Porgy and Bess (Oscar Peterson and Joe Pass album)

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Porgy and Bess
Studio album by Joe Pass, Oscar Peterson
Released 1976
Recorded January 26, 1976
Genre Jazz
Length 41:47
Label Pablo
Producer Norman Granz
Oscar Peterson chronology
The Tenor Giants Featuring Oscar Peterson
(1975)
Porgy and Bess
(1976)
Roy Eldridge 4 - Montreux '77
(1977)
Joe Pass chronology
Fitzgerald and Pass... Again
(1976)
Porgy and Bess
(1976)
Virtuoso No. 3
(1977)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 1.5/5 stars [1]

Porgy and Bess is a 1976 (see 1976 in music) album by Oscar Peterson and Joe Pass featuring music from Gershwin's opera Porgy and Bess. This is the only album on which Peterson plays the clavichord.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Summertime" - 4:27
  2. "Bess, You Is My Woman Now" - 3:38
  3. "My Man's Gone Now" - 3:07
  4. "It Ain't Necessarily So" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) - 3:30
  5. "I Loves You Porgy" - 6:26
  6. "I Got Plenty O' Nuttin'" - 3:02
  7. "Oh Bess, Oh Where's My Bess?" - 5:32
  8. "They Pass by Singin'" - 2:31
  9. "There's a Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon for New York" - 3:54
  10. "Strawberry Woman" - 5:40

All compositions by George Gershwin, with all lyrics by Ira Gershwin and DuBose Heyward, except otherwise noted.

Personnel[edit]

Recorded January 26, 1976, Group IV Recording Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California:

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