Monday, December 24, 2007

Oscar Peterson (1925-2007)

August 15, 1925 - December 23, 2007
Among the performances available on YouTube, there's a brilliant solo version of Willard Robison and Dedette Lee Hill's "Old Folks."
"Old Folks" (YouTube)

Jazz piano legend Oscar Peterson dead at 82 (Ottawa Citizen)
Oscar Peterson (Official website)
Oscar Peterson: A Jazz Sensation (Library and Archives Canada)

comments: 2

Genevieve Netz said...

Wow. I must say that performance was awe-inspiring. Thanks for the link.

Michael Leddy said...

One more: "Sweet Georgia Brown."