Oliver Nelson: The Blues and The Abstract Truth

Sunday, October 15th 2017 — Archived Post


Sunday morning. When you're sitting there realizing there are just way too many freakin' new web development frameworks to wrap your head around in. I's time to turn on some Jazz in the background. The kind of stuff you find at your local library.

"It remains Nelson's most acclaimed album and features a lineup of notable musicians: Freddie HubbardEric 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." — Wikipedia

The Blues and the Abstract Truth by Oliver Nelson