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Title:
Oscar Peterson : the man and his jazz / Jack Batten.
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jB Peterson, Oscar BAT
Publication Date:
c2012.
Publisher:
Toronto : Tundra Books, c2012.
Physical Description:
165, [9] p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.
Contents:
Oscar's excellent debut -- Five kids and one piano -- The story of jazz -- Two teachers and the teachers' pet -- The most famous pianist in Canada -- Norman takes charge -- Racism -- Oscar's trio finds its groove -- Grief, trouble, and change -- Sacrifice and success -- Oscar's toys and pastimes -- Oscar's courage.
Summary:
This book is the story of a black kid from a Montreal ghetto who reached accliam in the great music halls of the world.
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [167] and [170-174]), discography (p. [168-169]), and index.
Horizon Bib Number:
1413506
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