1. Jazz Pianist Oscar Peterson Dies At 82

    December 24, 2007 12:00 AM EST Oscar Peterson, whose early talent, speedy fingers and musical genius made him one of the world's best known jazz pianists, has died. He was 82. Peterson died yesterday (Dec. 23) at his home in the To Oscar Peterson, whose early talent, speedy fingers and musical genius made him one of…

  2. Legendary Jazz Bassist Ray Brown Dies

    July 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Ray Brown, a legendary jazz bassist who played with giants Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Oscar Peterson, and his one-time wife Ella Fitzgerald in a career that spanned more than half a century, has Ray Brown, a legendary jazz bassist who played with giants Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker,…

  3. Sunday Morning Prayer Meeting With Mahalia Jackson

    July 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Gospel music begat soul music, and soul singing (albeit a debased form of it) informs many of the R&B-laced pop hits of today. Gospel music begat soul music, and soul singing (albeit a debased form of it) informs many of the R&B-laced pop hits of today. The patron saint of real deep…