Oscar Peterson and Count Basie record the album ‘Satch and Josh’ in Los Angeles (1974)

'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.1 . Jumpin' At The Woodside 2 . Royal Garden Blues (1974) 3 . (Live 1974) 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,…

Pablo Records tape ‘Oscar Peterson and Dizzy Gillespie,’ their eponymous album (1974)

'Oscar Peterson and Dizzy Gillespie' is an album recorded on November 28 & 29, 1974 and released in 1974 By Pablo.1 . Autumn Leaves (w/ Dizzy Gillespie) 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 Eyes (Bernice…

Lester Young records the album ‘The President Plays’ with the Oscar Peterson Quartet (1952)

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 (Jesse Greer, Raymond Klages) - 07:40 . 4.Almost Like Being In Love (Alan Jay…

Oscar Peterson records ‘Walking the Line’ for Mps (1970)

Oscar Peterson's 'Walking the Line' is an album recorded on November 10-13, 1970 1970 and released the same year by Mps.1 . Teach Me Tonight 2 . Just Friends (w/ Joe Pass) 3 . Just Friends (w/ Oliver Jones) 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,…

Oscar Peterson meets Count Basie in Prague (1974)

November 8, 1974 - Oscar Peterson, Count Basie and his Orchestra share the bill at the Prague Jazz Festival in Prague, Czechoslovakia <img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Oscar-Peterson-–-And-The-Oscar-Goes-To-RVJ.jpg' alt='Oscar Peterson - And The Oscar Goes To …' width='190' height='161'/><img…

On TV today, Oscar Peterson meets Dexter Gordon (1969)

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<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Oscar-Peterson-–-And-The-Oscar-Goes-To-RVJ.jpg' alt='Oscar Peterson - And The Oscar Goes To …' width='190' height='161'/><img…

On TV today, Oscar Peterson, Stan Getz et al sit in with Nat King Cole (1957)

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) - .<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Nat-King-Cole-Cole-Español-RVJ.jpg' alt='Nat King…

Stan Getz and J.J. Johnson plus the Oscar Peterson trio record ‘Stan Getz and J.J. Johnson at the Opera House’ for Verve (1957)

'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, Joseph Meyer, Roger Wolfe Kahn) – 07:59 . 4.Blues In The Closet (Oscar…

On TV today, Oscar Peterson on ‘Jazz 625’ (1964)

October 1, 1964 - if in England, you do not want to miss the Oscar Peterson Trio - that is Oscar Peterson (p), Ray Brown (b), Ed Thigpen (d) - at "Jazz 25" on the BBC, hosted by Flora Purim<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Oscar-Peterson-–-And-The-Oscar-Goes-To-RVJ.jpg' alt='Oscar Peterson - And The Oscar Goes To …' width='190' height='161'/><img…

Oscar Peterson spends ‘A Night In Vienna’ (2004)

September 20, 2004 - Oscar Peterson plays with Ulf Wakenius (g), Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen (db) & Martin Drew (d) in Vienna, Austria<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Oscar-Peterson-–-And-The-Oscar-Goes-To-RVJ.jpg' alt='Oscar Peterson - And The Oscar Goes To …' width='190' height='161'/><img…

Oscar Peterson records ‘Oscar Peterson Trio + One’ with Clark Terry (1964)

'Oscar Peterson Trio + One' is an album (featuring Clark Terry) recorded on August 17, 1964 and released In October 1964 by Mercury.1 . Mumbles (Oscar Peterson Trio w/ Clark Terry) 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) - 03:55 .…

Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong record ‘Ella and Louis’ with the Oscar Peterson Quartet (1956)

'Ella and Louis' by Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong is a studio album recorded on August 16, 1956 with the Oscar Peterson Quartet. Track Listing : 1.Can'T We Be Friends? (Paul James, Kay Swift) - 03:47 . 2.Isn'T This A Lovely Day? (Irving Berlin) - 06:16 . 3.Moonlight In Vermont (John Blackburn, Karl Suessdorf) - 03:42 . 4.They Can'T Take That Away From Me (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) -…

Oscar Peterson records ‘At the Stratford Shakespearean Festival’ with Ray Brown and Herb Ellis (1956)

Oscar Peterson's 'At the Stratford Shakespearean Festival' is a live album recorded on August 8, 1956, with Ray Brown and Herb Ellis and released the same year In 1956 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Falling In Love With Love (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 06:15 . 2.How About You? (Ralph Freed, Burton Lane) - 05:53 . 3.Flamingo (Edmund Anderson, Ted Grouya) - 04:59 . 4.Swinging On A Star (Johnny…

Oscar Peterson records ‘The Trio’ at the London House in Chicago (1961)

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 and released the same year by Verve.1 . Italy 1961 - Part 1 2 . Italy 1961 - Part 2 3 . Italy 1961 - Part 3 4 . Italy 1961 - Part 5 Track listing : 1.I've Never Been in Love Before (Frank Loesser) - 05:35 . 2.In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning…

Eddie Lockjaw Davis & Oscar Peterson meet in Montreux (1977)

