Oscar Peterson
Born: 1925

One of the most admired pianists in jazz, Oscar Peterson
has rightfully claimed the same sort of status as earlier
greats such as James P. Johnson, Art Tatum, Teddy
Wilson, Fats Waller, Thelonious Monk, Bud Powell, and Bill
Evans. Possibly the most successful artist produced by
Canada, he appeared on well over 200 albums spanning six
decades and won numerous awards, including eight
Grammys. During his career he performed and recorded
with, among others, Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, Ella
Fitzgerald,… Continue

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