Peter Appleyard

Peter Appleyard, OC (born 26 August 1928) is a Canadian jazz vibraphonist, percussionist, and composer of English birth. He has spent most of his life living and performing in the city of Toronto where for many years he was a highly popular performer in the city's nightclubs and hotels. He also played and recorded with many of the city's orchestras and been featured on a number of Canadian television and radio programs. In the early 1970s he drew wide acclaim for his performances with Benny Goodman's jazz sextet with which he toured internationally. In 1992, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada in recognition of his being an "internationally renowned vibraphonist has represented the Canadian jazz community across North America, Europe, the Middle East and Australia".

Read more about Peter Appleyard:  Early Life and Career in England, Early Career in North America, Working With Benny Goodman and Later Career, Discography

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Peter Appleyard - Discography - On Other Artists' Releases
... Appleyard performed on the following releases 1954 Cal Jackson, Cal Jackson Quartet (X, reissued 1955 by Rave Notice) 1971 Guido Basso, Benny Goodman, Benny Goodman into the 70s, vol 5 (Time Life, reissued ...

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