The Modern Jazz Quartet and the Oscar Peterson Trio at the Opera House

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The Modern Jazz Quartet and the Oscar Peterson Trio at the Opera House
Live album by Modern Jazz Quartet / Oscar Peterson Trio
Released 1957
Recorded October 19, 1957
The Opera House, Chicago
Genre Jazz
Length 37:01
Label Verve MGV 8269
Producer Norman Granz
Modern Jazz Quartet chronology
Third Stream Music
(1957-60)
The Modern Jazz Quartet and the Oscar Peterson Trio at the Opera House
(1957)
The Modern Jazz Quartet at Music Inn Volume 2
(1958)
Oscar Peterson chronology
Louis Armstrong Meets Oscar Peterson
(1957)
The Modern Jazz Quartet and the Oscar Peterson Trio at the Opera House
(1957)
On the Town with the Oscar Peterson Trio
(1958)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

The Modern Jazz Quartet and the Oscar Peterson Trion at the Opera House is a live album by American jazz group the Modern Jazz Quartet and the Oscar Peterson Trio featuring performances recorded in Chicago in 1957 and released as a split album on the Verve label.[2] The tracks by Oscar Peterson were subsequently released on Oscar Peterson at the Concertgebouw[3]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review stated "While the MJQ sounds much more introverted than the more exuberant Oscar Peterson Trio, the two popular groups have more similarities than differences".[1]

Track listing[edit]

Side One:

  1. "D & E Blues" (John Lewis) - 4:08
  2. "Now's the Time" (Charlie Parker) - 4:34
  3. "'Round About Midnight" (Thelonious Monk) - 3:47

Side Two:

  1. "Should I?" (Nacio Herb Brown, Arthur Freed) - 4:28
  2. "Big Fat Mama" (Lucky Millinder, Stafford Simon) - 7:24
  3. "Indiana" (James F. Hanley, Ballard MacDonald) - 3:55
  4. "Joy Spring" (Clifford Brown" - 5:27
  5. "Elevation" (Elliot Lawrence, Gerry Mulligan) - 3:18

Personnel[edit]

Side One:

Side Two

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed May 29, 2012
  2. ^ Modern Jazz Quartet discography accessed May 29, 2012
  3. ^ Yanow, S. Oscar Peterson at the Concertgebouw Almmusic Review, accessed May 30, 2012