OSCAR PETERSON – Simply the Best A Tribute

7 Jan

OSCAR PETERSON – Simply the Best A Tribute

Come and pay tribute to the late great jazz pianist Oscar Peterson for a FREE memorial concert
being held at Roy Thompson Hall. The 90-minute event will be produced by CBC Host, Andrew Craig
and featured artists will include the Nathaniel Dett Chorale, Faith Chorale, and soprano Measha Brugergosman.
The Governor General, Michaelle Jean and former Ontario Premier, Bob Rae will speak.

Mr. Peterson was a member of the Order of Canada and boasted an impressive collection of awards
including seven Grammys. During a distinguished career spanning seven decades, Mr. Peterson played
with some of the greatest jazz musicians including Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie, Duke Ellington,
Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie.

Roy Thomson Hall
(1 blk W of University, SW corner of Simcoe & King)

Time: 3 pm Doors open / Show time 4 pm

Admission:  FREE
** NOTE:  The event is open to the public on a first-come, first serve basis for seating.
You DO NOT require tickets.  Arrive Early!


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