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Primary Instrument: Keyboard

Born: December 20, 1942    

In a diverse music career spanning several decades, keyboardist/arranger Pete Levin has performed and recorded with hundreds of Jazz and Pop artists - including Paul Simon, Annie Lennox, Miles Davis, David Sanborn, Lenny White, Wayne Shorter, Jaco Pastorius, Robbie Robertson and John Scofield - receiving critical accolades for his work during a 15 year association with the legendary Gil Evans, and his 8 year stint with jazz icon Jimmy Giuffre. Says Levin,

“What I got from Gil was the unshakable notion that playing music was to create from a place where there are no boundaries. If it can be imagined then it can be done.”...
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    Pete Levin Music
    2008
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    Masters In This Hall- The New Age Of Christmas Too

    Concord Picante
    1990
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    Party In The Basement

    Concord Picante
    1990
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Deacon Blues, Pete Levin
May 2007
by Ken Micallef

The New York artist has a serious keyboard resume (playing with the likes of John Scofield, Miles Davis and Gil Evans), so you'd expect him to lay down some real grease and gravy on Deacon Blues, his first album to embrace the Hammond B-3. Levin and company play it cool for much of the album, but when the group catches fire, as on “Dragonfly” and “Uptown,” Deacon Blues glows with purpose.

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Pete Levin / Pete Levin Music 2008
By John Kelman
August 2008

Keyboardist Pete Levin has built a fine discography, closely linked to the jazz world, but it's his recent solo work that's most worth visiting...

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