Oscar Peterson records ‘The More I See You’ with Benny Carter, Clark Terry, Ray Brown et al (1995)

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 . 2.Gee Baby, Ain’T I Good To You (Andy Razaf, Don Redman) – 04:45 . 3.On The Trail (Harold Adamson, Ferde Grofé) – 07:03 . 4.When My Dreamboat Comes Home (David Franklin, Cliff Friend) – 08:17 . 5.Ron’S Blues (Oscar Peterson) – 08:05 . 6.For All We Know (John Frederick Coots, Sam M. Lewis) – 08:39 . 7.Blues For Lisa (Oscar Peterson) – 09:15 . 8.Squatty Roo (Johnny Hodges) – 05:39 . 9.The More I See You (Mack Gordon, Harry Warren) – 06:02

Musicians : Oscar Peterson – Piano . Benny Carter – Alto Saxophone . Clark Terry – Flugelhorn . Ray Brown – Double Bass . Lorne Lofsky – Guitar . Lewis Nash – Drums

Production : Produced By Oscar Peterson

Recorded On January 15, 16, 1995.

Released In 1995 By Telarc.

Package : Anilda Carrasquillo – Art Direction, Cover . Jacques Lowe – Photography .


Los Angeles Times
Remarkably, given the number of styles and manners representedand the relatively casual way in which the sessions were approached, the music possesses a loose and easy cohesiveness that allows ample room for each individual to stretch out. This is jazz at its timeless best–a fine coming-together of talent, inspiration and interaction […]

StellaWasaDiver @ RateYourMusic
You’d be hard-pressed to come up with the date that this was recorded or their ages if you didn’t have access to the liner notes. […]

When My Dream Boat Comes Homeand a medium/up-tempo version of “For All We Know.” The musicians all play up to their usual high level, making this a joyous comeback album for the great Oscar Peterson. […]


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