The Oscar Peterson Trio with Herb Ellis – Hello Herbie (1970/2014) [HighResAudio 24-88,2]

The Oscar Peterson Trio with Herb Ellis – Hello Herbie (1970/2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/88,2 kHz | Time – 37:59 minutes | 712 MB | Genre: Jazz
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download – Source: highresaudio.com | Front cover | © MPS
Recorded at MPS-Studio, Villingen in November 5–6, 1969

Guitarist Herb Ellis still considers this to be one of his personal favorite recordings. Ellis was reunited with his old boss Oscar Peterson and, with the assistance of Peterson’s trio of the period (with bassist Sam Jones and drummer Bobby Durham), the two lead voices often romp on the jam session-flavored set. Most of the chord changes are fairly basic (including three blues and “Seven Come Eleven”), and Peterson was clearly inspired by Ellis’ presence (and vice versa). ~~AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow

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The Oscar Peterson Trio & The Singers Unlimited – In Tune (1973/2014) [HighResAudio 24-88,2]

The Oscar Peterson Trio & The Singers Unlimited – In Tune (1973/2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/88,2 kHz | Time – 32:32 minutes | 607 MB | Genre: Jazz
Studio Masters, Official Digital Download – Source: highresaudio.com | Front cover | © MPS
Recorded at MPS Studios, Villingen, July 1971

Masterful piano playing meets up with elaborate vocal harmony in this legendary MPS summit meeting from the label’s early period. Oscar Peterson, MPS head Hans Georg Brunner-Schwer’s long-time friend and collaborator, along with Peterson’s colleagues, bassist George Mraz and drummer Louis Hayes, act as the counterweights to the vocal architects from Chicago. Peterson himself instigated the first contact between the Schwarzwald studio and The Singers Unlimited (TSU). That contact developed into a fruitful decade-long relationship; the Villingen studio’s superb technology perfectly suited the sophisticated requirements of vocal artist and leader Gene Puerling. Recorded in 1971, “In Tune” was TSU’s first album on MPS. It feeds off the languages of the two musical poles, whether it’s in the swinging give and take of the opener, “Sesame Street”, or in the switch from the reverential orchestrally-layered choir intro to Peterson’s sparkling play on “It Never Entered My Mind”. It’s the same with the dreamy arrangement of “The Shadow of Your Smile”; in his role as delicate accompanist, Peterson narrows it down to the essentials. Peterson and TSU soprano Bonnie Herman take improvisatory strolls together in the nostalgic Michel Legrand ballad “Once Upon a Summertime”. Two Brazilian excursions are highlighted: In Antônio Carlos Jobim’s “Children’s Game” TSU delivers polysyllabic ornamentation to Peterson’s rollicking waltz whimsy; in Luis Bonfá‘s “The Gentle Rain”, Peterson plays around with the amative choral harmonies.

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The Oscar Peterson Trio – Walking The Line (1971/2014) [Qobuz 24-88.2]

The Oscar Peterson Trio – Walking The Line (1971/2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88,2 kHz | Time – 00:41:25 minutes | 784 MB | Genre: Jazz
Studio Master, Official Digital Download – Source: Qobuz | @ MPS – Musik Produktion Schwarzwald
Recorded at the private studio of Hans Georg Brunner-Schwer in November, 1970

This fine Oscar Peterson date from 1970 features a trio rounded out by bassist George Mraz and drummer Ray Price. Peterson has always excelled in the trio format, and „Walking the Line“ is no exception.
As fans know, Peterson is a dazzling technician, turning out a blinding flurry of notes one minute (‘Just Friends’), then coming back the next with a ballad exquisite enough to break your heart (‘Once Upon a Summertime’). Fluent in blues, hard bop, swing, and post-bop, Peterson’s approach can range from dramatic to extremely delicate.

