Tag: improvized

  • 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, […]

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]