Tag: Geoff Peters

  • New Composition – Wild Thing (by Geoff Peters)

    Today I wrote a new song: it’s called “Wild Thing” and is inspired by the movie Where the Wild Things Are. Click here to download the song or feel free to use the player above to listen. To watch me perform the song, check out this Ear Training Video we made, where I explain how […]

  • Idea for a film – Robo Robert

    I am currently writing a short film (under 10 minutes). Meet Robo Robert. He’s an eccentric fellow who loves a good chip and defrag. Suprisingly well connected, RR plays chess, goes for walks, and even takes care of the mouse. Robo’s life is simple, but something is missing. Something electric. One day, RR goes to […]

  • New Composition: “Me N Petrof” by Geoff Peters

    My friend Marcus was over for a visit today and he encouraged me to write a song dedicated to the new “love” in my life, my Petrof acoustic piano. So I wrote a simple folk ballad which I call “Me N Petrof“. It is similar to a Brad Mehldau song I vaguely remember listening to, […]

  • Song of the Week: “Your Amazing Grace” by Marcus Miller feat Chaka Khan

    The JazzPianoCafe song of the week is “Your Amazing Grace” by Marcus Miller featuring Chaka Khan. It’s from Marcus’s 2001 album M2 (find Marcus Miller M² on Amazon.com). The song features a stellar cast of musicians: Marcus Miller Bass Clarinet, Bass Guitar, Bass Synth, Synths, Percussion Programming Chaka Khan Vocals Kenny Garrett Alto Saxophone solo […]

  • 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 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 […]