Shelly Manne

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    Complete Live at the Black Hawk

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    You Name ItShelly Manne
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    Goofin' At The Coffee HouseShelly Manne
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    Spook!Shelly Manne
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    Slightly Brightly (feat. Jimmy Giuffre & Art Pepper)Shelly Manne

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        Shelly Manne made a countless number of records from the 1940s into the '80s but is best-known as a good-humored bandleader who never hogged the spotlight. Originally a saxophonist, Manne switched to drums when he was 18 and started working almost immediately. He was with Joe Marsala's band (making his recording debut in 1941), played briefly in the big bands of Will Bradley, Raymond Scott, and Les Brown and was on drums for Coleman Hawkins's classic "The Man I Love" session of ... Read more

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