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 […]
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!
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 […]
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 […]
I Got Rhythm jazz piano practice
I practiced for about 25 minutes on the jazz standard I Got Rhythm by George Gershwin. I haven’t worked on this tune much before, and it’s a commonly played tune at jam sessions so I thought I’d learn it a bit more. Click here to listen to my practice of I Got Rhythm.
New Jazz Piano Practice – Tune Up by Miles Davis
I did about a 45 minute practice tonight, learning the tune “Tune Up” by Miles Davis. It is a deceptively simple tune that seems like it will be great to solo over once I really learn it. I finished the practice by playing some scales. Finally I am getting some of the strength back in […]