Oscar Peterson

Night Train (PWR 27308)

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Night Train

Oscar Peterson

Poll Winners Records

8436542012676

PWR 135739

PWR 27308

JAZZ

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CD 7,43 €

INCLUDES 5 BONUS TRACKS

5 STARS DOWNBEAT MAGAZINE   -   4 1/2 STARS ALL MUSIC GUIDE


This release presents the complete original album Night Train (Verve V6-538), one of the many masterpieces recorded by the classic Oscar Peterson Trio with Ray Brown and Ed Thigpen. Particularly focused on Duke Ellington compositions, this LP also features the earliest version of Peterson’s own “Hymn to Freedom”. As a bonus, five previous versions by Peterson of songs from the album.

PERSONNEL:

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

Radio Recorders, Hollywood, December 16, 1962.

[12-16] Bonus tracks
(12) Oscar Peterson (p), Herb Ellis (g), Ray Brown (b), Buddy Rich (d). Los Angeles, December 27, 1955.
(13-14): Same personnel as 1-11. Chicago, July 21-August 1, 1959.
(15): Same personnel as 1-11. Live at the London House, Chicago, July 28, 1961.
(16): Same personnel as 1-11 except Barney Kessel (g) replaces Thigpen. Live at Carnegie Hall, N.Y., Sep. 13, 1952.

INCLUDES 12-PAGE BOOKLET


Tracks:

01 Night Train [Aka Happy-Go-Lucky Local]
02 C Jam Blues
03 Georgia On My Mind
04 Bags’ Groove
05 Moten Swing
06 Easy Does It
07 The Honeydripper
08 Things Ain’t What They Used To Be
09 I Got It Bad And That Ain’t Good
10 Band Call
11 Hymn To Freedom
12 Easy Does It [1955 Studio Version]*
13 Things Ain’t What They Used To Be [1959 Studio Version]*
14 I Got It Bad And That Ain’t Good [1959 Studio Version]*
15 Band Call [Live 1961]*
16 C Jam Blues [Live 1952]*

Total time: 73:26