- Shelly Manne & His Friends
My Fair Lady: 180g Vinyl LP
Release date: 15 September, 2023
Released as part of the Acoustic Sounds Series celebrating 70 years of Contemporary Records, Shelly Manne & Friends My Fair Lady is the first album to ever consist of jazz versions of songs from just a single Broadway musical. First released in 1956 and recorded by legendary engineer Roy DuNann this new edition features ALL-ANALOG mastering from the original analog tapes by Bernie Grundman. The record is pressed on 180-gram vinyl at QRP and is presented in a tip-on jacket.
This trio set by Shelly Manne & His Friends (consisting of the drummer/leader, pianist André Previn, and bassist Leroy Vinnegar) was a surprise best-seller and is now considered a classic. Previn (who is really the main voice) leads the group through eight themes from the famous play, including "Get Me to the Church on Time," "I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face," "I Could Have Danced All Night," and "On the Street Where You Live." This new reissue by Craft Recordings celebrates the 70th Anniversary of Contemporary Records and has been cut from the original analog tapes by renowned engineer Bernie Grundman of Bernie Grundman Mastering and pressed on 180-gram vinyl at QRP.
- Vinyl LP
- Craft Recordings