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Posted on 7 June 2018 | 9:50 am
Canadian jazz 'original' Brian Browne dies
Yahoo News Canada (blog)Canadian jazz 'original' Brian Browne dies at 81Yahoo News Canada (blog)"When I first heard Oscar Peterson, George Shearing, Art Tatum, guys like that — once I heard the jazz thing, that was it, I had no choice." Struggled with alcohol, drugs. Following his success in the 1960s, which included a scholarship to study under ...
Posted on 7 June 2018 | 9:02 am
Jazzy homecoming: Grammy-winning Andover
Eagle-TribuneJazzy homecoming: Grammy-winning Andover pianist-arranger returning to rootsEagle-TribuneHis Grammy win in 2009 was for the arrangement of Oscar Peterson's "West Side Story" medley, which will be performed at next week's Methuen gig. It will be his first performance in the Merrimack Valley in 20 years. “The big band BACHanalia features a ...and more »
Posted on 7 June 2018 | 4:20 am
Jazz pianist comes home to play after 20
Andover TownsmanJazz pianist comes home to play after 20 years and has numerous awardsAndover TownsmanHis Grammy win in 2009 was for the arrangement of Oscar Peterson's West Side Story medley, which will be played at the Methuen gig. "This is the first time I've played in the Merrimack Valley in 20 years," he wrote. "The big band BACHanalia features a ...
Posted on 7 June 2018 | 12:03 am
Pianist Brian Browne — the dean of
Ottawa CitizenPianist Brian Browne — the dean of Ottawa's jazz scene — has died ...Ottawa CitizenPianist Brian Browne, the dean of Ottawa's jazz scene, died Tuesday in hospice care at the age of 81.A fabulous natural musician with a lovable rascal's ...Canadian jazz 'original' Brian Browne dies at 81 | CBC News - CBC.caCBC.caall 3 news articles »
Posted on 6 June 2018 | 9:25 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