STARmeter
SEE RANK
Up 107,061 this week

Stan Kenton (1911–1979)


Stan Kenton is regarded in the history of jazz as one of the pioneers of progressive jazz, with his orchestra and arranger Pete Rugolo. He started leading his own bands in the late 1930s and become famous in the mid-'40s with songs like "Painted Rhytmm", "Intermission Riff" and "Eager Beaver". He was leading his band until his death in 1979. In the... See full bio »

Our Favorite Trailers of the Week

Get the best new trailers in under a minute, including "True Detective" Season 3, Spies in Disguise, and "Room 104."

Watch now

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1502 people
created 28 Jun 2013
 
a list of 93 people
created 27 Dec 2014
 
a list of 266 people
created 24 Jul 2012
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Stan Kenton's work have you seen?

User Polls

1 win. See more awards »

Known For

A United Kingdom Soundtrack
(2016)
L.A. Noire Soundtrack
(2011)
Talk About a Lady Orchestra Leader
(1946)
Let's Make Rhythm Orchestra Leader
(1947)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Music department (2 credits)
 1965-1966 Mister Roberts (TV Series) (composer - 30 episodes)
- Captain, My Captain (1966) ... (composer: theme music)
- In Love and War (1966) ... (composer: theme music)
- Undercover Cook (1966) ... (composer: theme music)
- Unwelcome Aboard (1966) ... (composer: theme music)
- Son of Eight in Every Port (1966) ... (composer: theme music)
 1957 Alan Melville Takes You from A-Z (TV Series) (featuring the music of - 1 episode)
- K (1957) ... (featuring the music of)
Show Show Soundtrack (12 credits)
Show Show Actor (6 credits)
Show Show Composer (2 credits)
Show Show Self (25 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (2 credits)
Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "Viva Kenton!", 1959.

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | See more »

Alternate Names:

Stanley Kenton | Stan Kenton and His Orchestra
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia:

Inducted into the Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame in 1982. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

Contribute to This Page

Stream Comedy Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular comedy titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed