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News: Oscar Peterson Tribute, David Benoit, John Beasley Tribute To Herbie Hancock »

Quincy Jones, Herbie Hancock, Stevie Wonder, and Nancy Wilson were among the musicians who paid tribute to the late Oscar Peterson on January 12 at Toronto‚Äôs Roy Thomson Hall. The event, titled “Oscar Peterson: Simply the Best” saw 2500 fans offering a final farewell to the legendary pianist. He died on December 23, at the […]

Quincy Jones Honored »

The well-deserved awards never stop for Quincy Jones. This week, he was announced as a recipient of the 2008 NEA Jazz Masters Award. The award is the nation’s highest honor in the jazz genre. More information, as well as the other recipients, is on the