Shelly Manne collection, 1940-1980


Shelly Manne collection, 1940-1980

This collection contains holograph music manuscripts, sound recordings, scrapbooks, film, and documentation related to film, photographs, published music, posters, business records, personal papers, and memorabilia.

unknown linear ft. (56 boxes, 15,500 items)

Related Entities

There are 11 Entities related to this resource.

Shearing, George (person)

Wilson, Teddy, 1912-1986 (person)

Goodman, Benny, 1909-1986 (person)

Benny Goodman was born in Chicago, May 30, 1909. He received his first musical training at a local synagogue, and later studied clarinet with Franz Schoepp. Goodman made his debut at the age of twelve, and left home to become a full-time professional clarinetist when he was sixteen. After a decade of performing as a free-lancer and as a member of Ben Pollak's band, Goodman established his first big band in 1934, and soon it achieved unprecedented success. He won great ac...

Kenton, Stan, 1911-1979 (person)

Stanley Newcomb Kenton was born on December 15, 1911 in Wichita, Kansas. His family lived in California and Colorado before permanently settling in Bell, California, in the Los Angeles area. Kenton's musical career began in his teens, and made his first recordings with Gus Arnheim in 1937, joining Vido Musso's band in 1938, and organizing a rehearsal band which evolved into his own orchestra. From the 1940s onward, the Kenton band was the site of intersection between jazz, popular music, and ex...

Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993 (person)

Dizzy Gillespie (born John Birks Gillespie, October 21, 1917, Cheraw, South Carolina - January 6, 1993 Englewood, New Jersey) was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer, and singer. He joined his first professional band in 1935. In the 1940s Gillespie became a major figure in the development of bebop and modern jazz....

Manne, Shelly (person)

Shelly Manne, born in New York on June 11, 1920 was an influential jazz drummer, composer, recording artist, educator, and bandleader. In the 1940s he performed with Benny Goodman, Stan Kenton, George Shearing, and Charlie Ventura among others. He moved to Los Angeles around 1950 and became important in the "West Coast jazz" movement. He started his own group in 1955. He opened the jazz club Shelly's Manne-hole in 1960, which closed in 1974. In 1980 he toured Japan with other jazz luminaries suc...

Jacquet, Illinois (person)

Carter, Benny (person)

Benny Carter and Maxwell Glanville, composers and lyricists. Gertrude Greenidge and Maxwell Glanville, librettists. Besseye Scott, lyricist for "Save His Soul Instead." From the description of Twit: typescript, 1974, 1979. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122363948 ...

Hinton, Milt. (person)

Musician. From the description of Reminiscences of Milton Hinton : oral history, 1971. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86158432 ...

Ventura, Charlie (person)

Edison, Harry, 1915-1999 (person)