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Cosmopolite: The Oscar Peterson Verve Sessions

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Download links and information about Cosmopolite: The Oscar Peterson Verve Sessions by Oscar Peterson, The Benny Carter. This album was released in 1994 and it belongs to Blues, Jazz genres. It contains 21 tracks with total duration of 01:18:18 minutes.

Artist: Oscar Peterson, The Benny Carter
Release date: 1994
Genre: Blues, Jazz
Tracks: 21
Duration: 01:18:18
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. Gone With the Wind 2:58
2. I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good) 2:57
3. Long Ago (And Far Away) 3:05
4. I've Got the World On a String 3:21
5. Street Scene 3:20
6. Imagination 3:32
7. Pick Yourself Up 2:34
8. I Get a Kick Out of You 2:54
9. Laura 7:41
10. That Old Black Magic 6:47
11. Angel Eyes 3:27
12. The Song Is You 4:49
13. A Foggy Day 3:40
14. You Took Advantage of Me 3:57
15. Poinciana (Song of the Tree) 2:49
16. Prisoner of Love 3:49
17. Frenesi 4:42
18. Gone With the Wind (Alternate Take) 2:30
19. I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good) [Alternate Take] 3:03
20. Long Ago (And Far Away) [Alternate Take] 3:06
21. I've Got the World On a String (Alternate Take) 3:17

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These timeless Benny Carter performances match the great altoist with pianist Oscar Peterson, bassist Ray Brown, either Barney Kessel or Herb Ellis on guitar, Buddy Rich, J.C. Heard or Bobby White on drums, and, on four numbers, trombonist Bill Harris. The 17 standards (four of which are also heard in alternate versions) are treated with respect, taste, and swing. Carter always sounds flawless and is in excellent form throughout this enjoyable set.