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"Tribute to Oscar Peterson": Oscar Peterson might never have become the influential jazz musician he did if it weren't for an illness during his childhood. He first learned how to play the trumpet, but tuberculosis prevented him from playing the instrument, and he switched to the piano. During his career, he composed soundtracks for movies, a jazz ballet suite titled "Africa," won eight Grammy Awards and composed "Hymn to Freedom," which became an anthem during the civil rights movement of the 1960s. Pianist Lenore Raphael will perform Peterson's music in a "Tribute to Oscar Peterson" at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday at the Broward Center. $40. 954-462-0222 or - Barbara Corbellini Duarte

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