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Oscar Peterson

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Oscar Peterson

Oscar Peterson has been played on NTS in shows including James Holden, featured first on 6 January 2015. Songs played include My Ship, Eleanor Rigby and Blue Moon.

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…

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My Ship
Oscar Peterson, Nelson Riddle
Verve Records1963
My Ship
Oscar Peterson, Nelson RiddleVerve Records1963
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Eleanor Rigby
Oscar Peterson
MPS Records1969
Eleanor Rigby
Oscar PetersonMPS Records1969
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Blue Moon
Oscar Peterson
Mercury1952
Blue Moon
Oscar PetersonMercury1952
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When Your Lover Has Gone
Ben Webster, Oscar Peterson
Verve Records1959
When Your Lover Has Gone
Ben Webster, Oscar PetersonVerve Records1959
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Georgia On My Mind
Oscar Peterson
Pablo Records1976
Georgia On My Mind
Oscar PetersonPablo Records1976
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