Oscar Peterson + Harry Edison + Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson

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Oscar Peterson + Harry Edison + Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson
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Studio album by
Released1987
RecordedNovember 12, 1986
StudioOcean Way Studio, Hollywood, California
GenreJazz
Length46:12
LabelPablo[1]
ProducerNorman Granz
Oscar Peterson chronology
Time After Time
(1986)
Oscar Peterson + Harry Edison + Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson
(1987)
Benny Carter Meets Oscar Peterson
(1986)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[2]

Oscar Peterson + Harry Edison + Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson is an album by the jazz pianist Oscar Peterson accompanied by trumpeters Harry "Sweets" Edison and the alto saxophonist Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson that was recorded in 1986.[2]

Reviews[edit]

The album was reviewed by Steve Hecox in Option magazine who was of the opinion that the album was "Yet another Norman Granz "let's put these guys together and see what happens" session."[3] Hecox felt that the results were successful as they played to the performer's strengths with Peterson using his usual reliable three-piece rhythm section, and Eddie Vinson providing an instrumental session in which he stuck to alto sax.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Stuffy" (Coleman Hawkins) – 9:13
  2. "This One's for Jaws" (Miles Davis, Harry "Sweets" Edison) – 4:53
  3. "Everything Happens to Me" (Tom Adair, Matt Dennis) – 4:36
  4. "Broadway" (Billy Bird, Teddy McRae, Henri Woode) – 5:13
  5. "Slooow Drag" (Edison, Joe Pass, Oscar Peterson, Eddie Vinson) – 10:36
  6. "What's New?" (Bob Haggart, Johnny Burke) – 4:28
  7. "Satin Doll" (Duke Ellington, Johnny Mercer, Billy Strayhorn) – 7:29

Personnel[edit]

Performance[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Swenson, John. (1999) The Rolling Stone Jazz & Blues Album Guide. Random House. p. 219.
  2. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. "Oscar Peterson with Harry Edison & Eddie Vinson - Oscar Peterson". AllMusic. Retrieved 31 October 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Oscar Peterson/Harry Edison/Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson" by Steve Hecox in Option, Vol. 20 (1988), p. 111.