Born: June 24, 1922 | Died: October 2, 2001
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....
Jazz WorkshopLone Hill Jazz
Jazz Greats Of Our Time - Complete RecordingsRCA Victor
Sketches From The Book Of LifeRCA Victor
Manny Albam And "The Jazz Greats Of Our Time"RCA Victor
Metal En Llamas "Brass On Fire"RCA Victor
The Soul Of The CityRCA Victor
Brass On FireRCA Victor
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