Oscar Peterson

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Legal name: Oscar Emmanuel Peterson

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Oscar Emmanuel Peterson, CC, CQ, OOnt (August 15, 1925 – December 23, 2007) was a Canadian jazz pianist 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.

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Discography

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1953 Oscar Peterson Plays Cole Porter Oscar Peterson 1
1954 Recital by Oscar Peterson Oscar Peterson 2
1955 Oscar Peterson Plays Jimmy McHugh Oscar Peterson 1
1957 Louis Armstrong Meets Oscar Peterson Louis Armstrong & Oscar Peterson 3
1958 Oscar Peterson & Friends - Compact Jazz Oscar Peterson 1
1959 Oscar Peterson Plays Porgy & Bess Oscar Peterson 2
1959 Oscar Peterson Plays the Cole Porter Songbook Oscar Peterson 4
1959 Oscar Peterson Plays The George Gershwin Songbook Oscar Peterson 2
1959 Oscar Peterson Plays the Harold Arlen Song Book Oscar Peterson 3
1959 Oscar Peterson Plays the Jerome Kern Songbook Oscar Peterson 3
1959 The Jazz Soul of Oscar Peterson Oscar Peterson 1
1962 Bursting Out With the All Star Big Band! Oscar Peterson 1
1963 Oscar Peterson & Nelson Riddle Oscar Peterson 2
1966 Soul Español Oscar Peterson 3
1970 Tracks Oscar Peterson 3
1971 Reunion Blues Oscar Peterson & Milt Jackson 4
1971 Great Connection Oscar Peterson 3
1976 Ella and Oscar Ella Fitzgerald & Oscar Peterson 6
1980 The Trumpet Summit Meets the Oscar Peterson Big Four Dizzy Gillespie, Freddie Hubbard, Clark Terry, Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown, Joe Pass & Bobby Durham 3
1981 Hello Herbie Oscar Peterson 1
1982 "Face to Face" Oscar Peterson & Freddie Hubbard 4
1982 The Alternate Blues Clark Terry, Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie Plus Oscar Peterson 1
1986 Yessir, That's My Baby Count Basie, Oscar Peterson 1
1987 Blues Etude Oscar Peterson 1
1987 Oscar Peterson & Dizzy Gillespie Oscar Peterson & Dizzy Gillespie 2
1987 Oscar Peterson + Harry Edison + Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson Oscar Peterson + Harry Edison + Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson 1
1988 "Satch" and "Josh" Count Basie & Oscar Peterson 5
1992 Two of the Few Oscar Peterson & Milt Jackson 1
1992 Night Rider Count Basie & Oscar Peterson 1
1992 Time After Time Oscar Peterson 1
1992 Oscar Peterson and Roy Eldridge Oscar Peterson & Roy Eldridge 1
1992 Oscar Peterson & Harry Edison Oscar Peterson & Harry Edison 2
1993 The Timekeepers Count Basie & Oscar Peterson 2
1993 Hallelujah Time! Oscar Peterson 1
1993 Plays Count Basie Oscar Peterson 2
1993 Three Originals, Volume 2 Oscar Peterson 1
1994 Oscar Peterson & Clark Terry Oscar Peterson & Clark Terry 1
1994 Porgy and Bess Oscar Peterson & Joe Pass 2
1994 Side by Side Itzhak Perlman & Oscar Peterson 1
1995 "The Giants" Oscar Peterson, Joe Pass & Ray Brown 2
1995 Benny Carter Meets Oscar Peterson Benny Carter & Oscar Peterson 1
1995 1951 Oscar Peterson 1
1995 An Oscar Peterson Christmas Oscar Peterson 1
1995 Jousts Oscar Peterson 1
1996 Bursting Out With the All-Star Big Band! / Swinging Brass Oscar Peterson 1
1996 Two Originals: Walking the Line / Another Day Oscar Peterson 1
1998 Satch & Josh... Again Count Basie & Oscar Peterson 1
1998 Buddy Defranco and Oscar Peterson Play George Gershwin Buddy DeFranco & Oscar Peterson 2
1998 Oscar and Benny Oscar Peterson & Benny Green 1
1998 A Royal Wedding Suite Oscar Peterson 1
1999 Night Child Oscar Peterson 1
2000 Trail of Dreams: A Canadian Suite Oscar Peterson 2
2000 Girl Talk Oscar Peterson 1
2000 Jazz in Paris: Stéphane Grappelli Quartet, Volume 1 Oscar Peterson & Stéphane Grappelli 3
2000 Jazz in Paris: Stéphane Grappelli Quartet, Volume 2 Oscar Peterson & Stéphane Grappelli 2
2001 Oscar's Blues Oscar Peterson 1
2001 The Piano Player Oscar Peterson 1
2003 Plays Pretty Oscar Peterson 1
2005 Oscar Peterson Meets Roy Hargrove and Ralph Moore Oscar Peterson 1
2005 Motions and Emotions Oscar Peterson 1
2005 Tristeza on Piano Oscar Peterson 1
2005 The More I See You Oscar Peterson 1
2005 Keyboard Oscar Peterson 1
2006 Fly Me to the Moon Oscar Peterson 1
2008 In a Romantic Mood Oscar Peterson 1
2010 Standards Oscar Peterson 1
2011 Unmistakable (Zenph Re-Performance) Oscar Peterson 1
2011 Oscar Peterson Plays the Irving Berlin Songbook Oscar Peterson 1
2015 Exclusively for My Friends Oscar Peterson 1
For Lovers Oscar Peterson 1
Gold Oscar Peterson 1
I Got Rhythm Oscar Peterson 1
Jazz & Blues Oscar Peterson 1
My Favorite Instrument Oscar Peterson 1
Oscar's Ballads Oscar Peterson 1
The Good Life Oscar Peterson 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1983 History of an Artist Oscar Peterson 2
1984 The Silver Collection Oscar Peterson 1
1987 Compact Jazz: Oscar Peterson Oscar Peterson 1
1987 Compact Jazz: Oscar Peterson Plays Jazz Standards Oscar Peterson 1
1990 Romance: The Vocal Styling of Oscar Peterson Oscar Peterson 1
1990 Jazz 'Round Midnight Oscar Peterson 2
1991 The Will to Swing Oscar Peterson 1
1992 The Essential Oscar Peterson Oscar Peterson 1
1992 Exclusively for My Friends Oscar Peterson 2
1993 Three Originals, Volume 1 Oscar Peterson 1
1994 Verve Jazz Masters 16: Oscar Peterson Oscar Peterson 1
1994 Verve Jazz Masters 37: Oscar Peterson Plays Broadway Oscar Peterson 1
1995 The Complete Young Oscar Peterson (1945–1949) Oscar Peterson 1
1996 The Song Is You: Best of the Verve Songbooks Oscar Peterson 1
1997 The Best of Oscar Peterson Oscar Peterson 1
1998 Ultimate Oscar Peterson Oscar Peterson 2
1999 My Personal Choice Oscar Peterson 2
2000 Quiet Now: Time and Again Oscar Peterson 1
2000 The Chronological Classics: Oscar Peterson 1945-1947 Oscar Peterson 1
2000 Oscar Peterson's Finest Hour Oscar Peterson 1
2000 A 75th Birthday Celebration Oscar Peterson 1
2000 Midnite Jazz & Blues: On a Clear Day Oscar Peterson 1
2000 Midnite Jazz & Blues: Swinging on a Star Oscar Peterson 1
2001 Get Happy Oscar Peterson 1

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