Oscar Peterson Tag Archive

The Oscar Peterson Story by Scott Thompson

Born in Montreal, Canada in 1945 to parents from the West Indies, Oscar Peterson became one of the most renowned pianists in jazz history. On February 22-23 in The Appel Room at...

50 years of jazz history, MPS celebrates a half-century milestone.

Diversity, courage and quality: those are the trademarks with which MPS – Musik Produktion Schwarzwald – and company founder Hans Georg Brunner-Schwer achieved world-wide...

New Release Playlist

The Jazz In Europe New Release playlist features tracks from the new releases featured on Jazz In Europe. Updated weekly, this playlist is the perfect place to discover new music...

A grand festival to celebrate the genius of Oscar Peterson

Recently journalist Howard Reich reported in the Olando Sentinel news of a new jazz festival to honor Canada’s great gift to jazz: piano virtuoso Peterson. The festival will...

The revival of MPS Records.

MPS Records was founded in 1968 by Industrialist Hans Georg Brunner-Schwer, an ardent audio engineer and amateur pianist who was crazy about music. In 1958 he built a recording...