Oscar Peterson

Plays the George Gershwin Songbook (EJC 55666)

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Plays the George Gershwin Songbook

Oscar Peterson

Essential Jazz Classics

8436542018661

EJC 145274

EJC 55666

JAZZ

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Plays the George Gershwin Songbook

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2 LPs ON 1 CD Plus 1 BONUS TRACK

This edition presents the complete original album "Oscar Peterson Plays the George Gershwin Songbook" (Verve MGV-2054), by the Oscar Peterson trio with Ray Brown and Ed Thigpen. For this extended edition, further Gershwin compositions recorded by Peterson on various occasions have been added, including all of the tunes from a George Gershwin songbook attempt made in 1952 by the Peterson trio with Brown and Barney Kessel on guitar, and originally issued as Oscar Peterson Plays George Gershwin (Clef MGC- 605). A live version of “It Ain’t Necessarily So” by the trio of Peterson-Brown-Thigpen taped in 1960 has been added as a further bonus.

PERSONNEL:

On all compositions, Music by GEORGE GERSHWIN Lyrics by IRA GERSHWIN

OSCAR PETERSON, piano
RAY BROWN, bass
ED THIGPEN, drums

Chicago, July 21-August 1, 1959.

BONUS ALBUM (13-24): Oscar Peterson Plays George Gershwin

OSCAR PETERSON, piano
BARNEY KESSEL, guitar
RAY BROWN, bass

Los Angeles, early December 1952.

BONUS TRACK (25): Same personnel as 1-12.
Live at Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Holland, April 10, 1960

TRACKS:

01 It Ain’t Necessarily So
02.The Man I Love
03 Love Walked In
04 I Was Doing All Right
05 A Foggy Day
06 Oh, Lady Be Good
07 Love Is Here To Stay
08 They All Laughed
09 Let’s Call The Whole Thing Off
10 Summertime
11 Nice Work If You Can Get It
12 Shall We Dance?
13 The Man I Love
14 Fascinating Rhythm
15 It Ain’t Necessarily So
16 Somebody Loves Me
17 Strike Up The Band
18 I’ve Got A Crush On You
19 I Was Doing All Right
20 ‘S Wonderful
21 Oh, Lady Be Good
22 I Got Rhythm
23 A Foggy Day
24 Love Walked In 3
25 It Ain’t Necessarily So [Live]

Total Time: 78:20