Jazz Great Oscar Peterson Dies

Jazz Great Oscar Peterson Dies

There are 1 comment on the Orlando Sentinel story from Dec 24, 2007, titled Jazz Great Oscar Peterson Dies. In it, Orlando Sentinel reports that:

Oscar Peterson, whose early talent and speedy fingers made him one of the world's best known jazz pianists, died at age 82.

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jrr

Ormond Beach, FL

#1 Dec 24, 2007
Oscar had the greatest combination of swing and technique among pianists in jazz history. Although a few contemporary jazz pianists come somewhat close, Oscar, along with Art Tatum, will always be the greatest IMO. He will be terribly missed!

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