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Manny Albam

Primary Instrument: Arranger

Born: June 24, 1922 | Died: October 2, 2001    

Manny Albam

Manny Albam - arranger,

As a jazz composer, arranger, conductor and teacher, in a career that spanned seven decades, Manny Albam worked with some of the most celebrated jazz performers, including Dizzy Gillespie, Coleman Hawkins, Stan Getz, Sarah Vaughn, Count Basie, McCoy Tyner, Roland Hanna, Carmen McCrea and Bob Brookmeyer.

His most recent recording was the 1999 CD, “If You Could See Us Now!,” Nancy Marano & Manny Albam. He also arranged Joe Lovano’s critically-hailed 1997 CD, “Celebrating Sinatra,” and arranged and conducted Hank Jones and the Meridian String Quartet. Albam’s 1958 jazz version of “West Side Story” was nominated for a Grammy....
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  • Jazz Workshop
    Lone Hill Jazz
    2007
  • Jazz Greats Of Our Time - Complete Recordings
    RCA Victor
    2004
  • Sketches From The Book Of Life
    RCA Victor
    1991
  • Manny Albam And "The Jazz Greats Of Our Time"
    RCA Victor
    1983
  • Metal En Llamas "Brass On Fire"
    RCA Victor
    1967
  • The Soul Of The City
    RCA Victor
    1966
  • Brass On Fire
    RCA Victor
    1966
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