Shelly Manne

Bandleader, Musical Artist

1920 – 1984

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Who was Shelly Manne?

Shelly Manne, 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.

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Born
Jun 11, 1920
New York City
Also known as
  • S. Manne
  • Sheldon Manne
  • Manne, Shelly
  • Shelly Manne and His Men
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Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Sep 26, 1984
Los Angeles

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