The jazz giant died at age 82 on Dec. 23, 2007.
Born in Montreal, of West Indian Roots.
Named: "Simply the Best".
He boasted an impressive collection of awards including seven Grammys. During a distinguished career spanning seven decades, Mr. Peterson played with many of the world’s greatest jazz musicians including Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie.
As the 35th Annual International Conference (Jazz) took place in Toronto CA, he was remembered.
He will Be remembered.
. Goodbye Dr. Oscar Peterson