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Watch The "Maharaja Of The Keyboard" Oscar Peterson Win For Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Soloist In 1979 | GRAMMY Rewind

Nicknamed the "Maharaja Of The Keyboard" by the iconic Duke Ellington, the late Canadian jazz pianist Oscar Peterson won a total of seven GRAMMY Awards in his career.

In today's episode of GRAMMY Rewind, travel back to 1979 to watch Oscar Peterson win the GRAMMY for Best Jazz Instrumental Performance, Soloist for "Montreaux '77 - Oscar Peterson Jam." Nicknamed the "Maharaja Of The Keyboard" by the iconic Duke Ellington, the late Canadian jazz pianist won a total of seven GRAMMY Awards in his career.

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