It’s pianist’s Cedar Walton’s 74th birthday today.
all about jazz has his biography and an interview by Russ Musto.
Google has Cedar Walton’s discographies.
February 12-17, 2008, he’ll be at Yoshi’s in San Francisco and Oakland.
You can get his Underground Memoirs album somewhere.
Photo courtesy of Ramnath Bhat / Flickr
The great jazz pianist Oscar Peterson died today. You can read his obituary at the New York Times (free registration required) or the Los Angeles Times.
I only heard him live once, at El Matador on Broadway in San Francisco. Fortunately, we still have his music to remember him.