Oliver Nelson With Eric Dolphy


Straight Ahead

  • Release Date: 30 Aug 1989
  • OJCCD-099-2

Combining the multi-reeds of Oliver Nelson and Eric Dolphy made Straight Ahead a highly diversified outing within a given area. In their previous effort, Screamin' the Blues (New Jazz 8243), Richard Williams was on trumpet but here there is no brass in the front line. Nelson's writing explores the alto sax/bass clarinet combination and the two-alto format. Dolphy also utilizes flute on "Mama Lou"; and Nelson employs his clarinet (in ensemble) and tenor sax (in solo… MORE