July 15, 1977 - Eddie Lockjaw Davis (ts), Oscar Peterson (p), Ray Brown (b), Jimmy Smith (d) share the stage at "Montreux Jazz Festival" in Switzerland<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Oscar-Peterson-–-And-The-Oscar-Goes-To-RVJ.jpg' alt='Oscar Peterson - And The Oscar Goes To …' width='190' height='161'/><img…

Verve tape ‘Oscar Peterson Plays the Duke Ellington Song book’ (1959)

'Oscar Peterson Plays the Duke Ellington Song book' is an album recorded between July 14 and August 9, 1959 with Ray Brown on double bass and Ed Thigpen on drums and released the same year by Verve.1 . Take the A train 2 . In a Mellow Tone (w/ Ella Fitzgerald) 3 . During this Time (w/ Ben Webster) 4 . I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good (w/ Ben Webster, 1972) Track listing : 1.Cotton Tail (Duke…

Oscar Peterson plays at Montreal Jazz (2004)

July 10, 2004 - Oscar Peterson, even though he can only use his right hand, will play at "Montreal Jazz Festival," Canada<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Oscar-Peterson-–-And-The-Oscar-Goes-To-RVJ.jpg' alt='Oscar Peterson - And The Oscar Goes To …' width='190' height='161'/><img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/Oscar-Peterson-Skol-RVJ.jpg'…

Oscar Peterson & Stéphane Grappelli record together : ‘Skol’ for Pablo (1979)

'Skol' by Oscar Peterson & Stéphane Grappelli. is a live album recorded on July 6, 1979 and released the same year by Pablo.Track Listing : 1.Nuages (Jacques Larue, Django Reinhardt) - 08:18 . 2.How About You? (Arthur Freed, Burton Lane) - 05:19 . 3.Someone To Watch Over Me (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 06:50 . 4.Makin' Whoopee (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn) - 05:10 . 5.That'S All (Alan…

Verve record ‘On the Town with the Oscar Peterson Trio,’ a live album with Peterson, Herb Ellis and Ray Brown (1958)

'On the Town with the Oscar Peterson Trio' is a live album recorded on July 1-5 1958 with Herb Ellis and Ray Brown and released the same year by Verve.1 . A Gal In Gallico (1958) Track Listing : 1.Sweet Georgia Brown (Ben Bernie, Kenneth Casey, Maceo Pinkard) - 07:47 . 2.Should I? (Nacio Herb Brown, Arthur Freed) - 05:04 . 3.When Lights Are Low (Benny Carter, Spencer Williams) - 05:57 . 4.Easy…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella and Oscar’ with Oscar Peterson and Ray Brown, live in Los Angeles (1975)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Ella and Oscar' is an album recorded with Oscar Peterson and Ray Brown, on May 19, 1975 and released .the same year by Pablo.Track Listing : 1.Mean To Me (Fred E. Ahlert, Roy Turk) - 03:30 . 2.How Long Has This Been Going On? (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 04:59 . 3.When Your Lover Has Gone (Einar Aaron Swan) - 04:58 . 4.More Than You Know (Edward Eliscu, Billy Rose,…

Sarah Vaughan records ‘How Long Has This Been Going On?’ with Oscar Peterson quartet (1978)

Sarah Vaughan's 'How Long Has This Been Going On?' is a studio album recorded on April 25, 1978 with a quartet led by Oscar Peterson and released the same year by Pablo.Track Listing : 1.I'Ve Got The World On A String (Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler) - 05:38 . 2.Midnight Sun (Sonny Burke, Lionel Hampton, Johnny Mercer) - 04:40 . 3.How Long Has This Been Going On? (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) -…

Anita O’Day records with Oscar Peterson ‘Anita Sings the Most’ an album for Verve (1957)

Anita O'Day's 'Anita Sings the Most' is an album recorded on January 31, 1957 with Oscar Peterson on piano and released the same year by Verve.Track Listing : 1.'S Wonderful/They Can'T Take That Away From Me (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 02:57 . 2.Tenderly (Walter Gross, Jack Lawrence) - 03:20 . 3.Old Devil Moon (Yip Harburg, Burton Lane) - 02:53 . 4.Love Me Or Leave Me (Walter Donaldson, Gus…

Oscar Peterson and Milt Jackson record together ‘Two of the Few,’ an album for Pablo (1983)

'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 (Philip Braham, Douglas Furber) - 04:28 . 4.Mister Basie (Oscar Peterson) - 05:54 .…

Oscar Peterson records with Ray Brown, Herb Ellis and Buddy Rich, ‘Oscar Peterson Plays Count Basie’ for Clef (1955)

'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 Special (William Engvick, Earle Warren) - 03:40 . 4.Jumping At The Woodside (Count Basie) -…

We remember Oscar Peterson. ‘And The Oscar Goes To …’

