Birth Name: Stanley Newcomb Kenton
Birth Place: Wichita, Kansas, United States
Years Active: 1930s-1970s
Genres: Jazz, West Coast Jazz, Swing Music
Stanley Newcomb Kenton (December 15, 1911 – August 25, 1979) was a pianist, composer, and arranger who led a highly innovative, influential, and often controversial American jazz orchestra. In later years he was widely active as an educator.
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