This CD includes the complete Buddy De Franco and Oscar Peterson Play The George Gershwin Song Book (Verve LP, 1954), plus 2 Bonus Tracks.
BUDDY DeFRANCO (cl)
OSCAR PETERSON (p)
HERB ELLIS (g)
RAY BROWN (b)
BOBBY WHITE (d).
With Harry Betts, Nick DiMaio, Murray McEachern, Dick Noel, Pullman "Tommy" Pederson (tb)
Nick DeRisi (fhr) and Marty Berman, Jack Dumont, Herman Glunker, Jules Jacobs (woodwinds).
String orchestra conducted and arranged by Russell Garcia.
Recorded in Los Angeles, December 6 & 7, 1954.
"[Throughout this session] both Peterson's and DeFranco's playing is lyrical, tasteful and evenly paced." - All About Jazz
01. I Wants To Stay Here (3:48)
02. I Was Doing All Right (5:24)
03. 'S Wonderful (4:24)
04. Bess, You Is My Woman Now (4:57)
05. Strike Up The Band (2:30)
06. They Can't Take That Away From Me (3:52)
07. The Man I Love (4:35)
08. I Got Rhythm (3:23)
09. Someone To Watch Over Me (4:22)
10. It Ain't Necessarily So (4:44)
11. I Wants To Stay Here (Alt. Take) (3:56)*
12. Someone To Watch Over Me (Alt. Take) (4:28)*