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Acclaimed jazz pianist launches unique approach to music lessons
Jazz pianist, composer, educator and arranger brings new approach to music education. Eager jazz students ready for the opportunity to fine-tune their musical mastery will find new ways to learn through this exciting program.
“With my first online program, Two Minute Jazz, I was able to introduce many of the core concepts of jazz, “ says Peter Martin. “Now with the new online Jazz Piano Lessons, I am able to showcase full-length lessons through premium content and concepts recorded in HD right here in my studio. I am so excited about doing this.”
A native of Saint Louis, Missouri, Peter Martin is known for his work as an accomplished jazz pianist, composer, arranger and educator. His touring career has taken him to six continents numerous times and in January 2011, Mr. Martin performed with a select group of jazz artists at the White House for a State Dinner hosted by President Obama. As Musical Director and Pianist for vocalist Dianne Reeves, he performed on and arranged her Grammy® winning release A Little Moonlight and appeared in George Clooney’s 2005 film Good Night, and Good Luck as well as being the featured pianist and arranger on its Grammy® winning soundtrack. Additionally, Peter has also performed, toured and recorded with Wynton Marsalis, Chris Botti, Betty Carter, Christian McBride and Joshua Redman as well as the Berlin Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the New York Philharmonic.
“Peter’s artistry is nothing short of extraordinary. To sing with him is sublime - to listen to him play is a transcendent experience.”
Membership to Peter Martin’s Jazz Piano Lessons includes full access to a wide variety of information on core musical concepts including scales, jazz-specific improvisation, transposition and solo performance practices. Shot in high-definition at a variety of venues around the world, Mr. Martin’s students are able to watch the lessons on their computer, laptop, iPhone, iPod, Android and iPad. Members can also upload their own videos to the site, allowing Mr. Martin to see the student’s progress and offer his constructive support. There are two levels of membership, including the Premium Membership that starts at $39/per month. For more information about the online music classes, go to www.petermartinmusic.com/
"Martin plays with the kind of daring and excitement that marks a distinctive personality on the keyboard.” - Washington Post
About Peter Martin Music
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. Additionally, Peter has also performed, toured and recorded with Wynton Marsalis, Chris Botti, Betty Carter, Christian McBride and Joshua Redman as well as the Berlin Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the New York Philharmonic. Peter has also performed with the Berlin Philharmonic with Simon Rattle, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the New York Philharmonic, Sydney Symphony as well as numerous other orchestras around the world.