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9 thoughts on “ Hoe-Down - Oliver Nelson - Blues And The Abstract Truth (CD, Album)

  1. The Blues and the Abstract Truth Oliver Nelson. Genre: Jazz Release Date: Explicitness: notExplicit Country: USA Track Count: 6 ℗ The Verve Music .
  2. Listen free to Oliver Nelson – The Blues and the Abstract Truth (Stolen Moments, Hoe-Down and more). 6 tracks (). Discover more music, concerts, .
  3. Apr 10,  · The result was one of the most memorable jazz albums of the early s, combining a star lineup with some of the best jazz arrangements on record, the unique The Blues and the Abstract Truth. One of the musical projects Oliver Nelson was involved with before the recording of the album was playing tenor sax in Quincy Jones’ big band.
  4. As Oliver Nelson is known primarily as a big band leader and arranger, he is lesser known as a saxophonist and organizer of small ensembles. Blues and the Abstract Truth is his triumph as a musician for the aspects of not only defining the sound of an era with his all-time classic "Stolen Moments," but on this recording, assembling one of the most potent modern jazz sextets ever/
  5. Editors’ Notes 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, “Stolen Moments.”.
  6. Reception. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars stating "Unlike the original classic Blues and the Abstract Truth set from three years earlier, Oliver Nelson does not play on this album. He did contribute three of the eight originals and all of the arrangements but his decision not to play is disappointing The emphasis is on blues-based pieces and there are some.
  7. Mar 12,  · Wikipedia says that his Impulse! album “The Blues and the Abstract Truth” is “widely regarded as one of the most significant recordings of the modern jazz era.” It’s always interesting when jazz musicians take on classical music, as Nelson does here with Copland’s “Rodeo.”.
  8. Dec 02,  · Oliver Nelson Blues and the Abstract Truth, best sounding cd version? Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by monks dream, Jul 27, Thread Status: which are not that easy to find. A wonderful album though. Sound of that CD is otherwise tolerable, except on the last cut where the lack of dynamics is more noticeable.
  9. Composer-arranger-sax player Oliver Nelson’s The Blues and the Abstract Truth is one of the gems of the mids. It’s not a great classic, though it comes close to it, but it’s one of those albums that is so well conceived and executed --the arrangements and the playing—that you keep coming back to /5(97).

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