Happenings / Soulful Brass

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Happenings / Soulful Brass
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CD Details

  • Released: October 10, 2011
  • Label: Verve

Tracks:

  • 1.Broadwalk Samba
  • 2.Winchester Cathedral
  • 3.Mas Que Nada
  • 4.Lullaby of Jazzland
  • 5.Jazztime, U.S.A.
  • 6.Cul-De-Sac [From the Motion Picture Kameda]
  • 7.Happenings
  • 8.Lou's Good Dues Blues
  • 9.Fugue Tune
  • 10.Spy With a Cold Nose
  • 11.Funky But Blues
  • 12.Torino
  • 13.Sound Machine
  • 14.Goin' Out of My Head / Can't Take My Eyes Off You
  • 15.Spooky
  • 16.125th Street & 7th Avenue
  • 17.Green Tambourine
  • 18.(Sittin' On) the Dock of the Bay
  • 19.Goin' Great
  • 20.Things I Should Have Said
  • 21.Go Fly a Kite
  • 22.Melissa
  • 23.Last Night (Was a Bad Night)

Product Description:

Liner Note Authors: Frank Kofsky; Stanley Dance.
Recording information: Los Angeles, CA (03/15/1968-03/18/1968); New York, NY (03/15/1968-03/18/1968); Los Angeles, CA (10/19/1966-10/21/1966); New York, NY (10/19/1966-10/21/1966).
Photographers: Fred Seligo; Charles Stewart .
This Impulse two-fer revives a pair of LPs by arranger, composer, and saxophonist Oliver Nelson, Happenings and Soulful Brass, released in 1966 and 1968, respectively. Happenings, a date with pianist Hank Jones, is the better album, unlike Soulful Brass, which was co-led with comedian/pianist Steve Allen. Unfortunately, both pianists are featured mainly on harpsichord, which tends to dominate, and at times overwhelm, the compositions. Unless you're a die-hard collector, best to skip this two-fer and pick up the Impulse releases, The Blues & the Abstract Truth and More Blues & the Abstract Truth. ~ Al Campbell

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Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 75,383
  • UPC: 602527809540
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