Blues & Truth

July 15, 2016
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Enjoy sizzling hot jazz and smooth tunes from the Allerton Music Barn Festival all month long on Prairie Performances—Friday nights at 7 pm on WILL-FM 90.9.

This week we feature the UI Jazz Faculty in the 2012 festival’s “Tribute to Oliver Nelson’s ‘The Blues and The Abstract Truth,’” with special guest, flutist, Oliver Nelson, Jr.

Tribute to Oliver Nelson’s “The Blues and the Abstract Truth”

UI Jazz Faculty:
Chip McNeil, ten/sop sax
Ron Bridgewater, alto/ tenor sax
Tito Carillo, trpt
Glenn Wilson, bar sax
Jim Pugh, tromb
Larry Gray, bass
Joel Spencer, drums
Joan Hickey, pno

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

Classical 24 Music Playlist

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These programs are partially sponsored by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

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