Oscar Peterson: Keeping the Groove Alive
Wednesday, May 18
7.30 pm: Oscar Peterson: Keeping the Groove Alive (biography) 59 min. (live)
Oscar Peterson’s drive to perfection was nurtured early by a determined father who exhorted his son to be “the best jazz pianist ever.” That drive would take young Oscar from the dance halls of Montreal to the concert halls of the world. A biographical portrait of Oscar Peterson narrated by school friend and pianist Christopher Plummer. The Greatest Canadian Jazz pianist.