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EDITORS’ NOTES

One of the world's greatest jazz pianists, Oscar Peterson rose from humble beginnings in a Montréal immigrant neighborhood to become a central player in the genre through hard work, natural skill, and an irrepressible spirit. Recognized as a formidable talent at an early age, Peterson's impact went beyond his dynamic, breathtaking work at the keys: he was a racially integrative force through the composition of his renowned jazz trios, and one of Canada's most beloved public figures. Get acquainted with a small taste of his tremendous discography, a window into the possibilities of jazz.

EDITORS’ NOTES

One of the world's greatest jazz pianists, Oscar Peterson rose from humble beginnings in a Montréal immigrant neighborhood to become a central player in the genre through hard work, natural skill, and an irrepressible spirit. Recognized as a formidable talent at an early age, Peterson's impact went beyond his dynamic, breathtaking work at the keys: he was a racially integrative force through the composition of his renowned jazz trios, and one of Canada's most beloved public figures. Get acquainted with a small taste of his tremendous discography, a window into the possibilities of jazz.

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