Category: Pianists

  • 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. […]

  • New Recording: All I Want To Do – Angela Molineux featuring Geoff Peters

    My talented globetrotting singer-songwriter friend, Angela Molineux, dropped by my place today for a visit, and we wrote and recorded a new song, called All I Want To Do. We originally started working on this song 3 years ago when we were both living in Vancouver. Since then Angela has performed and lived in Italy, […]

  • 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 […]

  • Bye Bye Blackbird – solo jazz piano by Geoff Peters

    I have been practicing a bit on Bye Bye Blackbird by Ray Henderson. I decided to make a little recording of a solo piano version of the song, on my new acoustic piano. Hope you enjoy it! Bye Bye Blackbird watch: Youtube (or use the player below) listen: MP3 Please watch in HD for better […]

  • Afternoon in New York by Geoff Peters – electronic synth music

    I had a fun afternoon playing around with my synthesizer (Korg MS-2000) and composed/recorded a new song. It is called Afternoon in New York. Afternoon in New York by Geoff Peters Listen: Download the song (free): Mp3 It features a really simple hip-hop style bass drum/snare (thanks to the Garage Band Hip Hop Synthesized drum […]

  • Little Sunflower by Freddie Hubbard – Victoria Conservatory Jazz Workshop students

    Last week I took a holiday from work and attended a jazz workshop at the Victoria Conservatory of Music in Victoria, BC, Canada. It was a fun week of attending concerts put on by the faculty, and going to piano masterclasses and composition classes by New York jazz pianist, composer, and producer, Misha Piatigorsky. We […]

  • Video: Jamie Cullum performs “Just One of Those Things”

    Here is a video of young British jazz sensation Jamie Cullum performing the Cole Porter tune “Just One of Those Things” on July 7th 2009 at the Montreux Jazz Festival. Watch on Youtube or use the player below. I really like his piano solo!

  • Piano Practice – Joy Spring

    I did another short piano practice on the jazz song Joy Spring by Clifford Brown. It’s more like a warm up really. Click here to listen to my short practice on the Clifford Brown tune Joy Spring.

  • 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 […]