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Oscar Peterson Trio Live 1953-1956 (2CD)

Oscar Peterson Trio Live 1953-1956 (2CD)

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CD 1 Live at The Blue Note, Chicago (NBC Music For Moderns broadcast) April 24th 1953 & May 1st 1953; CD 2 Live at The Stratford Shakespearian Festival, Ontario August 8th 1956. Oscar Peterson ranks as one of the greatest jazz pianists of the post-war era, with a technique and style that was unique and highly distinctive, so it a pleasure to be able to make available these excellent live recordings from performances during his heyday in the mid-50s. Both CDs, although the performances are three years apart, feature his classic Trio line-up of piano, bass and guitar, with Ray Brown on bass in both cases, with Barney Kessel playing guitar on the Chicago dates and Herb Ellis on the Ontario festival recordings.

It is highly entertaining stuff, with Peterson in full creative flow, and the trio working in uninhibited fashion. Duke Ellington called Peterson The maharajah of the keyboard and Herbie Hancock, who cited him as a major influence, said he redefined swing for modern jazz pianists .and mastered the balance between technique, hard blues, grooving and tenderness. These performances admirably illustrate that. As a bonus, the Chicago performances from the same concerts by The Buddy de Franco Quartet, led by the great clarinetist and featuring Art Blakey and Gene Wright, are included on CD 1.
 
 
Disc 1
Track Title Artist
1 Introduction May 1st 1953 The Oscar Peterson Trio
2 Heat Wave The Oscar Peterson Trio
3 The Man I Love The Oscar Peterson Trio
4 Mood The Oscar Peterson Trio
5 Introduction May 1st 1953 The Oscar Peterson Trio
6 Somebody Loves Me The Oscar Peterson Trio
7 The Things We Did Last Summer The Oscar Peterson Trio
8 Cairo The Oscar Peterson Trio
9 Introduction May 1st 1953 The Oscar Peterson Trio
10 Anything Goes The Oscar Peterson Trio
11 The Continental The Oscar Peterson Trio
12 Heat Wave The Oscar Peterson Trio
13 Introduction May 1st 1953 The Oscar Peterson Trio
14 Street Of Dreams The Oscar Peterson Trio
15 Easy Livin' The Oscar Peterson Trio
Disc 2
Track Title Artist
1 52nd Street Theme The Oscar Peterson Trio
2 Love You Madly The Oscar Peterson Trio
3 Nuages The Oscar Peterson Trio
4 How High The Moon The Oscar Peterson Trio
5 The Gypsy In My Soul The Oscar Peterson Trio
6 Noreen's Nocturne The Oscar Peterson Trio
7 Swinging On A Star The Oscar Peterson Trio
8 Flamingo The Oscar Peterson Trio
9 How About You? The Oscar Peterson Trio
10 Falling In Love With Love The Oscar Peterson Trio
  • EAN:
    824046310325
  • Discs:
    2
  • Release:
    December 2013
  • Artist:
    Oscar Peterson
  • Product Code:
    ADDCD3103
  • Weight:
    0.12kg