Oscar Peterson at the Stratford Shakespearean Festival

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Oscar Peterson at the Stratford Shakespearean Festival
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Live album by
Released1956
RecordedAugust 8, 1956
GenreJazz
Length75:03
LabelVerve
ProducerNorman Granz
Oscar Peterson chronology
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(1955)
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(1956)
Soft Sands
(1956)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic5/5 stars[1]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings3.5/4 stars[2]

Oscar Peterson at the Stratford Shakespearean Festival is a 1956 live album by Oscar Peterson, accompanied by Ray Brown and Herb Ellis, recorded at the 1956 Stratford Shakespeare Festival in the city of Stratford, Ontario, Canada.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Falling in Love with Love" (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) – 6:15
  2. "How About You?" (Ralph Freed, Burton Lane) – 5:53
  3. "Flamingo" (Edmund Anderson, Ted Grouya) – 4:59
  4. "Swinging on a Star" (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 5:33
  5. "Noreen's Nocturne" (Oscar Peterson) – 5:31
  6. "Gypsy in My Soul" (Clay Boland, Moe Jaffe) – 6:23
  7. "Nuages" (Django Reinhardt) – 5:05
  8. "How High the Moon" (Nancy Hamilton, Morgan Lewis) – 9:44
  9. "Love You Madly" (Duke Ellington) – 8:01
  10. "52nd Street Theme" (Thelonious Monk) – 4:13
  11. "Daisy's Dream" (Peterson) – 13:26

Personnel[edit]

Performance[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 1151. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Oscar Peterson at the Stratford Shakespearean Festival at AllMusic