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Oscar Peterson (1925–2007)

Oscar Peterson, the famous jazz musician, started his recording career in the mid 40s with records for RCA. As member of the group "Jazz at the Philharmonic" he started touring in the 50s and continued until late in the 60s. During this time he made also numerous recordings for various labels. He has recorded with the great jazz legends such as ... See full bio »

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Known For

Phantom Thread Soundtrack
It's Complicated Soundtrack
Any Given Sunday Soundtrack


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 2018 King of Thieves (performer: "The Touch Of Your Lips")
 2018 Better Call Saul (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Smoke (2018) ... (performer: "The Shadow of Your Smile")
 2018 When We First Met (writer: "If You Only Knew")
 2017 Phantom Thread (performer: "My Foolish Heart", "My Ship")
 2017 American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Sex, Drugs and DEA Investigations (2017) ... (performer: "Call Me" - uncredited)
 2017 John Wick: Chapter 2 (performer: "Ecstasy") / (writer: "Ecstasy")
 2015 Black Mass (performer: "Easy to Love")
 2014 Paradise (performer: "Stardust" - as The Oscar Peteron Trio)
 2014 Supernatural (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Stairway to Heaven (2014) ... (performer: "Cheek to Cheek")
 2013 American Hustle (performer: "Blue Moon")
 2013 The Mark of Beauty (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes)
- Tokyo no mizube (2013) ... (performer: "It's De - Lovely", "Wave")
- Owan (2013) ... (performer: "You Look Good To Me")
  Fringe (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2010) (writer - 1 episode, 2010)
- Amber 31422 (2010) ... (performer: "I Can't Get Started" - uncredited) / (writer: "I Can't Get Started" - uncredited)
 2010 La grande magie (TV Movie) (performer: "(Back Home In) Indiana")
 2009 It's Complicated (performer: "Night and Day")
 2009 The Missing Person (performer: "The High And The Mighty")
 2007 This Christmas (performer: "I'll Be Home for Christmas", "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town", "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas", "Away in a Manger")
 2005 Six Feet Under (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Silence (2005) ... ("Corcovado")
 2004 Criminal (writer: "Roundalay")
 2003 Everybody Loves Raymond (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Jazz Records (2003) ... (performer: "Bye Bye Blackbird" - uncredited)
 2003 The Blues (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- Piano Blues (2003) ... (performer: "You Are My Heart's Delight")
 1999 Any Given Sunday (performer: "When Your Lover Has Gone")
 1997 Trial and Error (performer: "Teach Me Tonight")
 1997 That Old Feeling (performer: "That Old Feeling")
 1994 Baseball (TV Mini-Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Capital of Baseball (1994) ... (performer: "Bye Bye Blackbird")
 1994 Corrina, Corrina (performer: "You Go to My Head")
 1993 Indecent Proposal ("Nighttime")
 1989 Kill Me Again (performer: "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes")
 1988 Bright Lights, Big City (performer: "Bill" (Instrumental), "Lovely To Look At" (Instrumental))
 1974 The Sound of Petula (TV Series) (1 episode)
- And All That Jazz (1974) ... ("When I Fall in Love")
 1972 Play It Again, Sam (performer: "Blues for Alan Felix") / (writer: "Blues for Alan Felix")
 1972 Fritz the Cat ("Yesterdays" (1952))
 1969-1970 Jazz Scene at the Ronnie Scott Club (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Boxing Day Special (1969) ... (writer: "Blues Étude")
 1969 Peterson Plays Farnon... ...Plays Peterson (TV Special) (performer: "Blues for Big Scotia", "Sunny", "Wave", "A Sleepin' Bee", "Let's Fall in Love", "By the Time I Get to Phoenix", "Someday My Prince Will Come", "Sally's Tomato", "Laurentide Waltz", "The Pleasure of Your Company") / (writer: "Blues for Big Scotia", "Laurentide Waltz")
 1968 The Jonathan Winters Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Peggy Lee, Louis Nye, Oscar Peterson (1968) ... (performer: "Let's Fall in Love", "Satin Doll" - uncredited)
 1965 Fanfare (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.8 (1965) ... (writer: "The Strut")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

CD: "Dimensions: A Compendium of the Pablo Years" (Fantasy) (4-disc set)

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 11 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Das Oscar-Peterson-Trio | Oscar Peterson Trio

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Personal Quote:

A man's personality shows up in his music. If frustration has formed a cold attitude in a man, he plays that way. And he plays disjointedly - one way one night and another the next night. The way you play music is a tonal biography of yourself - your thoughts and feelings.


Father of seven children: four daughters (Lyn, Sharon, Gay, Celine) and three sons (Oscar Jr., Norman, Joel). See more »


Ubiquitous hankerchief to wipe his oft-perspiring brow


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