Video Oscar Peterson, Greatest Super Fast Piano Solo with Ray Brown, Mon­treux Jazz Fes­ti­val

Here is a super example of incredibly fast jazz piano playing by Oscar Peterson. The other musicians in this piano solo include the two great bass players Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen and Ray Brown. Recorded at the Mon­treux Jazz Fes­ti­val 1977

Peterson took piano lessons at an early age, but his interests soon moved to jazz. At the age of nine, he had mastered the piano, impressing his contemporary adult music professionals. Peterson played a weekly radio show, and performed in hotels. His long career included thousands of performances worldwide and the making of over 200 records. Oscar Peterson is truly one of the finest jazz musicians ever, and his extraordinary piano style is still unmatched today.