comments & corrections:
& thanks: The late
BOB THIELE, who first suggested to me the need for a survey
of Oliver Nelson's many fine accomplishments, DAVE PISTOLESI,
who first introduced me to much of Oliver Nelson's music, MICHAEL
CUSCUNA, as always, for everything, BERNADETTE MOORE at
RCA Records, MICHIEL DE VOOGD, TOM LORD,
OLIVER NELSON, JR. and ERNESTO DE PASCALE.
Most of all, thank you DIANEE.