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[Portrait of Shelly Manne, New York, N.Y.(?), ca. June 1947] (LOC) | by The Library of Congress
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[Portrait of Shelly Manne, New York, N.Y.(?), ca. June 1947] (LOC)

Gottlieb, William P., 1917-, photographer.


[Portrait of Shelly Manne, New York, N.Y.(?), ca. June 1947]


1 negative : b&w ; 2 1/4 x 2 1/4 in.


Caption from Down Beat: Clowning in an oriental fashion for staff lensman Bill Gottlieb's camera on the cover of this issue is Stan Kenton's drummer boy, Shelly Manne. While his boss is recuperating on the west coast, Shelly, with another Kenton musician, Kai Winding, is playing in Charlie Ventura's combo at the Continental club in Milwaukee. Buddy Stewart is doing the vocals.



Gottlieb Collection Assignment No. 223

Reference print available in Music Division, Library of Congress.

Purchase William P. Gottlieb

Forms part of: William P. Gottlieb Collection (Library of Congress).

In: "Shelly Manne on the cover," Down Beat, v. 14, no. 12 (June 4, 1947).



Manne, Shelly

Jazz musicians--1940-1950.

Drummers (Musicians)--1940-1950.


Format: Portrait photographs--1940-1950.

Film negatives--1940-1950.


Rights Info: Mr. Gottlieb has dedicated these works to the public domain, but rights of privacy and publicity may apply.


Repository: (negative) Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Washington D.C. 20540 USA,

(reference print) Library of Congress, Music Division, Washington D.C. 20540 USA,


Part Of: William P. Gottlieb Collection (DLC) 99-401005


General information about the Gottlieb Collection is available at


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Call Number: LC-GLB23- 0594


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Taken sometime in 1947