Tag: Oscar Peterson

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Thanks to Rick Beato for reminding me of this one. As a pianist, seeing this level of divinely inspired playing makes me want to shake my head and give it up. He is no longer with us, mostly likely because the Creator called him back and said, “Time for you to come back home and […]

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…comes to you from the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, from the year 1957 and features the Oscar Peterson Trio (Herb Ellis on guitar, Ray Brown on bass and Peterson on piano), joined by Joe Jones on drums, Roy Eldridge on trumpet and Stuff Smith on violin. This impressive line-up is then followed by Ella Fitzgerald. The […]

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…features Lester Young on tenor sax playing with the Oscar Peterson Trio. The trio consists of Peterson on piano, Barney Kessel on guitar, Ray Brown on bass and J.C. Heard on drums. Buddy Rich by the way was an admirer of Heard’s. Lester Young with the Oscar Peterson Trio (Full Album) – YouTube Preview Open

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