Collection of works highlighted in 'Rhapsody
Collection of works highlighted in 'Rhapsody in Blue' at Heinz HallTribune-ReviewHe then added to those the work of Oscar Peterson, the Canadian jazz great. In that time, besides studying classical works, he also bought an electronic keyboard and experimented with the music of Genesis. He says he is interested in the richness the ...
Posted on 22 February 2017 | 6:02 pm
Art with a feminine flair - Orillia Packet
Orillia Packet & TimesArt with a feminine flairOrillia Packet & TimesHe will premiere in May his orchestral arrangement of Oscar Peterson's Canadiana Suite with the Okanagan Symphony in Kelowna, B.C.. In July, his Last Waltz show, music of The Band, closes the Mariposa Folk Festival. Other than Gordon Lightfoot, I think ...
Posted on 22 February 2017 | 4:07 pm
Pianist Eldar Djangirov talks prior to Troy
Albany Times UnionPianist Eldar Djangirov talks prior to Troy gigAlbany Times UnionFrom that collection, he heard music by Oscar Peterson, Chick Corea, Bill Evans, Miles Davis and Thelonious Monk. He started classical piano lessons at age 5, about the time of the dissolution of the Soviet Union. At 10, the family moved to Kansas City.and more »
Posted on 22 February 2017 | 1:55 pm
Bodytraffic dance troupe brings big
Kansas City StarBodytraffic dance troupe brings big personalities, charisma to the stageKansas City StarBuilt of contemporary dance choreography, infiltrated with ballet technique and jazz movement, the piece is set to recordings by Ella Fitzgerald, Glenn Miller, Billie Holiday and Oscar Peterson. “As a celebration of joy and jazz music, this piece is ...
Posted on 21 February 2017 | 11:19 am
Tribute to Oscar Peterson features Remi
Tribute to Oscar Peterson features Remi Bolduc Quartet in Port HopeNorthumberland NewsPORT HOPE — Jazz fans won't want to miss an upcoming tribute to Oscar Peterson. Friends of Music and Cobourg Jazz present the fourth in the five-concert 2016-2017 season: a tribute to Oscar Peterson with the Remi Bolduc Quartet, hosted by CBC's Tom ...
Posted on 16 February 2017 | 9:32 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