Barney Kessel, Shelly Manne And Ray Brown


The Poll Winners

  • Release Date: 03 Apr 1989
  • OJCCD-156-2

Barney Kessel, Shelly Manne, and Ray Brown did not record together simply because they all happened to have won first place on their respective instruments in the Down Beat, Playboy, and Metronome polls. Their collaboration was due to mutual respect, and their sensitivity to one another's musical requirements. Here, in a set composed mainly of pop and jazz standards, they represent the ultimate in their fields, constituting a rhythm section that also provides brilli… MORE