At the beginning of July, Oscar Peterson will be coming to the UK to play two much publicized dates at the Royal Albert Hall (London) & the Bridgewater Hall (Manchester). It has been many years since Dr. Peterson was last in the country and these dates could be the last time that Oscar will be seen live in the UK. He will also be receiving a Lifetime acheivement award at this year’s Jazz Awards. BBCRadio2 will also be part of this celebration as they are running an Oscar Peterson documentary celebrating his life, music and his 80th Birthday! Publicity, press and radio will at an all time high and this will be a great oppertunity to remind music lovers that Oscar Peterson is truely without doubt, one of the greatest living pianists of the 20th Century.