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Oscar Peterson

We remember French composer & conductor Michel Legrand

This day (January 26, 2019), in Paris, France, died Michel Legrand, a French musical composer, arranger, conductor, and pianist. Tracklist : w/ Sarah Vaughan – Sweet Gingerbread Man (1972) . w/ Meow Meow – Sans Toi (2011) . w/ Natalie Dessay – The Summer Knows (2012) . w/ Oscar Peterson – Watch What Happens . […]

This week In Jazz Legends 33

Miles Davis, Kenny Garrett, Grover Washington Jr, Milton Nascimento, Wagner Tiso, Tony Bennett, Ahmad Jamal, Yusef Lateef, Arturo O’Farrill, 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. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 197 Posts […]

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 : Cakewalk (2004) . Take the A Train . w/ Count Basie – Jumpin’ At The Woodside . w/ Joe Pass – You Look Good to Me . Sweet Georgia Brown [1985] . C Jam Blues (1964) […]

This week In Jazz Legends 32

Dinah Shore, Andy Williams, Ella Fitzgerald, Milt Jackson, Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw, Gerry Mulligan, Bob Brookmeyer, John Coltrane, McCoy Tyner , Dave Brubeck, Ben Webster, Oscar Peterson, Thelonious Monk, Sonny Rollins, Jim Hall, Jean Luc Ponty, Herbie Hancock. They are the “Jazz Legends” selected among the 244 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are […]

This week In Jazz Legends 30

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. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 243 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in […]

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. Digest Tracklist : How High The Moon (1991) . Swing 42 and Minor Swing . 90 Minutes Live . w/ John Etheridge, Julian Bream, George Shearing […]

Pablo Records tape ‘Oscar Peterson and Dizzy Gillespie,’ their…

‘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 […]

This week In Jazz Legends (Special Pianists) 27

Herbie Hancock, Thelonious Monk, Horace Silver, Keith Jarrett, Oscar Peterson, Duke Ellington, Joe Zawinul, Bill Evans, Vijay Iyer, Dave Brubeck, Hiromi, Count Basie, Judy Garland. They are the “Jazz Legends (Special Pianists)” performers selected among the 252 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy! Tracklist 1 . Herbie […]

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. 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) […]

This week In Jazz Legends 24

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, Miles […]