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Nelson, Oliver (Edward)

composer, arranger, JSX~


born: 04 Jun 1932 St. Louis, Missouri / state, USA Source: 1,2  

died: 27 Oct 1975 Los Angeles, California / state, USA Source: 1,2  
died: 28 Oct 1975 Source: 5,6,7,8,9,10  

The Music Sack has 94 items with information about Oliver (Edward) Nelson:


 1996

African American composers

The above item is part of :
Horne, Aaron
Baker, David N.
Brass music of black composers : a bibliography
Compiled by Aaron Horne
Foreword by David N. Baker
Westport: Greenwood Press, 1996

Number of People : 262


 1992

Roach, Hildred
Black American music : past and present
Second edition
Malabar, Florida: Krieger Publishing Company, 1992, 3668 p.

Number of People : 119

More Details : (2 Sections)


 1992 Source: 10

Larkin, Colin
The Guinness encyclopedia of popular music
Edited by Colin Larkin
Enfield, Middlesex: Guinness Publishing, 1992, 4V p.

Number of People : 5,680

More Details : (1 Section)


 1991

Horne, Aaron
Lerma, Dominique-Rene de
String music of black composers
A bibliography
Compiled by Aaron Horne
Foreword by Dominique-Rene de Lerma
New York: Greenwood Press, 1991
      (Series: Music Reference Collection; 33)

Number of People : 207


 1991

Bierley, Paul E.
Rehrig, William H.
The heritage encyclopedia of band music : composers and their music
Edited by Paul E. Bierley
William H. Rehrig
Westerville, Ohio: Integrity Press, 1991

Number of People : 8,916


 1991

Wright, H. Stephen
Limbacher, James L.
Keeping score : film and television music, 1980-1988
(with additional coverage of 1921-1979)
James L. Limbacher and H. Stephen Wright
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1991

Number of People : 5,562


 1990

Horne, Aaron
Woodwind music of black composers
Compiled by Aaron Horne
New York: Greenwood Press, 1990, 145 p.
      (Series: Music reference collection; 24)

Number of People : 90


 1989

Perlo, Don
Lyons, Len
Jazz portraits
The lives and music of the jazz masters
By Len Lyons and Don Perlo
New York: William Morrow, 1989, 610 p.

Number of People : 217


 1989 Source: 8

Clarke, Donald
The Penguin encyclopedia of popular music
Edited by Donald Clarke
London: Viking, 1989, 1378 p.

Number of People : 4,498


 1989 Source: 9

Cunningham, Lyn Driggs
Haines, Teri
Jones, Jimmy
Sweet, hot and blue : St. Louis' musical heritage
By Lyn Driggs Cunningham and Jimmy Jones
Index by Teri Haines
Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, 1989, 245 p.

Number of People : 102


 1988

Suppan, Wolfgang
Lexikon des Blasmusikwesens
3. Auflage des Lexikons des Blasmusikwesens
Herausgegeben in Verbindung mit dem Bund Deutscher Blasmusikverbande
Freiburg-Tiengen: Blasmusikverlag Schulz, 1988, 386 p.

Number of People : 2,925


 1988 Source: 6

Kernfeld, Barry Dean
The new Grove dictionary of jazz
Edited by Barry Kernfeld
London: Macmillan Press, 1988

Number of People : 3,377


 1985

Roach, Hildred
Black American music. Past and present
Vol. I
Malabar, Florida: Robert E. Krieger, 1985

Number of People : 62


 1985

Harrison, Paul Carter
Chuck Stewart's jazz files
Boston: Little Brown and Company, 1985

Number of People : 127


 1982 Source: 2

Anderson, E. Ruth
Contemporary American composers
A biographical dictionary
Second edition
Compiled by E. Ruth Anderson
Boston: G. K. Hall, 1982, 578 p.

Number of People : 3,986


 1981

Southern, Eileen
Biographical dictionary of Afro-American and African musicians
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1981, 478 p.

