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Video: Oscar Peterson | Hymn To Freedom

Live in Denmark, 1964. Oscar Peterson on Piano. Ray Brown on Bass. Ed Thigpen on Drums.

Oscar Emmanuel Peterson (1925 – 2007) was a Canadian jazz pianist, virtuoso 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.

3 comments on “Video: Oscar Peterson | Hymn To Freedom

  1. Barbara Huntington
    August 16, 2020

    I forgot how much I loved his music

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  2. Barbara Huntington
    August 16, 2020

    When my late husband was alive, Oscar Peterson vinyl then CDs was one of the primary musical presences in our life. Because of my poor hearing, I do not usually have music playing, I guess when I lost Fred, it was the day the music died.

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