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The Blues and the Abstract Truth - Oliver Nelson
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  1. Stolen Moments
  2. Hoe-Down
  3. Cascades
  4. Yearnin'
  5. Butch and Butch
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  1. Stolen Moments
  2. Hoe-Down
  3. Cascades
  4. Yearnin'
  5. Butch and Butch
  6. Teenie's Blues
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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. Lead trumpeter Freddie Hubbard is at his peak of performance, while alto saxophonists Nelson and Eric Dolphy (Nelson doubling on tenor) team to ...

The Blues and the Abstract Truth 2007, Verve

UPC: 602517448162

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The Blues and the Abstract Truth 1995, GRP

UPC: 011105015424

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