Track

Chuck Manning

No photos available. Upload them now.

Born: May 30, 1958    Primary Instrument: Sax, tenor

Anyone who has been involved with the Los Angeles jazz scene over the last quarter century doesn‘t need to ask, but if you haven’t, you‘ve been missing out and you’re in for a long overdue treat with this release of his first solo CD. Saxophonist Chuck Manning is not new to recording-he has made dozens of appearances and collaborations with other musicians such as the Los Angeles Quartet, and his long-time collaboration with Swiss multi-instrumentalist Isla Eckinger. Chuck Manning’s new CD “Note’s from the Real” “…is a great one” writes the LAWeekly. “Manning is a fine inventive tenor player. With Joe Henderson as his baseline, he plays a gorgeous ballad, can blow some brilliant and slightly understated post -bop frenzy, and can lay out the bop lines fresh”....
read more

Awards:

Runner-up prize in the 1996 Cognac Hennessey Jazz Search Los Angeles Jazz Quartet and The James Carney Group
”Essential listening for any local jazz listener. Manning is a fine inventive tenor player. With Joe Henderson as his baseline, he plays a gorgeous ballad, can blow some brilliant and slightly understated post-bop frenzy, and can lay out the bop lines fresh. His band is a great one, with Jim Szilagyi often matching him idea for idea. Drummer Tim Pleasant’s understated tapping and tippling and cymbal washes defy the written word. And this quartet’s unreleased album, Manning debut as a leader, is a great one.” - Brick Wahl, LAWeekly, December 22, 2006.

“Chuck has a bold sound and keen rhythmic sense”. -Leonard Feather, Los Angeles Times.

“No matter what the context, tenor Manning’s mix of smarts and heart will get to you “ he always seems to work out just the right solo for the moment” “ LAWeekly.

“…rare sense of integrity and conviction”. -L.A. Jazz Scene.

As a Leader

Notes from the Real
TCB MUSIC SA
2007
Tracks: I Didn‘t Know What Time It Was; Hey, It’s You I‘m Talking To; Ambrosia; The Spiritual; Byear; While We’re Young; Eronel; Change Partners; I Believe In You; Dear Lord.
Personnel: Jim Szilagyi: piano. Tim Pleasant: drums. Isla Eckinger: bass.
As a Co-Leader

Conversation Piece - L.A. Jazz Quartet
NAXOS JAZZ 86045-2
1999

Look to the East - L.A. Jazz Quartet
NAXOS JAZZ 86009-2
1998

Family Song - L.A. Jazz Quartet
Not Two Records ), MW 705-2
1998

Astarte - L.A. Jazz Quartet
GOWI Records COG-13
1994

L.A. Calling/Eckinger/Manning Quintet
TCB No 9090
1991
As A Side Musician

Alphonse Mouzon Quintet: Live In Hollywood
Alphonse Mouzon
Tenacious Records UPC: 750817921325 - 2001-06-26
2001

Bill Cunliffe: Live at Rocco
Bill Cunliffe
Azica AJD72221
2002

Like A Dream
Darek Oles
Cryptogramophone CG119
2004

The Music of Eric von Essen Vol. III CG 115 Various Artists
Eric von Essen
Cryptogramophone CG115
2002

Bobby Bradford & The Mo'tet Live at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Bobby Bradford
Water Boy Records- WBR-01
2003

James Carney: Offset Rhapsody
James Carney
Jacaranda Records
1998


Todd Hunter
Dexterity Records DR A-0000002
2003
As A Side Musician

Smoke in the Shadows
Lydia Lunch
Atavistic Records
2004

2 Trios +1 Live!
Chris Colangelo
Blue Port Jazz
2002

Le Supercool
Elliott Caine
EJC Music 01/01/2000
2000

Fables From the Aqueduct
James Carney
Jacaranda Records
1993

Orientation
Elliott Caine
EJC4123422
1998

Gerard Hagen
Sea Breeze Records
2001

Evolution
Rob Thorsen Quartet
Azica Records AJD-72223
2003

DMQ Live
Donavan / Muradian Quintet
CD Baby 663227000323
2006

Pacifico
Donavan/Muradian Quintet
CD Baby 663227000224
2003

Jazz At The Ranch
Toni Jannotta
TCB Music SA
2002

Disclaimer: All About Jazz is not responsible for the accuracy of the discographical data at the website(s) provided. If a link is no longer valid, please contact discography@allaboutjazz.com. Thank you.

Primary Instrument:
Sax, tenor

Location:
Altadena, CA

Willing to teach:
Advanced students only.

Credentials/Background:
email: manningjazz@aol.com for more info.

Selmer super-balanced, 8 Otto Link, 3 1/2 Vandoren Z

Please Sign Up or Log In to send your inquiry.

Events Calendar

Sorry, there are no Chuck Manning events available at this time. Submit one now.

TIP: Reach multiple calendar destinations with a single post. Learn now here.

Submit Take Five Answers. We'll publish your Take Five questions and answers as an article, feature it on the home page and link to it from your musician profile.
Post a formal announcement to the News Center. We'll publish it and syndicate it for you.
No videos available. Add a video now.
comments powered by Disqus
Rank: 1,956 Views: 8,019 Fans: 1

Weekly Giveaways

Ed Palermo

Ed Palermo
About | Enter

Matthew Shipp

Matthew Shipp
About | Enter

Matt Ridley

Matt Ridley
About | Enter

Tord Gustavsen

Tord Gustavsen
About | Enter

An innovative and rich resource For Jazz Musicians

The All About Jazz musician database grows daily
with the help of musicians, supportive professionals and advocates.

Musician? Plug in and promote yourself today.

Learn how