Oscar Peterson 90th celebrations live from Toronto

Canadian jazz legend Oscar Peterson’s 90th birthday is to be celebrated with a live streamed concert featuring pianists Kenny Barron, Gerald Clayton, Bill Charlap and more.

Canadian jazz legend Oscar Peterson’s 90th birthday is to be celebrated in Toronto with a concert this Friday Decembert 11th at 8 p.m. local time (1am GMT). Pianists Kenny Barron, Benny Green, Gerald Clayton, Renee Rosnes, Bill Charlap and others will be performing and the concert will be free to watch online. It also celebrates the launch a new CD, ‘Oscar, With Love’ featuring his daughter Celine Peterson and others.

Growing up in Montreal, eight-time Grammy Award-winning Oscar Peterson is considered to be one of the greatest jazz pianists of all time, releasing over 200 records and performing around the world at thousands of concerts in a long and distinguished career. He died in 2007.

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