Oscar Peterson: Songbooks+ | Documents 600189

Oscar Peterson: Songbooks+

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Label: Documents

Cat No: 600189

Format: CD

Number of Discs: 10

Genre: Jazz

Release Date: 3rd November 2014

Contents

Artists

Oscar Peterson
Anita O’Day
Stan Getz
Harry Edison
Gerry Mulligan
Louis Bellson

Artists

Oscar Peterson
Anita O’Day
Stan Getz
Harry Edison
Gerry Mulligan
Louis Bellson

About

This 10-CD box set collects together fourteen albums by Oscar Peterson, the Canadian pianist who was one of the most popular jazz artists of all time.

Included are classic recordings made between 1956 and 1959, such as Peterson and his Trio performing 'At the Stratford Shakespearean Festival', 'A Jazz Portrait of Frank Sinatra' and the Songbooks of Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, Harold Arlen, Jerome Kern and Cole Porter.

As a bonus there is the entire 1957 album by vocalist Anita O'Day, titled 'Anita Sings the Most', which features Oscar Peterson as part of her band. The box set also features leading jazz artists, such as Ray Brown, Herb Ellis, Stan Getz, Gerry Mulligan, Milt Jackson and others.

Contents:

CD 1
The Oscar Peterson Trio at the Stratford Shakespearean Festival (1956)

CD 2
The Oscar Peterson Trio at the Concertgebouw (1957)
The Jazz Soul of Oscar Peterson (1959)

CD 3
On the Town (1958)

CD 4
Jazz Giants '58

CD 5
The Modern Jazz Quartet and the Oscar Peterson Trio at the Opera House (1957)
Swinging Brass with the Oscar Peterson Trio & Russell Garcia Orchestra (1959)

CD 6
Oscar Peterson plays the Duke Ellington Songbook (1959)

CD 7
Oscar Peterson plays the George Gershwin Songbook (1959)
Oscar Peterson plays the Harold Arlen Songbook (1959)

CD 8
Oscar Peterson plays the Jerome Kern Songbook (1959)
Oscar Peterson plays the Cole Porter Songbook (1959)

CD 9
Oscar Peterson plays Porgy and Bess (1959)

CD 10
A Jazz Portrait of Frank Sinatra (1959)
Bonus: Anita O'Day - 'Anita Sings the Most'

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