Oscar Peterson The Dazzling Oscar Peterson (2-CD)

The Dazzling Oscar Peterson (2-CD)
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CD Details

  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Released: September 10, 2007
  • Originally Released: 2007
  • Label: Primo

Tracks on Disc 1:

  • 1.I Got Rhythm
  • 2.Blue Moon
  • 3.China Boy
  • 4.Sweet Lorraine
  • 5.I Surrender Dear
  • 6.Debut
  • 7.Tenderly
  • 8.Get Happy
  • 9.Deep Purple
  • 10.Squatty Roo
  • 11.After All
  • 12.Caravan
  • 13.Salute to Garner
  • 14.Way You Look Tonight
  • 15.Fine and Dandy
  • 16.Laura
  • 17.It's Easy to Remember
  • 18.Love for Sale
  • 19.What Is This Thing Called Love?
  • 20.Night and Day

Tracks on Disc 2:

  • 1.Rockin' in Rhythm
  • 2.Take the "A" Train
  • 3.Sophisticated Lady
  • 4.I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)
  • 5.Prelude to a Kiss
  • 6.Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me
  • 7.Don't Get Around Much Anymore
  • 8.Sweet Georgia Brown
  • 9.Air Mail Special
  • 10.Man I Love
  • 11.That Old Black Magic
  • 12.Alone Together
  • 13.Swingin' Till the Girls Come Home
  • 14.Tea for Two
  • 15.Song Is You
  • 16.Lady Is a Tramp
  • 17.Lover
  • 18.Nuages

Product Description:

Many an Oscar Peterson collection no doubt will be issued after his passing from here to eternity, and people who are indeed newly dazzled by his virtuosity might purchase them. Those who are existing fans might want to judiciously pick and choose their favorites, though. This double-CD, 38-track set falls somewhere in the middle of the pack. It's a good, not great, and at times inconsistently programmed project, though Peterson's playing is beyond reproach. There are two originals from the great Canadian -- "Debut" and "Salute to Garner" -- and the rest are standards. A portion of the Cole Porter numbers and a large slice of Duke Ellington's material are strung together at the end of the first disc leading up to the second. Reproduced in the Czech Republic, this is a fairly decent idea, but straight collections from the Verve or Pablo labels may prove more reliable. ~ Michael G. Nastos

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  • Sales Rank: 50,059
  • UPC: 805520090520
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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