Born: October 2, 1971 Primary Instrument: Saxophone
I did band in public schools (Billings, MT) and enlisted in the Marines as a saxophonist in 1991. I attend the Armed Forces School of Music and served in the Marine Field Band at 29 Palms, CA. This was a fun, bizarre and totally surreal experience. I moved to Portland, OR in 1994 and studied music at a small college. I started my own band which eventually was named Miles Ahead - lasted eight years, released 2 albums (Milepost 1 and Live at the Zebra) which received limited international airplay. We worked all over Portland and toured in Oregon, Washington, Montana, Wyoming, Utah and Colorado. In the last year of Miles Ahead I started the Noah Peterson Quartet and released my first solo album in January 2004. In my time in Portland I've played in folk, funk, jazz, blues, African, zydeco, cover, classical, pit, art ensembles, world beat and rock bands playing as a sideman, band leader, section leader composing, arranging and recording. I've had various musical projects having all sorts of muscial adventures. I have an Acid Jazz/jazztronica release called Bump and a zydeco CD called Sugar Skulls with Voodoo Mountain Zydeco. Come see a show and I'll tell you some stories! I've got lots of new CD's out and am always on the musical move!
Solo Sax Sessions
Peterson Entertainment, llc
1; Poortown Scrub. 2; Bad Mother. 3; I Just Can't Believe It. 4; Follow Me. 5; Bump. 6; Everybody Knows. 7; Amy's Lament. 8; Another Beautiful Day. 9; Ethan's Blues. 10; A Smoldering Beguilement. 11; Funk'n'A. 12; Sunshine and Smiles.
Personnel: Noah Peterson: sax, vocals, percussion.
Music for Film Vol:1 Sax & Bass
1; Why Mock Me? 2; Waltz for Tom. 3; Plantains and Bananas. 4; One Summer Day. 5; Ethan's Blues. 6; Coming Home to You. 7; Peruvian.
Personnel: Noah Peterson: sax. Dave Capetin: bass.
Live at Marylhurst Drive
1; One Summer Day. 2; It Takes Two to Tango. 3; Waltz for Tom. 4; Sideways. 5; Bad Mother. 6; A Sweet Piece of Candy. 7; Coming Home to You.
Personnel: Noah Peterson: sax. Eli Reisman: guitar. Andre St. James: bass.
Duos & Trios
Tracks: 1; Alice in Wonderland. 2; You Never Know. 3; Georgia. 4; My Name is Burns. 5; Elvin in the Tub. 6; Surrey with the Fringe on Top. 7; Sunshine. 8; Sugar. 9; Sugar Mountain, 10. It's a Bossa Thing. 11; Harlem Nocturne. 12; A Sweet Piece of Candy. 13; Coming Down. 14; El Paso Rosa. 15; America the Beautiful.
Personnel: Noah Peterson: sax. Jay Stapleton: guitar. Dennis Caiazza: bass. Dave Captein: bass. Janice Scroggins: keyboards.
Tracks: 1; A Song for You. 2; I Thank You. 3; Feel Like Makin' Love. 4; Messin' with the Groove. 5; Bump. 6; Get Some. 7; Bass Driver. 8; Blue Bridge. 9; Mix da Juice. 10; Funk It. 11; Industrial Shuffle. 12; Nation 2 Nation. 13; Mowbile.
Personnel: Noah Peterson: sax. Rick Maier: Drums. Jay Stapleton: Guitar. Jay Stapleton: Bass. Mark Dixon: Congas. Nancy King: Vocal. Brian Hillman: Vocal. Zack Spiezer: Turntables. DJ LAW: Turntables. DJ Flipflop: Turntables.
The Noah Peterson Quartet
Live at Biddy McGraw's
Tracks: 1; Song for My Father. 2; June Bug. 3; So What. 4; Feel Like Makin' Love. 5; Take the A Train. 6; But Beautiful. 7; Watermelon Man. 8; Song for My Father.
Personnel: Noah Peterson: sax. Jay Stapleton: guitar. Ed Coleman III: drums. Dennis Caiazza: Bass.
American Housewives: Cuz They're Fat
Tracks: 1; Follow Me. 2; Funk'n'A. 3; Rip This. 4; Groovalicious. 5; Electric Lady. 6; Thinkin' B. 7; Rip This (reprise).
Personnel: Noah Peterson: sax. Jason Ratten: sax. Brian Bogner: guitar. Amor Aggari: Drums. Kevin Ormond: bass.
Live at the Zebra
Tracks: 1; North of Memphis. 2; Exhileration. 3; It's a Bossa Thing. 4; You Never Know. 5; Perpetually Petulently Grey. 6; Diabolical Supererogative Parallel Interval Tune 7; Desert Rhumba. 8; Off by One. 9; Smoke This (Live).
Personnel: Noah Peterson: sax. Rick Maier: Drums. James Ormond: Bass. Jay Stapleton: Guitar. Gordon Neal Herman: keyboard.
Tracks: 1; Perpetually Petulantly Grey. 2; Open Road Run. 3; Cool & Blue. 4; Desert Rumba. 5; Sidewalk Cafe Rendevous. 6; Smoke This.
Personnel: Noah Peterson: sax. Rick Maier: Drums. James Ormond: bass. Alex Newton: Guitar. Gordon Neal Herman: keyboards
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