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Various Artists / Oscar, With Love
Album:Oscar, With Love Collection:Jazz
Artist:Various Artists Added:Jul 2016
Label:Two Lions Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2016-07-19 Pull Date:2016-09-18 Charts:Jazz
Week Ending:Sep 4Aug 28Aug 21Aug 14Aug 7Jul 31Jul 24

 Recent Airplay
1.Sep 26, 2018:Clean Copper Radio & Hot Topics
Dream Of Me
4.Aug 27, 2016:Music Casserole
Summertime, The Contessa
2.Sep 20, 2016:Clean Copper Radio
The Smudge
5.Aug 23, 2016:Clean Copper Radio
3.Sep 02, 2016:Rebop
6.Aug 16, 2016:Clean Copper Radio
Dear Oscar

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2016-08-05 
Tom McCarter
(multiple artists)
Oscar, with Love
Two Lions

An ambitious project featuring many veteran and upcoming pianists playing solo renditions of Oscar Peterson
compositions and arrangements as well as compositions dedicated to Oscar. All tracks are played on Oscar’s personal piano, and each note is gorgeous! Occasional tracks have bass accompaniment.
Genre: jazz
If You Like: Oscar Peterson, Bud Powell, John Hicks, Brad Mehldau
FCCs: none
Favorite Tracks: Blues for Smedley (disc 1), On Danish Shore (disc 1), If Only You Knew (disc 2), One for Oscar (disc 3),
The Smudge (disc 3)
Track Review:
1. The Contessa – slow ballad
2. Blues for Smedley – New Orleans feel
3. Celine’s Waltz – improve on waltz
4. Bossa Beguine - uptempo swing with bossa notes
5. Cool Walk – uptempo swing
6. Dream of Me – pretty improve
7. Sushi – uptempo swing
8. If I Love Again – slow ballad
9. On a Danish Shore - slow ballad with fast flourishes
10. Ballad for Benny Carter – slow ballad with gorgeous fills
11. A Little Jazz Exercise – uptempo bop, fingers flying
12. Tranquille – slow ballad
13. Take me home – slow ballad

DISC 2 (the track listing misses listing a track #3)
1. Announcement – slow ballad
2. If you Only Knew – slow ballad with flourishes
3. (no track)
4. Love Ballade – slow start to upbeat tempo
5. The Gentle Waltz – beautiful slow waltz
6. Summertime – starts slow and builds quickly to midtempo
7. Laurentide Waltz – beautiful slow waltz
8. Mornin’ – beautiful slow ballad
9. Harcourt Nights – beautiful slow ballad
10. Wheatland – mi8dtempo ballad
11. Why Think About Tomorrow? – (this track doesn’t appear on the CD)

1. One for Oscar – starts slow & transitions to midtempo then back to slow
2. The Smudge – struttin’ his stuff!
3. Sir Lancewell – midtempo swing
4. Dear Oscar – uptempo swing – radiating the 88s!
5. I Remember OP – slow ballad – gorgeous!
6. Oscar’s New Camera – midtempo swing transitions to uptempo
7. OP’s Boogie – stride piano boogie
8. Trust – slow ballad
9. Emmanuel – slow ballad
10. Look What You’ve Done To Me – slow ballad with vocal
11. Goodbye Old Friend – bass solo, slow ballad
12. Hymn to Freedom – slow ballad builds to uptempo then fades
13. When Summer Comes – slow ballad

Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1.Makoto OzoneThe Contessa
2.Robi BotosBlues For Smedley
3.Oliver Jones & Dave YoungCeline?S Waltz
4.Gerald ClaytonBossa Beguine
5.Benny GreenCool Walk
6.Michel LegrandDream Of Me
7.Renee Rosnes &Bill CharlapSushi
8.Ramsey LewisIf I Love Again
9.Justin KauflinOn Danish Shore
10.Kenny BarronBallad For Benny Carter
11.Makoto OzoneA Little Jazz Exercise
12.Monty Alexander & Dave YoungTranquille
13.HiromiTake Me Home
14.Bill CharlapAnnouncement
15.Benny GreenIf You Only Knew
16.Renee RosnesLove Ballade
17.Monty Alexander & Dave YoungThe Gentle Waltz
18.Justin KauflinSummertime
19.Ramsey LewisLaurentide Waltz
20.Gerald ClaytonMorning
21.Michel LegrandHarcourt Nights
22.Robi BotosWheatland
23.Oliver Jones & Dave YoungWhy Think About Tomorrow?
24.Chick CoreaOne For Oscar
25.Kenny BarronThe Smudge
26.Lance AndersonSir Lancewell
27.Makoto OzoneDear Oscar
28.Oliver Jones & Dave YoungI Remember O P
29.HiromiOscar's New Camera
30.Lance AndersonO P's Boogie
31.Monty Alexander & Dave YoungTrust
32.Robi BotosEmmanuel
33.Audrey MorrisLook What You've Done To Me
34.Dave YoungGoodbye Old Friend
35.Gerald ClaytonHymn To Freedom
36.Robi BotosWhen Summer Comes