10 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.
HEART OF THE UNIVERSE is a ground-breaking musical partnership between multi-Grammy Award nominated pianist, Peter Kater, and renowned Sacred Chantress, Snatam Kaur. We invite you on a journey through the intimate pathways of these soulful songs and ancient mantra chants enlivened by soaring piano arrangements and the rich textures of the Macedonia Radio Symphonic Orchestra.
Allow yourself to surrender and fall deeply yet lightly into this very personal unfolding and you may just find your Self at the Heart of the Universe. $12.99
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.
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Also new from Peter Kater and Michael Brant DeMaria
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Peter's Recent Releases
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
LIGHT BODY was created as an uplifting and supportive audial companion for life's many challenges, transitions and metamorphosis. It has been found to be particularly healing, comforting and inspiring for people facing everything from common daily stress, disease, trauma and even the process of dying. Trisha Bowden provides beautiful wordless vocals and Paul McCandless plays wind and reed instruments enhancing Peter's emotional and spacious piano and synth work. Using the seven chakras as a map, this is a musical journey towards love, peace and acceptance than can provide significant relief to individuals and loved ones facing changing circumstances. Grammy nominated for Best New Age album 2012
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ZMR Lifetime Achievement Award
Watch this video for Peter’s 2015 ZMR Lifetime Achievement Award and learn more about Peter’s diverse music career.
Grammy nominated for Best New Age album 2014
In their first recording together in over 10 years, Native American Flutist, R. Carlos Nakai and Pianist/Composer, Peter Kater, stand once again united on sacred ground. Joined by legendary reedman, Paul McCandless; etherial vocalist, Trisha Bowden; and celebrated cellist, Jaques Morelenbaum, RITUALinvokes a rich and soulful exploration of Self within a musical landscape created through deep listening, presence and love.