Facts about Oscar Peterson

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Oscar Peterson was a famous Musician from Canada, who lived between August 15, 1925 and December 23, 2007.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac leo, who is known for Ruling, Warmth, Generosity, Faithful, Initiative. Our collection contains 13 quotes who is written / told by Oscar.

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Famous quotes by Oscar Peterson (13)


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"Some people try to get very philosophical and cerebral about what they're trying to say with jazz. You don't need any prologues, you just play"
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"I play as I feel"
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"Too many jazz pianists limit themselves to a personal style, a trademark, so to speak. They confine themselves to one type of playing"
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"You not only have to know your own instrument, you must know the others and how to back them up at all times. That's jazz"
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"If you have something to say of any worth then people will listen to you"
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"I don't believe that a lot of the things I hear on the air today are going to be played for as long a time as Coleman Hawkins records or Brahms concertos"
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"I believe in using the entire piano as a single instrument capable of expressing every possible musical idea"
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"I am the worlds laziest writer"
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"It's the group sound that's important, even when you're playing a solo"
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"I have no one style"
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"The music field was the first to break down racial barriers, because in order to play together, you have to love the people you are playing with, and if you have any racial inhibitions, you wouldn't be able to do that"
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"I don't do something because I think it will sell 30 million albums. I couldn't care less. If it sells one, it sells one"
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"We're not like pop musicians who have to perform the same top ten tunes every night of a tour"


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