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The Oscar Peterson Trio – Great Connection (1974/2014) [Qobuz 24-88.2]

The Oscar Peterson Trio – Great Connection (1974/2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88,2 kHz | Time – 00:42:14 minutes | 805 MB | Genre: Jazz
Studio Master, Official Digital Download – Source: Qobuz | © MPS – Musik Produktion Schwarzwald
Recorded by Hans Georg Brunner-Schwer at MPS-Studio, Villingen, October 1971

This 1971 release from Oscar Peterson marks the first collaboration between the pianist and legendary Danish bassist Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen, with whom Peterson would record eight more albums over the next 10 years. Also playing on this session is drummer Louis Hayes, returning to the Peterson fold after a few years working on his own. Peterson’s acclaimed original composition Wheatland takes its place alongside show tunes and standards.

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The Oscar Peterson Trio – Another Day (1970/2014) [Qobuz 24-88.2]

The Oscar Peterson Trio – Another Day (1970/2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88,2 kHz | Time – 00:38:50 minutes | 724 MB | Genre: Jazz
Studio Master, Official Digital Download – Source: Qobuz | © MPS – Musik Produktion Schwarzwald
Recorded at the private studio of Hans Georg Brunner-Schwer in November, 1970

Good ’70 session from pianist Oscar Peterson, arguably the most recorded mainstream stylist ever. He’s made so many albums over the years, with a great deal sounding similar, that while they’re never bad, sometimes they’re for keyboard freaks only. That’s something of the case here, although Peterson spins some fabulous solos. ~~AllMusic Review by Ron Wynn

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Oscar Peterson – Motions & Emotions (1969/2014) [Qobuz 24-88.2]

Oscar Peterson – Motions & Emotions (1969/2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88,2 kHz | Time – 00:36:26 minutes | 681 MB | Genre: Jazz
Studio Master, Official Digital Download – Source: Qobuz | © MPS – Musik Produktion Schwarzwald
Recorded by Hans Georg Brunner-Schwer at MPS-Studio, Villingen, March 1969; Orchestra recorded at A&R Studios, New York

Recorded in 1969, Motions & Emotions from Oscar Peterson is a bit of a departure from what the famed pianist was doing back in those days. Featuring lush orchestral arrangements by Claus Ogerman, known for his work with Frank Sinatra and more recently, Diana Krall, the album shows off Peterson and his trio members Bucky Pizzarelli on guitar and Bobby Durham on drums performing a wide range of cover songs, from the Beatles to Bacharach, Bobby Gentry to bossa nova.

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The Oscar Peterson Trio with Milt Jackson – Reunion Blues (1971/2014) [Qobuz 24-88.2]

The Oscar Peterson Trio with Milt Jackson – Reunion Blues (1971/2014)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/88,2 kHz | Time – 00:40:20 minutes | 752 MB | Genre: Jazz
Studio Master, Official Digital Download – Source: Q0buz | @ MPS – Musik Produktion Schwarzwald
Recorded at the private studio of Hans Georg Brunner-Schwer in July, 1970

Pianist Oscar Peterson joins up with his old friends, vibraphonist Milt Jackson and bassist Ray Brown, in addition to his drummer of the period, Louis Hayes, for a particularly enjoyable outing. After a throwaway version of the Rolling Stones’ “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction,” the all-star quartet performs Jackson’s title cut, Benny Carter’s ballad “Dream of You,” and four standards. Although not up to the excitement of Peterson’s best Pablo recordings of the 1970s, this is an enjoyable album. –AllMusic Review by Scott Yanow

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Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown, Milt Jackson – The Very Tall Band: Live at the Blue Note (1999) {SACD-R + FLAC 24-88.2}

Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown, Milt Jackson – The Very Tall Band (1999)
PS3 Rip | SACD ISO | DSD64 2.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 70:23 minutes | Scans included | 2,86 GB
or FLAC(converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Scans included | 1,29 GB

Oscar Peterson’s landmark meeting with Milt Jackson in the mid-’60s produced the very successful studio date Very Tall. They’ve played and recorded together on a number of occasions since then, joined by Ray Brown more often than not, but these live tracks recorded at the Blue Note are among their most satisfying sessions. Peterson continues his strong comeback from the serious stroke that he suffered in 1993, replacing his once ferocious tempos with an uncanny lyricism. Brown’s introduction to “Blues for JR” and his bass solo medley are superb, while Jackson remains a master of the blues. The finale of “Caravan” features drummer Karriem Riggins and brings the session to a thunderous climax. Highly recommended.

