Peter Martin http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Website Highlights Free Local Concerts And Festivals http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/website-highlights-free-local-concerts-and-festivals <p></p> Sat, 28 Jun 2014 00:42:53 +0000 Mary Edwards 37610 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Website Highlights Free Local Concerts And Festivals Peter Martin Brings Piano Skills To The Garden, Kranzberg http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/peter-martin-brings-piano-skills-garden-kranzberg <p><a href="http://www.petermartinmusic.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Pianist Peter Martin</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has a busy week of rehearsals and performances here in St. Louis this week. The University City resident will kick off the annual Whitaker Music Festival Wednesday evening, June 4, then follow that with a concert at the </span>Kranzberg<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Arts Center Thursday evening, when he and his trio perform with vocalist Vivian </span>Sessoms<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 02:33:07 +0000 Terry Perkins 36671 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Peter Martin Brings Piano Skills To The Garden, Kranzberg Free Concerts: Add The Zoo And Botanical Garden To The Musical Mix http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/free-concerts-add-zoo-and-botanical-garden-musical-mix <p>For many St. Louisans, summer means Cardinals baseball, pork steak on the grill and free outdoor concerts. Coming this week:</p><p><iframe height="680px" overflow="hidden" src="http://stlpublicradio.org/summerconcerts/index.html#may29" width="100%"></iframe></p><p><a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/summer-concerts-2014">See a bigger version of this app here</a></p><p>To let us know about your concert series, please email Arts, Culture and Voices Editor Donna Korando (<a href="mailto:dkorando@stlpublicradio.org">dkorando@stlpublicradio.org</a>.)</p> Fri, 30 May 2014 17:33:20 +0000 Donna Korando 36600 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Free Concerts: Add The Zoo And Botanical Garden To The Musical Mix The Guitar Of Jim Hall. A Tribute To Rich McDonnell And New Music http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/guitar-jim-hall-tribute-rich-mcdonnell-and-new-music <p>Jazz Unlimited for February 23 will be “The Guitar of Jim Hall, A Tribute to Rich McDonnell and New Music.” Jim Hall will be featured on the first hour, the “Keys and Strings Hour,” bringing you the quieter side of jazz.&nbsp; Rich McDonnell, founder of the Max Jazz label died recently and we will honor him with some of recordings from the Max Jazz catalog.&nbsp; The third hour will be new music for February.&nbsp; Artists heard on the show will be: the Jim Hall trio, the Red Mitchell quintet, duos between Jim Hall and Pat Metheny, Bill Evans and Ron Carter and the Hampton Hawes quartet.&nb Sat, 22 Feb 2014 15:57:34 +0000 Dennis Owsley 33920 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org The Guitar Of Jim Hall. A Tribute To Rich McDonnell And New Music Arch City Radio Hour Preview: Kim Massie And Peter Martin Concert http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/arch-city-radio-hour-preview-kim-massie-and-peter-martin-concert <p><span id="docs-internal-guid-5afd6067-112c-63ba-8dac-109867bac82e" style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">Vocalist Kim Massie and pianist Peter Martin performed a concert before a sold-out audience in the UMSL at Grand Center Community Room on December 6. &nbsp;</span></p> Sat, 21 Dec 2013 00:03:53 +0000 Mary Edwards & Camille Phillips 32449 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Arch City Radio Hour Preview: Kim Massie And Peter Martin Concert Jazz Pianist Peter Martin To Perform Tribute To Blue Note Records At The Sheldon http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/jazz-pianist-peter-martin-perform-tribute-blue-note-records-sheldon <p>Jazz pianist and St. Louis native Peter Martin returns to The Sheldon on Saturday for Peter Martin Music Live: A Blue Note Records Tribute.</p><p>Martin will be performing as part of a quartet with a group he hand-picked: guitarist Peter Bernstein, bassist Reuben Rogers and drummer Ulysses Owens Jr.</p><p>"That's the great thing about having your own series," said Martin. "You bring the people you want to play with."</p><p>Martin chose to perform a selection of music from the Jazz label Blue Note Records, but had a hard time choosing what music to play.</p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 20:49:23 +0000 Camille Phillips 31103 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Jazz Pianist Peter Martin To Perform Tribute To Blue Note Records At The Sheldon Arts And Faith St. Louis Commemorates September 11th Through Music http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/arts-and-faith-st-louis-commemorates-september-11th-through-music <p dir="ltr">With the anniversary of September 11th on the horizon, Arts and Faith St. Louis is again gearing up for a concert to both remember the tragedy and promote unity across faith backgrounds.</p> Sat, 07 Sep 2013 00:03:40 +0000 Camille Phillips 29675 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Arts And Faith St. Louis Commemorates September 11th Through Music Gesher Music Festival Features Peter Martin While Championing Young Artists http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/gesher-music-festival-features-peter-martin-while-championing-young-artists <p>For the third year, the <a href="http://www.geshermusicfestival.org/Home.html">Gesher Music Festival of Emerging Artists</a> will provide St. Louis audiences with the opportunity to hear a variety of professional musicians who are on the cusp of their careers. Fri, 21 Jun 2013 23:18:16 +0000 Mary Edwards & Alex Heuer 27628 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Gesher Music Festival Features Peter Martin While Championing Young Artists Brian Owens, Erin Bode And Peter Martin In Kids Rock Cancer Benefit http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/brian-owens-erin-bode-and-peter-martin-kids-rock-cancer-benefit <p><a href="http://blogs.maryville.edu/kidsrockcancer/about-us/">Kids Rock Cancer</a> is an outgrowth of Maryville University’s Music Therapy Program.&nbsp; Inspired by the program Purple Song Can Fly in Houston, Texas, the Maryville program goes into hospitals and works individually with children with cancer and other blood disorders.&nbsp; The musical therapist helps the child express a set of thoughts and ideas, turn them into lyrics of a song and compose a tune for the lyrics.&nbsp; Then the child gets to sing the song into a microphone with instrumental accompaniment.&nbsp; The result is Fri, 17 May 2013 21:02:13 +0000 Mary Edwards & Alex Heuer 26507 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Brian Owens, Erin Bode And Peter Martin In Kids Rock Cancer Benefit The Sheldon's 100th Anniversary Celebration http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/sheldons-100th-anniversary-celebration <p><a href="http://www.thesheldon.org/">The Sheldon </a>bills itself as the perfect place for music and art and the Sheldon Concert Hall has been called “The Carnegie Hall of the Midwest.”&nbsp; This year marks the 100th anniversary of The Sheldon which was named after Walter Sheldon, who founded the St. Louis branch of the Ethical Society.&nbsp; The building was designed by Louis C. Spiering, the architect of the 1904 World’s Fair.</p> Fri, 05 Oct 2012 21:07:31 +0000 Alex Heuer & Mary Edwards 5077 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org The Sheldon's 100th Anniversary Celebration