talk Of The Town", "Minor Riff", 
29:53 

 
32 
January 31, 1953 
Hollywood Palladium 
"Sweets", "My Lady", "Round Robin", "Francesca", "23 Degrees North, 82 Degrees West", "Aesthete on Clark Street", "Artistry In Rhythm" 
29:51 

 
33 
February 3, 1953 
Georgia Auditorium, Vancouver, Bc 
Bad studio line feed causing distorted sound throughout and a few sound break-ups. 
29:52 

 
34 
February 10, 1953 
San Diego, California 
Remote line feed developed an open ground that pretty much distroyed the final minute and three seconds of "Limelight." 
29:48 

 
35 
February 17, 1953 
Sweet's Ballroom Oakland, California 
 
29:31 

 
36 
February 24, 1953 
Montana State University 
 
29:55 

 
37 
March 3, 1953 
Aviatrix Club, Amarillo, Texas 
 
29:57 

 
38 
March 17, 1953 
Trianon Ballroom, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 
 
29:52 

 
39 
March 24, 1953 
New Concepts of Artistry in Music 
Although not a live broadcast, this is an actual "Concert In Miniature" presentation with Gene Hamilton as Host. 
29:51 

 
40 
April 14, 1953 
Sampson Air Force Base, Geneva, New York 
 
29:58 

 
41 
April 21, 1953 
Springfield, Massachusetts 
 
29:56 

 
42 
April 28, 1953 
Bird Land 
 
29:59 

 
43 
May 8, 1953 
Bird Land 
 
29:59 

 
44 
May 12, 1953 
Glen Echo Park Ballroom, Washington Dc 
 
29:53 

 
45 
May 19, 1953 
Palm Gardens, Columbus, Ohio 
 
29:27 

 
46 
May 26, 1953 
Transcribed Show Because of Bad Transmission Line 
Host: Radcliff Hall. "Over The Rainbow", "Begin The Beguine", "Invition For Guitar And Trumpet", "Soliloquy", "Pennies From Heaven", "The Story Of An Orchestra" 
29:48 

 
47 
June 2, 1953 
Star Ballroom, Dakota City, Iowa 
 
29:55 

 
48 
June 9, 1953 
Riviera, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin 
 
24:57 

 
49 
June 16, 1953 
Student Union Bldg., State Teacher's College, Terre Haute, Indiana 
 
24:57 

 
50 
June 23, 1953 
Moonlight Gardens, Conney Island, Cincinnati, Ohio 
One Year Anniversaries for Frank Rosolino, Stan Levy and Sal Salvador 
24:54 

 
51 
June 30, 1953 
Royal Canadian Air Force Station Drill Hall 
Stan Levy: "Theme And Variations", Lee Konitz: "Lover Man", Sal Salvador: "Frivolous Sal", Chris Connors: "If I Should Leave You", Frank Rosolino: "Frank Speaking", Bobby Burgess: "Over The Rainbow", 
24:57 

 
52 
July 7, 1953 
Civic Opera House, Chicago, Illinois 
Concert performed backstage at the Opera House between audiences. "Young Blood", Lee Konitz: "My Lady", "Hava Havana", Conversation with George Shearing. "Boop-Boop-Be-Doop", 
24:57 

 
53 
July 14, 1953 
Topper Club, Cincinnati, Ohio 
Stan Levy: "Theme And Variations", Lee Konitz: "Limelight", Buddy Childers: "Autumn In New York", Lee Konitz: "You Go To My Head", "Walking Shoes" 
24:59 

 
54 
July 21, 1953 
Casino, Hampton Beach, New Hampshire 
"Casual Jazz" Conti Candoli: "Round Robin", Frank Rosolino: "I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good", Zoot Sims: "Zoot", "Francesca" 
24:50 

 
55 
July 28, 1953 
Lincoln Park, New Bedford, Massachusetts 
"Bill Holman's Work", Lee Konitz: "You Go To My head", Ernie Royal: 'S Wonderful", "23 Degrees North, 82 Degrees West", "April In Paris" Don Bagley: "Bags", "Young Blood" 
29:40 

 
56 
August 4, 1953 
Steel Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey 
Program delayed for news about Korean War prisoner exchange. "Hava Havana", "Street Of Dreams", Zoot Sims welcomes Davey Schildkraut into the band. Buddy Childers: "All The Things Your Are", Stan Levy: "Theme And Variations", "Sophisticated Lady" 
29:58 

 
57 
August 11, 1953 
Crescent Gardens, Revere Beach, Massachusetts 
Sal Salvador: "Frivolous Sal", Bob Burgess: "Solitaire", Buddy Childers: "All The Things Your Are", Zoot Sims: "Intermission Riff", "Artistry in Rhythm" 
24:48 

 
58 
August 18, 1953 
Lincoln Park Ballroom, North Dartmouth, Massachusetts 
Zoot Sims: "?", Don Bagley: "Artistry In Bolero", "Boop Boop A Doop", Lee Konitz: "My Lady", "Concerto To End All Concertos" 
24:54 

 
59 
August 25, 1953 
Behind the Scenes 
This was a special pre-recorded "Concert In Miniature" series aired during the time the Kenton band was performing in Europe. 
24:58 

 
60 
September 1, 1953 
Behind the Scenes 
This was a special pre-recorded "Concert In Miniature" series aired during the time the Kenton band was performing in Europe. 
24:59 

