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Oscar Peterson (1925–2007)

Oscar Peterson, the famous jazz musician, started his recording career in the mid 40s with records for RCA. As member of the group "Jazz at the Philharmonic" he started touring in the 50s and continued until late in the 60s. During this time he made also numerous recordings for various labels. He has recorded with the great jazz legends such as ... See full bio »

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 2015/I Black Mass (performer: "Easy to Love")
 2014 Le paradis (performer: "Stardust" - as The Oscar Peteron Trio)
 2013 American Hustle (performer: "Blue Moon")
 2013 The Mark of Beauty (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Tokyo no mizube (2013) ... (performer: "It's De - Lovely", "Wave")
- Owan (2013) ... (performer: "You Look Good To Me")
  Fringe (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Amber 31422 (2010) ... (performer: "I Can't Get Started" - uncredited) / (writer: "I Can't Get Started" - uncredited)
 2009 It's Complicated (performer: "Night and Day")
 2009 The Missing Person (performer: "The High And The Mighty")
 2007 This Christmas (performer: "I'll Be Home for Christmas", "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town", "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas", "Away in a Manger")
 2005 Six Feet Under (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Silence (2005) ... ("Corcovado")
 2004 Criminal (writer: "Roundalay")
 2003 The Blues (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Piano Blues (2003) ... (performer: "You Are My Heart's Delight")
 1999 Any Given Sunday (performer: "WHEN YOUR LOVER HAS GONE")
 1997 Trial and Error (performer: "Teach Me Tonight")
 1997 That Old Feeling (performer: "That Old Feeling")
 1994 Baseball (TV Mini-Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Capital of Baseball (1994) ... (performer: "Bye Bye Blackbird")
 1994 Corrina, Corrina (performer: "YOU GO TO MY HEAD")
 1993 Indecent Proposal ("Nighttime")
 1988 Bright Lights, Big City (performer: "Bill" (Instrumental), "Lovely To Look At" (Instrumental))
 1974 The Sound of Petula (TV Series) (1 episode)
- And All That Jazz (1974) ... ("When I Fall in Love")
 1972 Play It Again, Sam (performer: "Blues for Alan Felix") / (writer: "Blues for Alan Felix")
 1972 Fritz the Cat ("Yesterdays" (1952))
 1969 Peterson Plays Farnon... ...Plays Peterson (TV Movie) (performer: "Blues for Big Scotia", "Sunny", "Wave", "A Sleepin' Bee", "Let's Fall in Love", "By the Time I Get to Phoenix", "Someday My Prince Will Come", "Sally's Tomato", "Laurentide Waltz", "The Pleasure of Your Company") / (writer: "Blues for Big Scotia", "Laurentide Waltz")
 1968 The Jonathan Winters Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.15 (1968) ... (performer: "Let's Fall in Love", "Satin Doll" - uncredited)
 1965 Fanfare (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.8 (1965) ... (writer: "The Strut")
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Other Works:

CD: "Dimensions: A Compendium of the Pablo Years" (Fantasy) (4-disc set)

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2 Print Biographies | 11 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Oscar Peterson Trio

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Personal Quote:

A man's personality shows up in his music. If frustration has formed a cold attitude in a man, he plays that way. And he plays disjointedly - one way one night and another the next night. The way you play music is a tonal biography of yourself - your thoughts and feelings.


Inducted into the Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame in 1995. See more »


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