Category: bands

  • Concert video: pegEsus Quintet live at Hermann’s Jazz Club

    Back in August I performed a show with the pegEsus Quintet at Hermann’s Jazz Club in Victoria. pegEsus is led by vocalist Peggy Hogan, who is currently studying music and literature at Concordia University. The pegEsus Quintet is: Peggy Hogan voice, Geoff Peters piano, Ben Fast bass, Nick Houghton drums, and Amanda Paterson saxophone. I […]

  • Song of the Week: Stars by Kate McGarry

    I just discovered the music of jazz vocalist Kate McGarry (view her page on All About Jazz, her website, or her myspace). She has a really contemporary and modern sound, a bit similar to Bjork but with the passion and intensity of some of the classic “old school” vocalists like Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday. […]

  • Videos from PDAMCA Jazz Band concert 2009

    Last week I attended the Phil Dwyer Academy of Music and Culinary Arts (PDAMCA) in Qualicum Beach, BC, Canada. Check out Phil Dwyer’s web site for more info about the camp. It was an amazing experience, with world class faculty and very talented students. Here are some videos from our final concert. I was playing […]

  • Song of the Week – Hit By A Cement Mixer, Ninjaspy

    I decided I am going to start a “Song of the Week” on this blog. Every week I will post a blog about a new song that I have found that I think is really great. There will be links to where you can listen to the song online and also purchase it. The first […]

  • Music video for Quiet Night by Geoff Peters Trio

    I am happy to announce the release of the music video for the song Quiet Night by my band, the Geoff Peters Trio. The song is from our album Quiet Night (which is available worldwide from iTunes and CDBaby). Feel free to watch below or on Youtube. The band is: Geoff Peters piano Mark White […]

  • Live Jazz Recording – Geoff Peters Trio at Fairmont Waterfront Hotel

    Last weekend I played a couple of gigs with my band, the Geoff Peters Trio, and we recorded one of them using my Minidisk player and my camcorder. The band is myself on piano, Mark White on bass, and Greg Murray on drums, and we were performing at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel Vancouver. You can […]

  • Live Concert Recording: Phil Dwyer Trio at the Jazz Cellar

    Here’s a treat for jazz piano lovers. I’m really excited to share a live recording of the Phil Dwyer Trio, featuring Phil Dwyer (piano), Ken Lister (bass), and Jesse Cahill (drums) performing at the Jazz Cellar in Vancouver BC Canada on May 15th 2009. Here is a little bit more about the musicians (from their […]

  • Sybaritic String Band (new recording and upcoming events)

    One of my favorite bands that I am fortunate to play in is the Sybaritic String Band (see our website by clicking here). The band features Brian Hayden on fiddle, Rich Sobel (fiddle, mandolin, percussion), Barry Cole (mandolin, guitar, banjo, harmonica) and myself (Geoff Peters) on piano. From our web site: The Sybaritic String Band […]

  • New Jazz Jam Recording (free MP3’s avail)

    I spent Sunday afternoon having a jam session on piano with my brother Byron (drums) and friend Jason (bass). This was the first time we had played together and it was a lot of fun. I made a recording of our jam and have made the Mp3’s freely available to download (please click here). Of […]