Tag: vancouver

  • 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 […]

  • Song of the Week – Hit By A Cement Mixer, Ninjaspy

    I decided I am going to start a “Song of the Week” on this blog. Every week I will post a blog about a new song that I have found that I think is really great. There will be links to where you can listen to the song online and also purchase it. The first […]

  • 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 […]

  • Another Practice on Joy Spring

    I practiced over an hour on the tune Joy Spring by Clifford Brown, as well as some technique. I am using the melody of this tune like a study exercise for working on my technique. Click here to listen to my practice of Joy Spring in Midi format.

  • Live Jazz Recording – Geoff Peters Trio at Fairmont Waterfront Hotel

    Last weekend I played a couple of gigs with my band, the Geoff Peters Trio, and we recorded one of them using my Minidisk player and my camcorder. The band is myself on piano, Mark White on bass, and Greg Murray on drums, and we were performing at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel Vancouver. You can […]

  • Live Concert Recording: Phil Dwyer Trio at the Jazz Cellar

    Here’s a treat for jazz piano lovers. I’m really excited to share a live recording of the Phil Dwyer Trio, featuring Phil Dwyer (piano), Ken Lister (bass), and Jesse Cahill (drums) performing at the Jazz Cellar in Vancouver BC Canada on May 15th 2009. Here is a little bit more about the musicians (from their […]

  • The Smokes – Rock band from Vancouver

    The Smokes, an indie country/rock band from Vancouver BC, have just posted three full length MP3 tracks on their web site. I saw these guys perform at the Pic pub last Friday night and they are great! (I should mention that I am now their webmaster so I may be a bit biased. But do […]

  • Concert review: Steve Swell, Hamid Drake, Jemeel Moondoc

    I have just witnessed one of the most spectacular live performances I have ever seen, of improvised music. The band was the New York trombonist Steve Swell’s group, with Hamid Drake on drums, Jemeel Moondoc on alto saxophone, and William Parker on bass. They gave a stunning performance at the Vancouver East Cultural Centre, after […]

  • Vancouver jazz vocalists concert

    Yesterday I went to a concert at the Vancouver Public Library as part of the Sweet Basil Jazz Festival – vocalists Kate Hammett-Vaughan, Karin Plato, and Jennifer Scott, singing with the Chris Sigerson trio featuring Rene Worst on bass and Tom Foster on Drums. I especially enjoyed Jennifer Scott’s version of Felicidade by Jobim. Funny, […]