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Oliver Nelson

  • Jun 04, 1932 - Oct 28, 1975 (age 43)
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2017
A Taste of Honey/Impressions of Phaedra
AlbumAug 11, 2017

A Taste of Honey/Impressions of Phaedra

A Taste of Honey/Impressions of Phaedra released.
The Complete Prestige Collection
AlbumJul 7, 2017

The Complete Prestige Collection

The Complete Prestige Collection released.
2012
Beyond the Truth
AlbumMar 20, 2012

Beyond the Truth

Beyond the Truth released.
Taking Care of Business
AlbumJan 1, 2012

Taking Care of Business

Taking Care of Business is …
Taking Care of Business is the second album by saxophonist Oliver Nelson recorded in 1960 and released on the New Jazz label.
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2011
Happenings/Soulful Brass
AlbumOct 10, 2011

Happenings/Soulful Brass

Happenings/Soulful Brass released.
The Argo, Verve and Impulse Big Band Studio Sessions
AlbumJan 1, 2011

The Argo, Verve and Impulse Big Band …

The Argo, Verve and Impulse Big Band Studio Sessions released.
2010
SongDec 14, 2010

Teenie's Blues
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SongDec 14, 2010

Yearnin'
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2009
Musical Tribute to JFK: The Kennedy Dream
AlbumJan 1, 2009

Musical Tribute to JFK: The Kennedy Dr…

Musical Tribute to JFK: The Kennedy Dream released.
2008
3-2-1-0
AlbumOct 29, 2008

3-2-1-0

3-2-1-0 released.
2006
Zig Zag / The Super Cops
AlbumJan 1, 2006

Zig Zag / The Super Cops

Zig Zag / The Super Cops released.
2005
Live from Los Angeles
AlbumSep 27, 2005

Live from Los Angeles

Live from Los Angeles is an …
Live from Los Angeles is an album by American jazz composer/arranger Oliver Nelson featuring performances recorded in 1967 for the Impulse! label.
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2001
Swiss Suite
AlbumJul 24, 2001

Swiss Suite

Swiss Suite is a live album by American jazz …
Swiss Suite is a live album by American jazz composer/arranger Oliver Nelson featuring performances by a big band with soloists Gato Barbieri (tenor sax) and Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson (alto sax). The album was recorded at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1971 for the Flying Dutchman label.
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The Biggest Bundle of Them All/Zigzag
AlbumMar 20, 2001

The Biggest Bundle of Them All/Zigzag

The Biggest Bundle of Them All/Zigzag released.
2000
Les Incontournables
AlbumJan 4, 2000

Les Incontournables

Les Incontournables released.
Blue Seven
AlbumJan 1, 2000

Blue Seven

Blue Seven is a studio album by organist Shirley Scott …
Blue Seven is a studio album by organist Shirley Scott recorded in 1961 for Prestige and issued in 1966 as PRLP 7376. It features performances by Oliver Nelson and Joe Newman, among the others.
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1995
Verve Jazz Masters 48
AlbumSep 26, 1995

Verve Jazz Masters 48

Verve Jazz Masters 48 released.
1992
Main Stem
AlbumApr 14, 1992

Main Stem

Main Stem is an album by American saxophonist Oliver …
Main Stem is an album by American saxophonist Oliver Nelson with trumpeter Joe Newman. It was originally released in 1962 on Prestige Records, and reissued on CD in 1992.
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Meet Oliver Nelson
AlbumJan 25, 1992

Meet Oliver Nelson

Meet Oliver Nelson is the debut album by saxophonist Oliver …
Meet Oliver Nelson is the debut album by saxophonist Oliver Nelson recorded in 1959 and released on the New Jazz label.
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Soul Battle
AlbumJan 1, 1992

Soul Battle

Soul Battle is an album by American saxophonists …
Soul Battle is an album by American saxophonists Oliver Nelson, King Curtis and Jimmy Forrest. Recorded in 1960 and originally released by the Prestige label in 1962, it was reissued on CD in 1991, featuring one additional track.
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1991
Sound Pieces
AlbumMay 21, 1991

Sound Pieces

Sound Pieces is an album by American jazz composer, …
Sound Pieces is an album by American jazz composer, conductor and arranger Oliver Nelson featuring performances recorded in 1966 for the Impulse! label.
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SongMay 21, 1991

