Articles

Some Thoughts on Young Composers
The Instrumentalist (1990) Vol. 44, No. 11, pp. 50

 

Oscar Peterson's piano prostheses: Strategies of performance and publicity in the post-stroke phase of his career
Jazz Research Journal (2013) Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 151-182

In 1993, Oscar Peterson had a stroke that rendered him in essence a right-hand-only pianist. He resumed performing in 1994 until shortly before his death in 2007. This article examines how Peterson and his publicists employed "piano prostheses" to assist ...