Oscar @ 90 (CD Release of Oscar, with Love)
Céline Peterson, Oscar Peterson’s daughter, hosts this celebration of Oscar’s life and music, and the launch of the new CD, Oscar, With Love. Some of the best pianists in Canada and around the globe gather to play Oscar Peterson’s compositions live in Koerner Hall. Robi Botos, Oliver Jones, Kenny Barron, Benny Green, Gerald Clayton, Renee Rosnes, Bill Charlap, and a host of others, reunite with Oscar’s piano, which is being transported to the RCM for this special night, to play the songs they recorded for the legendary pianist. Mervon Mehta, Executive Director, Performing Arts, will host a post-intermission chat with Ross Porter, President of JAZZ.FM91.
Spin Cycle: Broadcast Saturday, May 23, 2015
Illusions: Broadcast Friday, May 22, 2015
Light and Matter: Broadcast Thursday, May 21, 2015
Off The Score: Broadcast May 20, 2015