Oscar Peterson Jam – Montreux '77

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Oscar Peterson Jam - Montreux '77
Live album by Oscar Peterson
Released 1977
Recorded July 14, 1977
Genre Jazz
Length 50:15
Label Pablo
Producer Norman Granz
Oscar Peterson chronology
Porgy and Bess
(1976)
Oscar Peterson Jam - Montreux '77
(1977)
Oscar Peterson and the Bassists - Montreux '77
(1977)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Oscar Peterson Jam – Montreux '77 is a 1977 live album featuring a jam session led by Oscar Peterson. At the Grammy Awards of 1979, Peterson won the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Performance by a Soloist for his performance on this album.[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Ali and Frazier" (Oscar Peterson) – 9:20
  2. "If I Were a Bell" (Frank Loesser) – 10:39
  3. "Things Ain't What They Used to Be" (Mercer Ellington, Ted Persons) – 12:42
  4. "Just in Time" (Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Jule Styne) – 9:49
  5. "Bye Bye Blues" (David Bennett, Chauncey Gray, Frederick Hamm, Bert Lown) – 8:06

Personnel[edit]

Recorded July 14, 1977 at the Montreux Jazz Festival, Montreux, Switzerland:

Performance[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Norman Granz - producer
  • Giuseppe Pino - photography
  • Phil DeLancie - remastering

References[edit]