The Oscar Peterson Four – If You Could See Me Now (Full Album)

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If You Could See Me Now is an album by Oscar Peterson‘s quartet, recorded in November 1983.

“Oscar Peterson recorded a countless number of albums for Norman Granz’s Pablo label during 1972-83 before Granz decided to call a halt (which was temporary) to his company’s operations. This set was the pianist’s last before a three-year hiatus and it finds his quartet of the period (with guitarist Joe Pass, bassist Niels Pedersen and drummer Martin Drew) in typically swinging form on Miles Davis’s “Weird Blues,” a pair of Peterson originals, two veteran ballads and a ridiculously rapid “Limehouse Blues” which is taken as a Peterson-Pass duet.” – Scott Yanow/AllMusic.

The album won the Juno Award for Best Jazz Album in 1987.

Track listing:
“Weird Blues” (Miles Davis) – 6:42
“If I Should Lose You” (Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin) – 6:18
“On Danish Shore” (Oscar Peterson, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen) – 8:28
“L’ Impossible” (Peterson) – 6:00
“If You Could See Me Now” (Tadd Dameron, Carl Sigman) – 7:26
“Limehouse Blues” (Philip Braham, Douglas Furber) – 6:02

Personnel:
Oscar Peterson – piano
Joe Pass – guitar
Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen – double bass
Martin Drew – drums

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Recorded: November 1983
Length: 40:56
Label: Pablo
Producer: Norman Granz

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