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jazz Oscar Peterson Trio, Easter Suite London 1984

London 1984

Oscar Peterson Trio, Easter Suite London 1984

About

It was the South Bank show, a BBC jazz institution during the 70s and 80s, that commissioned Oscar Peterson to create a nine-piece suite for the passion of Jesus. Works like this had been part of the jazz canon before, courtesy of the likes of Duke Ellington and Mary Lou Williams, yet Peterson's has gone down in history as an instrumental masterwork, though it was never recorded and placed on record. 

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Cast

  • Oscar Peterson | Pianist
  • Niels Pedersen | Bass guitarist
  • Martin Drew | Drummer

Details

  • Directed by:
    • Alan Benson
  • Venue: London (london, Great Britain)
  • Production date: 1984
  • Production: © LWT
  • Available version(s): EN
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