Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz

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All Music Guide - Ken Dryden
Marian McPartland has taped many programs for her long-running National Public Radio series Piano Jazz, and Oscar Peterson's first guest appearance on the show ranks among her best. Peterson's virtuoso playing is matched by his willingness to share with his hostess some of the techniques that help make his style so distinctive. Peterson's dazzling solos include a stunning interpretation of "Old Folks," a very refreshing take of the frequently recorded "Body and Soul," and delightful miniatures of "Emily," "Take the 'A' Train," and his own "Place St. Henri." McPartland's solo feature is her memorable, bittersweet ballad "Willow Creek." An adventurous romp through "Cotton ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Ken Dryden
Marian McPartland has taped many programs for her long-running National Public Radio series Piano Jazz, and Oscar Peterson's first guest appearance on the show ranks among her best. Peterson's virtuoso playing is matched by his willingness to share with his hostess some of the techniques that help make his style so distinctive. Peterson's dazzling solos include a stunning interpretation of "Old Folks," a very refreshing take of the frequently recorded "Body and Soul," and delightful miniatures of "Emily," "Take the 'A' Train," and his own "Place St. Henri." McPartland's solo feature is her memorable, bittersweet ballad "Willow Creek." An adventurous romp through "Cotton Tail" is the gem of their several duets together. Previously issued by Jazz Alliance in 1996, this repackaged version adds no new material, but it should be considered a mandatory acquisition by fans of either Oscar Peterson or Marian McPartland.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/27/2002
  • Label: Jazz Alliance
  • UPC: 727489203325
  • Catalog Number: 12033
  • Sales rank: 83,704

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Old Folks (3:30)
  2. 2 Conversation (7:14)
  3. 3 Place St. Henri (1:51)
  4. 4 Conversation (3:29)
  5. 5 Like Someone in Love - Marian McPartland (4:33)
  6. 6 Conversation (3:50)
  7. 7 Body and Soul (3:29)
  8. 8 Conversation (5:24)
  9. 9 Emily (1:55)
  10. 10 Conversation (0:44)
  11. 11 Take the "A" Train (1:20)
  12. 12 Conversation (0:26)
  13. 13 Falling in Love With Love - Marian McPartland (4:59)
  14. 14 Conversation (4:22)
  15. 15 Willow Creek - Marian McPartland (3:14)
  16. 16 Conversation (1:59)
  17. 17 Cotton Tail - Marian McPartland (5:02)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Oscar Peterson Primary Artist
Technical Credits
John Burk Executive Producer
George Horn Mastering
Marian McPartland Liner Notes
Dick Phipps Producer
Abbey Anna Art Direction
Glen Barros Executive Producer
John Jelinas Engineer
Andrea R. Nelson Cover Design
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