Slow Blues

Oscar Peterson & Count Basie

Basie: August 21, 1904 – April 26, 1984

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In this video Oscar Peterson performs a duet with the legendary Count Basie during a 1980s for a BBC television broadcast.

Oscar Peterson often performed in a collaborative, if not duet, sense – working with Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Ed Thigpen, Barney Kessel, Ray Brown and Coleman Hawkins.

Personnel:

Oscar Peterson, piano
Count Basie, piano
Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, bass
Martin Drew, drums

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