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  1. CirclesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | All About Jazz

    ... was a great inspiration for these musicians. The group's sound is influenced by the trio sounds of the great Oscar Peterson, Peter Erskine, the Bad Plus and the aforementioned EST. This track appears by permission of the contributing artist and/or ...


  2. SXSW 2017 Day 2: the Ultimate Analog Medium?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | Stereophile

    So you own 200gm LP pressings? And test pressings? Even Mobile Fidelity's One-Step 45rpm Santana Abraxas ? Vinyl fans, Devialet has now gone one better. The French amplifier and wireless speaker manufacturer is now in the record business, and releasing limited-edition, 180gm vinyl LPs of unreleased live concerts of jazz greats like Oscar Peterson, Bill Evans.


  3. Dance Review Bodytraffic makes welcome return to BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 11 | Boston.com

    ... "The New 45" by Richard Siegal, was a delicious pick-me-up for a dreary cold night. Set to jazz classics by Oscar Peterson, Benny Goodman, and Clark Terry, as well as a novelty by Harry Belafonte, the work was given a brilliant performance by Tina ...


  4. Cellist Erik Friedlander embraces repetition and lyricism in his latest trioRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 9 | Chicago Reader

    ... a varied solo career for more than 21 years. His 2008 release Broken Arm Trio celebrated the music of Oscar Peterson-one of jazz's first cellists-while Claws & Wings , with pianist Sylvie Courvoisier and electronic musician Ikue Mori, contrasted ...


  5. Meet Arpeggio the piano playing 'SuperDroid'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | Daily Mail

    ... recorded by the original artist. The robot can play everything from Sergei Rachmaninoff to jazz legends like Oscar Peterson and legends like WA adziu Valentino Liberace. Arpeggio is similar in height to the stool that a pianists sits on, it rolls up ...


  6. CANADA 150: New book about Order of Canada winners sings praises of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 2 | The Now Newspaper

    ... that I experienced a golden age in television." During her days in front of a microphone, Collins worked with Oscar Peterson and Dizzy Gillespie, among others, and was often compared to Lena Horne and Ella Fitzgerald. Despite many international ...


  7. Eric Miller, Jazz Producer and Record Executive, Dies at 75Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 27 | Billboard

    ... and previously unreleased sessions for legendary artists including Ella Fitzgerald , Duke Ellington , Oscar Peterson , Art Tatum , Jimmy Smith , John Coltrane , Count Basie , Joe Pass, Billie Holiday , Thelonious Monk , Dizzy Gillespie and Ray ...


  8. Hear Bob Dylan's Smoky Frank Sinatra Cover 'My One and Only Love'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | RollingStone

    ... Guy Wood/Robert Mellin-penned song became a jazz standard soon after, with John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins and Oscar Peterson among those who covered the track. Sting, Rod Stewart and Paul McCartney have also tackled "My One and Only Love." Each of the ...


  9. Editorial: 375 Years of ErasureRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | The Link

    ... two things 100 per cent absolutely always associated with Montreal, obviously. But no Oliver Jones. No Oscar Peterson. No jazz. No Senegal. No Cameroon. No Trinidad. No MichaA lle Jean. No Kaytranada. No P.K. Subban. There is a story on the website ...


  10. Going Back to JumptownRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Willamette Week

    ... "They were booking national and international acts, and people were coming from all over to see artists like Oscar Peterson." The first floor of the building housed Slaughter's pool hall, where many people got their first taste of jazz. "Though they ...


  11. Jazz stars on the rise at the clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    ... the line-up. The band are heavily influenced by the likes of Harry Connick Jr, Leroy Jones, Clark Terry,Oscar Peterson & Christian McBride, to name only a few. Anybody who goes along can expect to hear music from New Orleans through to Swing and ...


  12. Frail seniors and their money - it's still their moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | The Globe and Mail

    ... order before mental or physical illness sets in. (John Dufort) Russ Dufort was a jazz drummer who played with Oscar Peterson and later led his own orchestra. Today, despite having dementia, the 93-year-old still picks up the sticks at his nursing ...


  13. Commissioner Orridge to be honoured during Black History MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | CFL.ca

    ... Past recipients of African Canadian Achievement Awards from other walks of life include Canadian jazz icon Oscar Peterson, Canada's first black cabinet minister, the Honourable Lincoln Alexander, and opera singer and concert artist Measha ...


  14. Emmet Cohen Featuring Jimmy Cobb: Masters Legacy Series, Volume 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2017 | All About Jazz

    ... He respects the jazz that came before him, with an effervescent style that that can be compared to that of Oscar Peterson. He has the technique and the flash and the exuberance, along with the clean, pristine touch, to back that comparison up; and ...


  15. PERFORMANCE: Classical Meets Jazz: The Fred Moyer Trio at the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | All About Jazz

    All About Jazz needs your help and we have a deal. For $20, we'll hide those pesky Google ads and present exclusive content for a full year! Classical Meets Jazz: The Fred Moyer Trio At The California Jazz Conservatory on January 29th at 4:30 p.m. The Fred Moyer Trio brings the genius of Vince Guaraldi, Oscar Peterson, Monty Alexander and others to life through Fred's own note-for-note transcriptions of these jazz icons' recordings.


  16. Happy birthday Robbie BurnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | The Daily Courier

    ... when I read the list of names that this musician worked with. Names like Diana Krall, Dizzy Gillespie, Oscar Peterson crossing over to Shania Twain, Aerosmith and Blue Oyster Cult to name a few. Add to that the voice of an angel. Taylor Kunz has a ...


  17. Canada 150: Diana Jean Krall triggered a resurgence for the female voice in jazzRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Canada.com

    ... Piano" was her school nickname. "In her spare time, she eats and sleeps. Her life ambition is to replace Oscar Peterson," the yearbook joked - it's now priced at $1,495 by used book sellers. But when Krall carried her sultry, smoky, sensual voice ...


  18. Ray Charles Live 1961Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Stereophile

    ... shows from 1960, there were too many mediocre big bands past-their-prime releases along the way. And too many Oscar Peterson records which if you've heard one, you pretty much heard them all. After the 2015 death of TCB owner Peter Schmidlin, the ...


  19. Band takes a Time Out to play BrubeckRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... and theatres around Canada, the U.S., and Europe, he and Bourassa, the 2007 recipient of the prestigious Oscar Peterson award at the Festival International de Jazz de Montreal, recorded an album of Brubeck's songs in 2015. "I knew that when I wanted ...


  20. Amy Biancolli: Musical homage to Albany's jazz ladyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    ... Latham, N.Y. (Michael P. Farrell/Times Union) A copy of a photograph of Lee Shaw, right, with fellow pianist Oscar Peterson on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, at Shaw's home in Colonie, N.Y. (Cindy Schultz / Times Union) A copy of a photograph of Lee Shaw, ...