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The Oscar Peterson Trio - We Get Requests (1964) [Analogue Productions, Remastered 2011] Audio CD Layer

The Oscar Peterson Trio - We Get Requests (1964) [Remastered 2011]
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 235 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 116 Mb | Scans included | 00:40:20
Bop, Swing, Mainstream Jazz | Label: Analogue Productions, Verve | # CVRJ 8606 SA

Mastered by George Marino at Sterling Sound from the original master tapes to vinyl and PCM. This 1964 studio session features the Peterson trio with bassist Ray Brown and Ed Thigpen, a group that had been together for five years by then and performed like a well-oiled machine. The repertoire is mostly pop songs of the day, including bossa nova tunes and film themes, and the treatments are fairly brief, with emphasis placed squarely on the melodies. Even in their lightest moments, though, the group demonstrates some of the qualities that made it among the most influential piano trios in jazz, a group that could generate tremendous rhythmic energy and a sense of developing musical detail. For all his legendary force, Peterson possesses a subtle rhythmic sense, and here he infuses even "People" with an undercurrent of swing. This is undemanding, tuneful music best suited for casual listening, but it still sparkles with the trio's customary élan.
Oscar Peterson - Plays The Jerome Kern Song Book (1959) [Reissue 2009] (Repost)

Oscar Peterson - Plays The Jerome Kern Song Book (1959) [Reissue 2009]
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue+log) - 191 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 87 MB | Covers (6 MB) included
Genre: Jazz | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Verve Records (602517995765)

Jerome Kern's stage tunes - going back to the late '20s with the acclaimed presentation Show Boat - right up to the '40s, will forever be at the core of quintessential American popular songs that hold a dear place in the heart of all straight-ahead jazz performers. Oscar Peterson's immortal trio with bassist Ray Brown and drummer Ed Thigpen play Kern's themes expertly, with no small degree of interpretation, and a clever angle on these well-worn songs that only Peterson can self-identify with his genius mindset…
Oscar Peterson & Nelson Riddle - Oscar Peterson & Nelson Riddle (1963) [Reissue 2009] (Repost)

Oscar Peterson & Nelson Riddle - Oscar Peterson & Nelson Riddle (1963) [Reissue 2009]
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue+log) - 250 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 101 MB | Covers (4 MB) included
Genre: Jazz | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Verve Records (0602517909007)

The Nelson Riddle Orchestra was always great enough to play music for film and television soundtracks, and accompany the greatest of stars, including Louis Jordan, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Peggy Lee, and Antonio Carlos Jobim, among many others. For the band to back up the 1963 version of the Oscar Peterson trio with bassist Ray Brown and drummer Ed Thigpen might have created some tension, with Peterson always wanting to cut loose and go over the top as opposed to the silky smooth sound Riddle favored. Fortunately, Peterson strikes a balance between playing it cool and lettin' 'er rip on this collection of standards with the dinner hour in mind…
Oscar Peterson Trio - Oscar Peterson Trio + One, Clark Terry (1964) [Reissue 2007] (Repost)

Oscar Peterson Trio - Oscar Peterson Trio + One, Clark Terry (1964) [Reissue 2007]
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue+log) - 265 MB | MP3 CBR 320 kbps (LAME 3.93) - 95 MB | Covers - 39 MB
Genre: Jazz | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: Verve Records (0602517425347)

Some guest soloists get overshadowed by Oscar Peterson's technical prowess, while others meet him halfway with fireworks of their own; trumpeter Clark Terry lands in the latter camp on this fine 1964 session. With drummer Ed Thigpen and bassist Ray Brown providing solid support, the two soloists come off as intimate friends over the course of the album's ten ballad and blues numbers. And while Peterson shows myriad moods, from Ellington's impressionism on slow cuts like "They Didn't Believe Me" to fleet, single-line madness on his own "Squeaky's Blues," Terry goes in for blues and the blowzy on originals like "Mumbles" and "Incoherent Blues"; the trumpeter even airs out some of his singularly rambling and wonderful scat singing in the process…
Oscar Peterson - The Complete Songbooks 1951-1955 (2007) {6CD Box Set United Archives NUA04}

Oscar Peterson - The Complete Songbooks 1951-1955 (2007) {6CD Box Set United Archives NUA04}
XLD rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 1.46 Gb | MP3 @320 -> 1.07 Gb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (jpg) -> 82 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1951-55, 2007 United Archives | NUA04
Jazz / Bop / Mainstream Jazz / Piano

The Songbooks inherited from the musical tradition of Broadway are at the epicentre of Oscar Peterson´s musical culture; this was also the case for the one he regarded as a master : Art Tatum. It was to the extent that Oscar Peterson recorded them twice. The first time was at the beginning of 1950s principly as a Trio with guitar and double bass, then a second time with double bass and drums a few years later. It is this first wonderful remastered series that is presented to you here. Technical mastery, irresistible swing, constant inventivness and a remarkable complicity with Ray Brown, Barney Kessel and Herb Ellis characterise this sum of inexhaustible richness.
Oscar Peterson - Oscar Peterson Plays The Jerome Kern Song Book (1959/2015) [Official Digital Download 24/192]

