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John Vanore: Stolen Moments

Read "Stolen Moments" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi

Oliver Nelson incise il magistrale The Blues and the Abstract Truth in una sola session nel febbraio 1961 con sette strumentisti lui compreso. Aveva 29 anni e guidava una formazione strepitosa con Eric Dolphy, Freddie Hubbard, George Barrow in front line e una ritmica comprendente Bill Evans, Paul Chambers e Roy Haynes. Quei nomi e la ...

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John Vanore: Stolen Moments

Read "Stolen Moments" reviewed by Jerome Wilson

For the majority of jazz fans, the entire career of Oliver Nelson is summed up in one composition, “Stolen Moments" which makes as much sense as Duke Ellington being known for nothing except “Mood Indigo." Though he died at the very premature age of 43, Nelson built a substantial body of work in the jazz and ...

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John Vanore: Stolen Moments

Read "Stolen Moments" reviewed by Jack Bowers

Although Oliver Nelson wasn't with us very long--he died in October 1975, age forty-three--the renowned composer / arranger / saxophonist bequeathed an impressive musical legacy and touched many lives along the way. Among his many admirers is trumpeter John Vanore who first met Nelson in 1966 at an Indiana University summer camp, a meeting, Vanore writes, ...

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John Vanore & Abstract Truth: Contagious Words

Read "Contagious Words" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Impegnativa la scelta di John Vanore di chiamare il suo ensemble Abstract Truth. Il pensiero non può non andare a The Blues and the Abstract Truth, il capolavoro di Oliver Nelson e allora... beh, è meglio lasciar perdere. Nelle intenzioni di Vanore Contagious Words doveva essere una sorta di album fotografico nel quale raccogliere le storie e ...

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Little Big-Band John Vanore and Abstract Truth Score Points for "Contagious Words"

Little Big-Band John Vanore and Abstract Truth Score Points for "Contagious Words"

John Vanore's big band Abstract Truth comes at you in subtle ways on their third CD Contagious Words (Acoustical Concepts 44). It's music that uses all the mainstream notes, but combines them often in ways that are different. It's a 12-person ensemble that has been hanging in since 1981. As a trumpet player himself, John has ...

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John Vanore & Abstract Truth: Contagious Words

Read "Contagious Words" reviewed by Greg Simmons

John Vanore & Abstract Truth's Contagious Words has the qualities of either a small big-band date or a big small-band date, depending on the perspective. There are twelve musicians listed on every track, and five more who show up for a few tracks each. That certainly has the instrumental mix for a full big band sound, ...

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John Vanore & Abstract Truth Will Make You Love Jazz on Their New Release

John Vanore & Abstract Truth Will Make You Love Jazz on Their New Release

March 9, 2010-New York, New York-John Vanore & Abstract Truth tear things up on their second release, Curiosity, which is being rereleased in 2010. The original album was released in 1991, but this remastered edition is a must-have for jazz fans.

Abstract Truth, Vanore's Philadelphia based band consists of more than a dozen musicians, with Vanore's ...