C Jam Blues
Oscar Peterson Trio
Jazz Philarmonic – 1956
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The simple line that launched 1,000 great improvisations.
This one by the Oscar Peterson Trio with Roy Eldridge on trumpet and Illinois Jacquet and Flip Phillips on tenor sax.
Ray Brown is on bass, Herb Ellis is on guitar and the announcer is Norman Granz.
But watch the drummer. Yes, that would be Jo Jones.
Smokin’ from the first bar to the end. Those were the days…