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Bop,Jazz Instrument,Piano Jazz
  • Performer:
    Oscar Peterson
  • Title:
    Oscar Peterson Plays Porgy & Bess
  • Genre:
  • Style:
    Bop,Jazz Instrument,Piano Jazz
  • Date of release:
    October 12, 1959
  • Recording date:
    October 12, 1959
  • Duration:
    40:57
  • Recording location:
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Size FLAC version
    1832 megabytes
  • Size MP3 version
    1130 megabytes
  • Size WMA version
    1138 megabytes
  • Rating:
    4.6
  • Votes:
    804
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Oscar Peterson Plays Porgy & Bess is a 1959 studio album by Oscar Peterson, playing selections from George Gershwin's 1935 opera, Porgy and Bess. I Got Plenty O' Nuttin'" – 6:26. I Wants to Stay Here" – 6:22. Oh, Dey's So Fresh and Fine" – 0:55. Oh, Lawd, I'm on My Way!" – 2:35. It Ain't Necessarily So" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 4:01. There's a Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon for New York" – 7:13.

Oscar Peterson and his trio (with bassist Ray Brown and drummer Ed Thigpen) explore ten of the stronger themes from George Gershwin's Porgy & Bess. It is true that Peterson's version of "Summertime" will not make one forget the classic rendition by Miles Davis with Gil Evans but, as is true with all of these performances, Peterson makes the melodies sound like his own. "It Ain't Necessarily So" and "I Got Plenty O' Nuttin"' are among the more memorable selections.

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I Wants to Stay Here (.

Porgy and Bess is a folk tale. Its people naturally would sing folk music. When I first began work in the music I decided against the use of original folk material because I wanted the music to be all of one piece. Therefore I wrote my own spirituals and folksongs. But they are still folk music – and therefore, being in operatic form, Porgy and Bess becomes a folk opera. The libretto of Porgy and Bess tells the story of Porgy, a disabled black street-beggar living in the slums of Charleston. Swinging Brass with the Oscar Peterson Trio is a 1959 studio album by Oscar Peterson, arranged by Russell Garcia. Verve Records discography.

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Credits

Batt Brown - Assistant Producer
Ray Brown - Bass
George Gershwin - Composer
Ira Gershwin - Composer
Norman Granz - Producer
Benny Green - Liner Notes
Suha Gur - Mastering
DuBose Heyward - Composer
Michael Lang - Supervisor
David Lau - Art Direction, Director
Herman Leonard - Photography
Nausica Loukakos - Design
David Stone Martin - Artwork
Aric Lach Morrison - Assistant Producer
Oscar Peterson - Piano, Primary Artist
Phil Schaap - Research, Restoration
Jon Schapiro - Assistant Producer
Ed Thigpen - Drums

Track List

Title/Composer Performer Time
1 I Got Plenty O' Nuttin' George Gershwin / Ira Gershwin / DuBose Heyward Oscar Peterson 6:26
2 I Wants to Stay Here [aka I Loves You, Porgy] George Gershwin / Ira Gershwin / DuBose Heyward Oscar Peterson 6:22
3 Summertime George Gershwin / Ira Gershwin / DuBose Heyward Oscar Peterson 3:50
4 Oh Dey's So Fresh an' Fine (Strawberry Woman) George Gershwin / Ira Gershwin / DuBose Heyward Oscar Peterson 0:55
5 Oh, Lawd, I'm on My Way! George Gershwin / Ira Gershwin / DuBose Heyward Oscar Peterson 2:35
6 It Ain't Necessarily So George Gershwin / Ira Gershwin Oscar Peterson 4:01
7 There's a Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon for New York George Gershwin / Ira Gershwin / DuBose Heyward Oscar Peterson 7:13
8 Oh Bess, Oh Where's My Bess? George Gershwin / Ira Gershwin / DuBose Heyward Oscar Peterson 4:56
9 Here Come de Honey Man George Gershwin / Ira Gershwin / DuBose Heyward Oscar Peterson 1:11
10 Bess, You Is My Woman Now George Gershwin / Ira Gershwin / DuBose Heyward Oscar Peterson 3:28

Leceri
This 1959 trio session featuring the 2nd great Oscar Peterson trio when he added the great drummer Ed Thigpen in place of Herb Ellis. In my opinion this is one of best interpretations of material from Gershwin's opera Pory and Bess.Oscar shows a lyrical side here in his playing that was seldom heard because if I had to use one word to describe this trio it would be "swing". The trio certainly swings hard on tunes like "It Ain't Necessarily So" which benefits greatly from Ray Brown's grooving ostinado and solid arrangement. The trio also puts a smile on my face with their exuberant romp through "Summertime". The trio plays beautifully on "I Love You Porgy" reflecting the songs emotional lyrics with the music. I highly recommend this album to lovers of swinging straight ahead piano jazz played at its highest level by three of Jazz music's finest players. Enjoy!