Oscar Peterson Trio - Live at Concertgebouw - 1961 (vinyl)

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Oscar Peterson Trio - Live at Concertgebouw - 1961 (vinyl)

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Story

It was 9 p.m. on 10 February 1961 as Norman Granz took to the stage of the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam to present one of the Oscar Peterson Trio’s most sensational concerts.

Waiting in the wings was his protégé, the artist he discovered purely by chance one night in 1949 while listening to the radio in a Montreal taxi, the man he would take to the very pinnacle of pianistic success. He was the man Granz presented that evening as the “Ineffable”. Certainly it can be said that Peterson played a hundred notes where other pianists may have used ten, but he gave each of these notes a life of its own, bringing a whole new dimension to the music. As only he could.

One of the Oscar Peterson Trio’s most sensational concerts.

The melodic purity and throb of the concert’s opening number, "Softly, as in a Morning Sunrise", overwhelm the listener. Before you know it, Peterson’s Latino homage to his friend Dizzy Gillespie transports you somewhere between Broadway and Rio.


Box Set Contents

Double album
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Specifications

COPIES Original pressing limited to 900 copies
Each album has been hand numbered on the front and back of the gatefold
VINYL WEIGHT 180g
VINYL SIZE 12-inch
GATEFOLD Soft touch
CREDIT Recorded at the Concertgebouw, 10.ll.1961 MONO 1961 VARA Remastered © & ℗ 2016 FONDAMENTA
AWARDS Le choix France Musique, Jazz News Indispensable, Must TSF Jazz


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