Peter Martin



is an acclaimed jazz pianist, composer, arranger and educator. His touring career has taken him to six continents numerous times including 2 performances at the White House for President Obama in January 2011 & February 2012.


Peter Martin's Inner Circle: featuring Brian Blade & Chris Thomas



A Reunion Not to be Missed

May 4 & 5
Jazz at the Bistro
St. Louis, Missouri



Peter Martin - Educator




Peter has developed a series of instructional video courses at Open Studio to get you to the next level of playing. From beginning jazz piano to advanced concepts, he has you covered.


Peter Martin: What Lies Ahead


Peter’s recording featuring Gregory Hutchinson, Reuben Rogers along with special guest vocalists Erin Bode and Brian Owens.


Peter Martin


New Orleans meets Rio de Janeiro

Peter Martin joins master Brazilian guitarist Romero Lubambo for New Orleans Meets Rio de Janeiro – a unique engaging performance merging New Orleans style jazz piano with the bossa nova rhythms of Rio de Janeiro.

“One of the most underrated pianists in jazz today … Martin plays with the kind of daring and excitement that marks a distinctive personality on the keyboard.”

-The Washington Post

Tour Dates


Catch Peter in your town around the world performing with Dianne Reeves, Christian McBride and his own band.


An unbelievable musician with a unique kind of charisma. Not just the technical competence, but the deep kind of penetrating insight into music.

Wynton Marsalis

The elegance of his touch, the textural clarity of his improvisations and the careful design of his solos distinguish Martin from many pianists of the 35-and-under generation.

Los Angeles Times

Peter Martin’s artistry is nothing short of extraordinary. To sing with him is sublime – To listen to him play is a transcendent experience.

Dianne Reeves



Peter’s Recordings


Peter has several courses at Open Studio, the most comprehensive, interactive and innovative jazz lessons on the web. From beginner level with structured progression of lessons to advanced with a new lesson every week and a growing archive of over 300 lessons, Peter has you covered with the right instruction to get you to the next level.