This Heritage Minute follows Canada’s most honoured jazz musicians from his humble beginnings in the Black neighbourhood of Little Burgundy in Montreal to his rise to fame.
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Full Description: Oscar Peterson is one of Canada’s most honoured musicians and widely regarded as one of the greatest jazz pianists of all time. His interest in music began at the age of five growing up in the Black working-class community of Little Burgundy in Montreal. This Heritage Minute recounts the circumstances in which Peterson was raised and follows his rise to fame.
For more information about Oscar Peterson: https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/oscar-peterson
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Oscar Peterson – Thompson Egbo-Egbo
Daniel Peterson – Martin Roach
End Narration – Oliver Jones
Director – Aaron Yeger
Director of Photography – Samy Inayeh
Producer – Sarah Jackson
Composer - Robi Botos
Produced by Late Bloom Media Inc.
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