Oscar Peterson : the man and his jazz / Jack Batten.

Authors: Batten, Jack.
Call number: jB Peterson, Oscar BAT
Publisher: Toronto : Tundra Books, c2012.
Publication date: c2012.
Subject: Pianists -- Canada -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Jazz musicians -- Canada -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Peterson, Oscar, 1925-2007 -- Juvenile literature.
Title: Oscar Peterson : the man and his jazz / Jack Batten.
Physical description: 165, [9] p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.
Contents note: Oscar's excellent debut -- Five kids and one piano -- The story of jazz -- Two teachers and the teachers' pet -- The most famous pianist in Canada -- Norman takes charge -- Racism -- Oscar's trio finds its groove -- Grief, trouble, and change -- Sacrifice and success -- Oscar's toys and pastimes -- Oscar's courage.
Summary note: This book is the story of a black kid from a Montreal ghetto who reached accliam in the great music halls of the world.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [167] and [170-174]), discography (p. [168-169]), and index.
ISBN: 9781770492691
LCCN: 2011940582
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