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Fascinatin' Rhythm

On today’s show we will remem­ber two of the great­est jazz icons of all time; name­ly saxaphonist/​trumpeter/​arranger/​composer Ben­ny Carter (Aug. 8/1907-July 12/2003); and Cana­di­an pianist/​composer Oscar Peter­son (Aug. 15/1925-Dec. 232007). They both left us with an incred­i­ble lega­cy of music that will influ­ence jazz artists for gen­er­a­tions to come. Arguably, their most famous works include The Kansas Suite’ (Carter) and The Cana­di­ana Suite’(Peterson). But there are so many oth­er songs to cher­ish that they created.…long live their music.

Set #1

Artist Song Album
Guido Basso/Peter Appleyard C Fascinating Rhythm Jazz Canadiana
Count Basie/Benny Carter/Thad Jones The Legend The Legend
Jean Toots Thielemans/Fred Hersch Trio Only Trust Your Heart Only Trust Your Heart
Benny Carter/Joe Williams My Mind Is Still On You Benny Carter Songbook-Vo. 2
Benny Carter Orchestra, feat. Django Reinhardt Blue Light Blues Coleman Hawkins & Benny Carter

Set #2

Artist Song Album
Benny Carter Quintet, feat. Warren Vache/Marlena Shaw Blue Moonlight B. Carter Songbook - Vol. 2
Benny Carter with Kenny Rankin Evening Star B. Carter Songbook - Vol. 2
Claude Tissendier/Saxomania, feat. Benny Carter Doozy Claude Tissendier...
Marian McPartland Trio (with B.C.) When Lights Are Low Plays The B. Carter Songbook
Jean-Francois Bonnel & His Jazz Cats/Charmin Michelle Key Largo With Thanks To Benny Carter

Set #3

Artist Song Album
Benny Carter/Mel Torme All That Jazz OST A Man Called Adam
Benny Carter/Oscar Peterson Quintet, with Joe Pass/Dave Young/Martin Drew Some Kind Of Blues B. Carter Meets O. Peterson
Oscar Peterson-Stephane Grappelli Qt. If I Had You O. Peterson - S. Grappelli
Anita O'Day & Oscar Peterson Qt. You Turned The Tables On Me Anita Sings For Oscar

Set #4

Artist Song Album
Count Basie/Oscar Peterson Qt. Soft Winds The Timekeepers-C.Basie Meets Oscar P.
Oscar Peterson Trio Gee Baby, Ain't I Good To You With Respect To Nat (Cole)
Oscar Peterson - solo I Got It Bad In (Tallinn) Russia, 1974
Oscar Peterson Trio Happiness Is A Thing Called Joe Plays The Harold Arlen Song Book
Oscar Peterson Trio C Wheatland The Canadiana Suite
Ella Fitzgerald & Oscar Peterson Midnight Sun Ella & Oscar