Oscar Peterson Plays Duke Ellington

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Oscar Peterson Plays Duke Ellington
Studio album by
RecordedDecember 1952
ProducerNorman Granz
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Review scores
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[1]

Oscar Peterson Plays Duke Ellington is an album by Canadian jazz pianist Oscar Peterson, of songs associated with Duke Ellington released in 1952 on Clef Records. Peterson re-recorded much of the music for his 1959 album Oscar Peterson Plays the Duke Ellington Songbook. [2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "I Got It Bad (and That Ain't Good)" (Paul Francis Webster) – 3:17
  2. "In a Mellow Tone" – 3:09
  3. "Just A-Sittin' and A-Rockin'" (Lee Gaines, Billy Strayhorn) – 3:45
  4. "Take the "A" Train" (Strayhorn) – 3:19
  5. "Sophisticated Lady" (Irving Mills, Mitchell Parish) – 3:01
  6. "Cotton Tail" – 3:53
  7. "Prelude to a Kiss" (Mack Gordon, Mills) – 3:19
  8. "Things Ain't What They Used to Be" (Mercer Ellington, Ted Persons) – 3:16
  9. "Rockin' in Rhythm" (Mills) – 2:56
  10. "Never No Lament (Do Nothin' Til You Hear from Me)" (Bob Russell) – 3:01
  11. "Don't Get Around Much Anymore" (Russell) – 4:00
  12. "John Hardy's Wife" (M. Ellington) – 3:24

All music composed by Duke Ellington, with the exception of "Take the "A" Train", "Things Ain't What They Used to Be", and "John Hardy's Wife", other composers and lyricists indicated.



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