I am really excited for this interview. My guest this week is Peter Eldridge.
Peter has remained at the forefront of both the singer-songwriter and jazz realms as a vocalist, pianist, composer, and arranger. His new album MY MUSEUM was released on March 15 and is available on his website petereldridge.com
Peter is a founding member of internationally acclaimed vocal group, NEW YORK VOICES. The current line up of New York Voices is Peter Eldridge, Kim Nazarian, Darmon Meader, and Lauren Kinhan. The group continues to tour internationally and has performed in some of the world's most preeminent venues and festivals, including Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, The North Sea Jazz Festival and the Kennedy Center. They have also been involved in two Grammy-award winning projects with Paquito D'Rivera and the Count Basie Orchestra.
Some of Peter's notable collaborations include Bobby McFerrin, Fred Hersch, George Benson, Michael Brecker, and David Byrne.
Peter was head of the Manhattan School of Music's jazz voice department for eighteen years and is now part of the voice faculty at Berklee College of Music in Boston. He is regularly in demand for workshops and masterclasses both domestically and internationally, in topics ranging from vocal technique and song interpretation to songwriting and arranging.
Peter is also involved in a vocal super group called MOSS. The members are Theo Bleckmann, Peter Eldridge, Lauren Kinhan and Kate McGarry
Follow Peter on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/petereldridge/
Follow New York Voices at https://www.instagram.com/newyorkvoices/
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