Number of People : 1,184


 1980

Rivelli, Pauline
Giants of black music
New York: Da Capo, 1980

Number of People : 12


 1979

Ouzer, Louis
Crociata, Francis
Contemporary musicians in photographs taken at the Eastman School of Music
By Louis Ouzer
With text by Francis Crociata
New York: Dover Publications, c1979, 118 p.

Number of People : 130


 1979 Source: 7

Lacombe, Alain
Rocle, Claude
La musique du film
[par] Alain Lacombe et Claude Rocle
Paris: Editions Francis van der Velde, 1979, 516 p.

Number of People : 312


 1979 Source: 5

Robijns, Jozef
Zijlstra, Miep
Algemene muziek enciclopedie
hoofdred., J. Robijns en Miep Zijlstra
Haarlem: De Haan, [1979]-1984

Number of People : 16,262


 1978

Baker, David N.
The black composer speaks
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1978

Number of People : 15


 1977

Bacsik, E.
A Tribute to Oliver Nelson.
Educator, vol. 9, no. 3, 1977. p. 42-43

Number of People : 1


 1976

[Oliver Nelson - obituary]
Jazz Forum, no. 39, 1976, p. 17

Number of People : 1


 1976

Les Faces de Nelson : Discographie Selective du Saxophoniste et Compositeur Oliver Nelson.
Jazz Magazine, no. 242, March 1976. p. 14

Number of People : 1


 1976

Record reviews : a Dream Deferred.
down beat, vol. 43, December 2, 1976. p. 18-19

Number of People : 1


 1976

Waxing on : Images.
down beat, vol. 43, October 21, 1976. p. 34

Number of People : 1


 1976

Index to music necrology : 1975 necrology
Notes (Music Library Association), 1976, p. 736

Number of People : 165


 1976

Anderson, Ruth
Contemporary American composers
A biographical dictionary
1st ed.
Boston: G. K. Hall, 1976, 513 p.

Number of People : 3,758


 1976

[Oliver Nelson - obituary]
Coda, no. 145, March 1976. p. 32

Number of People : 1


 1976

Berindei, Mihai
Dictionaire de jazz
Bucuresti: Editura Stiintifica si Enciclopedica, 1976, 289 p.

Number of People : 768


 1976

[Oliver Nelson - obituary]
Music Educator's Journal, vol. 62, January 1976. p. 109

Number of People : 1


 1975

Nelson, Oliver
Improvisation Patterns.
down beat, vol. 42, April 24, 1975, p. 41
       Note: An excerpt from Nelson's book Patterns for Improvisation.

Number of People : 1


 1975

[Oliver Nelson - obituary]
International Musician, vol. 74, December 1975, p. 15

Number of People : 1


 1975

[Oliver Nelson - obituary]
Jazz Podium, vol. 24, December 1975. p. 28

Number of People : 1


 1975

Oliver Nelson Dies Suddenly.
Billboard, vol. 87, November 8, 1975. p. 55

Number of People : 1


 1975

How to Produce a Recording ... Oliver Nelson Style.
down beat, vol. 42, April 24, 1975. p. 40

Number of People : 1


 1975

[Oliver Nelson - obituary]
Jazz Magazine, no. 239, December 1975, p. 6

Number of People : 1


 1975

Fowler, W.L.
Oliver Nelson : New Hope for the Abstract Truth.
down beat, vol. 42, April 24, 1975. p. 10

Number of People : 1


 1975

[Oliver Nelson - obituary]
Variety, vol. 280, November 5, 1975. p. 86

Number of People : 1


 1975

Fowler, B.
[Oliver Nelson - obituary]
down beat, vol. 42, December 18, 1975. p. 11

Number of People : 1


 1975

Dexter, Dave
Donald Byrd & Oliver Nelson : 2 Arrangers with a Knack for Breaking Pop.
Billboard, vol. 87, June 28, 1975. p. 28

Number of People : 1


 1975

[Oliver Nelson - obituary]
Jet, vol. 49, November 13, 1975, p. 55

Number of People : 1


 1975

Talent in Action.
Billboard, vol. 87, July 19, 1975. p. 54

Number of People : 1


 1975

Sundstrom, Einar
Morin, Gosta
Moberg, Carl-Allan
Sohlman's musiklexikon
2. rev. och utvidgade uppl.
Redaktion: Gosta Morin, Carl-Alan Moberg och Einar Sundstrom
Stockholm: Sohlman Forlag, 1975-1979, 5 v.

