Newport jazz comes to the Sheldon

Newport jazz comes to the Sheldon

By Calvin Wilson Even if you’re not into jazz, chances are you’ve heard of the Newport Jazz Festival, an annual summer event that became legendary for showcasing some of the genre’s biggest names. The gathering in the resort town of Newport, R.I., also set the...
The Real Ambassadors

The Real Ambassadors

Pianist Peter Martin will lead the first-ever New York staging of Dave Brubeck’s rarely-heard masterwork The Real Ambassadors on April 11-12, 2014 in The Allen Room as part of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Dave Brubeck Festival. For more information on the program,...
KSDK Feature (Ch. 5 NBC)

KSDK Feature (Ch. 5 NBC)

By Heidi Glaus ST. LOUIS (KSDK) - To say music was just in Peter Martin’s blood would be a bit of an understatement. “My mother is a world-renowned Suzuki violin teacher. My dad plays piano and viola. He played in the St. Louis Symphony for many...
Q&A with Peter Martin (Ladue News)

Q&A with Peter Martin (Ladue News)

PHOTO BY SARAH CROWDER Posted: Thursday, August 29, 2013 12:00 pm By Brittany Nay As a teenager, Peter Martin would get up an hour-and-half before school to practice jazz, then go right back to his piano after the last bell rang. All that dedication certainly paid...