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Oscar Peterson


Oscar Peterson (1925-2007) was a Canadian jazz pianist and composer. Born in Montreal, Canada, Peterson began learning trumpet and piano from his father at the age of five, but by the age of seven, after a bout of tuberculosis, he concentrated on the piano. Some of the artists who influenced Peterson during the early years were Teddy Wilson, Nat "King" Cole, James P. Johnson, and the legendary Art Tatum, to whom many have tried to compare Peterson in later years.

Albums Oscar Peterson

42 played on Radionomy

  • Exclusively For My Friends

  • A Summer Night In Munich

  • An Oscar Peterson Christmas

  • Oscar Peterson & Nelson Riddle

  • Oscar Peterson, JATP Lausanne 1953

  • Plays Count Basie

  • The Dazzling Oscar Peterson

  • Perfect Peterson: The Best Of The Pablo And Telarc Recordings

  • Night Train

  • Porgy And Bess

  • Solo

  • The Trio

  • How High the Moon

  • We Get Requests

  • Louis Armstrong meets Oscar Peterson

  • Motions And Emotions

  • Tracks

  • The Sound Of The Trio

  • The Genius Of

  • A Jazz Portrait of Frank Sinatra

  • Plays the Harold Arlen Song Book

  • A Night in Vienna

  • West Side Story

  • A Jazz Odyssey

  • Soul Español

  • The Jazz Soul Of Oscar Peterson / Affinity

  • Oscar Peterson's Finest Hour

  • Time and Again

  • Oscar Peterson Plays the Duke Ellington Song Book

  • Oscar Peterson Plays The Cole Porter Songbook

  • The Song Is You: Best Of The Verve Songbooks

  • Oscar Peterson Plays The George Gershwin Songbook

  • The More I See You

  • The Oscar Peterson Trio Live at Zardis (disc 1)

  • The Oscar Peterson Trio Live at Zardi's (disc 2)

  • Oscar Peterson Plays Broadway

  • Jazz Masters 16

  • The Essential Oscar Peterson

  • Jazz 'Round Midnight

  • My favorite instrument

  • Compact Jazz Compilation

  • Oscar Peterson Plays Jazz Standards