Tracklist:
01. Ja-da
02. SKJ
03. I Remember Clifford
04. When Summer Comes
05. Blues for JR
06. Nature Boy
07. Sometimes I’m Happy
08. Bass Solo Medley: Full Moon and Empty Arms / The Very Thought of You / The Work Song
09. Caravan

Recorded Live at the Blue Note,
November 24-26, 1998.

Oscar Peterson – piano
Ray Brown – bass
Milt Jackson – vibes
Karriem Riggins – drums

SACD-R

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FLAC 24-88.2

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Oscar Peterson – Oscar Peterson Plays The Cole Porter Song Book (1959/2015) [HDTracks 24-192]

Oscar Peterson – Oscar Peterson Plays The Cole Porter Song Book (1959/2015)
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/192 kHz | Time – 33:00 minutes | 1,48 GB | Genre: Jazz
Official Digital Download – Source: HDTracks | @ Verve Music

Cole Porter’s tunes are great enough on their own, but Oscar really opens them up on this set – picking up the inherent rhythms in the numbers and really working them over – in a way that makes the outing one of the most lively in Peterson’s songbook series for Verve! Oscar’s fluid touch on the keys is perfect throughout – taking lots of chances, but always strongly following the melody – and rhythm accompaniment is from the usual team of Ray Brown on bass and Ed Thigpen on drums.

With Ray Brown on bass and Ed Thigpen on drums, Oscar Peterson reworks Cole Porter and says something original and distinctive. Highlights include “Love for Sale,” “Night and Day,” and “I Love Paris.” –AllMusic Review by Ron Wynn

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Oscar Peterson – Unmistakable – Zenph Re-performance (2011) [HDTracks 24-96]

Oscar Peterson – Unmistakable – Zenph Re-performance (2011) 
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/96kHz  | Time – 1:18:17 minutes | 1,28 GB | Genre: Jazz
Official Digital Download – Source: HDTracks  | © Zenph/Sony Masterworks
Recorded by Arne Akselberg on May 22, 2010 at Abbey Road, Studio 2, London, England
Piano: Bösendorfer Imperial

Oscar Peterson: Unmistakable is a collection of re-performances® created from unreleased recordings Peterson made during the seventies and eighties. Using ground-breaking sonic engineering techniques, Zenph Sound Innovations’ re-performances® capture the renowned jazz pianist playing at the height of his powers with some tracks never-before-heard by the public.
To create the Peterson re-performances, the Zenph team began with video recordings and several unreleased, private recordings of exceptional performances. Recorded in Studio Two at Abbey Road Studios in London, the Zenph team used a specially-outfitted Bösendorfer Imperial concert grand piano (Peterson was a Bösendorfer artist) to authentically recreate the distinct sounds of Peterson’s artistry. Zenph and Sony assembled world-renowned talent including GRAMMY®-winning producer David Lai, GRAMMY®-winning recording engineer Arne Akselberg, famed piano voicer Marc Wienert, and British electronics wizard Richard Shepherd. The album was recorded in stereo, binaural and surround-sound.

 

The sense of a powerful imagination in complete control of the instrument is tangible, as one follows the profoundly logical yet unpredictable fantasies that constitute Peterson’s improvisations. His effortless technique never comes across as mechanical or sterile, even with the piano bench conspicuously unoccupied.
– Andrew Quint, a writer for The Absolute Sound

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