PETER - THE MUSICIAN
Originally from London, England, Peter now lives in Cape Town, and has been involved in the music business internationally for 25 years and is known as a performer, multi-instrumentalist, producer, composer, arranger, stage director, events promoter and more.
As a budding rocker Peter began fronting his own bands as a teenager in the 1980’s, performing his first original compositions and other popular cover songs of that period in front of local audiences. Primarily a songwriter, band leader and performer, Peter is proficient on piano / synths, guitars and bass and is also a powerful and versatile singer. Below are some samples of songs in different genres.
PAINFUL KISS by Peter Weisz. Sung by Peter Weisz
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During the 90s and 2000s Peter worked on a number of projects as a performer, arranger, manager, producer etc. and has played a variety of roles at many of London’s top venues, such as, the Roundhouse, The Marquee, The Brixton Academy, The Victoria, Earls Court, Windsor Palace, The Shaftesbury Theatre, The Haymarket, and probably all of the best hotels in London’s West End, The Hilton, Dorchester, Cumberland, Inn on the Park, The Savoy, The Ritz etc. plus the main jazz venues – 606 club, The Jazz Café, The Vortex, The Crypt and many other clubs and auditoriums in almost all of the major cities in England and the U.K. – London, Manchester, Sheffield, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham, Dublin, Edinburgh, Glasgow and others - Also in Europe - Zurich, Paris, Amsterdam, Munich, Berlin, Hamburg, Cologne, Vienna, Budapest, Copenhagen, Brussels - and more than 100 other cities in Germany, France, Croatia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Belgium, Gibraltar, Denmark, Hungary, Austria, Holland, Luxembourg, Italy, Spain and others.
As a session musician, Peter has backed or supported such well-known artists as Tom Jones, Robbie Williams, Jools Holland, The Police, Iron Maiden, Motorhead, Blondie, Belinda Carlisle and more.
To date he has performed in thousands of live shows and worked as a keyboardist, guitarist, singer, arranger and producer at top studios such as Sarm West (where the Band Aid single “Do They Know It’s Christmas” was recorded), The Townhouse - (Queen, Blur and others…) ZTT international - (Grace Jones, Frankie goes to Hollywood, Seal…) and the world-famous EMI Abbey Road.
Peter continues to perform at venues in and around Cape Town as a solo artists or collaborates with other musicians in larger bands, playing a selection of popular cover songs in a wide variety of genres, plus his own original material. Music to suit all ages and tastes. He still records new songs regularly, his latest composition being Painful Kiss (video above).