Oscar Peterson: Black + White

Director Barry Avrich
Year 2021
Run Time 83min
Genre Documentary
The life and career of legendary Canadian jazz pianist Oscar Peterson is celebrated in this wonderful new documentary featuring archival footage, musical interludes and interviews with musicians he mentored and inspired. This portrait of one of Canada’s greatest artists is a must-see for all jazz lovers.


Barry Avrich

Prolific producer, director, and writer Avrich has made many acclaimed documentaries including The Last Mogul, Show Stopper: The Theatrical Life of Garth Drabinsky and David Foster: Off the Record, and the recent Oscar Peterson: Black + White. Avrich has also authored three books, and produced and directed several film adaptations of theatrical productions. He is currently working on 2022 doc The Talented Mr. Rosenberg.


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