BIOGRAPHY

RP Bio  

For over 30 years, Ralph Peterson has arguably been one of the most recognizable and versatile drummers in jazz. He has played with a venerable who’s who in the music: Art Blakey(Blake – EE), the Marsalis’s, Terrence Blanchard, Michael Brecker, Betty Carter, the Count Basie Orchestra, Sean Jones, …the list goes on.  Peterson is a musician’s musician, highly respected, and an influence to so many musicians on the jazz scene.  He has received accolades for his recordings in the New York Times, Downbeat, JazzTimes, and other publications worldwide. Peterson has recorded 18 CD’s as a leader on labels like the famed Blue Note Records and now he is owner and producer of his own Onyx Productions Music Label.  In addition to being a master on musician and businessman, he is a master educator as full professor at Berklee College of Music, and is highly sought after as a clinician at universities around the US and the world.

PRESS

DOWNBEAT REVIEW

MUSIC

Comin' Home by Ralph Peterson w/ Sean Jones, Tia Fuller, Walter Smith III, Zaccai Curtis and Lucques Curtis

The Duality Perspective by Ralph Peterson w/ Sean Jones, Tia Fuller, Walter Smith III, Zaccai Curtis and Lucques Curtis

One False Move by Ralph Peterson w/ Felix Peikli, Joseph Doubleday and Alexander Toth

Bamboo Bends In A Storm by Ralph Peterson w/ Felix Peikli, Joseph Doubleday and Alexander Toth

VIDEOS

Ralph Peterson's 'The Duality Perpective' CD Release from J. Chriss & Co on Vimeo.

PHOTOS

       

     

CONTACT

The Ralph Peterson Fo'tet, Sextet and Unity Project are currently available for performances, live shows and venues internationally as well as in the United States. Please direct any inquiries regarding booking policies and/or other booking related questions using the information below

For bookings please contact:

Tippi Younger at Onpoint Management

tippiyounger@onpointmanagement.com

(914) 413-4277

Ralphpetersonmusic.com