Born: July 11, 1983 Primary Instrument: Piano
Peter Cincotti, the 23 year-old singer-songwriter-pianist, brings to life a fresh, cinematic world on his new Warner Bros. album EAST OF ANGEL TOWN. His profoundly evocative songs tell stories woven into melodies that are both individual and universal.
Although the native New Yorker has been writing music since the age of 9, EAST OF ANGEL TOWN marks Cincotti's first work of all original material. Exploring musical styles that blend pop, rock, blues, funk and jazz, Cincotti's percussive piano playing and rich vocals infuse each song with a startling energy. I wanted each song to come alive in the studio with the same freshness they had when they were first written, he says. Every element of the production needed to reflect that quality and, more importantly, serve the meaning of the song....