Oscar Peterson

The Jazz Soul of Oscar Peterson (38027)

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The Jazz Soul of Oscar Peterson

Oscar Peterson

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The Jazz Soul of Oscar Peterson

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2LPs ON 1 CD

"The Jazz Soul of Oscar Peterson" (Verve MGV S-68351) showcases the brilliant Oscar Peterson Trio with Ray Brown and Ed Thigpen playing a collection of well known standards, including two Dizzy Gillespie compositions: “Con Alma” and “Woody ‘n’ You”. The bonus album, "Very Tall" (Verve MGV6-8429), marked the first recorded collaboration between Peterson and the great Milt Jackson. Among the highlights are their versions of Nat Adderley’s “Work Song”, and Jackson’s own “Reunion Blues”.

PERSONNEL:

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

Chicago, July 21-August 1, 1959.

BONUS ALBUM: VERY TALL
Same personnel plus MILT JACKSON, vibes.
New York, September 15 (tracks 7 & 12), & September 18 (tracks 8-11), 1961.

TRACKS:

01 LIZA
02 CON ALMA
03 CLOSE YOUR EYES
04 THE MAIDENS OF CADIZ
05 MY HEART STOOD STILL
06 WOODY ‘N’ YOU
07 ON GREEN DOLPHIN STREET
08 HEARTSTRINGS
09 WORK SONG
10 JOHN BROWN’S BODY
11 A WONDERFUL GUY
12 REUNION BLUES

Total Time: 75:47