Wednesday, 4 June 2014

82nd birthday of Oliver Nelson

(Born 4 June 1932, St Louis, Missouri, US)
Bandleader, prolific arranger and producer, composer, especially the classic The Blues and the Abstract Truth (February 1961), featuring multiinstrumentalist Eric Dolphy, trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, pianist Bill Evans, baritone saxophonist George Barrow, bassist Paul Chambers and drummer Roy Haynes


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