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Posted on 31 January 2018 | 10:13 am
Each chord as delicate as a prayer - San
San Diego ReaderEach chord as delicate as a prayerSan Diego Reader#Your basic acoustic piano is a bunch of wires strung at varying degrees of tension across an iron frame sandwiched inside of a wooden box for resonation. One controls said machine via 88 keys laid out in a graduating series of octaves, tidy and ...
Posted on 31 January 2018 | 8:31 am
Celebrating Ella Fitzgerald, Mister Kelly's
Chicago TribuneCelebrating Ella Fitzgerald, Mister Kelly's and a promising new docChicago TribuneThe place was Mister Kelly's, on North Rush Street, a showroom that presented emerging stars such as Barbra Streisand, Woody Allen and George Carlin, and musical visionaries such as Oscar Peterson, Billie Holiday and, of course, the greatest female ...
Posted on 31 January 2018 | 5:37 am
Athlete who kneels to make a stand for
Montreal GazetteAthlete who kneels to make a stand for racial equality inspires poetMontreal GazetteFor the purposes of Triple A, the Newtons' main focus is influential black Canadians, including Brown and the late, great Montreal jazz pianist Oscar Peterson. The 45-minute show is mix of sound-bites, archival images and video, spoken word and ...
Posted on 31 January 2018 | 4:31 am
Unique concerts to honour Canadian jazz
Niagarathisweek.comUnique concerts to honour Canadian jazz legend - Niagara This WeekNiagarathisweek.comAll-star lineups at inaugural Oscar Peterson International Jazz Festival.and more »
Posted on 30 January 2018 | 10:27 am
Valokiilassa Oscar Peterson
1. Ben Webster: Sunday/Meets Oscar Peterson (Verve) 2. Oscar Peterson: I Got Rhythm/This Is Oscar Peterson (Bluebird) 3. Oscar Peterson: Oscar's Boogie/This Is Oscar Peterson (Bluebird) 4. Dizzy Gillespie: It Don't Mean A Thing/Diz And Getz (Verve) 5.
Posted on 15 August 2015 | 10:00 am
Birthday bash honours Oscar Peterson's 90th
It was the birthday bash of the summer as many came out Saturday to celebrate what would be the 90th birthday of one of Canada's most beloved jazz musicians, Oscar Peterson. A couple hundred locals and tourists gathered around the Oscar Peterson statue on ...
Posted on 15 August 2015 | 6:09 am
Oscar Peterson gear and memorabilia up for
Today, August 15, would have been Oscar Peterson's 90th birthday had he not died of renal failure in 2007. "To commemorate [...] I thought one of the ways to honour him and honour his fans would be to offer an opportunity for some of them to own a little ...
Posted on 15 August 2015 | 5:25 am
NAC celebrates the life of Oscar Peterson on
The National Arts Centre celebrated what would have been Oscar Peterson’s 90th birthday on Saturday with a free concert from the Clayton Connell Quartet. The quartet played in front of the NAC at the corner of Albert and Elgin streets, commemorating the ...
Posted on 14 August 2015 | 8:29 pm
Oscar Peterson's personal items up for
Oscar Peterson seemed like a public institution for more than a half century as media star, virtuoso pianist and activist. Now, some aspects of the jazz great’s carefully guarded private life are being made public via eBay’s Oscar Peterson Auction.
Posted on 14 August 2015 | 2:21 pm