Walking the Line

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Ken Dryden
Oscar Peterson's series of recordings for Hans Georg Brunner-Schwer during the 1960s and early '70s are one of many high points in his long career. With George "Jiri" Mraz on bass and Ray Price on drums, Peterson's flashy romp through "I Love You" complete with a humorous detour into the opera "Pagliacci" and mid-tempo walk through "All of You" salute Cole Porter in style on Walking the Line. "Rock of Ages" isn't the old hymn but a lively, gospel-inflected Peterson original that will easily get any congregation swinging and swaying to the music. His mastery of the ballad form is heard in his sensitive interpretation of "Once Upon a Summertime," which showcases Mraz's ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Ken Dryden
Oscar Peterson's series of recordings for Hans Georg Brunner-Schwer during the 1960s and early '70s are one of many high points in his long career. With George "Jiri" Mraz on bass and Ray Price on drums, Peterson's flashy romp through "I Love You" complete with a humorous detour into the opera "Pagliacci" and mid-tempo walk through "All of You" salute Cole Porter in style on Walking the Line. "Rock of Ages" isn't the old hymn but a lively, gospel-inflected Peterson original that will easily get any congregation swinging and swaying to the music. His mastery of the ballad form is heard in his sensitive interpretation of "Once Upon a Summertime," which showcases Mraz's gorgeous tone, as Price sits out this one.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/18/2005
  • Label: Verve
  • UPC: 602498270097
  • Catalog Number: 000540302

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 I Love You (5:14)
  2. 2 Rock of Ages - Oscar Peterson Trio (5:32)
  3. 3 Once Upon a Summertime - Oscar Peterson Trio (5:19)
  4. 4 Just Friends - Oscar Peterson Trio (3:58)
  5. 5 Teach Me Tonight - Oscar Peterson Trio (5:07)
  6. 6 The Windmills of Your Mind - Oscar Peterson Trio (5:04)
  7. 7 I Didn't Know What Time It Was - Oscar Peterson Trio (6:37)
  8. 8 All of You - Oscar Peterson Trio (5:01)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Oscar Peterson Primary Artist, Piano
Ray Price Drums
Jiri Mraz Bass
Technical Credits
Tennessee Ernie Ford Composer
Michel Legrand Composer
Richard Rodgers Composer
Jack Fascinato Composer
Alan Bergman Composer
Marilyn Bergman Composer
Sammy Cahn Composer
Gene DePaul Composer
Lorenz Hart Composer
Johnny Mercer Composer
Richard Palmer Liner Notes
Cole Porter Composer
Hans Georg Brunner-Schwer Producer, Engineer, Audio Production
Sam M. Lewis Composer
Eddie Barclay Composer
Willem Makkee Remastering
Eddy Marnay Composer
John Klenner Composer
Matthias Kunnecke Producer
Hubertus Mall Artwork, Cover Illustration
Stefan Kassel Artwork
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