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CULT CLASSIC: OLIVER NELSON-SWISS SUITE.

Cult Classic: Oliver Nelson-Swiss Suite. In 1971, Oliver Nelson and his all-star band were flown by Bob Thiele, the founder and owner of Flying Dutchman Productions, to the  Montreux Jazz Festival to showcase his latest composition, the four-part, Swiss Suite. It had been written by Oliver Nelson especially for the Montreux Jazz Festival, which was only in its fourth year. Founded …

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