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Oscar Peterson

Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: August 15, 1925 | Died: December 23, 2007    

Oscar Peterson

One of the most admired pianists in jazz, Oscar Peterson has rightfully claimed the same sort of status as earlier greats such as James P. Johnson, Art Tatum, Teddy Wilson, Fats Waller, Thelonious Monk, Bud Powell, and Bill Evans. Possibly the most successful artist produced by Canada, he appeared on well over 200 albums spanning six decades and won numerous awards, including eight Grammys. During his career he performed and recorded with, among others, Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie, Duke Ellington, and Charlie Parker. He was beyond doubt an authentic jazz piano virtuoso, with a remarkable and prolific legacy of recordings and performances....
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  • Unmistakable

    Sony Masterworks
    2012
  • An Evening With Oscar Peterson

    Telarc
    2012
  • During This Time

    Telarc
    2012
  • Oscar Peterson Plays The Richard Rodgers Songbook

    Telarc
    2011
  • Unmistakable

    Telarc
    2011
  • A Jazz Portrait Of Frank Sinatra

    Telarc
    2010
  • Plays The Cole Porter Songbook

    Telarc
    2010
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