‘Satch and Josh’ by Oscar Peterson and Count Basie

‘Satch and Josh’ by Oscar Peterson and Count Basie is an album recorded on December 2, 1974 in Los Angeles, CA.

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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.

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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. […]

allmusic
. 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. […]

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