East Bay, Online
Pete has been loving and eventually playing music since he was a lad in NYC. Starting in 4th grade, he learned the saxophone. He later added clarinet, flute, and the recorder to his palette. He has been teaching private lessons and band classes in the Bay Area for many years now, and sharing his passion along the way with students of all ages and backgrounds.
Pete won a Grammy with Pacific Mambo Orchestra in January of 2014. He has performed at the San Francisco, Monterey, and San Jose Jazz Festivals. He has played in Japan, throughout the US and the Caribbean, and enjoys a yearly residence in Venice, Italy.
Jazz, Blues, Swing,and Salsa are all types of music Pete loves to play and share with students. He has a BM from Virginia Commonwealth University and studied with Joe Henderson, James Moody, and Carlos Federico.