Lester Young

Pres and Oscar w/ Oscar Peterson (90292)

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Pres and Oscar w/ Oscar Peterson

Lester Young

American Jazz Classics

8436559467858

AJC 161049

90292

JAZZ

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CD 8,26 €

COLLECTOR'S DIGIPACK SERIES

THE COMPLETE SESSIONS + 2 BONUS TRACKS

5 STARS ALL MUSIC GUIDE

Presented here is the complete session from the original 1952 album The President Plays with the Oscar Peterson Trio (Norgran MG N-1054/Verve MGV-8144), reuniting the legendary Lester Young with an Oscar Peterson formation that was, in fact, a quartet, with Barney Kessel on guitar, Ray Brown on bass, and J.C. Heard on drums. Some tunes from the same session originally issued separately and two bonus tracks with Lester and Oscar playing five years later have been added here. In addition to the superb music contained, these sessions include two oddities: on “Two to Tango” Lester Young sings, and on one of the bonus tracks, “St. Tropez,” he plays the clarinet.

PERSONNEL:

  • LESTER YOUNG, tenor sax (also vocals on 13)
  • OSCAR PETERSON, piano
  • BARNEY KESSEL, guitar
  • RAY BROWN, bass
  • J.C. HEARD, drums

New York, November 28, 1952.

  • (*) BONUS TRACKS (14-15):
  • Lester Young (cl on 14, ts on 15), Oscar Peterson (p), Harry “Sweets” Edison (tp), Herb Ellis (g), Ray Brown (b), Louie Bellson (d). Hollywood, July 31, 1957.

TRACKS:

  • 01. Ad Lib Blues
  • 02. Just You, Just Me
  • 03. Tea for Two
  • 04. Indiana
  • 05. These Foolish Things
  • 06. I Can’t Get Started
  • 07. Star dust
  • 08. On the Sunny Side of the Street
  • 09. Almost Like Being in Love
  • 10. I Can’t Give You Anything But Love
  • 11. There Will Never Be Another You
  • 12. I’m Confessin’
  • 13. Two to Tango
  • 14. St. Tropez (*)
  • 15. Love Is Here to Stay (*)
  • TOTAL TIME: 79:02 min.