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Navy Swings
     

Navy Swings

by Shelly Manne
 
The music on this CD is mostly taken from radio shows in the series "The Navy Swings" performed during 1961-1970. Three different versions of drummer Shelly Manne & His Men, a top-notch hard bop quintet, are featured. The performances are mostly very concise (under three minutes), so solos are brief and sometimes only one horn

Overview

The music on this CD is mostly taken from radio shows in the series "The Navy Swings" performed during 1961-1970. Three different versions of drummer Shelly Manne & His Men, a top-notch hard bop quintet, are featured. The performances are mostly very concise (under three minutes), so solos are brief and sometimes only one horn is featured per song. However, the music is a valuable addition to the discography of such players as Manne, trumpeter Conte Candoli, tenor saxophonist Richie Kamuca, altoist Frank Strozier, and pianists Russ Freeman and Mike Wofford, with four numbers from Manne's lesser-known post-bop 1970 group.

Product Details

Release Date:
09/24/2002
Label:
Studio West
UPC:
0722937310921
catalogNumber:
109
Rank:
182953

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Performance Credits

Shelly Manne   Primary Artist,Drums
Conte Candoli   Trumpet
Russ Freeman   Piano
Richie Kamuca   Tenor Saxophone
Frank Strozier   Alto Saxophone
Mike Wofford   Piano
Gary Barone   Trumpet
Chuck Berghofer   Bass
Monty Budwig   Bass
John Gross   Tenor Saxophone

Technical Credits

George Gershwin   Composer
Ernesto Lecuona   Composer
Russ Freeman   Composer
John Williams [composer]   Composer
Howard Dietz   Composer
Ira Gershwin   Composer
Cole Porter   Composer
Arthur Schwartz   Composer
Stillman   Composer
Scott Yanow   Liner Notes
Mario Levesque   CD Layout
DuBose Heyward   Composer
Peter Jacobson   Producer
Vil Vohler   Producer

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