Jazz players

Immerse yourself in the world of jazz with the legendary players who have shaped the genre. Explore their influential music and learn about their unique styles and contributions to jazz history.
Hazel Home Art and Antiques Wausau, Wisconsin: The Oscar Peterson Trio featuring Ray Brown on bass and Herb Ellis on guitar. Musicals, Jazz, Jazz Musicians, Jazz Artists, Jazz Players, Jazz Blues, Classic Jazz, Jazz Guitar, Jazz Music

Oscar Emmanuel Peterson (1925-2007) Courtesy William Smith Courtesy Paul Hoeffler Peterson redefined the jazz trio by bringing the musicianship of all three members to the highest level. The trio with Ray Brown and Herb Ellis was, in his own words, "the most stimulating" and productive setting for public performances as well as in studio recordings. In the early 1950s, Peterson began performing with Ray Brown and Charlie Smith as the Oscar Peterson Trio. Shortly afterward the drummer Smith…

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