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In Passing - Oliver Nelson - Eight Classic Albums (CD)

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  1. By the time Oliver Nelson and his big band had recorded Fantabulous in March of for Argo, the great composer, saxophonist, conductor, and arranger was a man about town in New York. He had released some truly classic dates of his own as a leader in smaller group forms -- Blues and the Abstract Truth and Full Nelson among them -- and had done arrangement work for everyone from Eddie.
  2. oliver nelson was a distinctive soloist on alto, tenor, & even soprano saxophone. included here are 8 digitally remastered classic albums over 4 cds. includes 'meet over nelson' (), ' taking care of business' (), 'screamin' the blues' (), 'nocturne' (), 'soul battle' (), 'the blues & abstract truth' (), 'main stem' () & 'streets ahead' ().
  3. Oliver Nelson was a versatile musician who wrote and arranged in a variety of settings for a wide range of projects. The purpose of this collection is to capture all of Oliver Nelson's recordings for Verve, Argo and Impulse which feature standard big band instrumentation.
  4. Oliver Nelson (on tenor & alto sax) meets Eric Dolphy (alto, bass clarinet & flute) on this exciting sextet session with trumpeter Richard Williams, pianist Richard Wyands, bassist George Duvivier & drummer Roy Haynes. Although Dolphy is too unique & skilled to be overshadowed in a setting such as this, Nelson holds his own.
  5. On a lot of jazz albums, the compositions are simply starting points for soloists to jump off from. This isn’t the case on The Blues and the Abstract Truth, where Nelson’s sophisticated pieces themselves shine brightly.A crack group is on hand to perform these gems, including the indisputable classic.
  6. Buy The Complete Prestige Collection (CD) by Oliver Nelson (CD $). Amoeba Music. Ships Free in the U.S.
  7. Oliver Nelson discography and songs: Music profile for Oliver Nelson, born 4 June Genres: Hard Bop, Big Band, Jazz. Albums include The Blues and the Abstract Truth, Straight Ahead, and The Blues and the Abstract Truth.
  8. With that in mind, I began exploring "Eight Classic Albums" by listening to "Meet Oliver Nelson," the earliest date in this set (). This is a strong effort, finding the multi-talented Nelson (who played alto, tenor and soprano saxophones) teamed up with Kenny Dorham, Ray Bryant, Wendell Marshall and Art Taylor and turning in a gorgeous /5(21).

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