Von Freeman And Ed Petersen: Live In Chicago

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Set List

  • "Anthropology" (Parker)
  • "Four" (Davis)
  • "All The Things You Are" (Kern/Hammerstein)
  • "What is This Thing Called Love?" (Porter)
  • "Auld Lang Syne" (traditional)
  • "Things Ain't What They Used To Be" (M. Ellington)

Ed Petersen currently lives in New Orleans, where he's taken a teaching post. But he annually returns north to share the stage with his friend and mentor Von Freeman, a godfather of the Chicago jazz scene. The two tenor saxophone titans took the stage with a veteran Chicago rhythm section (Willie Pickens, Brian Sandstrom, Robert Shy) at the Green Mill to count down to midnight in Central Time.

Personnel: Von Freeman, tenor saxophone; Ed Petersen, tenor saxophone; Willie Pickens, piano; Brian Sandstrom, bass; Robert Shy, drums.

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