Oscar Peterson Trio

Oscar Peterson Trio
titles
1939
albums
123

Oscar Emmanuel Peterson, (August 15, 1925 – December 23, 2007) was a Canadian jazz pianist and composer. He was called the "Maharaja of the keyboard" by Duke Ellington, but simply "O.P." by his friends. He released over 200 recordings, won eight Grammy Awards, and received numerous other awards and honours. He is considered one of the greatest jazz pianists, and played thousands of concerts worldwide in a career lasting more than 60 years.

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Birth nameOscar Emmanuel Peterson
Birth1925-08-15
BirthMontreal, Quebec, Canada
ActivityMusician, composer
LabelsRCA Victor, Mercury, MPS, Pablo, Telarc, Verve
Musical instrumentsPiano
RelatedLouis Armstrong, Count Basie, Ray Brown, Clark Terry, Roy Eldridge, Herb Ellis, Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie, Norman Granz, Benny Green, Coleman Hawkins, Barney Kessel, Milt Jackson, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, Joe Pass, Ben Webster, Ulf Wakenius
Years of activity1945–2007

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