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 Brandt, Bob Haymes) – 07:33 . 6.Skol Blues (Oscar Peterson) – 07:04

Musicians : Oscar Peterson – Piano . Stéphane Grappelli – Violin . Joe Pass – Guitar . Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen – Double Bass . Mickey Roker – Drums

Production : Produced By Norman Granz . Stig Kreutzfeldt – Engineer . Joe Tarantino – Mastering

Package : Norman Granz – Liner Notes

Recorded On July 6, 1979.

Released In 1979 By Pablo.

(Source ‘Skol’ by Oscar Peterson & Stéphane Grappelli. | The Official Website of Oscar Peterson)

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All About Jazz
The alchemy between Grappelli, Peterson and Pass on this recording is something extraordinary and the shine bears no tarnish nearly 40 years later. Grappelli’s earth-bound fiddle plays a fine foil to Peterson’s and Pass’ Art Tatum-like virtuosity. […]

Perhaps some great artists are too much the individualist who finds it difficult to lose his own voice in that of the larger group. Whatever the reason, such all-star combinations don’t always jell. Not the case with Grappelli, Petersonand Pass: they play like they belong together. […]

Blinded By Sound
Contrary to my usual experience, buying the album based on a positive review turned out great. Not only was it an excellent concert, but (as I had hoped), I became a huge fan of both Pass and Grappelli. […]


‘Skol’ by Oscar Peterson & Stéphane Grappelli.


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