Oscar Peterson Walking The Line

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Walking The Line
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CD Details

  • Released: June 27, 2005
  • Originally Released: 2005
  • Label: Verve


  • 1.I Love You
  • 2.Rock Of Ages
  • 3.Once Upon A Summertime
  • 4.Just Friends
  • 5.Teach Me Tonight
  • 6.The Windmills Of Your Mind
  • 7.I Didn't Know What Time It Was
  • 8.All Of You

Product Description:

Personnel: Oscar Peterson (piano); Oscar Peterson; George Mraz (bass instrument); Ray Price (drums).
Audio Remasterer: Willem Makkee.
Liner Note Author: Richard Palmer.
Recording information: MPS-Studio, Villingen, Germany (11/1970).
Photographer: German Hasenfratz.
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. All these facets are on display on WALKING THE LINE (bolstered by the sensitive interplay of Price and Mraz), making this one of the best dates of Peterson's late-'60s/early-'70s period. Remastered sound makes it that much more enjoyable..

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  • Sales Rank: 118,657
  • UPC: 602498270097
  • Shipping Weight: 0.20/lbs (approx)
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