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Jazz Musician of the Day: Shelly Manne

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All About Jazz is celebrating Shelly Manne's birthday today!

Shelly Manne - drums (1920 - 1984) As a jazz drummer, studio musician, bandleader and businessman, Shelly Manne was one of the most prolific instrumentalists of modern times. “I’ve really had the best of both worlds,” he said in 1983. “I’ve kept busy playing jazz, and between engagements I’ve had the studios to fall back on.” The New York City-born musician was the son of Max Manne... Read more.

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