Jazz Great Oscar Peterson Dies

Jazz Great Oscar Peterson Dies

There are 5 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from Dec 24, 2007, titled Jazz Great Oscar Peterson Dies. In it, Chicago Tribune 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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Dan Fields

Chicago, IL

#1 Dec 24, 2007
His 1995 CD "An Oscar Peterson Christmas" is one of my favorites. When I dug out the Christmas music this year, his CD was one of the first few I played.
John P

United States

#2 Dec 24, 2007
The greatest of all! RIP Big Man.

Since: Feb 07

Oak Park, IL

#3 Dec 24, 2007
A great talent gone. We are fortunate his wonderful music lives on.
Rodolfo

United States

#4 Dec 24, 2007
This is so sad and unexpected. The Jazz world lost another great one. He will be missed. He played the piano so beautiful and he played with the best in the Jazz business. Other Jazz greats who have passed on are probably having a jam session in heaven, playing for the One.
Kenteman

Wheaton, IL

#5 Dec 24, 2007
A treasure who will surely be missed. My mother's favorite pianist.

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