Jazz Pianist

Oscar Peterson

  • Aug 15, 1925 - Dec 23, 2007 (age 82)
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2015
Exclusively for My Friends
AlbumSep 4, 2015

Exclusively for My Friends

Exclusively for My Friends is …
Exclusively for My Friends is a series of originally six albums for the MPS label by Canadian jazz pianist Oscar Peterson. The album tracks were recorded live by Hans Georg Brunner-Schwer for MPS on the occasion of private concerts with a small audience in his home studio. The albums have been collected in different box sets over the years.
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2007
Oscar Peterson
PersonalDecember 2007

Oscar Peterson

Oscar Peterson passed away.
2005
SongDec 13, 2005

Summertime
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In Tune
AlbumOct 18, 2005

In Tune

In Tune is a 1971 studio album by The Oscar Peterson Trio and …
In Tune is a 1971 studio album by The Oscar Peterson Trio and The Singers Unlimited.
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Nomination2005

Music DVD of the Year

Nominated for "Oscar Peterson: Night In Vienna".
Juno Award
2004
The Way I Really Play
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AlbumApr 27, 2004

The Way I Really Play

The Way I Really Play (also …
The Way I Really Play (also released as The Great Oscar Peterson on Prestige!) is a 1968 album by jazz pianist Oscar Peterson. It is the third part of Peterson's Exclusively for My Friends series.
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2003
Nomination2003

Best Performance In A Performing Arts P…

Nominated for "Opening Night".
Gemini Award
2002
Canadiana Suite
AlbumJul 24, 2002

Canadiana Suite

Canadiana Suite is a 1964 album by Oscar Peterson.
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1999
SongMay 18, 1999

Georgia on My Mind
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SongJan 1, 1999

Blues Etude
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1998
Satch and Josh
AlbumFeb 5, 1998

Satch and Josh

Satch and Josh is a 1974 album by Oscar Peterson and Count …
Satch and Josh is a 1974 album by Oscar Peterson and Count Basie.
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1997
A Tribute to Oscar Peterson – Live at the Town Hall
AlbumMar 25, 1997

A Tribute to Oscar Peterson – Live at th…

A Tribute to Oscar Peterson …
A Tribute to Oscar Peterson – Live at the Town Hall is a 1997 live album by Oscar Peterson, and featuring various artists paying tribute to Peterson.
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Nomination1997

Traditional Jazz Album of the Year

Nominated for "Oscar Peterson Meets Roy Hargrove and Ralph Moore".
Juno Award
1996
Award1996

Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

Won Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
Nomination1996

Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

Nominated for Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
1993
The Paris Concert
AlbumNov 22, 1993

The Paris Concert

The Paris Concert is a 1978 live album by Oscar Peterson …
The Paris Concert is a 1978 live album by Oscar Peterson accompanied by bassist Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen and guitarist Joe Pass.
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Encore at the Blue Note
AlbumOct 26, 1993

Encore at the Blue Note

Encore at the Blue Note is a …
Encore at the Blue Note is a 1990 live album by Oscar Peterson.
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Award1993

Best Original Music Score For A Progra…

Won award for "In the Key of Oscar".
Gemini Award
Nomination1993

Best Original Music Score For A Progra…

Nominated for "In the Key of Oscar".
Gemini Award
1992
Saturday Night at the Blue Note
AlbumMay 6, 1992

Saturday Night at the Blue Note

Saturday Night at the Blue …
Saturday Night at the Blue Note is a 1990 live album by Oscar Peterson.
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1991
Traditional Jazz Album of the Year
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Nomination1991

Traditional Jazz Album of the Year

Nominated for "Oscar Peterson Live!".
Juno Award
Celine Peterson
Child1991

Celine Peterson

Celine Peterson born.
1990
SongOct 23, 1990

Wave
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Live at the Blue Note
AlbumSep 25, 1990

Live at the Blue Note

Live at the Blue Note is a …
Live at the Blue Note is a 1990 live album by Oscar Peterson.
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Oscar Peterson Live!
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AlbumAug 14, 1990

Oscar Peterson Live!

