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Peter Beets

Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: June 12, 1971    

Peter Beets is one of the most recognized piano giants of our time. He is acclaimed and praised worldwide and his star keeps on rising, while his creativity keeps increasing. In variable musical activities, from the accompaniment of 'first lady of jazz' Rita Reys or guests of the Jazz Orchestra of the Concertgebouw to latin-jazz and his timeless arrangements of classical music, Beets' personality and signature are always unmistakably audible. the many awards he has received through the years are the Edison (Dutch Grammy, 2010), the Prix Martial Solal (1998) and the Pall Mall Export Swing Award (1988). In spite of his relatively young age, Beets made a substantial number of impressive recordings, most notably 7 CDs for the renowned Criss Cross label, recorded in New York....
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Awards

Pall Mall Swing Award - Dutch (1998) Princess Christina Award - Dutch (1999) Prix Martial Solal - Paris (1998) Concours de Solistes de Jazz - Monaco (1999) Edison Award (2010)
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    Chopin Meets the Blues

    Criss Cross
    2011
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    Chopin Meets The Blues

    FMP
    2010
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    New Groove

    Criss Cross
    2008
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    New York Trio - Page 3

    FMP
    2005
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    First Date

    FMP
    2002
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    New York Trio - Page Two

    FMP
    2002

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Featured recording “Portrait of Peterson”

Latest Release

Portrait of Peterson

Magic Ball Jazz Records (2013)
”Outstanding compositions”, “fantastic timing”, “brilliant” -Jazzreview

“Such an awesome talent should be cherished and applauded, as it isn't an everyday occurrence. Beets is a fully grown monster, and it may not be long before Jazz lovers on both sides of the ocean become aware of that.” -Jack Bowers, Cadence

“The best young pianist I've heard in the last ten years. Beets leaves nothing unsaid. He swings with authority, creates constantly, improvises as though he was born doing it, and all of this with a light and lithesome touch. He's so good that it would make little difference what tunes he chose...

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