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Oscar Peterson as accompanist

Renowned for his solo virtuosity, pianist Oscar Peterson (1925-2007) was also esteemed as an inspiring accompanist. Geoffrey Smith presents Oscar in star partnerships with the likes of Billie Holiday, Lester Young, Stan Getz and Count Basie.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Eric Dolphy, Freddie Hubbard, Jackie Byard & Roy Haynes

    Miss Toni

    • Outward Bound.
    • New Jazz.
    • 6.
  • Oscar Peterson

    Indiana

    • Jazz at the Philharmonic- The First Ten Years.
    • Proper.
    • 9.
  • Oscar Peterson

    These Foolish Things

    • Sesions with Billie Holiday.
    • Avid.
    • 6.
  • Oscar Peterson & Billie Holiday

    What A Little Moonlight Can Do

    • Oscar Peterson Sessions with Billie Holiday.
    • Avid.
    • 23.
  • Lester Young With The Oscar Peterson Trio

    Tea For Two

    • Oscar Peterson sessions with Diz & Getz and Lester.
    • Avid.
    • 11.
  • Stan Getz & Oscar Peterson

    Billie's Bounce

    • Stan Getz and J.J. at the Opera House.
    • Verve.
    • 1.
  • Oscar Peterson

    A Wonderful Guy

    • Very Tall.
    • Verve.
    • 5.
  • Clark Terry & The Oscar Peterson Trio

    Brotherhood Of Man

    • Oscar Peterson Trio + One Clark Terry.
    • Verve.
    • 1.
  • Roy Eldridge

    Gofor

    • Montreux '77.
    • Pablo.
    • 2.
  • Oscar Peterson & Count Basie

    S & J Blues

    • SATCH AND JOSH.
    • PABLO.
    • 5.

Oscar Peterson as accompanist

INDIANA

Artists:                  Oscar Peterson

Composers:        Hanley/Macdonald

Album Title:        Jazz at the Philharmonic – The First Ten Years

Label:                    Proper – P1428

Performers:       Oscar Peterson (piano); Benny Carter (saxophone); Gene Krupa (drums)

 

 

THESE FOOLISH THINGS

Artists:                  Billie Holiday

Composers:        Strachey/Link/Maschwitz

Album Title:        Sessions with Billie Holiday

Label:                    Avid  AMSC 819

Performers:       Billie Holiday (vocal); Oscar Peterson (piano)

 

 

WHAT A LITTLE MOONLIGHT CAN DO

Artists:                  Billie Holiday

Composers:        H.Woods

Album Title:        Sessions with Billie Holiday

Label:                    Avid  AMSC 819

Performers:       Billie Holiday (vocal); Oscar Peterson (piano); Charlie Shavers (trumpet); Herb Ellis (Guitar); Ray Brown (double bass); Ed Shaugnessy (drums)

 

TEA FOR TWO

Artists:                  Lester Young     

Composers:        Irving Caesar/Vincent Youmans

Album Title:        Oscar Peterson sessions with Diz & Getz and Lester

Label:                    Avid AMSC 821

Performers:       Lester Young (tenor sax); Oscar Peterson (piano); Barney Kessel (guitar); Ray Brown (bass); JC Heard (drums)

 

 

BILLIE’S BOUNCE

Artists:                  Stan Getz and JJ Johnson            

Composers:        Charlie Parker

Album Title:        Stan Getz and J.J. at the Opera House

Label:                    Verve   831 272-2

Performers:       Stan Getz (tenor sax); J.J. Johnson (trombone); Oscar Peterson (piano); Herb Ellis (guitar); Ray Brown (bass); Connie Kay (drums)

 

 

A WONDERFUL GUY

Artists:                  Oscar Peterson & Milt Jackson

Composers:        Richard Rodgers/Oscar Hammerstein

Album Title:        Very Tall

Label:                    Verve  559 830-2

Performers:       Oscar Peterson (piano); Milt Jackson (vibraphone); Ray Brown (bass); Ed Thigpen (drums)

 

 

BROTHERHOOD OF MAN

Artists:                  Oscar Peterson Trio & Terry Clark

Composers:        Frank Loesser

Album Title:        Oscar Peterson Trio + One Clark Terry

Label:                    Verve  0602517425347

Performers:       Oscar Peterson (piano); Ed Thigpen (drums); Ray Brown (bass); Clark Terry (trumpet)

 

 

GOFOR

Artists:                  Roy Eldridge

Composers:        Roy Eldridge

Album Title:        Montreux ‘77

Label:                    Pablo  2308 203

Performers:       Roy Eldridge (trumpet); Oscar Peterson (piano); Niels Pedersen (bass); Bobby Durham (drums)

 

S&J BLUES

Artists:                  Oscar Peterson & Count Basie   

Composers:        Oscar Peterson/Count Basie      

Album Title:        “Satch” and “Josh”

Label:                    Pablo  CD 2310-722

Performers:       Oscar Peterson (piano); Count Basie (Organ); Ray Brown (bass); Freddie Green (guitar); Louis Bellson (drums)

 

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