Number of People : 10,962


 1975

Caught
down beat, vol. 42, October 23, 1975. p. 37-38

Number of People : 1


 1975

Feather, Leonard
Saxophonist Oliver Nelson Dead at 43.
Rolling Stone, no. 202, December 18, 1975. p. 23

Number of People : 1


 1974

Bull, Storm
Index to biographies of contemporary composers
Vol. II
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1974, 567 p.

Number of People : 6,198


 1974

Limbacher, James L.
Film music : from violins to video
Compiled and edited by James L. Limbacher
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1974

Number of People : 4,664


 1974

Claghorn, Charles Eugene
Biographical dictionary of American music
West Nyack, N.Y.: Parker Pub. Co., 1974, 491 p.

Number of People : 3,156


 1974 Source: 1

Rosner, Helmut
Bulling, Burchard
Frank, Paul
Noetzel, Florian
Kurzgefasstes Tonkunstler Lexikon
Fortfuhrt von Burchard Bulling, Florian Noetzel, Helmut Rosner
Wilhelmshaven: Heinrichshofen, 1974
       Note: Zweiter Teil: Erganzungen und Erweiterungen seit 1937

Number of People : 16,276


 1974

The Score : the Writers in Profile.
BMI, no. 1, 1974. p. 27

Number of People : 1


 1972

Record reviews : Black, Brown and Beautiful.
Coda, vol. 10, no. 6, 1972. p. 21

Number of People : 1


 1972

Record reviews : Berlin Dialogue for Orchestra.
Coda, vol. 10, no. 7, 1972. p. 21-22

Number of People : 1


 1971

Bohlander, Carlo
Holler, Karl Heinz
Reclams Jazzfuhrer
Von Carlo Bohlander und Karl Heinz Holler
Stuttgart: Philipp Reclam, 1971, 991 p.

Number of People : 1,780


 1971

Storb, Ilse
Eindrucke vom 5. Internationalen Jazz-Festival in Montreux.
Musik und Bildung, vol. 3, September 1971. p. 441

Number of People : 1


 1971

Kimball, G.
Records : Leon Thomas in Berlin with Oliver Nelson.
Rolling Stone, no. 89, August 19, 1971. p. 39

Number of People : 1


 1971

Klee, J.H.
Record reviews : Berlin Dialogue for Orchestra.
down beat, vol. 38, November 11, 1971. p. 16

Number of People : 1


 1971

Disques du Mois : Black, Brown and Beautiful.
Jazz Magazine, no. 193, October 1971. p. 48

Number of People : 1


 1971

Simmonds, R.
Oliver Nelson in Berlin.
Crescendo International, vol. 9, January 1971. p. 26-27

Number of People : 1


 1971

Lacombe, Alain
Retour sur Nelson.
Jazz Magazine, no. 190, June-July 1971. p. 46-47

Number of People : 1


 1970

Bourne, M.
Record reviews : Black, Brown, and Beautiful.
down beat, vol. 37, July 9, 1970. p. 26-27

Number of People : 1


 1970

Smith, W.
Record reviews : 3 Shades of Blue.
Jazz and Pop, vol. 9, November 1970. p. 49

Number of People : 1


 1970

Siders, Harvey
Oliver's New Twist.
down beat, vol. 37, July 23, 1970. p. 17

Number of People : 1


 1969

Rivelli, Pauline
Oliver Nelson's African Tour.
Jazz and Pop, vol. 8, July 1969. p. 46-50

Number of People : 1


 1969

Oliver Nelson Tours Africa for State Dept.
down beat, vol. 36, April 3, 1969. p. 12

Number of People : 1


 1969

Woods, P.
La Musique d'Oliver Nelson.
Jazz Magazine, no. 164, March 1969. p. 36-39

Number of People : 1


 1969

Feather, Leonard
Saxophone and Septet Through Darkest Africa.
Melody Maker, vol. 44, June 28, 1969. p. 8

Number of People : 1


 1969

In the Press.
BMI, January 1969. p. 8-9

Number of People : 1


 1969

Premieres
BMI, October 1969, p. 26
       Note: Discussion of Nelson's "Piece for Orchestra."

