Oscar Peterson – Plays Duke Ellington – 2 LP

Oscar Peterson - Plays Duke Ellington - 2 LP

Oscar Peterson – Plays Duke Ellington – 2 LP

Oscar Peterson
Plays Duke Ellington – 2 LP

Oscar Peterson has recorded countless gems from the Ellington songbook, including songs written by Duke, his son Mercer, Billy Strayhorn, members of the band, or collaborations of two or more musicians from the fold. The ten tracks selected for this compilation represent some of Peterson’s most rewarding recordings for Pablo.

OSCAR PETERSON, piano with:
· SAM JONES
· LOUIS HAYES
· BOBBY DURHAM
· CLARK TERRY
· DIZZY GILLESPIE
· HARRY “SWEETS” EDISON
· JOE PASS
· NIELS-HENNING ORSTED PEDERSEN
· MARTIN DREW
· DAVID YOUNG
· EDDIE “LOCKJAW”

DAVIS and THE DUKE ELLINGTON ORCHESTRA

SIDE A:

01. MAIN STEM
02. IN A SENTIMENTAL MOOD
03. LADY OF THE LAVENDER MIST
04. SATIN DOLL #1 [WITH HARRY “SWEETS” EDISON] (*)

SIDE B:

05. DON’T GET AROUND MUCH ANYMORE
06. SATIN DOLL #2 [WITH CLARK TERRY]
07. COTTON TAIL
08. CARAVAN (*)

SIDE C:

09. MIDLEY: PERDIDO / CARAVAN
10. I GOT IT BAD (AND THAT AIN’T GOOD)

SIDE D:

11. THINGS AIN’T WHAT THEY USED TO BE
12. TAKE THE “A” TRAIN