‘Satch and Josh’ by Oscar Peterson and Count Basie is an album recorded on December 2, 1974 in Los Angeles, CA.
Track Listing : 1.Buns (Count Basie, Oscar Peterson) – 04:35 . 2.These Foolish Things (Remind Me Of You) (Harry Link, Holt Marvell, Jack Strachey) – 05:42 . 3.R.B. (Count Basie, Oscar Peterson) – 05:34 . 4.Burnin’ (Count Basie, Oscar Peterson) – 04:13 . 5.Exactly Like You (Dorothy Fields, Jimmy Mchugh) – 06:18 . 6.Jumpin’ At The Woodside (Count Basie) – 02:53 . 7.Louie B. (Count Basie, Oscar Peterson) – 06:20 . 8.Lester Leaps In (Lester Young) – 04:07 . 9.Big Stockings (Count Basie, Oscar Peterson) – 04:27 . 10.S & J Blues (Count Basie, Oscar Peterson) – 07:52
Musicians : Oscar Peterson – Piano . Freddie Green – Guitar . Ray Brown – Double Bass . Louie Bellson – Drums
Production : Produced By Norman Granz
Package : Benny Green – Liner Notes . Jamie Putnam – Art Direction . Deb Sibony – Design
Recorded On December 2, 1974 At Group Iv Recording Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California.
Released 1974 By Pablo.
The Night Owl
When this album was originally released, it probably seemed like an unlikely pairing. The differences in musical styles between Oscar Peterson and Count Basie were quite a contrast. Maybe that’s why it worked so well. […]
atomicWedgie @ RateYourMusic
Their playing styles are polar extremes. Basie conserves notes as if he has to pay for each individually. Oscar Peterson has never seen a note that couldn’t be turned into a run. […]
. This first one, which finds Basie doubling on organ, is among the best. Peterson’s virtuosic style somehow worked very well with Basie’s sparse playing and these ten numbers really swing. […]