Michael B. Nelson

Producer | Composer | Arranger | Trombonist | Head Hornhead

Prince – HitnRun Phase II

Posted by on Dec 1, 2015

Prince – HitnRun Phase II

The Hornheads are featured “Baltimore”, “Rocknroll Loveaffair”, “Xtraloveable”, “Groovy Potential”, “When She Comes”, and “Black Muse”. Prince gave me a lot of freedom on the horn arrangements for this project, and asked me produce the horn and string sessions for “Baltimore”. This arrangement the first of...

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Prince- Art Official Age

Posted by on Nov 30, 2014

Prince- Art Official Age

Prince’s original instruction to me for this project was to produce an orchestral session for the song “Way Back Home”. As is sometimes the case, Prince ended up using the lovely strings and harp that Adi Yeshaya and StrinGENIUS laid down for the track in a different way. You can hear those parts on the interlude pieces titled Affirmation I,II, and III

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