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Shelly Manne

Alyn Shipton is joined by drum expert Richard Pite to select highlights from Shelly Manne's prolific recording career, showing his total mastery of percussion in any idiom.

Alyn Shipton is joined by drum expert Richard Pite to select highlights from Shelly Manne's prolific recording career, showing his total mastery of percussion in any idiom. Manne spanned more different styles of jazz than almost any musician, ranging from the swing groups of Coleman Hawkins to the free jazz of Ornette Coleman.

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Sat 25 Jul 2009 16:00

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  • Coleman Hawkins - The Man I Love

    Composer: Gershwin Performers: Coleman Hawkins (tenor saxophone), Eddie Heywood (piano), Oscar Pettiford (bass), Shelly Manne (drums). 23 Dec 1943

  • Stan Kenton

    Artistry in Percussion

    Composer: Rugulo Performers: Buddy Childers, Ray Wetzel, Chico Alvarez, John Anderson, Ken Hanna (trumpet), Kai Winding, Miff Sines, Milt Kabak (trombone), Bart Varsaloma (bass trombone), Al Anthonym Boots Mussulli, Vido Musso, Bob Cooper, Bob Gioga (reeds), Stan Kenton (piano), Bob Ahern (guitar), Eddie Safranski (bass), Shelly Manne (drums). 4 June 1946

    • Stan Kenton Story.
    • Proper.
    • Properbox 13 CD 2, Tr 22.
  • Shorty Rogers

    Chiquito Loco

    Composer: Rogers Performers: Shorty Rogers, Conrad Gozzo, Maynard Ferguson, Tom Reeves, John Howell (trumpet), Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, John Haliburton (trombone), John Graas (french horn), Gene Englund (tuba), Art Pepper, Bud Shank, Jimmy Giuffre, Bobb Cooper (reeds), Marty Paich (piano), Curtis Counce (bass), Shelly Manne (drums). March/April 1953

    • West Coast Sounds.
    • Fresh Sound.
    • 2231 CD 1, Tr 24.
  • Shelly Manne

    The Sound Effects Manne

    Composer: Manne Performers: Shelly Manne (percussion), Russ Freeman (piano). rec: 1954 Originally on The Three and the Two (Contemporary)

    • Best of Shelly Manne.
    • Contemporary.
    • 5715, Tr 11.
  • Shelly Manne Trio:

    With a Little Bit of Luck

    Composer: Lerner/Leowe Performers: Shelly Manne (drums), Andre Previn (piano), Leroy Vinnegar (bass). August 17, 1956

    • My Fair Lady.
    • Contemporary/Original Jazz Classics.
    • OJCCD 336, Tr 7.
  • Shelly Manne

    Poco Loco

    Composer: Powell Performers: Stu Williamson (trumpet), Charlie Mariano (alto saxophone), Russ Freeman (piano), Leroy Vinnegar (bass), Shelly Manne (drums). Rec. 1956

    • Swingin' Sounds.
    • Contemporary.
    • OJCCD 267-2, Tr 4.
  • Shelly Manne

    Concerto for Clarinet and Combo Part 2

    Composer: Bill Smith Performers: Bill Smith (clarinet), Russ Freeman (piano), Monty Budwig (bass), Shelly Manne (drums)

    • Shelly Manne and his Men Vol 2.
    • Contemporary.
    • OJCCD 1910-2, Tr 8.
  • Ornette Coleman

    Tomorrow Is the Question

    Composer: Coleman Performers: Ornette Coleman (alto saxophone), Don Cherry (trumpet), Percy Heath (bass), Shelly Manne (drums). March 1959

    • Tomorrow is the Question.
    • Original Jazz Classics.
    • 342, Tr 1.
  • Shelly Manne & His Men

    Poinciana

    Composer: Simon, Lliso, Bernier Performers: Joe Gordon (trumpet), Richie Kamuca (tenor saxophone), Victor Feldman (piano), Monty Budwig (bass), Shelly Manne (drums). 1959

    • Live at the Blackhawk Vol 1.
    • Original Jazz Classics (Contemporary).
    • 656, Tr 3.
  • Shelly Manne

    Three on a Match

    Composer: John Morell Performers: Gary Barone (trumpet), John Gross (tenor saxophone), Mike Wofford (electric piano), John Morell (guitar), Roland Haynes (bass), Shelly Manne (drums). Ronnie Scott's July 1970.

    • Alive in London.
    • Contemporary.
    • OJCCD 7732, Tr 1.

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