Oscar’s Blues

Episode Air Date: September 11, 2017
Artist: Oscar Peterson
Recording Title: Oscar's Blues

The National Film Board of Canada honored Oscar Peterson with a short film, “Begone Dull Care”, in 1949. It was  directed by Norman McLaren and Evelyn Lambart. Using drawn-on-film animation, McLaren and Lambart paint and scratch directly onto film stock to create a visual representation of Oscar Peterson’s jazz music.

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