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As the holiday season approaches, we are reminded of what is important in life. For me, it is the important people around me who support me and allow me to grow into the person I want to become. What we can forget is that there are millions around the...
It is a pleasure to share news of renowned Canadian photographer Al Gilbert's decision to produce a Limited Edition Folio of eight of his revealing portraits of Oscar Peterson. Mr. Peterson met Mr. Gilbert in 1950 and the photo of that first meeting is...
We are proud to announce another honor for Oscar Peterson. On Monday, June 13, 2011 he will be inducted into the ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame at a special ceremony at ASCAP in New York City. What a wonderful honor, and we look forward to sharing the...
The final concert in the "Aspects of Oscar" series at The Royal Conservatory of Music's Koerner Hall will be Saturday evening, April 2. The "aspect" for this concert will be "Oscar's Blues," and the concert is headlined by the young trumpet and flugelhorn...
This wonderful concert series continues at the Royal Conservatory of Music's Koerner Hall on Saturday, January 29, 2011. The "aspect of Oscar" for this concert is "The Trios." Benny Green's trio will perform, and will be joined by guitarist Ulf Wakenius....
The "Aspects of Oscar" concert series at Koerner Hall in Toronto continues this week, exploring the solo performance aspect of Oscar's career. The great McCoy Tyner will be performing. He will be joined by Alfredo Rodriguez, the young pianist from Cuba...
We are looking forward to the Royal Conservatory of Music's concert series celebrating Oscar Peterson, beginning tonight! The series, called "Aspects of Oscar," will be presented at the stunning Koerner Hall. Tonight's concert is headlined by Oscar's...
The unveiling ceremony was a most memorable occasion. So many people gathered at “Oscar's Corner” for the event, and to share in the excitement as Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II pulled the golden cord to reveal the sculpture to everyone. Rain had...
During the summer of 2007, Oscar Peterson and Oris, the Swiss watch manufacturer, began discussing the production of a limited edition watch in his honor. As a lifelong admirer of watches, and somewhat of a collector, Mr. Peterson was thrilled with this...
On 30 June 2010 the Oscar Peterson Sculpture was unveiled in its permanent home at Canada’s National Arts Centre in Ottawa. The statue resides at what is now known as “Oscar’s Corner,” the corner of Elgin and Albert Streets. This life-sized tribute to Mr....