The Giants (album)

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The Giants
Studio album by Oscar Peterson, Joe Pass, Ray Brown
Released 1974
Recorded December 7, 1974
Genre Jazz
Length 48:17
Label Pablo
Producer Norman Granz
Oscar Peterson chronology
Satch and Josh
(1974)
The Giants
(1974)
Oscar Peterson and Roy Eldridge
(1974)
Joe Pass chronology
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(1974)
The Giants
(1974)
Live at Donte's
(1974)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

The Giants is a 1974 album featuring Oscar Peterson, Joe Pass, and Ray Brown. At the Grammy Awards of 1978, Peterson won the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Performance by a Soloist for his performance on this album.[2] It was reissued on CD in 1995 by Original Jazz Classics.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Riff Blues" (Oscar Peterson) – 4:24
  2. "Who Cares?" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 6:29
  3. "Jobim" (Joe Pass, Peterson) – 6:29
  4. "Blues for Dennis" (Peterson) – 5:31
  5. "Sunny" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Otto Harbach, Jerome Kern) – 4:49
  6. "I'm Getting Sentimental Over You" (George Bassman, Ned Washington) – 7:22
  7. "Caravan" (Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Juan Tizol) – 6:34
  8. "Eyes of Love" (Quincy Jones, Bob Russell) – 6:53

Personnel[edit]

Chart positions[edit]

Year Chart Position
1977 Billboard Jazz Albums 33

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