Patterns
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1975
Oliver Nelson
PersonalOctober 1975

Oliver Nelson

Oliver Nelson passed away.
SongJan 1, 1975

Skull Session
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SongJan 1, 1975

Stolen Moments
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Stolen Moments
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AlbumJan 1, 1975

Stolen Moments

Stolen Moments is the final studio album by American jazz …
Stolen Moments is the final studio album by American jazz saxophonist, composer and arranger Oliver Nelson, featuring performances recorded in 1975 for the East Wind label.
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1974
In Person
AlbumJan 1, 1974

In Person

In Person released.
1971
Berlin Dialogue for Orchestra
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AlbumJan 1, 1971

Berlin Dialogue for Orchestra

Berlin Dialogue for Orchestra …
Berlin Dialogue for Orchestra is a live album by American jazz composer/arranger Oliver Nelson featuring performances by a big band recorded at the Berliner Jazztage in 1971 and first released on the Flying Dutchman label.
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1970
The Mayor and the People
AlbumJan 1, 1970

The Mayor and the People

The Mayor and the People released.
3 Shades of Blue
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AlbumJan 1, 1970

3 Shades of Blue

3 Shades of Blue is the final album recorded as leader by …
3 Shades of Blue is the final album recorded as leader by American jazz saxophonist Johnny Hodges featuring performances recorded in 1970 with vocalist Leon Thomas and composer/arranger Oliver Nelson and first released on the Flying Dutchman label. The album was rereleased in 1989 under Nelson's leadership as Black, Brown and Beautiful with additional tracks.
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1966
Leonard Feather Presents the Sound of Feeling and the Sound of Oliver Nelson
AlbumJan 1, 1966

Leonard Feather Presents the Sound of …

Leonard Feather Presents the Sound of Feeling and the …
Leonard Feather Presents the Sound of Feeling and the Sound of Oliver Nelson released.
1965
SongJan 1, 1965

Blues and the Abstract Truth
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More Blues and the Abstract Truth
AlbumJan 1, 1965

More Blues and the Abstract Truth

More Blues and the Abstract …
More Blues and the Abstract Truth is an album by American jazz composer, conductor and arranger Oliver Nelson featuring performances recorded in 1964 for the Impulse! label.
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1963
Screamin' the Blues
AlbumJan 1, 1963

Screamin' the Blues

Screamin' the Blues is an album by American saxophonist Oliver …
Screamin' the Blues is an album by American saxophonist Oliver Nelson, originally released in 1961 on New Jazz Records.
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1962
Afro/American Sketches
AlbumJan 1, 1962

Afro/American Sketches

Afro/American Sketches is a …
Afro/American Sketches is a jazz album by Oliver Nelson recorded in late 1961 and released in 1962. It is his first big band album as a leader. In a June 7, 1962, review for Down Beat magazine jazz critic Richard B. Hadlock said this of Nelson: "In his penchant for melodic simplicity and inner complexity he is close to the secret of Duke Ellington's most enduring scores, and in his thick linear voicings there are echoes of Gil Evans at his best."
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Impressions of Phaedra
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AlbumJan 1, 1962

Impressions of Phaedra

Impressions of Phaedra is an …
Impressions of Phaedra is an album by saxophonist/composer/arranger Oliver Nelson recorded in 1962 and released on the United Artists Jazz label. The album features Nelson's arrangements of Mikis Theodorakis music from the 1962 motion picture Phaedra.
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1961
The Blues and the Abstract Truth
AlbumJan 1, 1961

The Blues and the Abstract Truth

The Blues and the Abstract …
The Blues and the Abstract Truth is an album by American composer and jazz saxophonist Oliver Nelson recorded in February 1961. It remains Nelson's most acclaimed album and features a lineup of notable musicians: Freddie Hubbard, Eric Dolphy (his second-to-last appearance on a Nelson album following a series of collaborations recorded for Prestige), Bill Evans (his only appearance with Nelson), Paul Chambers and Roy Haynes. Baritone saxophonist George Barrow does not take solos but remains a key feature in the subtle voicings of Nelson's arrangements.
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SongJan 1, 1961

Hoe-Down
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1955
Eileen Mitchell Nelson
Marriage1955

Eileen Mitchell Nelson

Married Eileen Mitchell Nelson.
1932
Oliver Nelson
BirthJune 1932

Oliver Nelson

Oliver Nelson was born.
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