News and Updates
The inaugural Oscar Peterson International Jazz Festival was a huge success, with three sold-out concerts and the exciting presentation of the first Canadian Jazz Master Awards, which went to guitar legend Ed Bickert, and posthumously awarded to Rob McConnell and Oscar Peterson. The local people of the Niagara region came out in big numbers and audience members traveled from as near as New York and as far away as Paris to attend the festival. Thank you to all the incredible artists, our generous sponsors, and our…
In May 2009, Renee Rosnes sat down with jazz journalist Will Friedwald for a three-hour, two-part videotaped interview at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts as part of the Duke Jazz Oral Histories project, established by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. This captivating, all-encompassing conversation has been archived is available for viewing at the New York Public Library (40 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY, 10023).