Screamin' the Blues

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Oliver Nelson on tenor and alto sax meets Eric Dolphy alto, bass clarinet and flute on this frequently exciting sextet session with trumpeter Richard Williams, pianist Richard Wyands, bassist George Duvivier, and drummer Roy Haynes. Although Dolphy is too unique and skilled to be overshadowed in a setting such as this, Nelson holds his own. He contributed five of the six compositions including "Screamin' the Blues," "The Meetin'," and "Alto-Itis" and effectively matches wits and creative ideas with Dolphy. This CD reissue also available as part of a huge Eric Dolphy box set is recommended, as is the follow-up record Straight Ahead.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
Oliver Nelson on tenor and alto sax meets Eric Dolphy alto, bass clarinet and flute on this frequently exciting sextet session with trumpeter Richard Williams, pianist Richard Wyands, bassist George Duvivier, and drummer Roy Haynes. Although Dolphy is too unique and skilled to be overshadowed in a setting such as this, Nelson holds his own. He contributed five of the six compositions including "Screamin' the Blues," "The Meetin'," and "Alto-Itis" and effectively matches wits and creative ideas with Dolphy. This CD reissue also available as part of a huge Eric Dolphy box set is recommended, as is the follow-up record Straight Ahead.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/18/2006
  • Label: Prestige
  • UPC: 888072300132
  • Catalog Number: 30013
  • Sales rank: 59,793

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Screamin' the Blues (10:59)
  2. 2 March on, March On (4:59)
  3. 3 The Drive (5:48)
  4. 4 The Meetin' (6:43)
  5. 5 Three Seconds (6:25)
  6. 6 Alto-Itis (4:58)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Oliver Nelson Primary Artist, Primary Artist, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone
Eric Dolphy Flute, Bass Clarinet, Alto Saxophone
Richard Wyands Piano
George Duvivier Bass
Roy Haynes Drums
Richard Gene Williams Trumpet
Technical Credits
Esmond Edwards Artwork, Cover Art, Cover Photo
Rudy Van Gelder Engineer, Liner Notes, Author, Remastering
Joe Goldberg Liner Notes
Nat Hentoff Liner Notes
Nick Phillips Reissue Producer
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