Oscar Peterson Jam


Montreux '77

  • Release Date: 18 Jul 1989
  • OJCCD-378-2

In his 40 years of staging jam sessions, dating from before his first Jazz At The Philharmonic concerts, Norman Granz created more than a few masterpieces of the genre. This was one of them, an inspired combination of the Oscar Peterson Trio with two trumpeters and a tenor saxophonist. But not just any three horn players; Granz chose Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry, and Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis. It is beside the point just what or who set off the incendiary spark that caused the blues &qu… MORE