Michel Petrucciani and Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen record ‘Michel Petrucciani & NHOP’ at the Jazzhouse in Copenhagen (1994)

Michel Petrucciani & NHOP’ is a collaboration album between Petrucciani, the pianist and Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, the bassist recorded on April 18, 1994 at the Copenhagen Jazzhouse and released on March 24, 2009 by Dreyfus Records.

Track Listing : 1.All The Things You Are (Oscar Hammerstein Ii,Jerome Kern) – 06:43 . 2.I Can’T Get Started (Vernon Duke,Ira Gershwin) – 07:05 . 3.Oleo (Sonny Rollins) – 05:54 . 4.All Blues (Miles Davis) – 06:28 . 5.Beautiful Love (Haven Gillespie,Wayne King,Egbert Vanalstyne,Victor Young) – 07:16 . 6.Someday My Prince Will Come (Frank Churchill,Larry Morey) – 07:07 . 7.Billie’S Bounce (Charlie Parker) – 07:10 . 8.Autumn Leaves (Joseph Kosma,Jacques Prévert) – 011:41 . 9.St. Thomas (Sonny Rollins) – 06:08 . 10.These Foolish Things (Eric Maschwitz,Jack Strachey) – 010:37 . 11.Stella By Starlight (Ned Washington,Victor Young) – 010:13 . 12.Blues In The Closet (Oscar Pettiford) – 07:52 . 13.Round Midnight (Bernie Hanighen,Thelonious Monk,Charles “Cootie” Williams) – 07:48 . 14.Future Child (Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen,Michel Petrucciani) – 02:14 . 15.My Funny Valentine (Lorenz Hart,Richard Rodgers) – 07:07

Musicians : Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen – Double Bass . Michel Petrucciani – Piano

Production : Produced By Francis Dreyfus René Ameline – Mastering . Benjamin Joubert – Mastering . Ole Matthiessen – Mixing, Radio Producer . Lars Palsig – Engineer, Mixing

Package : Pascal Anquetil – Liner Notes . Jan Persson – Photography

Recorded On April 18, 1994 At The Copenhagen Jazzhouse.

Released On March 24, 2009 By Dreyfus Records.

(Source Michel Petrucciani & NHOP’ | Michel Petrucciani – Official Site)

Michel Petrucciani & NHOP

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rdj1987 @ RateYourMusic
Both musicians are at the top of their game; Michel, the romantic that he was, playing with an undeniable sense of joie de vivreand NHOP typically unhindered by the non-agile nature of the bass, playing as if it were a lead instrument. […]

The Guardian
Technical wizardry is taken for granted, but it’s the prodigious speed of reaction and fertility of invention that knocks you back. […]

The Independent
The curse of both players was that they were such virtuosi that it could be hard for them to play with anyone else. Here, each finds his ultimate match. […]