Shelly Manne

Shelly Manne (June 11, 1920 – September 26, 1984), born Sheldon Manne in New York City, was an American jazz drummer. Most frequently associated with West Coast jazz, he was known for his versatility and also played in a number of other styles, including Dixieland, swing, bebop, avant-garde jazz and fusion, as well as contributing to the musical background of hundreds of Hollywood films and television programs.



Shelly Manne And His Men
Recorded: Contemporary Studios, Los Angeles, California February 2, 1956
Personnel: Stu Williamson - Trumpet, Charlie Mariano - Alto Sax, Russ Freeman - Piano, Leroy Vinnegar - Bass, Shelly Manne - Drums.