Oscar Peterson Live! is a 1986 live album by Oscar Peterson.
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Best Improvised Jazz Solo
Nomination1990

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Nominated for "Live at the Blue Note".
Grammy Award
Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Nomination1990

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Nominated for "Live at the Blue Note".
Grammy Award
Best Improvised Jazz Solo
Award1990

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Won award for "Live at the Blue Note".
Grammy Award
Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Award1990

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Won award for "Live at the Blue Note".
Grammy Award
1987
Oscar Peterson & Dizzy Gillespie
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AlbumJul 5, 1987

Oscar Peterson & Dizzy Gillespie

Oscar Peterson and Dizzy …
Oscar Peterson and Dizzy Gillespie is an album by Oscar Peterson and Dizzy Gillespie that was released in 1974. At the Grammy Awards of 1976, Gillespie won the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Performance by a Soloist for his performance on this album.
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Blues Etude
AlbumApr 20, 1987

Blues Etude

Blues Etude is a 1966 album by Oscar Peterson. It was the …
Blues Etude is a 1966 album by Oscar Peterson. It was the trio's last recording to feature bassist Ray Brown.
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1980
Nomination1980

Traditional Jazz Album of the Year

Nominated for "Night Child".
Juno Award
1979
Award1979

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Won award for "Oscar Peterson and the Trumpet Kings – Jousts".
Grammy Award
Nomination1979

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Nominated for "Oscar Peterson and the Trumpet Kings – Jousts".
Grammy Award
1978
Award1978

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Won award for "Montreux '77: Oscar Peterson And The Bassists".
Grammy Award
Award1978

Canadian Music Hall of Fame

Won Canadian Music Hall of Fame.
Nomination1978

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Nominated for "Montreux '77: Oscar Peterson And The Bassists".
Grammy Award
1977
Award1977

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Won award for "The Giants".
Grammy Award
Charlotte Huber
Marriage1977

Charlotte Huber

Married Charlotte Huber.
Nomination1977

Traditional Jazz Album of the Year

Nominated for "Travelin' On".
Juno Award
Nomination1977

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Nominated for "The Giants".
Grammy Award
1976
Ella and Oscar
AlbumJan 1, 1976

Ella and Oscar

Ella and Oscar is a 1975 album by Ella Fitzgerald, accompanied …
Ella and Oscar is a 1975 album by Ella Fitzgerald, accompanied by pianist Oscar Peterson and, for the second half of the album, double bassist Ray Brown. Fitzgerald's two previous albums with piano accompaniment were 1950's Ella Sings Gershwin (with Ellis Larkins) and 1960's Ella Fitzgerald Sings Songs from Let No Man Write My Epitaph with Paul Smith.
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1974
Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Award1974

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Won award for "The Trio".
Grammy Award
Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Nomination1974

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Nominated for "The Trio".
Grammy Award
1971
Great Connection
AlbumOct 1, 1971

Great Connection

Great Connection is a 1974 album by Oscar Peterson.
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Reunion Blues
AlbumJun 1, 1971

Reunion Blues

Reunion Blues is a 1971 album by Oscar Peterson and Milt …
Reunion Blues is a 1971 album by Oscar Peterson and Milt Jackson.
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1966
Sandra King
Marriage1966

Sandra King

Married Sandra King.
1964
Oscar Peterson Trio + One: Clark Terry
AlbumJan 1, 1964

Oscar Peterson Trio + One: Clark Terry

Oscar Peterson Trio + One is …
Oscar Peterson Trio + One is a 1964 album by Oscar Peterson, featuring Clark Terry.
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1963
SongJan 1, 1963

Night Train
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1959
Oscar Peterson Plays the Jerome Kern Songbook
AlbumJan 1, 1959

Oscar Peterson Plays the Jerome Kern …

Oscar Peterson Plays the …
Oscar Peterson Plays the Jerome Kern Songbook is a 1959 album by Oscar Peterson, of compositions by Jerome Kern.
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Oscar Peterson Plays the Harold Arlen Songbook
AlbumJan 1, 1959

Oscar Peterson Plays the Harold Arlen S…

Oscar Peterson Plays the …
Oscar Peterson Plays the Harold Arlen Songbook is an album by Canadian jazz pianist Oscar Peterson, which was recorded in 1959. It was reissued in 2001 combined with the 1954 recording Oscar Peterson Plays Harold Arlen.
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1954
SongFeb 7, 1954

Sometimes I'm Happy
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1953
SongApr 8, 1953

Night and Day
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1944
Lillian Fraser
Marriage1944

Lillian Fraser

Married Lillian Fraser.
1925
Oscar Peterson
BirthAugust 1925

Oscar Peterson

Oscar Peterson was born.
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