Photographs of Pete Canter and  various bands:

Pete Canter & Friends at Dartmoor Whisky Distillery 1st Sept 2018. Matt Johns keys, Pete Canter tenor sax, Marius Rudnick flute, Ralf Dorrell upright bass, Simon Crane drums




Sky Ensemble at CICCIC Taunton Nov 2017. Lucy Welsman cello, Pasquale Votino double bass, Iona Collins violin (obscured), Pete Canter soprano saxophone, Jim Blomfield keys, Marius Rudnick flute, Gary Evans drums Photo by Rob Elford










Pete Canter’s Sky Ensemble, the septet: Left to right, back: Matt Johns, Marius Rudnick, Iona Collins, Pete Canter; Front Lucy Welsman, Gary Evans, Pasquale Votino. April 2017.





Pete Canter’s Sky Ensemble at Teignmouth Jazz Festival Nov 2016 Left to right Gary Evans, Pete Canter, Matt Johns, Jim Rintoul, Lucy Welsman
Kyle Norgate guitar & Pete Canter double bass at Frou Frou Tiverton July 2017





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The Sky band post gig at St Lawrence Chapel, Ashburton 21st May 2016: left to right Lucy Welsman cello, Valere Speranza double bass, Pete Canter – saxophones & Matt Johns piano





Pete Canter Quartet with Matt Johns keys, Jim Rintoul bass & Tom Wright drums at Swing Unlimited Jazz Club May 2015. Photo by Pete Alcock
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At Swing Unlimited Jazz Club May 2015. Photo by Peter Alcock



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At St James Wine Vaults 2015 with Viv Scott-Hope keys, Trevor Davies drums, Wade Edwards bass.






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Playing soprano sax at St James Wine Vaults, Bath April 2015
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Get Rich Quick + Festival Scratch Orchestra at Exeter Phoenix Vibraphonic Festival March 2014 Rebecca Willson – violin, Hannah Willson – cello, Marcus Vergette – bass, John Welton – bass clarienet, Ruth Molins – flute, Pete Canter – soprano sax, Gill Baker – tenor horn


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Get Rich Quick + Festival Scratch Orchestra at Exeter Phoenix Vibraphonic Festival March 2014. Gill Baker – tenor horn, Tim Sayer – trumpet, Tom Wright – drums, James Clemas – keys


Some of 10-piece improv ensemble Off the Cuff playing the Clock Works suite by Pete Canter in the Vibraphonic Festival, Exeter Phoenix, March 2015. Emma Welton (violin & vox), Tim Sayer (trumpet), Gill Baker (flugelhorn), Matt Johns (keys), Tim Greenhalgh (double bass)
Off the Cuff at Exeter Phoenix in the Vibraphonic Festival March 2015. Tim Greenhalgh (double bass), Matt Johns (keys), Gill Baker (flugelhorn), Tim Sayer (trumpet) Ruth Molins (flute). Out of both shots: Pete Canter & Cat Hardy (saxophones), John Welton (bass clarinet), Coach York (drums)






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With free improv group Get Rich Quick in the Black Box, Exeter Phoenix July 2013. Pete Canter – drums, James Clemas -keys.







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Pete Canter – soprano sax & Jim Rintoul – double bass giving first performance of Pete’s duet The Invisible Man at Non Classical at the Bike Shed Theatre, June 2013





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Jinrikisha at Cafe Jazz, Cardiff, October 2011. Pete Canter (tenor sax) Jim Blomfield (piano), Erika Lyons (bass), Gary Evans (drums), Ben Thomas (trumpet). Photo courtesy of Roger Warburton


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Pete Canter Quartet at Stratford Jazz June 2011 with Jim Blomfield (piano), Erika Lyons (bass) and Gary Evans (drums)






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Christian Brewer (alto) with the Pete Canter Quartet, Exeter Phoenix December 2010. Jim Blomfield (piano) Mike Thorn (bass) Gary Evans (drums)
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Christian Brewer (alto) with the Pete Canter Quartet, Exeter Phoenix December 2010. Jim Blomfield (piano) Mike Thorn (bass) Gary Evans (drums)




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Jinrikisha at Teignmouth Jazz Festival Nov 2010. Ben Thomas (tpt), Jim Blomfield (piano), Pete Canter (tenor) Erika Lyons (bass), Gary Evans (drums)
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Fantastic picture of Eclipse playing Hope Hall, Exeter amidst wonderful Migration installation by artist Naomi Hart 1st Nov 2013. Photo taken by Clive Chilvers. Pete on soprano sax with Jesse Molins on guitar and Jim Rintoul on bass.


