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Oliver Nelson Jazz Salute

Host Roger Cooper presents the Oliver Nelson Jazz Salute from the 2012 Allerton Music Barn Festival with the UI jazz faculty.

Allerton Music Barn Festival 2012
Tribute to Oliver Nelson’s “The Blues and the Abstract Truth”
UI Jazz Faculty:
Chip McNeil, tenor/soprano saxophone
Ron Bridgewater, alto/ tenor saxophone
Tito Carillo, trumpet
Glenn Wilson, baritone saxophone
Jim Pugh, trombone
Larry Gray, bass
Joel Spencer, drums
Joan Hickey, piano

Special Guest: Oliver Nelson, Jr.
Selections from The Blues and the Abstract Truth (1961)
More Blues and the Abstract Truth (1964)
New pieces from UI Jazz Faculty