Where to find? Where to buy? Hirez? Rare?

Thought I would start a thread for those looking to buy music and having trouble finding it.

I can not find “Lester Young with the Oscar Peterson Trio”. Dang this is great music. Holy cht batman.

I tried ProStudio Masters, Amazon… Where can I look?

BTW, looking through ProSudioMasters… I found this fabulous set… the entire Paul Butterfield catalog at 192 KHZ for about $104.00 Nice!

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Bruce in Philly

Great stuff !
I think it is available on Qobuz.

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Thanx! After looking on Quoz… hmmm. You know, I wonder if I was looking for the correct CD… the release I was listening to on YouTube, a friend turned me on to it, was over an hour of music and had an orange cover… but apparently, there are few issues of this record no?

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Bruce in Philly

Sometimes looking for music can be as confusing as life itself. LOL.
I love Lester Young but always found O. P. was more of an excellent session pianist than a group leader. His group records always had a missing component; to my ears they sounded too generic. I am biased because to my ears and sensibility Bill Evans was the top of the heap in that era.

Wow, interesting to here you say this about Oscar Peterson. I always felt the same way but thought it was just me. I would return to Peterson’s recordings… I would admire his virtuosity… but never got into the music. When I heard this Lester Young disc, I was shocked… the music took me not the skill.

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Bruce in Philly

I recently realized this about O.P. It isn’t just you.
His music just never clicked with me. Like you said he had enormous talent but he left me cold. On the other hand, McCoy Tyner always warmed my heart. Another one that I never want to miss live is Vijay Iyer. He is a genuine genius who improvises and cleverly inserts snippets of the great ones ( Monk, Evans, Sun Ra, Trane, Mingus, etc ) in his performances.

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Folks in the Jazz thread would be interested in this discussion. In the case of O.P. I think arrangement could overshadow art and technique. Bill Evans was more actively involved as a composer and arranger. Also, it is not unusual for artists to perform better depending on who they’re collaborating with. For example, from the top of my head, Kenny Burrell and Jim Hall performances were highly impacted by groups they performed with.

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Well said.
Folks might also like to check this McCoy Tyner performance. Jazzwax is a very good newsletter published by Marc Myers. While I don’t always agree with Marc ( unlike me he doesn’t seem to care for the avant-garde but prefers more straight-ahead jazz) I respect his dedication.

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Thank you for sharing. Quite insightful.

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