Buddy DeFranco Meets The Oscar Peterson Quartet – Hark (Full Album)

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Hark is a 1985 album by clarinetist Buddy DeFranco, featuring The Oscar PetersonQuartet .

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars and stated:”DeFranco has been very consistent throughout his long recording career but the presence of Peterson and Pass clearly inspired him to play even better than usual. Recommended.”

Track listing:
“All Too Soon” (Duke Ellington, Carl Sigman) – 7:05
“Summer Me, Winter Me” (Alan Bergman, Marilyn Bergman, Michel Legrand) – 5:03
“Llovisna (Light Rain)” (Buddy DeFranco) – 11:13
“By Myself” (Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz) – 5:15
“Joy Spring” (Clifford Brown) – 5:26
“This Is All I Ask” (Gordon Jenkins) – 5:09
“Hark” (DeFranco) – 6:33
“Why Am I” (Jim Gillis) – 4:19

Buddy DeFranco – clarinet
Oscar Peterson – piano
Joe Pass – guitar
Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen – double bass
Martin Drew – drums


Released: 1985
Recorded: April 30, 1985
Length: 44:22
Label: Pablo
Producer: Norman Granz