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Oscar Peterson, 1925-2007 December 26, 2007

Posted by Jeff in 1946 through 1960, Cartoons, Cool, Ella Fitzgerald, In memoriam, Jazz, John Hubley, Movies, Music.
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Oscar Peterson

One of the greatest jazz pianists of all time passed away on Sunday.

From 1958, The Tender Game, a John and Faith Hubley cartoon, featuring the Oscar Peterson Trio and Ella Fitzgerald performing “Tenderly” with music by Walter Lloyd Gross and lyrics by Jack Lawrence.

Oscar Peterson is a mother fucking piano player!

— Ray Charles

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