Oscar Peterson - Oscar Peterson Plays The Jerome Kern Song Book (1959/2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/192 kHz | Time - 34:26 minutes | 1,46 GB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

Within a one-month period the Oscar Peterson Trio (with bassist Ray Brown and their new drummer Ed Thigpen) recorded nine different Songbook, 108 selections in all. Not too surprisingly, this music had a minimum of prior planning and few arranged passages, putting it on a lower level than the typical music played by Peterson's prior trio with guitarist Herb Ellis. The 12 numbers performed for the Jerome Kern album are given melodic and consistently swinging treatments with such songs as 'I Won't Dance,' 'The Song Is You,' and 'Pick Yourself Up' among the better selections heard on this pleasing program.
Oscar Peterson - Tenderly (with Herb Ellis & Ray Brown) (Live) (1958/2002/2016) [Official Digital Download]

Oscar Peterson - Tenderly (with Herb Ellis & Ray Brown) (Live) (1958/2002/2016)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44.1 kHz | Time - 62:15 minutes | 589 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital Booklet

Although there are numerous recordings featuring the Oscar Peterson Trio (with bassist Ray Brown and guitarist Herb Ellis), the discovery of another previously unreleased date such as this one is welcome news to his fans. This concert, recorded in the summer of 1958 at the Orpheum Theater in Vancouver, Canada, finds the group in top form, beginning with the simmering treatment of 'Alone Together.' In addition to other familiar favorites (such as a gallop through 'The Surrey With the Fringe on Top' and a pristine take of 'My Funny Valentine'), the trio delves into rarely heard original material, including Peterson's lovely 'Music Box Suite' (also known as 'Daisy's Dream') and a pair of works by Ellis, the wide-ranging solo feature called 'Patricia' and 'Pogo,' a turbocharged bop line focusing on Ellis and Brown, with a deliberately delayed entrance by the leader. The consistent high quality of the performances and the opportunity to hear less well-known songs make this CD an essential purchase for fans of Oscar Peterson.
The Oscar Peterson Trio - At The Stratford Shakespearean Festival (2017) {JazzTwin 51013 rec 1956 - bonus track}

The Oscar Peterson Trio - At The Stratford Shakespearean Festival (2017) {JazzTwin 51013 rec 1956 - bonus track}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 390 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 187 Mb
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© 1956, 2017 Verve / JazzTwin Records | 51013
Jazz / Bop / Mainstream Jazz / Piano

This release presents the celebrated LP At the Stratford Shakespearean Festival (Verve MGV-8024) in its entirety. The album showcases Oscar Peterson’s drum-less trio featuring Herb Ellis and Ray Brown live in Ontario, Canada. According to Peterson himself, the group was seldom captured so well on records. A rarely heard reading of “Will You Still Be Mine?” taped by the same trio a couple of months later has been added here as a bonus.
Oscar Peterson Trio - West Side Story + Play Porgy & Bess (2012) {2LP on 1CD, Remastered Reissue}

Oscar Peterson Trio - West Side Story + Play Porgy & Bess (2012) {2LP on 1CD, Remastered Reissue}
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) + Cue + Log + m3u ~ 454 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 198 Mb
Scans Included (JPG, 300 dpi) | RAR 5% Recovery
Jazz | Verve / Universal Music Classics & Jazz #0600753401552

Two classic albums on one CD, 2012 new digital remaster with full original album art in booklet. Oscar Peterson's 1962 album, Oscar Peterson Plays: West Side Story, features the pianist and his trio with bassist Ray Brown and drummer Ed Thigpen, reinterpreting compositions from the classic 1961 film version of the Broadway musical. This is a highly engaging album that showcases Peterson's trio at their finest, with some truly inventive takes on such songs as "Somewhere," "Tonight," and "Maria." Oscar Peterson's 1959 album, Play Porgy & Bess, features the pianist and his trio (with bassist Ray Brown and drummer Ed Thigpen) explore ten of the stronger themes from George Gershwin's Porgy & Bess…
Lester Young With The Oscar Peterson Trio - Lester Young With The Oscar Peterson Trio (2005)

Lester Young With The Oscar Peterson Trio - Lester Young With The Oscar Peterson Trio (2005)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Tracks) + Cue + Log + m3u ~ 237 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 166 Mb
Scans Included (JPG, 600 dpi) | RAR 5% Recovery
Jazz, Cool Jazz | ℗ 1997 / © 2005 Verve Records #0602498840481

Defying what has become conventional wisdom, tenor saxophonist Lester Young cut some of his greatest recordings in the 1950s – that is, when he was reasonably healthy. On this wonderful effort with pianist Oscar Peterson, guitarist Barney Kessel, bassist Ray Brown, and drummer J.C. Heard, Prez performs definitive versions of "Just You, Just Me" and "Tea for Two," and plays a string of concise but memorable ballad renditions: "On the Sunny Side of the Street," "Almost Like Being in Love," "I Can't Give You Anything But Love," "There Will Never Be Another You," and "I'm Confessin'." This is essential music from a jazz legend. Some reissues augment the original dozen songs with a version of the good-humored "It Takes Two to Tango," which features Young's only recorded vocals, plus a rather unnecessary false start (on "I Can't Get Started," ironically), along with some studio chatter.