Playboy founder Hugh Hefner, who shook up
Los Angeles TimesPlayboy founder Hugh Hefner, who shook up American morality with an ideal of swinging singlehood, dies at 91Los Angeles TimesSeventy thousand attended the concert at Chicago Stadium, where the lineup included Stan Kenton, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Dave Brubeck, Oscar Peterson, Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald. Critic Leonard Feather ...and more »
Posted on 27 September 2017 | 8:34 pm
Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame
BillboardCanadian Songwriters Hall of Fame Resurrected, Honors Neil ...BillboardThe impact of four life-changing Canadian songwriters -- Neil Young, Bruce Cockburn, the group Beau Dommage, and Stéphane Venne -- was the common ...and more »
Posted on 27 September 2017 | 8:38 am
Q&A: US psychiatrist Nora Volkow on mental
Q&A: US psychiatrist Nora Volkow on mental illness and addictionMontreal Gazette... know can realize and understand what fentanyl does and why it's so dangerous. The Low-Beer Memorial Lecture will be held Thursday, Sept. 28, at 7 p.m. at Oscar Peterson Concert Hall, 7141 Sherbrooke St. W. Free admission. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Posted on 25 September 2017 | 2:11 pm
Keys And Strings Hour (Dizzy Gillespie
St. Louis Public RadioKeys And Strings Hour (Dizzy Gillespie Tunes) + New MusicSt. Louis Public RadioThe quieter side of jazz in the first hour will feature tunes by Dizzy Gillespie played by pianists Lynne Ariale, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Phineas Newborn, Jr., Keith Jarrett, Mary Lou Williams, Oscar Peterson, Tommy Flanagan and Kenny Barron. The noisier ...
Posted on 24 September 2017 | 1:29 pm
Johnny Mathis: 61 years of performing -
Sacramento BeeJohnny Mathis: 61 years of performingSacramento BeeHe found a way so that I could hear some people who I had records by, and all of them eventually, Erroll Gardner, you name it, Oscar Peterson, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Billy Eckstine, everybody went through that little jazz club.” “Quite a ...
Posted on 18 September 2017 | 3:19 pm
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