Tuesday, December 25, 2007

Goodbye By Oscar Peterson

"Oscar Peterson is a mother fucking piano player!"
(Ray Charles, in Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues - Piano Blues (2003))
Oscar Peterson, a Canadian jazz pianist who played with Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington and Nat King Cole, died yesterday, the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. reported. He was 82. (via Bloomberg)

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