Music occupies a lot of the time that is left after science...
- Kasi and I and Susan Kay
Wyatt wrote and produced a companion CD (see All Gifts Music) with original
songs inspired by the best-selling children's book The Twelve Gifts of Birth by
- I'm working on writing and recording an album's worth of material
called The Journey.
- Kasi's dad has spent several years building a '31 Ford roadster from
scratch. This is a very song-worthy vehicle, so we recorded
(based on "Silver Thunderbird" as recorded by Jo Dee Messina). Here's a few
- I made an arrangement of Carraroe Jig to accompany the
ice skating of my cousin Madeline Heritage.
- I play piano in a jazz quartet with several other Caltech
students. We play for events around the Caltech campus, as well as for
weddings, parties, dances, etc. Here are mp3's for the tunes we recorded in
Caltech's Dabney Hall in summer 2003:
Oddly enough, this particular quartet had five players (Steve Snyder (sax),
Lyle Chamberlain (sax), Rob Peters (piano), Jay Bartroff (bass), Gene Short
(drums)) and one recording engineer (Matt Ashman).
Here's a couple pictures of us getting set up for the recording:
- I play piano in the Caltech Thursday jazz
archives), directed by Bill Bing.
- My wife Kasi is a music
therapist working at Pasadena Child Development
Associates (PCDA) and the music therapy
clinic at Cal State-Northridge.
- I play piano and organ for the Unity Church of Pasadena.
- I majored in music
(along with math and zoology majors) at the
University of Wisconsin-Madison. I
studied piano with the late Art Becknell, studied jazz improvisation with
Wildman, and studied jazz arranging with Les Thimming,
and played alto sax in the UW-Madison big band under the direction
of Claude Cailliet.
- In college, I played in a rock band, The Field, with Tim
Richer, Xuan Thy Tran, Willow Bacon, Greg Michlig, Zach Ehley, and my
brother Jake Peters. Zach and Greg are now in the band Stout Jackson.
- In college, I played piano with the Wisconsin Singers, where
I met my future wife Kasi, who was playing saxophone.
- I started taking piano lessons when I was five...
- Before that, it seems my parents and grandparents were all quite
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