It's 70 years since Oscar Peterson's U.S. debut at Carnegie Hall. Not only that, but we're coming up on the centenary of Nat 'King' Cole. As WNYC's Sara Fishko tells us, the two musicians knew - and listened - to each other. More, in this episode of Fishko Files.
Six star pianists pay tribute to Oscar Peterson Friday, February 22 and Saturday, February 23 at Jazz at Lincoln Center.
Nat 'King' Cole's centenary celebrations start March 5 with BMCC Tribeca's Scenes Through the Cinema Lens, followed by 92Y's A Nat King Cole Centennial: The Best Broadway, hosted by Will Friedwald, on March 14.
Film Forum marks the day of Cole's centenary, March 17, with a compilation of films also presented by Friedwald.…read more