If you or your piano teacher have decided that you add finger strengthening exercises into your at-home practice sessions, check out these popular books of finger exercises. Please note, this list is just for piano. I'll eventually get around to posting popular exercise books for the other instruments.
The Calgary Jazz Orchestra launched its 2010-11 season with The Music of Charles Mingus and Oscar Peterson on September 26, 2010. Originally published on Suite101.com .
Canadian jazz legend, pianist, composer, Grammy Award winner, humanitarian and Order of Canada recipient Oscar Peterson passed away on December 23. He was of 82. The following are links to some articles and tributes to the great Mr. Peterson:
Oscar Peterson's website, containing news, biographical, band, journal, discography, photos, audios and more. Wikipedia article on Oscar Peterson CBC tribute to Oscar Peterson The Press Association's article, Tributes Pour In for Oscar Peterson Collections Canada website The Toronto Star's memoriam The Canadian Encyclopedia Loss of a Legend - CTV Tribute
"C Jam Blues" never sounded so fine!
This is one of the Oscar Peterson CD's in my music collection: