Oscar Peterson And The Trumpet Kings

Jousts

Jousts

  • Release Date: 11 May 1995
  • OJCCD-857-2

Oscar Peterson’s celebrated Pablo series of encounters in the 1970s with five trumpet giants produced a bonus. Jousts is not an anthology album compiled from the series. It consists of nine new pieces, two each from Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry, Roy Eldridge, and Harry Edison and one from the young Jon Faddis. It is an opportunity to compare the contrasting styles of four men who helped shape the trumpet tradition in jazz and one who was in the fascinating process of forming hi… MORE