‘Two of the Few’ by Oscar Peterson & Milt Jackson is a studio album recorded on January 20, 1983 and released the same year by Pablo. Track Listing : 1.Oh, Lady Be Good! (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 07:54 . 2.If I Had You (Jimmy Campbell, Reginald Connelly, Ted Shapiro) – 04:27 . 3.Limehouse Blues […]
Oscar Peterson’s ‘The More I See You’ is an album (the first since his stroke) recorded on January 15 & 16, 1995 with Benny Carter, Clark Terry, Ray Brown, Lorne Lofsky & Lewis Nash and released the same year by Telarc. Track Listing : 1.In A Mellow Tone (Duke Ellington, Milt Gabler) – 04:53 . […]
‘Oscar Peterson Plays Count Basie’ is an album of music associated with Count Basie, recorded on December 27, 1955 with Ray Brown, Herb Ellis and Buddy Rich and released in 1955 by Clef. Track Listing : 1.Lester Leaps In (Lester Young) – 03:58 . 2.Easy Does It (Sy Oliver, Lester Young) – 06:28 . 3.9:20 […]
This day (December 23, 2007), in Mississauga, Ontario, died Oscar Peterson, a Canadian jazz pianist and composer.
December 14, 1972 – Ben Webster sits in with the Oscar Peterson Trio on NDR Jazz Workshop “Funkhaus Hannover” program in Hannover, Germany.
‘Satch and Josh’ by Oscar Peterson and Count Basie is an album recorded on December 2, 1974 in Los Angeles, CA and released in 1974 By Pablo. 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. […]
This day ( December 1st, 1997), in Paris, France, died Stéphane Grappelli , a French jazz violinist and founder of Quintette du Hot Club de France with Django Reinhardt.
‘Oscar Peterson and Dizzy Gillespie’ is an album recorded on November 28 & 29, 1974 and released in 1974 By Pablo. Track Listing : 1.Caravan (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Juan Tizol) – 07:02 . 2.Mozambique (Dizzy Gillespie, Oscar Peterson) – 07:08 . 3.Autumn Leaves (Joseph Kosma, Johnny Mercer, Jacques Prévert) – 07:25 . 4.Close Your […]
Lester Young’s ‘The President Plays’ is a studio album recorded on November 28, 1952 with the Oscar Peterson Quartet and released in June 1954 By Norgran Records. Track Listing : 1.Ad Lib Blues (Oscar Peterson, Lester Young) – 05:54 . 2.I Can’T Get Started (Vernon Duke, Ira Gershwin) – 03:41 . 3.Just You, Just Me […]
Oscar Peterson’s ‘Walking the Line’ is an album recorded on November 10-13, 1970 1970 and released the same year by Mps. Track Listing : 1.I Love You (Cole Porter) – 05:14 . 2.Rock Of Ages (Jack Fascinato, Tennessee Ernie Ford) – 05:32 . 3.Once Upon A Summertime (Eddie Barclay, Michel Legrand, Eddy Marnay, Johnny Mercer) […]
October 30, 1969 – Oscar Peterson (p), Sam Jones (b), Bobby Durham (d) and Dexter Gordon (ts) will tape a TV show at “Jazz in Studio 1” in Copenhagen, Denmark
Oscar Peterson’s ‘With Respect to Nat’ is a studio ( in tribute to Nat King Cole who had died earlier that year) album where Peterson sings on all tracks but one and recorded between October 28 and November 13, 1965 and released the same year by Limelight. Track Listing : 1.When My Sugar Walks Down […]
October 15, 1957 – for his own NBC show, Nat King Cole is accompanied by Jazz At The Philharmonic – that is Illinois Jacquet (ts), Ray Brown (b), Roy Eldridge (tp), Stan Getz (ts), Coleman Hawkins (ts), Oscar Peterson (p), Flip Phillips (ts), Herb Ellis (g) and Papa Jo Jones (d) – .
Louis Armstrong‘s exuberant and gravelly voice happened to be the perfect match with the mellifluous or crooning voices of his contemporaries. His blasting trumpet, the perfect contrast with the pianist. Who ever they were, Billie Holiday, Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Dean Martin, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Johnny Cash, Marlene Dietrich, Peggy Lee, Earl Hines, Duke […]
‘Stan Getz and J.J. Johnson at the Opera House’ is a live album recorded on October 10, 1957, accompanied by the Oscar Peterson trio and released the same year by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Billie’S Bounce (Charlie Parker) – 09:45 . 2.My Funny Valentine (Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart) – 08:10 . 3.Crazy Rhythm (Irving Caesar, […]
Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘At the Opera House’ is a live album recorded on October 7, 1957 in Los Angeles and released in 1958 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.It’S All Right With Me (Cole Porter) – 02:45 . 2.Don’Cha Go Way Mad (Jimmy Mundy, Illinois Jacquet, Al Stillman) – 2:31 . 3.Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered – […]
‘Oscar Peterson Trio + One’ is an album (featuring Clark Terry) recorded on August 17, 1964 and released In October 1964 by Mercury. Track Listing : 1.Brotherhood Of Man (Frank Loesser) – 03:32 . 2.Jim (Caesar Petrillo, Milton Samuels, Nelson Shawn) – 03:01 . 3.Blues For Smedley (Oscar Peterson) – 06:56 . 4.Roundalay (Oscar Peterson) […]