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Nelson Riddle

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

B. Nelson Smock Riddle, 1 June 1921, Oradell, New Jersey, USA, d. 6 October 1985, Los Angeles, California, USA. After studying piano, Riddle took up the trombone when in his ...

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Riddle Nelson

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 1158 words.

b. Nelson Smock Riddle, 1 June 1921, Oradell, New Jersey, USA, d. 6 October 1985, Los Angeles, California, USA. After

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Nelson Riddle

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

B. Nelson Smock Riddle, 1 June 1921, Oradell, New Jersey, USA, d. 6 October 1985, Los Angeles, California, USA. After studying piano, Riddle took up the trombone when in his ...

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Riddle, Nelson

Jon Burlingame.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Composition. 1353 words.

Riddle, Nelson (01 June 1921–06 October 1985), composer and arranger, was born Nelson Smock Riddle, Jr., in Oradell, New Jersey, the son of Nelson S. Riddle, a commercial artist, and Marie...

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Riddle, Nelson

Mark Tucker.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Contemporary Music. 389 words.

(Smock)

(b Oradell, NJ, June 1, 1921; d Los Angeles, Oct 6, 1985). American popular arranger, composer and conductor. During the 1940s he played the trombone and arranged for...

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Nelson (Riddle) n. (Aus.)

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 65 words.

an act of urination.

1982 J. Sullivan ‘The Long Legs of the Law’ Only Fools and Horses [TV script] I

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Riddle, Nelson (jazz)

Mark Tucker.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz. 243 words.

(Smock )

(b Oradell, NJ, June 1, 1921; d Los Angeles, Oct 6, 1985). American composer, arranger, and leader. His middle name is taken from the California death index. In the...

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Riddle, Nelson (21 June 1921)

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 421 words.

He was a trombonist in several dance bands, including Charlie Spivak, Tommy Dorsey, and Bob Crosby. While a sideman, he

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Sinatra, Frank - Nice 'N' Easy

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 112 words.

The perfect Frank Sinatra album, which bridged both swing and gentle ballads, and yet another immaculate collaboration with Nelson Riddle

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Sinatra, Frank - In The Wee Small Hours

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 129 words.

As ever, Frank Sinatra’s collaboration with his best arranger, Nelson Riddle is wholly successful, this time a magnificent statement in

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Where Are You? (Frank Sinatra album)

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

This 1957 recording marked Sinatra’s first collaboration with arranger Gordon Jenkins. Jenkins was an innovator whose sympathetic orchestrations for Sinatra, second only to those of Nelson...

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In The Wee Small Hours (Frank Sinatra album)

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

As ever, Frank Sinatra’s collaboration with his best arranger, Nelson Riddle is wholly successful, this time a magnificent statement in understated orchestration. Emotional and romantic...

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Nice 'N' Easy (Frank Sinatra album)

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

The perfect Frank Sinatra album, which bridged both swing and gentle ballads, and yet another immaculate collaboration with Nelson Riddle and producer David Cavanaugh at Capitol Records. It...

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Lulu's Back In Town (Mel Tormé/Marty Paich album)

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

A classic of west coast jazz, this was one of those lucky marriages of singer, arranger and material, on the high order of Sinatra’s fateful first encounter with Nelson Riddle. ...

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Magnusson, Bob (jazz)

William S. Brockman.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 343 words.

[Robert William ]

(b New York, Feb 24, 1947). American double bass player. He grew up in a musical family (his father was principal clarinetist in the San Diego Symphony...

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Generality, generalization, and induction in Poincaré’s philosophy

Igor Ly.

in The Oxford Handbook of Generality in Mathematics and the Sciences

July 2016; p ublished online July 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Mathematical and Statistical Physics. 16224 words.

This article examines Henri Poincaré’s philosophical conceptions of generality in mathematics and physics, and more specifically his claim that induction in experimental physics does not...

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Induction

Alvin Plantinga.

in Warrant and Proper Function

July 1993; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Metaphysics. 8780 words.

Broadly taken, the term “induction” denotes our whole nondeductive procedure of acquiring, maintaining, and discarding beliefs about what is so far unobserved or undetected or unknown. In...

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Organizational routines: a review of the literature

Markus C. Becker.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

August 2004; p ublished online August 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Industrial History; Business History; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Industry Studies. 0 words.

Over twenty years have passed since Nelson and Winter put the concept of routines firmly at the center of the analysis of organizational and economic change. A growing number of researchers...

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Jazz with Strings

John Howland.

in Jazz/Not Jazz

June 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music. 11408 words.

From roughly 1940 to 1945, a number of prominent big band leaders expanded their ensembles by adding strings and other orchestral instruments. Capitol Records stood at the forefront of this...

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Talbot, Jamie (jazz)

Mark Gilbert.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2002; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Jazz; Contemporary Music. 210 words.

[James Robert ]

(b London, April 23, 1960). English alto saxophonist. While in school he played with the London Schools Symphony Orchestra and with the National Youth Jazz...

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Ronstadt, Linda

Liz Thomson.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Popular Music; Contemporary Music. 320 words.

(Maria )

(b Tucson, AZ, July 15, 1946). American pop and country singer . As a teenager Ronstadt left home and moved to Los Angeles, working and making her first recordings...

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