Tag: vocalist

  • 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!

  • Song of the Week – Kurt Elling “Where I Belong”

    One of my all time favorite jazz vocalists is the inimitable Kurt Elling. He has been voted Male Vocalist of the Year for 10 years in a row by critics in Downbeat magazine and for 5 years by the Downbeat readers’ choice awards. Kurt Elling has done some really incredible recordings, and I am definitely […]

  • Song of the Week: Stars by Kate McGarry

    I just discovered the music of jazz vocalist Kate McGarry (view her page on All About Jazz, her website, or her myspace). She has a really contemporary and modern sound, a bit similar to Bjork but with the passion and intensity of some of the classic “old school” vocalists like Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday. […]

  • 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, […]

  • Video: Lonely Days (original song by Gio Escueta with Geoff Peters on piano)

    My friend Gio Escueta wrote an emotional pop song called Lonely Days and we recorded a performance of it in a Youtube video last night. (I’m playing piano in the video and Gio is singing). Please click here to view on Youtube or feel free to use the player below.

  • Article on Madeleine Peyroux, jazz vocalist

    Oh, the power of nostalgia! Madeleine Peyroux‘s voice has been described as “smoke and whisky”, and is often compared to the late, great Billie Holiday. Says Shelly Woodworth, director at Vilar Center in Colorado, “Peyroux isn’t imitating anybody, she has her own story to tell and is proving herself to be an original interpreter and […]