Oscar Peterson’s “The Trio” is a live album recorded with Ray Brown and Ed Thigpen on July 28 and 29, 1961 at the London House jazz club in Chicago.
Track listing : 1.I’ve Never Been in Love Before (Frank Loesser) – 05:35 . 2.In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning (Bob Hilliard, David Mann) – 08:07 . 3.Chicago (Fred Fisher) – 08:55 . 4.The Night We Called It a Day (Tom Adair, Matt Dennis) – 04:47 . 5.Sometimes I’m Happy (Irving Caesar, Clifford Grey, Vincent Youmans) – 011:41 . 6.Whisper Not (Benny Golson) – 05:46 . 7.Billy Boy (Traditional) – 01:46 . 8.The Lonesome One (Oscar Peterson) – 05:32 . 9.The Gravy Waltz (Steve Allen, Ray Brown) – 04:54 . 10.Woody ‘N’ You (Dizzy Gillespie) – 03:48 . 11.Soon (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 09:20 . 12.Daahoud (Clifford Brown) – 05:52 .
Musicians : Oscar Peterson – piano . Ray Brown – double bass . Ed Thigpen – drums .
Production Produced by Norman Granz . Val Valentin – Engineer .
Packaging : Don Gold – Liner Notes .
Recorded on July 28 and 29, 1961 at the London House jazz club in Chicago .
Released in 1961 by Verve.
The Oscar Peterson Trio with bassist Ray Brown and drummer Ed Thigpen lacked the competitiveness of his earlier group with Brown and guitarist Herb Ellis, […]
I love this album. My mom had this album; when I was a little thing she would put it on after I went to bed and I began to understand that she needed to listen to this music to relax and unwind, not to mention that what a good jazz afficionado my mom was. […]