A selection of Pete Canter’s current and recent projects:
Pete Canter’s Sky Ensemble
An ensemble of 4-6 players featuring strings performing original music by Pete Canter. Contemporary European style jazz with flavours of folk, latin and classical music. Pete Canter (saxophone), Lucy Welsman (cello), Iona Padel Collins (viola), Matt Johns (keys), Jim Rintoul or Valere Speranza (double bass) and Gary Evans (drums).
Pete Canter Quartet
High-intensity straight-ahead hardbop and latin jazz drawing on Pete’s well crafted originals and choice standards, a regular at jazz venues and festivals. The current line up features the excellent Matt Johns (keys), Jim Rintoul (double bass) and Gary Evans (drums).
Pete Canter Trio/Duo
Working regularly in smaller venues and at private functions with a number of different musicians, usually a keyboard player and double bassist, the duo/trio has a large repertoire ranging from mainstream to contemporary standards, latin jazz and Pete’s original tunes.
Art House Trio
Pete on sax with James Clemas on vocals and keys and Jim Rintoul on double bass. The trio plays swing, bebop and latin jazz and features tight sax & vox unisons and unusual twists and turns. A second version of the band has Julie Yount on vocals and Matt Johns on keys.
Bridge Jazz Club
Popular monthly jazz club in Exeter organised by Pete Canter. More details here.