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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.

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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