This day (December 23, 2007), in Mississauga, Ontario, died Oscar Peterson, a Canadian jazz pianist and composer.Tracklist : 1 . Cakewalk (2004) 2 . Take the A Train 3 . w/ Count Basie – Jumpin’ At The Woodside 4 . w/ Joe Pass – You Look Good to Me 5 . Sweet Georgia Brown 6 . C Jam Blues (1964) 7 . Live in Italy (1961) Tracklist : Wikipedia : This day (December 23, 2007), in Mississauga,…

Ben Webster sits in with Oscar Peterson Trio (1972)

December 14, 1972 - Ben Webster sits in with the Oscar Peterson Trio on NDR Jazz Workshop "Funkhaus Hannover" program in Hannover, Germany.<img src='//rvm.pm/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Oscar-Peterson-–-And-The-Oscar-Goes-To-RVJ.jpg' alt='Oscar Peterson - And The Oscar Goes To …' width='190' height='161'/><img…

This week In Jazz Legends 48/52

Stan Getz, Charlie Byrd , Chico Hamilton, Herbie Hancock, Randy Brecker, Michael Brecker, Oscar Peterson, Count Basie, Stanley Turrentine, Joe Henderson, Kenny Wheeler, Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie , Bill Evans, Jaco Pastorius, Rahsaan Roland Kirk

This week In One-Off Collaborations 45/52

Oscar Peterson & Count Basie, Etta James, Dr. John, Allen Toussaint, Bob Dylan & Susan Tedeschi, Bryan Adams, Rod Stewart & Sting, Joss Stone & Beverley Knight, Alicia Keys & Kathleen Battle, Rihanna & Bon Jovi, Amanda Palmer & Jason Webley, Eminem & Rihanna, U2 & Jay Z, PFM & Ian Anderson, Lou Reed & Metallica

This week In Jazz Legends 42/52

Cannonball Adderley, Thelonious Monk, Count Basie, Nat King Cole, Illinois Jacquet, Ray Brown, Roy Eldridge, Stan Getz, Coleman Hawkins, Oscar Peterson, Flip Phillips, Herb Ellis, Papa Jo Jones, Art Blakey, The Jazz Messengers, Dave Brubeck, Milt Jackson, Ray Brown, Cedar Walton, Micky Roker, Shirley Horn, Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington, Gene Krupa, Anita O'Day, Roy Eldridge, Miles Davis, Michael…

This week In Jazz Legends 40/52

Coleman Hawkins, Art Farmer, Jim Hall, Anita O’Day, Oscar Peterson, Ray Bryant, Lester Young, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Teddy Wilson, Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Buddy Rich

This week In Jazz Legends 33/52 (special collaborations)

Alfredo "Chocolate" Armenteros, Wynton Marsalis, Stevie Wonder, Chick Corea, Charlie Haden, Kenny Barron, Oscar Peterson, Clark Terry, Mel Torme, George Shearing, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Dave Holland, Brian Blade, Dave Liebman, Antonio Faraò, Christian McBride, John Scofield, Antonio Sanchez, Bucky Pizzarelli, Ruby Braff, Bill Frisell, Thomas Morgan, Lee Ritenour, Dave Grusin, Mike Stern,…

This week In Jazz Legends 27/52

Stan Getz Quartet, Pat Metheny Group, Astor Piazzolla, Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown, Niels Henning Orsted Pedersen, Buddy Rich, Modern Jazz Quartet, Louis Armstrong, Jaco Pastorius, Lionel Hampton, Billy Cobham, George Duke Band, John Coltrane, Don Ellis

This week In Jazz Legends 51/52

Miles Davis, Kenny Garrett, Grover Washington Jr, Milton Nascimento, Wagner Tiso, Tony Bennett, Ahmad Jamal, Yusef Lateef, Arturo O'Farrill, The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, Oscar Peterson, Joe Pass, Pat Metheny, Brad Mehldau, Cyrus Chestnut, Buster Williams, Lenny White, Michael Brecker, David Liebman, Joe Lovano, Wadada Leo Smith, Ornette Coleman Sextet

We remember Stephane Grappelli. ‘Le Souvenir de Stéphane’

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.Tracklist : 1 . How High The Moon (1991) 2 . Swing 42 3 . 90 Minutes Live 4 . w/ John Etheridge, Julian Bream, George Shearing – 70th birthday concert 5 . w/ Michel Legrand – London ( 1984) 6 . Meeting Grappelli (BBC Documentary)…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Like Someone in Love’ with a studio orchestra conducted by Frank DeVol (1957)

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Like Someone in Love' is a studio album rrecorded on October 15 & 28, 1957 with a studio orchestra arranged and conducted by Frank DeVol and released the same year by Verve.1 . There's A Lull In My Life 2 . More Than You Know (w/ Oscar Peterson) 3 . Like Someone In Love (w/ Andre Previn) Track Listing : 1.There'S A Lull In My Life (Mack Gordon, Harry Revel) – 03:23 .…

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘At the Opera House’ in Los Angeles for Verve (1957)

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.1 . It's All Right With Me (w/ Nat King Cole ) 2 . April In Paris (1957) 3 . Goody Goody (Nat King Cole Show '57) 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,…