Benny Carter – Meets Oscar Peterson – Reviewed in 2007

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A distinguished member of the Better Records Jazz Hall of Fame.

“Benny Carter had recorded with pianist Oscar Peterson back in the early ’50s for Norman Granz’s Verve label. More than 30 years, later he teamed up with Peterson again, this time for Granz’s Pablo company. There was no sign of decline or disillusionment in either of the co-leaders’ playing; in fact, if anything, they had improved with age. Joined by guitarist Joe Pass, bassist Dave Young and drummer Martin Drew, Carter and Peterson are both in a joyous mood and in typically swinging form on six standards and a blues.” — AMG 

TRACK LISTING

Just Friends 
Sweet Lorraine 
Baubles, Bangles and Beads 
It’s a Wonderful World 
If I Had You 
Whispering 
Some Kind of Blues