The Oscar Peterson Trio at Zardi's

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All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
The group that Oscar Peterson led between 1953-58 with guitarist Herb Ellis and bassist Ray Brown was one of the great piano trios of all time. It was never so much a matter of Peterson having two other musicians accompany him as it was that they could meet the pianist as near-equals and consistently inspire him. And unlike most trios, Peterson's had many arranged sections that constantly needed rehearsals and were often quite dazzling. This live double-CD from 1955 has previously unreleased and unknown performances of 31 songs 28 standards plus three of Peterson's originals that were released for the first time in 1994. The pianist is often in typically miraculous form, ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Scott Yanow
The group that Oscar Peterson led between 1953-58 with guitarist Herb Ellis and bassist Ray Brown was one of the great piano trios of all time. It was never so much a matter of Peterson having two other musicians accompany him as it was that they could meet the pianist as near-equals and consistently inspire him. And unlike most trios, Peterson's had many arranged sections that constantly needed rehearsals and were often quite dazzling. This live double-CD from 1955 has previously unreleased and unknown performances of 31 songs 28 standards plus three of Peterson's originals that were released for the first time in 1994. The pianist is often in typically miraculous form, Ellis whether playing harmonies, offering short solos or getting his guitar to sound like a conga by tapping it percussively proves to be a perfect partner, and Brown's subtle but sometimes telepathic contributions should not be overlooked either.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/14/1994
  • Label: Pablo
  • UPC: 025218211826
  • Catalog Number: 2620118
  • Sales rank: 132,541

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Sunday - Oscar Peterson (4:28)
  2. 2 I've Got You Under My Skin - Oscar Peterson (3:49)
  3. 3 Herbie's Tune - Oscar Peterson (5:04)
  4. 4 There's a Small Hotel - Oscar Peterson (5:39)
  5. 5 How High the Moon - Oscar Peterson (3:23)
  6. 6 Noreen's Nocturne - Oscar Peterson (5:06)
  7. 7 I Was Doing All Right - Oscar Peterson (5:13)
  8. 8 Falling in Love With Love - Oscar Peterson (3:57)
  9. 9 Big Fat Mama - Oscar Peterson (6:07)
  10. 10 The Way You Look Tonight - Oscar Peterson (4:45)
  11. 11 Begin the Beguine - Oscar Peterson (3:32)
  12. 12 Easy Does It - Oscar Peterson (6:40)
  13. 13 Will You Still Be Mine? - Oscar Peterson (4:21)
  14. 14 Laura - Oscar Peterson (6:38)
  15. 15 Roy's Tune - Oscar Peterson (3:52)
Disc 2
  1. 1 The Continental - Oscar Peterson (5:00)
  2. 2 You Are Too Beautiful - Oscar Peterson (3:43)
  3. 3 Pompton Turnpike - Oscar Peterson (4:47)
  4. 4 The Surrey With the Fringe on Top - Oscar Peterson (3:38)
  5. 5 Swinging on a Star - Oscar Peterson (4:44)
  6. 6 I've Got You Under My Skin - Oscar Peterson (6:03)
  7. 7 Autumn Leaves - Oscar Peterson (2:56)
  8. 8 Love for Sale - Oscar Peterson (5:56)
  9. 9 Soft Winds - Oscar Peterson (6:10)
  10. 10 Medley: I Loves You, Porgy/Anything Goes - Oscar Peterson (7:50)
  11. 11 It's a Marshmallow World - Oscar Peterson (4:40)
  12. 12 Tenderly - Oscar Peterson (5:06)
  13. 13 Honeysuckle Rose - Oscar Peterson (6:11)
  14. 14 Love You Madly - Oscar Peterson (6:43)
  15. 15 Have You Met Miss Jones? - Oscar Peterson (2:40)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Oscar Peterson Trio Primary Artist, Indexed Contributor, Piano, Track Performer
Herb Ellis Guitar
Ray Brown Bass
Technical Credits
George Gershwin Composer
Herb Ellis Contributor
Benny Goodman Composer
Lucky Millinder Composer
Matt Dennis Composer
Norman Granz Producer
Ray Brown Contributor
Phil DeLancie Remastering
Fletcher Henderson Composer
Ira Gershwin Composer
Nancy Hamilton Composer
David Luke Digital Editing
Johnny Mercer Composer
David Raksin Composer
Carl Sigman Composer
Stafford Simon Composer
Val Valentin Engineer
Tom Adair Composer
Morgan Lewis Composer
Benny Green Liner Notes
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