Eloquence (Oscar Peterson album)

Eloquence is a live album by jazz pianist Oscar Peterson and his trio, released in 1965.

Eloquence
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Live album by
Released1965
RecordedMay 29, 1965 at Tivoli Gardens Concert Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark
GenreJazz
Length40:49
LabelLimelight
ProducerFred Burkhardt
Oscar Peterson chronology
We Get Requests
(1964)
Eloquence
(1965)
With Respect to Nat
(1965)

Eloquence was the Oscar Peterson trio's last album with drummer Ed Thigpen.

ReceptionEdit

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic      [1]

Writing for AllMusic, critic Scott Yanow wrote "The music heard during this "live from Copenhagen" concert is excellent... Peterson is in particularly strong form on "Misty," "Django," a cooking "Autumn Leaves" and "Moanin'."[1]

Track listingEdit

  1. "Children's Tune" (Oscar Peterson) – 1:09
  2. "Younger Than Springtime" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers) – 5:29
  3. "Misty" (Johnny Burke, Erroll Garner) – 6:41
  4. "Django" (John Lewis) – 7:21
  5. "The Smudge" (Peterson) – 5:07
  6. "Autumn Leaves" (Joseph Kosma, Johnny Mercer, Jacques Prévert) – 6:42
  7. "Moanin'" (Bobby Timmons) – 6:07
  8. "Lovers' Promenade" (Peterson) – 2:26

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. "Eloquence > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved July 2, 2011.