Rare Oscar Peterson album on Record Store Day April 16, 2016


Oscar Peterson’s rendition of “Sunny” was one of Bobby Hebb’s all-time favorites.

This rare 1958 album, on new vinyl, made available for Saturday April 16, 2016, Record Store Day. This particular photo snapped at the Burlington Mall, Massachusetts @ Newbury Comics.

Oscar Emmanuel Peterson (August 15, 1925 – December 23, 2007) was a Canadian jazz pianist and composer. He was called the “Maharaja of the keyboard” by Duke Ellington, but simply “O.P.” by his friends.[1][2] He released over 200 recordings, won eight Grammy Awards, and received numerous other awards and honours. He is considered one of the greatest jazz pianists,[3] and played thousands of concerts worldwide in a career lasting more than 60 years.


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