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The Gambit (album)

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Released  1958
Artist  Shelly Manne
Producer  Lester Koenig
Length  39:09
Release date  1958
Genre  Jazz
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Recorded  January 4, July 17 & 25, 1957 and February 24, 1958 Contemporary Records Studio, Los Angeles, California
Label  Contemporary C3557/S7557
The Gambit (1958)  Bells Are Ringing (1958)
Similar  Concerto for Clarinet & Combo, Swinging Sounds, More Swinging Sounds, My Fair Lady with the Un‑ori

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The Gambit is an album by drummer Shelly Manne's group Shelly Manne & His Men, recorded at sessions in 1957 and 1958 and released on the Contemporary label.

Contents

Reception

The Allmusic site rated the album 3 stars.

Track listing

All compositions by Charlie Mariano except as indicated

  1. "The Gambit: Queen's Pawn" - 4:41
  2. "The Gambit: En Passant" - 3:25
  3. "The Gambit: Castling" - 4:25
  4. "The Gambit: Checkmate" - 7:15
  5. "Blue Gnu" - 6:42
  6. "Tom Brown's Buddy" (Jim Hall) - 5:53
  7. "Hugo Hurwhey" (Russ Freeman) - 6:32
  • Recorded at Contemporary's studio in Los Angeles on January 4, 1957 (track 1), July 17, 1957 (track 2), July 25, 1957 (tracks 3 & 4) and February 24, 1958 (tracks 5-7).
  • Personnel

  • Shelly Manne - drums
  • Stu Williamson - trumpet, valve trombone
  • Charlie Mariano - alto saxophone
  • Russ Freeman - piano
  • Monty Budwig - bass
  • References

    The Gambit (album) Wikipedia


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