Chico Mann is the brainchild of Antibalas' guitarist, Marquitos Garcia, who, armed with his childhood Casio keyboards, recorded Manifest Tone Vol. 1. The project, which began as an experiment in spontaneous composition, proved to be a true glimpse into the essence of Garcia's musical passions: the
One of Coleman's popular instrumentals, "Playboy's Theme," became the theme music of Hugh Hefner's 1960's TV show, Playboy After Dark. This classic album, recorded in 1960, includes that well known theme along with several jazz standards. All selections newly remastered.