On the Road is an album by Art Farmer recorded in Los Angeles in 1976 and originally released on the Contemporary label. AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: On the Road features a logical but only [More]
My Fair Lady, recorded by Shelly Manne & His Friends and released in 1956 by Contemporary Records, is the first album ever made consisting entirely of jazz versions of tunes from a single Broadway musical. [More]
AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow: Henry Mancini was a significant writer for films who used the flavor of jazz in some of his movie scores. Mancini gathered an impressive cast of top players consisting of [More]
The Three and The Two is an album by drummer Shelly Manne, also featuring multi-instrumentalist Jimmy Giuffre, pianist Russ Freeman, and trumpeter Shorty Rogers. It was recorded at two sessions in 1954, originally released separately [More]
Empathy is a 1962 album by jazz musicians Bill Evans and Shelly Manne. It was Evans’s first album for Verve Records, after he was released from his contract with Riverside Records, and the two musicians’ [More]
The Four Freshmen and Five Guitars is a 1959 album by The Four Freshmen. Track listing: “Rain” (Eugene Ford, Carey Morgan, Arthur Swanstrom) – 2:24 “The More I See You” (Harry Warren, Mack Gordon) – [More]
Cool and Crazy is an album by American jazz trumpeter, composer and arranger Shorty Rogers originally released on the RCA Victor label in 1953 as a 10-inch LP. AllMusic Review by Stephen Cook: Born in [More]
“Poème” (Jack Montrose). From “Music To Listen To Red Norvo By” (1957). Personnel: Red Norvo – vibraphone Red Mitchell – bass Bill Smith – clarinet Shelly Manne – drums Buddy Collette – flute Barney Kessel [More]
Shelly Manne – “Sweets” (a tribute to trumpeter Harry “Sweets” Edison). Album: “Shelly Manne & His Men, The West Coast Sound, Vol. 1”
From the album “Jazz Giant” “Jazz Giant” is an album by saxophonist Benny Carter recorded in 1957 and 1958 and released on the Contemporary label. Personnel: Benny Carter – alto saxophone, trumpet, arranger Frank Rosolino [More]