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Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: May 22, 1934

Peter Nero was trained as a classical musician, and became interested in jazz at the age of 19 after hearing the legendary Art Tatum. In the late 50s, he spent four years playing jazz clubs such as the Village Gate, Village Vanguard, the Blue Angel, and the Tropicana lounge in Las Vegas, before being discovered by RCA Records in 1960. They were looking for a ‘pop’ pianist, and auditioned more than 100 before choosing Nero. During the next eight years, he recorded some 24 albums, including the Grammy-winning “The Colorful Peter Nero,” in 1963. Two years previously, in 1961, Nero had won the Grammy for Best New Artist....
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Music

Featured recording “It Had To Be You”

It Had To Be You

Createspace
2009
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    Peter Goes Pop

    FMP
    1982
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    Today's Classics

    FMP
    1977
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    The Wiz

    FMP
    1977
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    Wives & Lovers

    FMP
    1976
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    Summer Of '42

    FMP
    1975
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    Brian's Song

    FMP
    1975
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    Disco, Dance And Love Themes Of The 70's

    FMP
    1975
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