9 thoughts on “ I Wont Dance - Oscar Peterson - Songbooks (CD) ”

  1. The legendary Oscar Peterson, an icon on the world’s jazz scene since the early ’s, recorded all of the tracks on Oscar Peterson: The Songbooks in July and August , with the artists that would become to be known as the “classic” trio – Oscar Peterson on piano, Ray Brown on bass and Ed Thigpen on drums.
  2. The rating is not of course due to Oscar Peterson's playing, which imho is perfectly flawless as usual. The rating is for the sound quality for around 50% of the 3 disk set. Each disc has two whole albums recorded, the first half of each from early s and the latter from late s/5(72).
  3. Fred Astaire - Oscar Peterson / Barney Kessel / Charlie Shavers / Flip Phillips / Ray Brown / Alvin Stoller: Fred Astaire - Oscar Peterson / Barney Kessel / Charlie Shavers / Flip Phillips / Ray Brown / Alvin Stoller - The Astaire Story ‎ (3xLP, Comp, Mono, RE + Box) Verve Records: MVX /3: Japan: Sell This Version.
  4. The Jerome Kern Songbook. I Won't Dance Bill The Song Is You A Fine Romance Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man Ol' Man River Long Ago And Far Away Lovely To Look At Pick Yourself Up Smoke Gets In Your Eyes The Way You Look Tonight Yesterday's. CD 2. The Count Basie Songbook. 1. Lester Leaps In 2. Easy Does.
  5. I won't dance Thou swell Isn't it romantic? This can't be love Blue moon Highly recommended synthesis of Oscar's songbooks. Let's hope that in the recently issued 1 CD disc Oscar Peterson Standards that Verve has cleaned up the background hiss.
  6. referencing Oscar Peterson Plays The Jerome Kern Songbook, LP, Album, MG VS This is the original release on the Verve label. All other listed versions with .
  7. The Astaire Story is a album by Fred Astaire. The album was conceived of and produced by Norman Granz, the founder of Clef Records (and later Verve Records), who was also responsible for the Jazz at the Philharmonic concerts, at which all of the musicians on the album had performed.
  8. There is a compelling new reissue CD from the good folks at Universal Music Group which compiles sessions recorded in the early s by producer Norman Granz -- a pairing of piano legend-to-be Oscar Peterson with already-legendary dancer, singer and actor, Fred Astaire -- .
  9. Recorded in , Ella & Louis Again re-teams Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong after the success of their first album and a popular series of concerts at the Hollywood Bowl the previous year. Stylistically, Fitzgerald and Armstrong had very different histories; he started out in Dixieland before branching out into classic jazz and swing, whereas Fitzgerald started out as a swing-oriented.

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