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Stanley Newcomb Kenton Edit Profile

musician

Stanley Newcomb Kenton, musician. Recipient popularity poll recognition and awards United States and abroad.

Background

Kenton, Stanley Newcomb was born on February 19, 1912 in Wichita, Kansas, United States. Son of Thomas Floyd and Stella E. (Newcomb) Kenton.

Education

Graduated from the high school.

Career

February 1950); 1 daughter, Leslie B. Married second, Margaret Ann Richards, October 18, 1955 (div.). Children—Dana Lynn, Lance N. Organized band Artistry in Rhythm, 1941.

Leader Stan Kenton Orchestra, from 1941. Worldwide concert appearances, billed as artistry in rhythm, progessive jazz, innovations in modern music. Conductor Los Angeles Neophonic Orchestra.

Organizer Stan Kenton Clinics Teenage Musicians, 1965.

Connections

Married Violet R. Peters, July 31, 1935 (divorced February 1950).; married second, Margaret Ann Richards, October 18, 1955 (divorced). Children: Dana Lynn, Lance N. Organized band Artistry in Rhythm, 1941.

father:
Thomas Floyd Kenton

mother:
Stella E. (Newcomb) Kenton

spouses:
Violet R. Peters

Margaret Ann Richards

children:
Dana Lynn Kenton

Lance N. Organized band Artistry in Rhythm Kenton

1941 Kenton