Los Angeles Neophonic Orchestra

The Neophonic movement,launched in the mid-sixties,was another grand Stan Kenton adventure. This one had the ultimate goal of establishing comtemporary resident jazz orchestra in major cities across the United States and even around the globe. The prototype orchestra, THE LOS ANGELES NEOPHONIC, played eleven concerts over three seasons at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, but funding support disappeared and the band dissolved in 1968

Read more


Join the staff. Writers Wanted!

Develop a column, write album reviews, cover live shows, or conduct interviews.