Oliver Nelson

The Blues and the Abstract Truth (Stereo & Mono) (100894)

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The Blues and the Abstract Truth (Stereo & Mono)

Oliver Nelson

Green Corner

8436563181757

GRC 151545

100894

JAZZ

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The Blues and the Abstract Truth (Stereo & Mono)

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2-CD SET

THE STEREO & MONO VERSIONS + BONUS ALBUMS: TRANE WHISTLE & STRAIGHT AHEAD

Presented here in its entirety in both its Stereo and Mono versions, The Blues and the Abstract Truth was the masterpiece that earned Oliver Nelson widespread recognition as one of the finest arrangers and composers in jazz. Everything shines here: the wonderful compositions and arrangements, including the splendid “Stolen Moments”, which would become a standard, and the all-star group with Freddie Hubbard, Eric Dolphy, Bill Evans, Paul Chambers, and Roy Haynes.

PERSONNEL ON BOTH CDs:

OLIVER NELSON, alto & tenor sax
ERIC DOLPHY, alto sax & flute
FREDDIE HUBBARD, trumpet
GEORGE BARROW, baritone sax
BILL EVANS, piano
PAUL CHAMBERS, bass
ROY HAYNES, drums

Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, February 23, 1961.

CD 1: The STEREO Version (Impulse AS-5)

1. STOLEN MOMENTS
2. HOE-DOWN
3. CASCADES
4. YEARNIN’
5. BUTCH AND BUTCH
6. TEENIE’S BLUES
7. TRANE WHISTLE
8. WHOLE NELSON
9. YOU ARE TOO BEAUTIFUL
10. STOLEN MOMENTS [first version,aka THE STOLEN MOMENT]
11. WALK AWAY
12. JAWS

CD 2: The MONO Version (Impulse A-5)

1. STOLEN MOMENTS
2. HOE-DOWN
3. CASCADES
4. YEARNIN’
5. BUTCH AND BUTCH
6. TEENIE’S BLUES
7. IMAGES
8. SIX AND FOUR
9. MAMA LOU
10. RALPH’S NEW BLUES
11. STRAIGHT AHEAD
12. 111-44