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Oscar Peterson

(2012)
The Man and His Jazz
A non fiction book by

 
 
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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Hardback Editions

September 2012 : Canada Hardback
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Title: Oscar Peterson: The Man and His Jazz
Author(s): Jack Batten
ISBN: 1-77049-269-0 / 978-1-77049-269-1 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Tundra Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

September 2012 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Oscar Peterson: The Man and His Jazz
Author(s): Jack Batten
Publisher: Tundra Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA