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Blossom Dearie, Blossom Dearie. 1957 on Verve.

The inimitable Blossom Dearie’s debut album. My copy is the 2022 reissue from Vinyl Me, Please, which includes listening notes by Natalie Weiner. Ray Brown, Jo Jones, and…

Oscar Peterson, The Oscar Peterson Collection, 1973 on Verve.

Oscar Peterson, The Oscar Peterson Collection, 1973 on Verve. Classic Ray Brown, Ed Thigpen, Oscar Peterson Trio – previously released on the Verve albums “In a Romantic Mood”…

Oscar Peterson, Travelin’ On, 1969 on MPS.

Oscar Peterson, Travelin’ On, 1969 on MPS. My copy is an early 80s reissue by Verve in the Verve MPS Series. One of the volumes (Vol 6) of…

Ella Fitzgerald and Nelson Riddle, Ella Swings Brightly with Nelson, 1962 on Verve.

Ella Fitzgerald and Nelson Riddle, Ella Swings Brightly with Nelson, 1962 on Verve. Classic big band / swing and wonderful renditions – found via a vinyl bazaar at…

Oscar Peterson, Something Warm, 1966 on Verve.

Oscar Peterson, Something Warm, 1966 on Verve. One of the four LPs of material recorded at the London House in Chicago in 1962 (along with The Trio, Sound…

Oscar Peterson Trio With Milt Jackson, Very Tall, 1962 on Verve.

Oscar Peterson Trio With Milt Jackson, Very Tall, 1962 on Verve. Recorded in 1961, on Verve labels after MGM acquisition.

Oscar Peterson Trio, We Get Requests, 1964 on Verve.

Oscar Peterson Trio, We Get Requests, 1964 on Verve. Last of Peterson’s Verve output, recorded at RCA Studios in NYC in 1964, with Ray Brown and Ed Thigpen.

Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown, Ed Thigpen: The Sound of the Trio, 1962 on Verve.

Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown, Ed Thigpen: The Sound of the Trio, 1962 on Verve. One of a series of releases recorded at the London House in Chicago in…

The Oscar Peterson Trio, Night Train, 1963 on Verve.

The Oscar Peterson Trio, Night Train, 1963 on Verve. The Oscar Peterson Trio, Night Train Vol. 2, 1967 on Verve. These are with Ray Brown, Ed Thigpen (some…

Oscar Peterson, Thoroughly Modern ‘Twenties, 1967 on Verve.

Oscar Peterson, Thoroughly Modern ‘Twenties, 1967 on Verve. Songs collected from the “Song Book” albums for Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, Jerome Kern, Jimmy McHugh. Richard Rodgers – plus…

Quincy Jones, This Is How I Feel About Jazz, 1957 on ABC Paramount.

Quincy Jones, This Is How I Feel About Jazz, 1957 on ABC Paramount. My copy is from the Vinyl Me, Please Anthology The Story Of Quincy Jones, which…

Oscar Peterson Trio, Put On A Happy Face, 1966 on Verve.

Oscar Peterson Trio, Put On A Happy Face, 1966 on Verve. My favorite incarnation with Ed Thigpen and Ray Brown – one of four LPs of music recorded…

Oscar Peterson, Barney Kessel, Herb Ellis, Ray Brown, The Oscar Peterson Trio Set, Jazz at the Philharmonic, reissued 1985 on Verve.

Oscar Peterson, Barney Kessel, Herb Ellis, Ray Brown, The Oscar Peterson Trio Set, Jazz at the Philharmonic, reissued 1985 on Verve. Live at Carnegie Hall in 1952 and…

Oscar Peterson Quartet, Oscar Peterson Quartet , 1956 on Verve.

Oscar Peterson Quartet, Oscar Peterson Quartet , 1956 on Verve. Originally reased in 1952 as a 10″ LP, this is a 1956 issue on 12″ LP – recorded…

Oscar Peterson, Oscar Peterson Plays the Richard Rodgers Song Book, 1959 on Verve.

Oscar Peterson, Oscar Peterson Plays the Richard Rodgers Song Book, 1959 on Verve. My copy is a slightly later (early 60s) pressing by MGM after they acquired Verve…

The Oscar Peterson Trio, The Trio: Live From Chicago, 1961 on Verve.

The Oscar Peterson Trio, The Trio: Live From Chicago, 1961 on Verve. Ray Brown, Ed Thigpen, Oscar Peterson – live at The London House in Chicago – multiple…

Ella Fitzgerald, Ella, 1959 on Verve.

Ella Fitzgerald, Ella,  1959 on Verve. This is a mid-seventies reissue of what was originally released in 1959 as “Ella Fitzgerald Sings Sweet Songs for Swingers” in a…

Various Artists, I’ll Be Your Mirror: A Tribute to the Velvet Underground, 2021 on Verve.

Various Artists, I’ll Be Your Mirror: A Tribute to the Velvet Underground, 2021 on Verve. Great covers compilation with Michael Stipe, Sharon Van Etten, Courtney Barnett, Fontaines D.C.,…

Oscar Peterson, Oscar Peterson Plays The Cole Porter Song Book, 1959 on Verve.

Oscar Peterson, Oscar Peterson Plays The Cole Porter Song Book, 1959 on Verve. I love the “song book” albums from the fifties – [artist] plays the [composer] song…

Oscar Peterson, Plays The George Gershwin Songbook, 1959 on @ververecords

Oscar Peterson, Plays The George Gershwin Songbook, 1959 on @ververecords Picked up a lot of Oscar Peterson related jazz records via @ebth – some great early deep groove…