(2009) Debut: The Clef/Mercury Duo Recordings 1949-1951

Oscar Peterson

... read moreThe three-disc Oscar Peterson collection Debut: The Clef/Mercury Duo Recordings 1949-1951 brings together four of the legendary jazz pianist's recordings. Included are At Carnegie Hall, Tenderly, Keyboard, and An Evening with Oscar Peterson. These are some of Peterson's earliest solo releases and...

02:48′:27″ 50 Songs

Disk 1

1
Announcement By Norman Granz (Live At Carnegie Hall)
Oscar Peterson
0:49
2
I Only Have Eyes For You (Live At Carnegie Hall)
Oscar Peterson
7:17
3
Fine And Dandy (Live At Carnegie Hall, New York/1949)
Oscar Peterson
3:50
4
Carnegie Blues (Live At Carnegie Hall)
Oscar Peterson
8:22
5
Gai (Live At Carnegie Hall)
Oscar Peterson
5:03
6
Padovani (Live At Carnegie Hall)
Oscar Peterson
4:15
7
Tea For Two (Live At Carnegie Hall)
Oscar Peterson
3:28

Disk 2

1
Debut
Oscar Peterson
2:48
2
They Didn’T Believe Me
Oscar Peterson
2:52
3
Lover, Come Back To Me
Oscar Peterson
2:50
4
Where Or When
Oscar Peterson
3:23
5
Three O'clock In The Morning
Oscar Peterson
3:31
6
All The Things You Are
Oscar Peterson
3:31
7
Tenderly
Oscar Peterson
3:42
8
Oscar's Blues
Oscar Peterson
3:10
9
Little White Lies
Oscar Peterson
3:06
10
In The Middle Of A Kiss
Oscar Peterson
3:09
11
Nameless
Oscar Peterson
2:54
12
Two Sleepy People
Oscar Peterson
3:17
13
Jumpin’ With Symphony Sid
Oscar Peterson
2:57
14
Robbins' Nest
Oscar Peterson
3:15
15
Tico Tico
Oscar Peterson
2:58
16
Get Happy
Oscar Peterson
2:28
17
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
Oscar Peterson
3:06
18
Deep Purple
Oscar Peterson
3:08
19
Exactly Like You
Oscar Peterson
2:24
20
I'll Remember April
Oscar Peterson
3:35
21
Easy To Love
Oscar Peterson
3:15
22
Taking A Chance On Love
Oscar Peterson
3:01
23
Squatty Roo
Oscar Peterson
3:28
24
After All
Oscar Peterson
3:35

Disk 3

1
Caravan
Oscar Peterson
2:52
2
Summer Nocturne
Oscar Peterson
3:02
3
Salute To Garner
Oscar Peterson
2:49
4
I Get A Kick Out Of You
Oscar Peterson
3:08
5
What's New
Oscar Peterson
3:16
6
Dark Eyes
Oscar Peterson
3:48
7
What Is It?
Oscar Peterson
3:33
8
The Way You Look Tonight
Oscar Peterson
2:58
9
Minor Blues
Oscar Peterson
3:39
10
Slow Down
Oscar Peterson
3:44
11
How High The Moon
Oscar Peterson
2:57
12
The Nearness Of You
Oscar Peterson
3:12
13
There's A Small Hotel
Oscar Peterson
3:38
14
Lover
Oscar Peterson
2:59
15
Fancy Free (Gypsy In My Soul)
Oscar Peterson
2:53
16
On The Alamo
Oscar Peterson
2:20
17
Lullaby Of The Leaves
Oscar Peterson
2:37
18
Laura
Oscar Peterson
3:30
19
September In The Rain
Oscar Peterson
3:05
Released 01 January 2009, This Compilation ℗ 2009 The Verve Music Group, a Division of UMG Recordings, Inc.

Review

The three-disc Oscar Peterson collection Debut: The Clef/Mercury Duo Recordings 1949-1951 brings together four of the legendary jazz pianist's recordings. Included are At Carnegie Hall, Tenderly, Keyboard, and An Evening with Oscar Peterson. These are some of Peterson's earliest solo releases and showcase his already impressive, virtuosic jazz talent. ~ Matt Collar