The jazz pianist turns 74 today. Above is Monk’s Dream. Avery Sharpe is on bass and Aaron Scott is on drums.by
The site will feature Oscar Peterson more fully in the near future. In the meantime, this clip is recommended to anyone who is at all interested in jazz piano.
In about seven minutes, Peterson demonstrates the styles of several other famous players. He has an engaging manner, and his genius immediately shines through. It’s great. Cavett was terrific at this type of thing.by