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For being the greatest pianist in American's truest art form - jazz, Oscar Peterson you inspire me.

Oscar Peterson: smooth piano player and icon to jazz

Hazel Home Art and Antiques Wausau, Wisconsin: The Oscar Peterson Trio featuring Ray Brown on bass and Herb Ellis on guitar.

Duke Ellington playing for his wife in Giza, Egypt.

a 1961 new york times photo, showing louis armstrong playing trumpet for his wife, lucille, in front of the great sphinx and pyramids in giza, egypt. i wanna play for you in egypt!

Gjon Mili - Lester Young on saxophone with other jazz musicians during jam session at Gjon Mili's studio, NY, 1943

giants at play : life with jazz legends " not published in life. unidentified jazz musicians, new york, 1943 "

monk, parker, mingus, haynes

expression to the joy and pride of blackness…I consider myself neither poet, composer, nor musician…I try to reach as many people as I.

Jazz pianist Earl 'Fatha' Hines, whose pioneer work with Louis Armstrong changed American music forever, died 4/22 of heart failure. There was a bit of confusion about his age. Hines said he was 77, although some reference works listed him at 80. Hines is seen in 1977 photo.

Jazz pianist Earl 'Fatha' Hines, whose pioneer work with Louis Armstrong changed American music forever, died 4/22 of heart failure. There was a bit of confusion about his age. Hines said he was 77, although some reference works listed him at 80. Hines is seen in 1977 photo.

Canadian jazz pianist and composer Oscar Peterson. He released over 200 recordings, won 8 Grammys and played for over 60 years.

Title: Jazz pianist Oscar Peterson Creator: Vogel, Carel L. Object: Date of creation: 1959

Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen fue un contrabajista de jazz de origen danés que nació el 27 de mayo 1946.

Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen fue un contrabajista de jazz de origen danés que nació el 27 de mayo

Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus and his band performing live at the Five Spot Cafe, NYC, 1958 (photos by Dennis Stock) wish i could be there at the smokey Jazz clubs listening to these legends.

Ray Brown: At age 20 he left Pittsburgh and arrived in New York where he was introduced to Dizzy Gillespie, who was looking for a bass player. Gillespie hired Brown on the spot, and he soon played...

Ray Brown: At age 20 he left Pittsburgh and arrived in New York where he was introduced to Dizzy Gillespie who was looking for a bass player. Gillespie hired Brown on the spot and he soon played.

Percy Heath - He is the best in band. You should understand it when listen to him in all of albumes which he played in. Miles, Monk, Jazz Messengers &... .

'Jazz,' by Gary Giddins and Scott DeVeaux

Percy Heath - He is the best in band. You should understand it when listen to him in all of albumes which he played in. Miles, Monk, Jazz Messengers &... .

The Jazz Messengers - Cedar Walton, Curtis Fuller, Wayne Shorter, Reggie Workman, Art Blakey, and Freddie Hubbard,1962

The Jazz Messengers :Cedar Walton, Curtis Fuller, Wayne Shorter, Reggie Workman ,Art Blakey &Freddie

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