An Award-Winning Master of Genre-Busting Music, Composer-Pianist-Vocalist Peter Saltzman Has Produced Everything From Whimsical One-Minute songs to Brilliant Improvisations to Complex but Accessible Orchestral Scores.

“Imaginative…brilliant”—Chicago Tribune

Check out the music. Check out the podcast. And don’t forget to read the blogs!

Intro to Peter Saltzman

Don’t know where to start? Click for a quick intro to the art of Peter Saltzman…

Provocative Podcast

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Improvisations on the Ledge is a podcast about what’s really going on inside the music. For both serious listeners and serious musicians.

Improvisations On the Ledge Returns!

Yes, the provocative podcast returns with a new “theme.” It’s improvised verbal and pianistic performance art of the highest order!

IOTL S3-E1: Theme is the Theme

IOTL S3-E1: Theme is the Theme

Summary: After an extended layoff, I've decided to get back to Improvisations On the Ledge by sticking to the theme—literally. The entire season—including this episode—is devoted to musical theme: how we create, perceive it, and make music out of it. Show Notes After...

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“Improvisations on The Ledge is a must for musicians, composers, music fans, artists, and indeed anyone with an interest in and appreciation for organic music and creative expression in their purest forms.”

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Deep Music

Jazz? Classical? Pop? Avant-Garde? No, just great music.

All together. Like it’s meant to be!

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“Just Plain Genius

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“A Genius Musical Craftsman”

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Painted Piano?

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Introducing Piano Sketches

Watch and listen as painter Jeremy Harrison and pianist Peter Saltzman perform duets—across art forms!

A Pop Arty Abstraction

This trippy Jeremy Harrison painting, improvised on Peter Saltzman’s solo piano improvisation Poppy Asymmetric Bounce, perfectly captures the color and whimsy of the music.

Featured Piano Sketch

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