 
61 
September 8, 1953 
Behind the Scenes 
This was a special pre-recorded "Concert In Miniature" series aired during the time the Kenton band was performing in Europe. 
24:56 

 
62 
September 22, 1953 
Behind the Scenes 
This was a special pre-recorded "Concert In Miniature" series aired during the time the Kenton band was performing in Europe. 
24:58 

 
63 
September 29, 1953 
Carousel Ballroom, Manchester, New Hampshire 
 
24:57 

 
64 
October 6, 1953 
Bird Land 
This is actually a "Concert Encore" aired in place of "Concert In Miniature." 
29:56 

 
65 
October 13, 1953 
Bird Land 
 
29:40 

 
66 
October 20, 1953 
Bird Land 
"Prologue", "Fearless Fosdick", Frank Rosolino: "I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good", "A Theme Of Four Values" 
29:55 

 
67 
October 27, 1953 
Bird Land 
"Theme And Variations", Conte Candoli: "Poem For Trumpet", "Hava Havana", Bob Burgess: "Collaboration", Frank Rosolino: "Frank Speaking", Buddy Childer: "Autumn In New York", "Taboo" 
29:40 

 
68 
November 3, 1953 
Eastman School of Music, Eastman Theater, Rochester, New York 
"Theme And Variations", Blues, Before And After", Frank Rosolino: "I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good", Buddy Childers: "Solo For Buddy", "23 Degrees North, 82 Degrees West", Zoot Sims: "Zoot", Lee Konitz: "Limelight" 
29:58 

 
69 
November 10, 1953 
Transcribed Show "portraits of Standards" 
 
29:59 

 
70 
November 17, 1953 
Transcribed Show "remedy-More Music" 
 
29:55 

 
71 
November 24, 1953 
Transcribed Show "development of Jazz Music" 
 
29:58 

 
72 
December 1, 1953 
Transcribed Show "music For All Occasions" 
 
29:58 

 
73 
December 8, 1953 
Transcribed Show 
 
28:21 

 
74 
December 15, 1953 
Repeat of the 5-12-53 Program 
Final broadcast of the "Concert In Miniature" series 
29:43 

 
Stan Kenton Show
Also known as STAN KENTON SHOW
September 3, 1952 - October 6, 1953
14 episodes known to exist
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Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
September 3, 1952 
Blue Note 
 
29:39 

 
September 7, 1952 
Blue Note 
 
24:24 

 
September 10, 1952 
Blue Note 
 
29:24 

 
November 22, 1952 
Rustic Cabin, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey 
 
24:55 

 
November 26, 1952 
Rustic Cabin, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey 
 
24:57 

 
November 27, 1952 
Rustic Cabin, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey 
Kay Brown introduces her husband, Maynard Ferguson. "Love For Sale", "Lover Man", "Cuban Nights", "Solitaire", 
24:55 

 
November 29, 1952 
Rustic Cabin, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey 
 
29:54 

 
December 11, 1952 
Lake Club, Springfield, Illinois 
 
24:57 

 
March 28, 1953 
Blue Note 
"Artistry In Rhythm"; "Young Blood" (Mulligan, Gerry) Candoli (tp) Kamuca (ts); "Gone With The Wind" (Wrubel, Allie & Herb Magidson) Salvador (g) arr. by Bill Russo; "Taboo" (Lecuona, Margarita & Bob Russell) Rosolino (tb) Konitz (as) arr. by Johnny Richards Candoli (tp); "Don't Worry `bout Me" (Koehler, Ted & Rube Bloom) arr. by Pete Rugolo Chris Connor; "Swing House" (Mulligan, Gerry) Rosolino (tb) Konitz (as) Kamuca (ts) Candoli (tp) 
24:47 

 
10 
April 4, 1953 
Blue Note 
 
24:36 

 
11 
April 24, 1953 
Bird Land 
 
24:55 

 
12 
April 29, 1953 
Bird Land 
 
24:54 

 
13 
May 1, 1953 
Bird Land 
"Jump For Joe", "Gone With The Wind", "Francesca", "Don't Worry About Me", "Taboo", 
24:54 

 
14 
October 6, 1953 
Bird Land 
 
29:56 

 
Stan Kenton Show
Also known as STAN KENTON SHOW
November 1, 1952 - April 7, 1953
4 episodes known to exist
#
Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
November 1, 1952 
An Inner View of the Kenton Band 
 
29:56 

 
January 6, 1953 
An Inner View of the Kenton Band 
 
29:56 

 
March 31, 1953 
An Inner View of the Kenton Band 
 
29:56 

 
April 7, 1953 
An Inner View of the Kenton Band 
 
29:56 

 
The Stan Kenton Show
Also known as THE STAN KENTON SHOW
November 30, 1956 - November 30, 1956
7 episodes known to exist
Announcer: Hy Averback
#
Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
November 30, 1956 
Young Blood 
 
14:48 

 
November 30, 1956 
Crazy Rhythm 
 
14:48 

 
November 30, 1956 
And the Bull Walked Around, O'le 
 
14:48 

 
November 30, 1956 
Artistry in Percussion 
 
14:42 

 
10 
November 30, 1956 
The Lady in Red 
 
14:54 

 
12 
November 30, 1956 
Fascinating Rhythm 
 
14:55 

 
14 
November 30, 1956 
Taboo 
 
14:55 

 
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