Drummer Peter Grant was born and raised in New York City and studied at the Manhattan School of Music . Peter is a creative and versatile musician who has been in demand in the New York recording studios and clubs for 35 years . He has performed in venues ranging from Carnegie Hall to the Blue Note to Royal Albert Hall , the Mount Fuji Jazz Festival in Japan , the Monterey Jazz Festival and the White House .
Peter has played on over 40 recordings with such artists as Gerry Mulligan , Peggy Lee , New York Voices , Harvie Swartz and Rodney Jones . Live performance credits include gigs with Astrud Gilberto , Peter Cincotti , Ben E. King , Dave Samuels and European tours with Bob Dorough and Linda Hopkins .
Peter is currently performing and recording with singer Tom Wopat and baritone sax player Claire Daly . He is on Wopats latest CD called I've Got Your Number and Dalys Cd entitled Baritone Monk . Upcoming gigs include April 3 at the Somethin Jazz club with the band Persons of Interest and July 11 and 12 at the Iridium jazz club with Tom Wopat.