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December 26, 2007
Farewell and many thanks to pianist Oscar Peterson
Mp3 blog CubikMusik offers a download of the great, now late, pianist Oscar Peterson playing The Christmas Waltz.
The Montreal native died late Sunday at his home in Mississauga, near Toronto, of kidney failure. He was 82.
At Spinning in Air, you'll find at blue noël What Child is This and God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen.
CBC obit: Canadian jazz great Oscar Peterson dies
From the CBC archives, Oscar Peterson: A Jazz Giant
Library and Archives Canada offers a virtual exhibition with 27 RealAudio files of Peterson's music.
The obit at the Toronto Star (Oscar Peterson dies at 82) includes video and a photo gallery.
Posted by Sheila Lennon at 1:29 AM | Permalink
Many thanks, indeed.
I heard an interview with Diana Krall the other day. She spoke so lovingly of him.
If you're able to listen on-line, Sheila, Saturday Night Blues is featuring Oscar tomorrow ~ Dec 29
Posted by: sage on December 28, 2007 7:59 PM