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Oscar Peterson Songbooks - Oscar Peterson

Oscar Peterson Songbooks

Oscar Peterson  

Format: 3 CD

Genre: jazz

Barcode: 5060143490811

PORTER/ELLINGTON/GERSHWIN
 

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Description

PORTER/ELLINGTON/GERSHWIN

Artist

Canadian jazz pianist, composer, and band leader.
Born: 15 August 1925 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Died: 23 December 2007 in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

He went through a classical piano education before turning to jazz, playing mostly in Canadian night clubs in Toronto and Montreal.

Only after repeated urgings by American colleagues he was persuaded to give a JATP performance at New York's Carnegie Hall in 1949. It was a smashing success. He then worked together with Ray Brown, at first as a duo, before founding in 1952 his first trio which included in succession, the guitarists Irving Ashby, Barney Kessel and Herb Ellis. At the end of the 1950s the guitar was replaced by drums.

Peterson went on many European tours. He has made recordings with just about everybody who's anybody in jazz.

His keys touch corresponds to almost explosive ornamentation in phrasing. Despite all the dynamics, a boundless desire for improvisation, a sublime artistic technique, however, the structure of his play (i.e. the over-all conception of harmonic means, phrasing, rhythms, etc.) remains translucent and tight.

Tracks

1-1  What Is This Thing Called Love 

2-1  Begin The Beguine  

3-1  I've Got You Under My Skin 

4-1  Love For Sale 

5-1  Let's Do It (let's Fall In Love) 

6-1  I Love You 

7-1  So Near And Yet So Far  

8-1  Just One Of Those Things  

9-1  In The Still Off The Night  

10-1  Night And Day  

11-1  Every Time We Say Goodbye  

12-1  Anything Goes  

13-1  In The Still Off The Night  

14-1  It's All Right With Me 

15-1  Love For Sale  

16-1  Just One Of Those Things  

17-1  I've Got You Under My Skin  

18-1  Every Time We Say Goodbye  

19-1  Night And Day  

20-1  You'd Be So Easy To Love  

21-1  Why Can't You Behave  

22-1  I Love Paris  

23-1  I Concentrate On You 

24-1  It's De-lovely  

1-2  John Hardy's Wife 

2-2  Sophisticated Lady 

3-2  Things Ain't What They Used To Be  

4-2  Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin' 

5-2  In A Mellow Tone  

6-2  I Got It Bad (and That Ain't Good) 

7-2  Prelude to a kiss  

8-2  Cotton Tail 

9-2  Don't Get Around Much Anymore  

10-2  Take The "A" Train  

11-2  Rockin' In Rhythm  

12-2  Never No Lament (Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me  

13-2  Don't Get Around Much Anymore  

14-2  Sophisticated Lady 

15-2  Rockin' In Rhythm  

16-2  Prelude To A Kiss  

17-2  In A Mellow Tone  

18-2  Cotton Tail  

19-2  Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin' 

20-2  Things Ain't What They Used To Be  

21-2  Take The "A" Train 

22-2  John Hardy's Wife  

1-3  The Man I Love  

2-3  Fascinating Rhythm  

3-3  It Ain't Necessarily So 

4-3  Somebody Loves Me  

5-3  Strike Up The Band  

6-3  I've Got A Crush On You  

7-3  I Was Doing All Right  

8-3  'S Wonderful  

9-3  Oh, Lady Be Good  

10-3  I Got Rhythm 

11-3  A Foggy Day  

12-3  Love walked in 

13-3  It Ain't Necessarily So 

14-3  The Man I Love  

15-3  Love Walked In 

16-3  I Was Doing All Right  

17-3  A Foggy Day  

18-3  Oh, Lady Be Good  

19-3  Love is here to stay  

20-3  They All Laughed  

21-3  Let's call the whole thing off  

22-3  Summertime  

23-3  Nice Work If You Can Get It  

24-3  Shall We Dance  

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