Jazz from Allerton Park

August 10, 2018
The Allerton Barn

The Allerton Barn

Michael Owen Thomas

On this week's Prairie Performances, Friday night at 7 pm on WILL-FM 90.9, our "Jazz from Allerton Park" month continues with a concert with the UI Jazz Faculty in a salute to Oliver Nelson's "The Blues and the Abstract Truth.” Special guest will be Oliver Nelson, Jr. who was on campus in 2012 when this concert was given.

Allerton Music Barn Festival 2012
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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