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Oliver Nelson Orchestra - Afro/American Sketches flac album
  • Performer Oliver Nelson Orchestra
  • Title Afro/American Sketches
  • Date of release 1966
  • Country US
  • Style Post Bop, Big Band
  • Other formats XM APE MIDI AHX AU MP2 VOC
  • Genre Jazz
  • Size MP3 1236 mb
  • Size FLAC 1319 mb
  • Rating: 4.1
  • Votes: 269

Afro/American Sketches is a jazz album by Oliver Nelson recorded in late 1961 and released in 1962. It is his first big band album as a leader. All tracks composed by Nelson.

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Oliver Nelson Orchestra. Afro/American Sketches ‎(LP, Album, RE). Prestige. Oliver Nelson Orchestra. Afro/American Sketches ‎(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM). Original Jazz Classics, Prestige.

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Afro-American Sketches. Composer, Primary Artist. The Oliver Nelson Orchestra.

Artist: Oliver Nelson Orchestra. Album: Afro, American Sketches, 1962. From the perennially striking Afro, American Sketches LP, 1961 Prestige Records Catalog PR-7225 Digitally remastered in 1993.

Afro American Sketches. Afro/American Sketches. Exclusive discount for Prime members. Sample this album Artist (Sample). This is Oliver's first album (I think) featuring his compositions and arrangements. His playing and that of his personnel's is soulful, excellent technically; wonderful example of jazz in the early 60's. There was much more wonderful work to come from Oliver Nelson. 7 people found this helpful.

Tracklist

A1 Message
A2 Jungleaire
A3 Emancipation Blues
B1 There's A Yearning
B2 Going Up North
B3 Disillusioned
B4 Freedom Dance

Credits

  • Alto Saxophone, Flute – Jerry Dodgion (tracks: A1, A3, B1, B3, B4)
  • Baritone Saxophone, Clarinet – Arthur "Babe" Clark* (tracks: A3, B3, B4)
  • Bass – Art Davis
  • Cello – Charles McCracken (tracks: A1, A3, B1, B3, B4), Peter Makis (tracks: A1, A3, B1, B3, B4)
  • Congas, Bongos – Ray Barretto
  • Drums – Ed Shaughnessy
  • French Horn – Jim Buffington (tracks: A1, B1), Julius Watkins (tracks: A1, B1), Ray Alonge (tracks: A1, B1)
  • Piano – Patti Bown (tracks: A3, B3, B4)
  • Recorded By – Rudy Van Gelder
  • Supervised By – Esmond Edwards
  • Tenor Saxophone, Alto Saxophone, Written-By, Arranged By, Conductor, Liner Notes – Oliver Nelson
  • Tenor Saxophone, Flute – Eric Dixon (tracks: A2, A3, B2 to B4)
  • Tenor Saxophone, Flute, Clarinet – Bob Ashton* (tracks: A1, A3, B1, B3, B4)
  • Trombone – Billy Byers (tracks: A2, B2), Britt Woodman (tracks: A1, A3, B1, B3, B4), Melba Liston (tracks: A2, B2), Paul Faulise (tracks: A1, A3, B1, B3, B4), Urbie Green (tracks: A1, A3, B1, B3, B4)
  • Trumpet – Clyde Reasinger (tracks: A2, B2), Ernie Royal, Jerry Kail, Joe Newman, Joe Wilder (tracks: A1, A3, B1, B3, B4)
  • Tuba – Don Butterfield

Notes

A Prestige Records USA production.
Sole licences and distributors in Great Britain and Scandinavia
Transatlantic Records Ltd 120 Marylebone Lane London W1

1st date: A1, B1
2nd date: A3, B3, B4
3rd date: A2, B2

Recorded: September 29, 1961 and November 10, 1961

solos [from liner notes]:
A1 - Dodgion - fl, Davis - b, Shaughnessy, Barretto - d
A3 - Newman, Brown, Nelson - as
B1 (full title: There's A Yearnin' Deep Inside Me) - Dodgion - fl
B2 - Nelson - ts
B3 - McCracken - cello

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
PR 7225, PRLP 7225 Oliver Nelson Orchestra* Afro/American Sketches ‎(LP, Album, Mono) Prestige, Prestige PR 7225, PRLP 7225 US 1962
PRT 7225 Oliver Nelson Orchestra* Afro/American Sketches ‎(LP, Album, RE) Prestige PRT 7225 US 1972
00025218181921 Oliver Nelson Orchestra* Afro/American Sketches ‎(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM) Original Jazz Classics, Prestige 00025218181921 Europe 2006
PR 7225, PRST 7225 Oliver Nelson Orchestra* Afro/American Sketches ‎(LP, Album) Prestige, Prestige PR 7225, PRST 7225 US Unknown
OJCCD-1819-2, P-7225 Oliver Nelson Orchestra* Afro/American Sketches ‎(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM) Original Jazz Classics, Prestige OJCCD-1819-2, P-7225 US 1993