Peter Martin

Peter Martin is an acclaimed jazz pianist, composer, arranger and educator who over the past 25+ years has performed at most of the major venues and jazz festivals on six continents, including twice at the White House for President Obama.

Peter performed on and arranged Dianne Reeves’ Grammy-winning release A Little Moonlight. He also appeared in George Clooney’s 2005 film Good Night, and Good Luck as well as being the featured pianist and an arranger on the Grammy-winning soundtrack. Peter has 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. In 2014 Peter was selected to tour with “Newport Now 60,” an all-star ensemble that toured nationwide in celebration of the iconic festival’s 60th anniversary.

Peter attended the Juilliard School of Music and is a former member of the faculties of Northwestern University and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. He is the founder of Open Studio, pioneering in the field of online jazz education.

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