Number of People : 1


 1969

Record reviews.
down beat, vol. 36, August 7, 1969. p. 23-24

Number of People : 1


 1969

Record reviews.
Jazz Journal, vol. 22, November 1969. p. 33

Number of People : 1


 1968

Ginibre, J.L.
Los Angeles 68 de a A Z.
Jazz Magazine, no. 156-157, July-August 1968. p. 27

Number of People : 1


 1968

Feather, Leonard
From Pen to Screen.
International Musician, vol. 67, July 1968. p. 14

Number of People : 1


 1968

Weisenberg, C.M.
The State of Jazz Education.
down beat, vol. 35, September 19, 1968, p. 16-17
       Note: Interview with Nelson.

Number of People : 1


 1968

Garland, P.
Many Bags of Oliver Nelson.
Ebony, vol. 24, November 1968. p. 108-110

Number of People : 1


 1967

Premieres
BMI, October 1967, p. 23-24
       Note: Premiere of Nelson's "Concerto for Xylophone, Marimba and Vibraphone."

Number of People : 1


 1967

Feather, Leonard
Blindfold Test.
down beat, vol. 34, September 7, 1967. p. 35

Number of People : 1


 1967

Williams, R.
Straight Ahead
The Early Work of Oliver Nelson & Eric Dolphy.
Jazz Journal, vol. 20, July 1967. p. 4-6

Number of People : 1


 1967

Dance, Stanley
Premieres
Music Journal, vol. 25, November 1967, p. 65

Number of People : 1


 1967

The Commercial Composer Enters the School Music Field.
A Phenomenon of our Times.
Instrumentalist, vol. 22, November 1967. p. 88

Number of People : 1


 1967

Dance, Stanley
Premieres
BMI, December 1967. p. 7-8

Number of People : 1


 1966

At Home with Oliver Nelson.
Jazz, vol. 5, no. 7, 1966. p. 15-18

Number of People : 1


 1966

At Home.
BMI, October 1966. p. 20

Number of People : 1


 1966

Feather, Leonard
Lewis, John
The encyclopedia of jazz in the sixties
Foreword by John Lewis
New York: Horizon Press, 1966

Number of People : 1,137


 1966

Harman, C.
Old Blues Dressed up Fit to Kill.
Life, vol. 60, March 11, 1966. p. 10

Number of People : 1


 1965

Oliver Nelson Leads New Breed : Musicians with Wide Portfolios.
Billboard, vol. 77, March 20, 1965. p. 26

Number of People : 1


 1964

Tangents
down beat, vol. 31, June 18, 1964. p. 14-17

Number of People : 1


 1964

Feather, Leonard
Blindfold Test.
down beat, vol. 31, June 4, 1964. p. 32

Number of People : 1


 1963

Cooke, J.
Better Times Ahead.
Jazz Monthly, vol. 8, January 1963. p. 4-5

Number of People : 1


 1963

Schiozzi, Bruno
Oliver Nelson.
Musica Jazz, vol. 19, March 1963. p. 28

Number of People : 1


 1963

Wilson, J.S.
Jazz 1962.
International Musician, vol. 61, January 1963, p. 12

Number of People : 1


 1962

Goldberg, J.
Focus on Oliver Nelson.
down beat, vol. 29, February 15, 1962. p. 17

Number of People : 1


 1962

Des "Sketches" Signes Nelson.
Jazz Magazine, vol. 8, March 1962. p. 15

Number of People : 1


 1960

Feather, Leonard
Goodman, Benny
Hammond, John
Ellington, Duke
The new edition of the encyclopedia of jazz
Completely revised, enlarged and brought up to date
Appreciations by Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman and John Hammond
New York: Horizon Press, 1960

Number of People : 1,945


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