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Oscar Peterson: Oscar in Paris

Recorded at the Salle Pleyel in June 1996, this two-CD set finds Peterson in typically buoyant form. The pianist’s huge sense of swing gets an extra kick from guitarist Lorne Lofsky, bassist Niels-Henning rsted Pedersen and drummer Martin Drew. The international group (two Canadians, one Dane and one Englishman) covers nine Peterson originals and four standards.

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