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Evening With Oscar Peterson

LP (Item 407883) Clef, 1951/1952 — Condition: Very Good+
$14.99 ...

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(€13.38 || £10.20 || ¥1657) (approx.)
4.80 5

Beautifully spare work from Oscar Peterson – an album that mostly features him in duet formation with Ray Brown's bass, in a style that's got even more space and openness than some of his other Verve sessions from the time. Peterson's got a way around the keys that's amazing even at this early point in his career – with echoes of Heywood, Garner, and Tatum – but a freewheeling voice that's also all his own. Titles include the great "Salute To Garner", plus "Slow Down", "Minor Blues", "What Is It", "Caravan", and "Dark Eyes". (Blue label Verve Inc pressing. Cover has wear, and splitting seams.)  © 1996-2016, Dusty Groove, Inc.

Very Good + (plus)

  • Vinyl should be very clean, but can have less luster than near mint.
  • Should still shine under a light, but one or two marks may show up when tilted.
  • Can have a few small marks that may show up easily, but which do not affect play at all. Most marks of this quality will disappear when the record is tilted, and will not be felt with the back of a fingernail.
  • This is the kind of record that will play "near mint", but which will have some signs of use (although not major ones).
  • May have slight surface noise when played.

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