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Peter Martin

Raised by parents who are both classical musicians, Peter began studying violin and piano at age three. After graduating from high school, Peter received the Presidential Scholar in the Arts award from President Reagan. He then attended The Juilliard School in New York on scholarship, studying with Martin Canin, until moving to New Orleans in 1990. While in New Orleans Martin honed his skills working with key musicians such as Nicholas Payton, Germaine Bazzle, Chris Thomas, Alvin Batiste, Brian Blade and Victor Goines. He also embarked on an active solo career and toured and recorded with artists such as Betty Carter, Wynton Marsalis, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Roy Hargrove, and Joshua Redman. Peter currently serves as pianist and music director for Dianne Reeves. He performed on and arranged Ms. Reeves’ Grammy winning release A Little Moonlight as well as co-produced her 2004 Blue Note CD Chrismas Time Is Here. Peter appeared in George Clooney’s 2005 film Good Night, and Good Luck as well as being featured on the soundtrack. Martin’s latest release In the PM is available on MAXJAZZ Records. Peter Martin is a Steinway Piano Artist.
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