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|Oscar Peterson Plays the George Gershwin Songbook|
|Studio album by|
|Recorded||July 14 – August 9, 1959|
|Studio||Universal (Chicago) |
|Oscar Peterson chronology|
Oscar Peterson Plays the George Gershwin Songbook is a 1959 album by pianist Oscar Peterson of compositions written by George Gershwin. Peterson had recorded many of the pieces for his 1952 album Oscar Peterson Plays George Gershwin .
All music composed by George Gershwin, with all lyrics by Ira Gershwin. Other lyricists indicated.
Ella in Rome: The Birthday Concert is a live album by Ella Fitzgerald, with a jazz trio led by Lou Levy, and also featuring the Oscar Peterson trio. Recorded in 1958, it was released thirty years later.
Anita Sings the Most is a 1957 album by Anita O'Day.
Porgy and Bess is a 1976 album by pianist Oscar Peterson and guitarist Joe Pass featuring music from George Gershwin's opera Porgy and Bess. This is the only album on which Peterson plays the clavichord.
Zoot Sims and the Gershwin Brothers is a 1975 studio album by Zoot Sims, featuring the music of George and Ira Gershwin.
Louis Armstrong Meets Oscar Peterson is a 1957 studio album by Louis Armstrong, accompanied by Oscar Peterson.
On the Town with the Oscar Peterson Trio is a live album by jazz pianist Oscar Peterson, released in 1958.
Bill Henderson with the Oscar Peterson Trio is a 1963 album by Bill Henderson, accompanied by Oscar Peterson.
Oscar Peterson Plays Porgy & Bess is a 1959 studio album by Oscar Peterson, playing selections from George Gershwin's 1935 opera, Porgy and Bess.
The Astaire Story is a 1952 album by Fred Astaire. The album was conceived of and produced by Norman Granz, the founder of Clef Records, who was also responsible for the Jazz at the Philharmonic concerts, at which all of the musicians on the album had performed.
Oscar Peterson in Russia is a 1974 live album by Oscar Peterson, accompanied by Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, recorded in the Soviet Union.
Oscar Peterson and Harry Edison is a 1974 album by Oscar Peterson, accompanied by Harry "Sweets" Edison.
Toni is a 1956 studio album by Toni Harper, accompanied by the Oscar Peterson trio.
Buddy DeFranco and Oscar Peterson Play George Gershwin is a 1954 album by Buddy DeFranco, accompanied by the Oscar Peterson trio, of songs composed by George Gershwin. Billboard in 1955 wrote: "The flashy talents of clarinetist DeFranco and pianist Peterson jell neatly here in the well-arranged ork setting. [...] The fact that they play Gershwin isn't important, since both men reduce the material at hand into what has become their personal cliches."
Jazz at the Philharmonic – Yoyogi National Stadium, Tokyo 1983: Return to Happiness is a live album that was released in 1983. The album includes Louie Bellson, Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, Harry "Sweets" Edison, Ella Fitzgerald, Al Grey, J. J. Johnson, Joe Pass, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, Oscar Peterson, Zoot Sims, and Clark Terry.
The Way I Really Play is a 1968 album by jazz pianist Oscar Peterson. It is the third part of Peterson's Exclusively for My Friends series.
The Tenor Giants Featuring Oscar Peterson is a 1975 live album by the tenor saxophonists Zoot Sims and Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, featuring the pianist Oscar Peterson.
Oscar Peterson Plays the Jerome Kern Songbook is a 1959 album by Oscar Peterson, of compositions by Jerome Kern.
Action is an album by Oscar Peterson, the first volume of his Exclusively for My Friends series. Originally released by MPS Records, it was later released by Prestige Records as Easy Walker.
Dale's Wail is an album by American jazz trumpeter Roy Eldridge recorded in 1953 and originally released on the Clef label.
Oscar Peterson Plays George Gershwin is a 1952 album by pianist Oscar Peterson of popular songs written by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin.