Shelly Manne

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Birthday
11, 1920
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Sep 26, 1984 (64)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
11, 1920
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Sep 26, 1984 (64)

About

Jazz drummer who has worked with artists including Duke Ellington and Johnny Hodges.

Before Fame

He was inspired to play the drums at an early age, as his father and uncles were drummers.

Trivia

He worked as a bandleader on more than forty albums and was a sideman on albums for artists like Art Pepper.

Family Life

He was married to Florence Butterfield for more than forty years.

Associated With

He has worked with John Coltrane.