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Shelly Manne & His Men

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Shelly Manne & His Men

Shelly Manne & His Men has been played on NTS in shows including Jazzman, featured first on 30 August 2016. Songs played include Shadrach.

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.

Manne's father and uncles were drummers. In his youth he admired many of the leading…

Ruth Price, Shelly Manne & His Men
Contemporary Records1961
Ruth Price, Shelly Manne & His MenContemporary Records1961