Benny Carter

Cosmopolite: The Oscar Peterson Verve Sessions

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These timeless Benny Carter performances match the great altoist with pianist Oscar Peterson, bassist Ray Brown, either Barney Kessel or Herb Ellis on guitar, Buddy Rich, J.C. Heard or Bobby White on drums, and, on four numbers, trombonist Bill Harris. The 17 standards (four of which are also heard in alternate versions) are treated with respect, taste, and swing. Carter always sounds flawless and is in excellent form throughout this enjoyable set.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 2:58 Spotify
2 2:57 Spotify
3 3:05 Spotify
4 3:21 Spotify
5 3:20 Spotify
6 3:32 Spotify
7 2:34 Spotify
8 2:54 Spotify
9 7:41 Spotify
10 6:47 Spotify
11 3:27 Spotify
12 4:49 Spotify
13 3:40 Spotify
14 3:57 Spotify
15 2:49
16 3:49 Spotify
17 4:42 Spotify
18 2:30 Spotify
19 3:03 Spotify
20 3:06 Spotify
21 3:17 Spotify
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