Andre Previn & His Pals

West-Side-Story

West Side Story

  • Release Date: 17 Apr 1990
  • OJCCD-422-2

By the time André Previn and Shelly Manne recorded West Side Story in late 1959, they had set the pace and the standard for jazz versions of show and movie scores. Bassist Red Mitchell had been along for most of the ride. Others in jazz quickly followed suit after the incredible success of the Manne/Previn My Fair Lady (OJC-336), but none of their efforts achieved the popularity of Lady or its successors, which included this engaging treatment of the best son… MORE