JazzTimes just published an article on the Madison Mellophonium Jazz Orchestra. jazztimes.com/articles/54842-stan-kenton-s-mellophonium-sound-reborn. They have played at various Madison and surrounding venues including Isthmus Jazz Festival and Jazz At Five. Their music is played on Journeys Into Jazz.
I will be interviewing the legendary alto sax player on my show Wed August 8, about 3PM. He performs at Jazz at Five that evening