View Video, a leading producer and publisher of Jazz, Pop, Nostalgia, and Classical music programs on VHS and DVD, announced the highly anticipated July DVD release of "Oscar Peterson: Music in the Key of Oscar."
Oscar Peterson was one of Jazz's all-time great pianists. This riveting music documentary includes over 100 minutes of classic and contemporary performances, rare film footage and in-depth interviews with a cast of jazz legends like Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie, Quincy Jones and Norman Granz. "Music in the Key of Oscar" takes us from his early days as a Montreal's teenage boogie-woogie sensation through a meteoric rise to international celebrity with the ground-breaking Jazz at the Philharmonic
This multi-award-winner of enhanced with illuminating bonus features including an Oscar Peterson biography, picture gallery, awards and honors, and excerpts from A Jazz Odyssey: My Life in Jazz
by Oscar Peterson with Richard Palmer (ed.). Musical highlights include Caravan, Gentle Waltz, Boogie Woogie, Tiny's Exercise, Tenderly, Sweet Loraine, Hymn to Freedom, Place St. Henri, Perdido, March Past, Nighttime, Nigerian Marketplace and more.
Destined to become a classic jazz film, "Music in the Key of Oscar" is a treasure trove of musical gems, insightful commentary, and comprehensive bonus features.
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