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While drummer/bandleader Shelly Manne's initial outing, dedicated to Henry Mancini's Peter Gunn TV scores, was more than just a novelty, this follow-up disc stretches the concept to the absolute limit. Recorded only five months after the release of Shelly Manne & His Men Play Peter Gunn, Son of Gunn!! sounds exactly like what it is: jazz musicians taking ostensibly generic background.
Peter Gunn was one of the first television shows to have it's own original score and it was the first to feature a modern Jazz soundtrack. Features the albums Shelly Manne & His Men Play Peter Gunn and Son of Gunn!!: Shelly Manne & His Men Play More Music from Peter Gunn /5(10).
SHELLY MANNE, drums. Los Angeles, May 21 & 26, TRACKS: Peter Gunn The Floater Sorta Blue The Brothers Soft Sounds Fallout! Slow Brief And Breezy Dreamsville A Profound Gass Odd Ball Blue Steel Spook! Joanna Goofin' At The Coffee House My Manne Shelly Blues For Mother's
Shelly Manne leads a small group of west coasters that includes Victor Feldman on vibes, Conte Candoli on trumpet, and Russ Freeman on piano – plus Herb Geller on alto, whose edgey tone carves out some of the best solos on the set – a great compliment for the cool arrangements of the tunes provided by Manne. Titles include "Floater", "Peter.
Peter Gunn is an American private eye television series, starring Craig Stevens as Peter Gunn with Lola Albright as his girlfriend Edie Hart, which aired on NBC from September 22, , to and on ABC in The series was created by Blake Edwards, who, on occasion, was also writer and director.. The series is notable for being the first televised detective program whose character.
Bandleader Ray Anthony's recording of the theme music reached No. 8 on Billboard's Hot Shelly Manne recorded two jazz albums of themes from the show in , Shelly Manne & His Men Play Peter Gunn and Son of Gunn!!. "The Peter Gunn Theme" has been recorded and performed by .
Shelly Manne recorded two jazz albums of themes from the show in , Shelly Manne & His Men Play Peter Gunn and Son of Gunn!!. "The Peter Gunn Theme" has been recorded and performed by numerous musicians. Today, many people who have never seen the TV show can easily identify the theme. The theme was also used in the Spy Hunter arcade video.