The Trio (1973 album)

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The Trio
The Trio 1973.jpg
Live album by Oscar Peterson, Joe Pass and Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen
Released 1973
Recorded May 16 - 19, 1973
Genre Jazz
Length 40:41
Label Pablo
Producer Norman Granz
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The Trio is a 1973 live album by Oscar Peterson, Joe Pass and Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen.

At the Grammy Awards of 1975, The Trio won the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Performance by a Group.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars [1]

In his Allmusic review, critic Scott Yanow complimented the playing of Pass and Pedersen, but wrote "the reason to acquire this set is for the remarkable Oscar Peterson. The pianist brilliantly investigates several jazz styles... Peterson really flourished during his years with Norman Granz's Pablo label, and this was one of his finest recordings of the period."[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Blues Etude" (Oscar Peterson) – 5:31
  2. "Chicago Blues" (Peterson) – 13:45
  3. "Easy Listening Blues" (Nate Robinson) – 7:48
  4. "Come Sunday" (Duke Ellington) – 3:46
  5. "Secret Love" (Sammy Fain, Paul Francis Webster) – 7:14



  1. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. "The Trio > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved November 5, 2011.