Main Stem (album)

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Main Stem
Main Stem.jpg
Studio album by Oliver Nelson with Joe Newman
Released October 1962[1]
Recorded August 25, 1961
Studio Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Genre Jazz
Length 35:50
Label Prestige
PRLP 7236
Producer Esmond Edwards
Oliver Nelson chronology
Straight Ahead
(1961)Straight Ahead1961
Main Stem
Afro/American Sketches
(1962)Afro/American Sketches1962

Main Stem is an album by American saxophonist Oliver Nelson with trumpeter Joe Newman.[2] It was originally released in 1962 on Prestige Records, and reissued on CD in 1992.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Down Beat3.5/5 stars[3]
Allmusic4/5 stars[4]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Oliver Nelson, except where noted

  1. "Main Stem" (Duke Ellington) - 6:52
  2. "J & B" - 5:51
  3. "Ho!" - 4:33
  4. "Latino" - 6:12
  5. "Tipsy" - 5:19
  6. "Tangerine" (Johnny Mercer and Victor Schertzinger)- 7:03