Various Artists

Cafe Jazz: Precious Ivory

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AllMusic Review by Sean Westergaard

Many of the greatest jazz pianists of the '30s and '40s are collected here performing a myriad of standards. Cafe Jazz: Precious Ivory would be a fine introduction to these players, or simply a great collection of classy piano jazz.

Track Listing - Disc 1

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 George Shearing 03:16 Amazon
2 George Shearing 03:07 Amazon
3 George Shearing 02:56 Amazon
4 George Shearing 03:18 Amazon
5 Erroll Garner Trio 02:48 Amazon
6 Erroll Garner Trio 02:45 Amazon
7 Erroll Garner Trio 02:35 Amazon
8 Erroll Garner Trio 02:45 Amazon
9 Nat King Cole 02:56 Amazon
10 Nat King Cole 03:47 Amazon
11 Nat King Cole 03:41 Amazon
12 Nat King Cole 02:21 Amazon
13 Art Tatum 03:17 Amazon
14 Art Tatum 03:07 Amazon
15 Art Tatum 03:01 Amazon
16 Art Tatum 02:45 Amazon
17 Oscar Peterson Trio 03:08 Amazon
18 Oscar Peterson Trio 03:25 Amazon
19 Oscar Peterson Trio 02:47 Amazon
20 Oscar Peterson Trio 03:09 Amazon

Track Listing - Disc 2

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 Oscar Peterson Trio 03:13 Amazon
2 Oscar Peterson Trio 02:40 Amazon
3 Oscar Peterson Quartet 03:00 Amazon
4 Oscar Peterson Trio 03:04 Amazon
5 Art Tatum 02:51 Amazon
6 Nat King Cole 02:24 Amazon
7 Nat King Cole 02:15 Amazon
8 Nat King Cole 02:54 Amazon
9 Nat King Cole 02:13 Amazon
10 Duke Ellington 03:30 Amazon
11 Erroll Garner 05:42 Amazon
12 Erroll Garner 03:02 Amazon
13 Erroll Garner 03:00 Amazon
14 Erroll Garner 03:15 Amazon
15 Lennie Tristano 02:55 Amazon
16 George Shearing 02:49 Amazon
17 George Shearing 02:48 Amazon
18 George Shearing 02:55 Amazon
19 George Shearing 02:56 Amazon
20 Teddy Wilson 03:26 Amazon
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