Annotations for Oscar Peterson : The Man and His Jazz


Baker & Taylor
A sympathetic and inspirational portrait of the "Maharaja of the keyboard" traces his rise from being a disadvantaged Montreal ghetto youth to becoming one of the world's most distinguished jazz pianists, discussing such topics as his battles with racism, illness and poverty as well as his award-winning contributions to the music world. By the award-winning journalist and author of Silent in an Evil Time.

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Baker & Taylor
This book is the story of a black kid from a Montreal ghetto who reached accliam in the great music halls of the world.

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Baker & Taylor
Traces Oscar Peterson's rise from being a disadvantaged youth to becoming one of the world's most distinguished jazz pianists, discussing such topics as his battles with racism, illness, and poverty.

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Random House, Inc.
Called the "Maharaja of the keyboard" by Duke Ellington, Oscar Peterson released over 200 recordings, won seven Grammy Awards, received the Order of Canada and is considered to have been one of the greatest jazz pianists of all time. This new biography from award-winning author Jack Batten, promises to tell Oscar Peterson's story in acomplete, compelling and sympathetic way. This is first biography of Oscar Peterson for young people.

This book is the story of a black kid from a Montreal ghetto who reached accliam in the great music halls of the world.

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