Category: Jazz Videos

  • Report: Music Listening Night #2 at Geoff’s

    On July 7th 2010 I invited music lovers of Vancouver to my place for the second bi-annual “music listening night”. A good time was had by all. Here’s the official report, with links to the songs that were played and how to listen to these songs if available. Hope you enjoy the music! First name […]

  • Geoff Peters performs An Afternoon in Paris (jazz) on solo piano

    A couple weeks ago I made a video of myself performing the jazz standard An Afternoon in Paris by John Lewis. I performed solo piano on my upright acoustic Petrof piano. It’s available below or on Youtube. Hope you enjoy it! other links: Listen to different versions of this song at Grooveshark. I especially like […]

  • Ear Training Lesson – key of C Major and the Diatonic System

    My friend Marcus Emmanuel Barnes and I created a new musical ear training video as part of the series of lessons we’re making on EarPractice.com. This week’s video is about the “Diatonic System” in music, which is where you can play a lot of different types of chords and melodies, all within one key. To […]

  • Giant Steps (Coltrane) piano solo by Geoff Peters

    Last night I recorded myself performing the jazz standard Giant Steps on the piano. In this video I give a 1 minute introduction to the song and then perform it. If you’re interested in the audio only, you can grab the MP3 from here or use the audio player above.

  • Geoff Peters Trio performing at Mexx Boutique (video recordings)

    My band, the Geoff Peters Trio, performed at the Mexx Boutique in Pacific Centre during the Vancouver 2010 Olympics. We made a video recording of one of our sets. To listen, please visit the Playlist on Youtube, or use the player below. Here is a list of the songs we performed, (mostly jazz standards) with […]

  • My Foolish Heart (jazz video) – Gio Escueta and Geoff Peters

    Last week, vocalist Gio Escueta and I performed at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel in downtown Vancouver BC Canada. We made a video of one of the songs, My Foolish Heart by Ned Washington and Victor Young. It’s available on Youtube or by using the player below. Hope you enjoy!

  • Ocean Apart – original composition by Geoff Peters (piano)

    Last night I made a video recording of myself performing an original jazz bebop tune on the piano. It’s called Ocean Apart and I wrote it last summer while taking a composition class with New York jazz pianist Misha Piatigorsky. You can view the video on Youtube, Blip.tv, or use the player below. The MP3 […]

  • Benny Reid new album “Escaping Shadows”

    Benny Reid, 29, is an saxophonist, composer, teacher, and recording artist who studied at Indiana University and now resides in New York. (Find him on Twitter, All About Jazz, Myspace, or Youtube). He recently released his second album, Escaping Shadows, on the Concord Jazz label. It features Benny Reid (alto saxophone & keyboards), Richard Padron […]

  • Heartbeet – Live improvised synth & acoustic piano with drum samples

    My friend Marcus dropped by today for a visit, and we recorded an improvised performance of synthesizer and piano. It’s called Heartbeet. We named it this maybe because we both really like to eat beets, (yum!) and so therefore “heart” them, as well as because we were wanting to play on the concept of the […]

  • Live gig recording: Julian N. and Geoff Peters (alto sax and piano jazz duet)

    I played piano at a wedding with my friend Julian N., a saxophonist and composer. Julian is a student at Humber College in Toronto. You can view his myspace page by clicking here. Here is a track listing with links to the individual videos: Stella by Starlight (Victor Young) Blue Bossa (Kenny Dorham) Out of […]