The Oscar Peterson Trio - Golden striker by Irving Ashby

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The Oscar Peterson Trio - Golden striker Date of release: 1957 In the early 1950s, Peterson began performing with Ray Brown and Charlie Smith as the Oscar Peterson Trio. Shortly afterward the drummer Smith was replaced by guitarist Irving Ashby, formerly of the Nat King Cole Trio. Ashby, who was a swing guitarist, was soon replaced by Barney Kessel.[15] Kessel tired of touring after a year, and was succeeded by Herb Ellis. As Ellis was white, Peterson's trios were racially integrated, a controversial move at the time that was fraught with difficulties with segregationist whites and blacks.

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Artist: Irving Ashby
Video title: The Oscar Peterson Trio - Golden striker
Category: Jazz & Fusion


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