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Norman Granz Jazz In Montreux Presents Oscar Peterson Trio '77


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  • Format: Multiple Formats, Color, Dolby, DTS Surround Sound, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: NR (Not Rated)
  • Studio: Eagle Rock Ent
  • DVD Release Date: September 21, 2004
  • Run Time: 75 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (62 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B0002P1926
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #73,073 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

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Editorial Reviews

Norman Granz is one of the most important non-musicians in the history of jazz and no one has made a greater contribution to the staging, recording and filming of jazz concerts. This series of performances from the prestigious Montreux Jazz FestivalTM now makes a part of this legacy available on dvd for the first time. Oscar Peterson is quite simply one of the greatest jazz piano players of all time. This classic concert from 1977 starts with Peterson solo tracks before moving on to performances by the trio in which Oscar Peterson is joined by two great bass players, Niels Pedersen and the late Ray Brown.Falling in love with love
Old folks
Indiana
There is no greater love
You look good to me
People
Reunion Blues
Teach me tonight
Sweet Georgia Brown

Customer Reviews

This DVD had good audio and video.
Pasquale J. Pratico
This music is full of warmth, drive, supportive accompaniment, and great solos from everybody concerned.
J. Schouweiler
Just hearing Ella sing "Sweet Georgia Brown" on this DVD makes me feel glad to be alive .
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21 of 22 people found the following review helpful By Warren Wen on April 17, 2005
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Here in this DVD you can appreciate Oscar Peterson at his prime. The performance is just brillant and inspiring as always--jazz virtuoso piano as good as it gets indeed.

The camera captured his finger works at amazing pace and grace form different angles. The picture quality is not as sharp as Trio '77 DVD but you soon forget about it once the music starts. Both Trio '77 and Solo '75 are supreme performance but in solo'75 you really can see how good his left hand is compared to most other jazz pianists. By the way,the CD "Solo: Live" is another must have for all O.P fans as Oscar Peterson really plays when doing the one man show. This is also the only video footage I have seen so far including the Blues Etude--one of his early composition( in the last segment of the show but did not mentioned in the song title).

I am still waiting for the release of Oscar Peterson In Tokyo(1983)previously released by Pioneer Laser Disc. That will be the show to watch--with Joe Pass,Niels Pedersen and Martin Drew.
But berfore that, get both 1975 and 1977 show.
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19 of 20 people found the following review helpful By Vic Chester on September 17, 2004
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I just received the Oscar Peterson Trio '77 DVD which is part of the Norman Granz Jazz In Montreux series. I must admit at first I was skeptical about what I would be receiving for a price of under $10. Well, I am more than pleased with this excellent representation of Oscar during his prime years. The video starts with three solo selections by Oscar, a very neat arrangment of Falling in Love with Love (unlike recent recordings with the quartet), Old Folks and Indiana. The master of the ivory's is then joined by not one but two of the finest bass players around, Niels Pedersen and the late Ray Brown. Each take sections on the remaing six tracks along with Oscar's lightening fast playing.

If you are an Oscar fan you will appreicate the left hand work performed in stride fashion and the 32nd or perhaps 64h note playing by the right hand. There is no drummer on these recordings and with the amount of music generated by Oscar, Ray and Niels it's not missed.

I highly recommend this addtion to your OP collection.
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17 of 18 people found the following review helpful By Robert H. Bruno on October 28, 2004
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From 1960 through 1986, I've been the lucky audience member of over a dozen Ella concerts (certainly would have gone to more, if they were available - location wise). To this end, I feel that I've developed the essential experience to critique Miss Fitzgerald's performance.

We'll start with near the end first. I heard Ella perform "Flying Home" in Boston around the same time of this recording. I felt like I was viewing the same performance of one of her most fantastic scat sessions - and there have been many - "How High the Moon", "Lady Be Good", "Stomping at the Savoy." "Basella" was a variation of Ellington's "C-Jam Blues" which Ella has done in prior concerts with similar and exciting aplomb - she coaxes the best out of her co-performers and they coax the best out of her.

The first five tracks, backed by the Basie "congregation" (Ella refers to this as orchestra - I think it's a band), are well crafted and executed performances by Ella and the band. The combo sessions follow with a superb version of "Dindi" which offers a far better reading of this song in comparison to her Jobim songbook offering.

There is so much offered in this recording. I would only hope that, somewhere, there is more recorded Ella to enjoy.
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13 of 13 people found the following review helpful By S J Buck on June 9, 2007
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Mary Lou Williams is probably the greatest female Jazz instrumentalist in the history of the music. This concert from 1978 give the chance to see her playing solo.

The predominant style here is blues and gospel which was probably where her roots were anyway. She was however an extremely versitile musician so you will also hear rhapsodic moments along with fast stride and even hints of more modern playing styles (such as on Over The Rainbow). Remember Mary Lou Williams once played with Cecil Taylor.

The full list of tunes played is:

Medley: The Lord is Heavy/Fandangle/N.G. Blues/For the Figs/Baby Bear Boogie/Roll'Em

Over the Rainbow

Offertory Meditation

Tea for Two

Little Joe from Chicago

The Man I Love

What's Your Story Morning Glory

Honeysuckle Rose

This is a tremendous solo Piano performance by a Jazz great.
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12 of 12 people found the following review helpful By Laurie Eno on March 1, 2005
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... as in "jazz", there should be a picture of this DVD alongside the definition, because when Ella and the Count Basie stable of supremely talented musicians get going, this is out of SIGHT. Ella was still swinging strong in '79; some say she was actually at the apex of her career, and this performance is fine support for that argument.

The title *is* misleading, as Count Basie is only stage for a few numbers, but for my money this is worth it just to have one of the best Ella performances ever in your personal library. Cheaper than a concert ticket, and you can watch it over and over and over again ... which you will, if you are a fan of the First Lady of Song.
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13 of 15 people found the following review helpful By Flavio Cipparrone on June 13, 2006
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Let me explain:
Oscar Peterson's performance = 10
Niels Pedersen's performance = 10
Ray Brown's performance = 10

So why only 3 stars and what the cause of the frustration?

Answer: The camera never focused the keyboard from above and only sometimes captured Oscar's hands, that is, it did not capture the best of the show.

Therefore, if you are interested only on the bassists performances this DVD is fine, but if you would like to view what Oscar Peterson does on the piano, this DVD is almost equivalent to listening the vynil album I have since many years ago.

Regrettable, my friends. The producers lost the opportunity to register Oscar Peterson (The Franz Liszt of the Jazz) at his best, something they can not correct. It is sad but it is impossible. If you had made a DVD of Franz Liszt would you only capture his face and not his hands?

After all, what is the purpose of a DVD?
If you will not capture Oscar's hands in action, make a good CD and attach some pictures!

It is difficult for me to rate anything of Oscar Peterson with less than 5 stars, but I should give -5 stars to the responsible for the takes.

Buy anyway because it is cheap. But if you want to view Oscar's unbeatable technique in action the 1975 DVD is the right place.
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