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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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September 12, 2013

BMI Jazz Composers Workshop

April 18, 2011

Albam from the Archives

June 03, 2010

Manny Albam: The Drum Suite

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Albums

Jazz Workshop
Jazz Workshop
Lone Hill Jazz
2007
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The Jazz Workshop
The Jazz Workshop
Lone Hill Jazz
2007
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Jazz Greats Of Our...
RCA Victor
2004
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Sketches From The...
RCA Victor
1991
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[no cover]
Manny Albam And "The...
RCA Victor
1983
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Metal En Llamas...
RCA Victor
1967
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