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.
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Intro to Peter Saltzman
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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!
“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.”
Jazz? Classical? Pop? Avant-Garde? No, just great music.
All together. Like it’s meant to be!
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“Just Plain Genius”
Or Why Most Covers Don't Uncover Anything New This is my badass cover of the Bob Dylan classic, Blowing In The Wind. The original idea for the groove and pedal-point in the bass came when I was playing with my son Emanuel (5 at the time.) He was playing his toy bongos. I was on the somewhat-in-tune Acrosonic spinnet in the living room. And as usual, when it was playtime with the kids, I was trying to not-so-surreptitiously sneak in a little "me time." In this case composing, or, more accurately, arranging.I had, for reasons I don't quite remember, decided to...
“A Genius Musical Craftsman”
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.
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