PETER HAND - BIO
“The Peter Hand Big Band has my vote for the 2009 Grammy Awards best big band recording.” Frank-John Hadley – Downbeat columnist, author
“Guitarist Hand delivers a powerful Blues statement” Cadence
Guitarist, composer and arranger Peter Hand leads his own jazz combos and big band in New York and New England. His Savant Records CD, “The Peter Hand Big Band Featuring Houston Person – The Wizard of Jazz: A Tribute To Harold Arlen” was cited by by jazz critics and radio hosts as one of the best CDs of 2009. It was heard on jazz radio nationwide, staying on the JazzWeek chart of top 50 CDs for ten weeks. His big band also headlined at the 2010 “Jazz in July” series at Centenary Theatre in Hackettstown, NJ, for a sold-out concert. ...