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Russ Freeman/Shellly Manne: One on One

Read "One on One" reviewed by Craig Jolley

Pianist Russ Freeman made his name on the 1950's California scene with trumpeter Chet Baker's quartet and in Shelly Manne's quintet. He moved to the studios begininng in the early 1960's, occasionally taking time out to play real music such as this 1982 duet with drummer Shelly Manne. This record is a follow-up to a 1954 Freeman - Manne duet, The Two (Contemporary). (There is also a 1957 trio with Freeman, Manne, and Andre Previn, Batter Up (Contemporary), with a ...


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