Tag: free

  • 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 […]

  • Jam session recording: Geoff Peters and Gustavo Lacerda

    I had a music jam today with my friend Gustavo. He is multi-talented and plays many instruments. Today he brought along his violin. You can grab the Mp3’s we made here, or use the players below! Minor Swing (folk music style swing tune with violin and piano) Upbeat Evil Castle (violin, synth (i)pad, synth bass, […]

  • 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 […]

  • Ear Training Video on Identifying Chords

    My friend Marcus and I created an ear training video on identifying chords. It’s available at EarPractice, on Youtube, or by using the player below. In the video I play a series of chords on the piano and after each one, pause for the viewer to identify the kind of chord (such as Major, minor, […]

  • 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 […]

  • New Jazz Trio Album Done

    Some exciting news: our new jazz trio CD is done, thanks to excellent mixing and mastering work by Alan Wong Moon. You can listen to it online here. I’ve added a Donation button to that page, and we would appreciate donations if you enjoy the music. By putting the whole album online, and then providing […]

  • Brad Mehldau with Renee Fleming (NPR free recording)

    NPR has made available a free online recording of jazz pianist Brad Mehldau performing with mezzo-soprano Renee Fleming in the Creators at Carnegie series.Click here to view the concert details, and then click the “Listen to the Concert” link that appears below the title on that page. It’s wonderful that NPR has made this music […]

  • Free Online Book – Digital Sound Processing

    My friend Sigal pointed me to a very good (but very technical) free online book on the topic of digital sound processing (click here). It explains (in very technical terms) such things as how the human ear works, and how humans are able to tell the direction that a sound originates from (i.e. “Spatial Sound […]