11 time Grammy nominee/multi-platinum selling Pianist/Composer Peter Kater has been leading innovator of contemporary instrumental music for over 3 decades. His music has been heard all over the world from Healing Centers to the Olympics and Carnegie Hall. He's performed for presidents and dignitaries; scored the music for over 100 TV & Film productions including 11 On & Off-Broadway dramatic plays and is a proud recipient of the Environment Leadership Award from the United Nations.
ILLUMINATION takes us on an inner journey in four movements laced with sweet spaciousness and an alluring landscape of heart centered instrumentation. Peter's soul stirring piano, keyboards, vocals and Native American flute; Michael Fitzpatrick's poignant cello; Trisha Bowden's angelic vocals; Mark Miller and Bob Rebholz's rich soprano saxophones and Todd Boston's glistening acoustic guitar combine to create an atmosphere of love, compassion, healing and expansiveness that invites and nurtures the flame of Illumination. GRAMMY Nominated for Best New Age Album 2013
This is Peter’s first Solo Piano release in over 10 years and is possibly his most personal and intimate recording ever. It is a generous offering of over 70 minutes of improvisations and compositions all inspired by LOVE with detailed liner notes about the meaning and circumstances surrounding each song. This recording embodies the many subtleties, joys, vulnerabilities, excitement, fears and deeply transformational qualities of our most essential and powerful emotion . . . LOVE.