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Download links and information about Fantabulous by Oliver Nelson. This album was released in 1964 and it belongs to Jazz genres. It contains 8 tracks with total duration of 34:13 minutes.

Artist: Oliver Nelson
Release date: 1964
Genre: Jazz
Tracks: 8
Duration: 34:13
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No. Title Length
1. Teenie's Blues 4:05
2. Daylie's Double 3:58
3. Three Plus One 3:22
4. A Bientot 3:45
5. Hobo Flats 4:10
6. Take Me With You 5:26
7. Post No Bills 5:28
8. Laz-ie Kate 3:59



The late composer/arranger and reeds player Oliver Nelson is best known for his 1961 classic, Blues and the Abstract Truth, but he created a number of other fine albums that display his considerable skills. On Fantabulous, recorded in Chicago in 1964, Nelson leads a 12-piece band through six originals. (The album also includes “Daylie’s Double,” a piece by his wife, Audrey, along with a version of Billy Taylor’s “A Bientot.”) Phil Woods, on clarinet and alto sax, and drummer Grady Tate are two of the better-known players here, but the whole band performs with verve and sensitivity. The writing on Fantabulous is full of interesting textures and swinging rhythms, and the solos are top-notch. With its lovely horns and mysterious flutes, “Take Me With You” evokes the lush side of Ellington, while a version of “Teenie’s Blues,” a composition that also appeared on Blues and the Abstract Truth, sounds great in this edgy, large-ensemble version. Nelson blows like mad on the track and one of the disc’s secret weapons — pianist Patti Bown — plays a wild solo.