Eloquence (Oscar Peterson album)

This article is about the Oscar Peterson album. For the Bill Evans album, see Eloquence (Bill Evans album).
Live album by Oscar Peterson
Released 1965
Recorded May 29, 1965 at Tivoli Gardens Concert Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark
Genre Jazz
Length 40:49
Label Limelight
Producer Fred Burkhardt
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Eloquence is a live album by jazz pianist Oscar Peterson and his trio, released in 1965.

Eloquence was the Oscar Peterson trio's last album with drummer Ed Thigpen.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic [1]

Writing for AllMusic, critic Scott Yanow wrote "The music heard during this "live from Copenhagen" concert is excellent... Peterson is in particularly strong form on "Misty," "Django," a cooking "Autumn Leaves" and "Moanin'."[1]

Track listing

  1. "Children's Tune" (Oscar Peterson) – 1:09
  2. "Younger Than Springtime" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers) – 5:29
  3. "Misty" (Johnny Burke, Erroll Garner) – 6:41
  4. "Django" (John Lewis) – 7:21
  5. "The Smudge" (Peterson) – 5:07
  6. "Autumn Leaves" (Joseph Kosma, Johnny Mercer, Jacques Prévert) – 6:42
  7. "Moanin'" (Bobby Timmons) – 6:07
  8. "Lovers' Promenade" (Peterson) – 2:26



  1. 1 2 Yanow, Scott. "Eloquence > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved July 2, 2011.
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