Nigerian Marketplace

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Nigerian Marketplace
Live album by Oscar Peterson
Released 1981
Recorded July 16, 1981
Genre Jazz
Length 43:23
Label Pablo
Producer Norman Granz
Oscar Peterson chronology
A Royal Wedding Suite
Nigerian Marketplace
Ain't But a Few of Us Left
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 2/5 stars[2]

Nigerian Marketplace is a 1981 live album by Oscar Peterson, accompanied by Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen and Terry Clarke, recorded at the 1981 Montreux Jazz Festival.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Nigerian Marketplace" (Oscar Peterson) – 8:30
  2. "Au Privave" (Charlie Parker) – 6:52
  3. Medley: "Misty"/"Waltz for Debby" (Johnny Burke, Erroll Garner)/(Bill Evans, Gene Lees) – 8:27
  4. "Nancy (With the Laughing Face)" (Phil Silvers, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 8:16
  5. "Cakewalk" (Peterson) – 6:47
  6. "You Look Good to Me" (Seymour Lefco, Clement Wells) – 6:52




  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 161. ISBN 0-394-72643-X. 
  3. ^ Nigerian Marketplace at AllMusic