Tag Archives: Shelly Manne

Shelly Manne for the First Time

The first I remember seeing Shelly Manne‘s name/photo is the early 1970s in Avedis Zildjian’s Cymbal Set-Ups of Famous Drummers booklet. I wanted to buy a 20-inch A Zildjian Ride cymbal, but the local music store had only a few … Continue reading

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Shelly Manne Leedy Ad 1967

SKF NOTE: This ad is on the inside back cover of the November 2, 1967 Down Beat. I’ve always loved this photo.

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Harvey Siders: Long Drum Solos Bore Me

SKF NOTE: Here I’ve excerpted remarks about drum solos from a 1973 roundtable discussion Down Beat Contributing Editor Harvey Siders had with five drummers: Willie Bobo, Louie Bellson, Larry Bunker, Shelly Manne, and Donald Bailey. None of these wonderful players … Continue reading

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