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Pete playing drums with Jazz Three, Bishops Lydeard November 2010




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Pete Canter Trio play Exeter Jazz Club at the Corn Exchange Oct 2009 with Ian Wright – keys, Kevin Sanders – bass doing the support slot for Gwyneth Herbert


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The Pete Canter Quartet at the Meeting House Arts Centre, Ilminster October 2008: Dave Sheen – drums, Andy Tunbridge – bass,  Ian Wright – piano (out of sight). Photos courtesy of Sue Morley.




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Pete with the Sargy Mann Trio at the Fisher Theatre, Bungay, Suffolk, Oct 2008. Sargy on drums, Pete Hayes on piano and Dave Pullin on bass.




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Pete with the Dave Pullin Trio at The Cider Shed, Norwich, Oct 2008, with Rob Masters on drums. Note the billing on the blackboard!!


Pete with Gary Evans (dms), John Donolly (bss) & James Clemas at the Old Bank, Swindon, October 2008


Pete with Andy Tunbridge (bss), Dave Sheen (dms) & Ian Wright (piano) at Plymouth Jazz Club, September 2008 (photo courtesy of Richard Orme)
Pete at Dempseys, Cardiff with James Clemas (keys) & Gary Evans (drums) January 2008. Out of shot Donny Sweeny on bass. (pictures courtesy of Roger Warburton)


Dempseys, Cardiff. James Clemas (keys) & Gary Evans (drums) January 2008. (pictures courtesy of Roger Warburton)





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Ienne Hunter guesting on guitar with the Pete Canter Quartet at Zena’s, Barnstaple, Aug 2007



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Pete Canter Quartet at Zenas, Barnstaple with guests Ienne Hunter (guitar) and Polly Hewett (vcls). Rhythm section is Ian Wright (pno), Marcus Vergette (bss) and Dave Sheen (dms). Aug 2007






Pete with Iain Ballamy at the Queens Theatre, Barnstaple, North Devon Festival June 2007. Jim Blomfield (pno), Riaan Vosloo (bss). Photo courtesy of Peter Turner


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Iain Ballamy with the Pete Canter Quartet, Taunton Jazz Festival October 2006.










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Iain Ballamy with the Pete Canter Quartet, Taunton Jazz Festival October 2006.













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Stratford Jazz, White Swan, Stratford upon Avon, January 2007. Pete with Nick Blunn (pno), Wayne Elliot (bss) & Nick Millward (dms)



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Pete with Ian Wright (pno) & Wayne Elliot (bss) at the Bear, Lechlade, April 2007


Dereham Jazz Club, Norfolk November 2006. Pete with Neil Kane (dms), Dave Pullin (bss) & Malcolm Haylock (pno)



Pete Canter Quartet at Jazz in the Park, Pontypool Sept 2006. Right to left: Andy Tunbridge, Pete, Dave Sheen. Far left out of sight (as usual) Ian Wright at the piano.






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Pete with Jim Fryer at Bude Jazz Festival 2005


Pete with Harry Beckett, South Molton Aug 2005


Pete with Nils Solberg at Hayne Barton Jazz Festival 2005


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Pete with Jim Blomfield at the Axminster Beer Festival 2005


The Pete Canter Quartet at Morwellham Quay Jazz Picnic with Marcus Vergette (bss), Mark Heyward (dms) & Max Turnbull (piano), 2005


Pete Canter Quartet featuring Mark Heyward – drums, Andy Tunbridge – bass and Dhevdhas Nair – keys, Hotel Barcelona, Exeter, May 2004
Pete Canter Trio with Ian Wright, Mark Heyward, Andy Tunbridge at Caines Cafe Bar, Exeter 2004



Cafe Jazz, Cardiff, July 2004 Pete with Riaan Vosloo (bss) & Mark Heyward (dms)
Pete Canter Quartet at Torfaen Jazz Club, South Wales July 2004 w/ Dhevdhas Nair (pno), Riaan Vosloo (bss), Mark Heyward (dms)


Pete at Rummers, Aberystwyth, Wales circa 2000 with Plankton
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Relaxin’ in the rhythm section with Julie Yount at the Sandford Festival May 2007. Photos courtesy of Royston E Naylor


Pete playing congas in an earlier life – punks against everything!! Bethnal Green 1980s sometime


Pete on congas finding something funny. She disagrees! Bethnal Green 1980s.

Pete Canter Quartet at Jazz in the Park, Pontypool Sept 2006. Pete with Andy Tunbridge on bass.