Peter Jones

Peter Jones

Peter Jones is a composer, multi-instrumentalist, and improviser with a wide stylistic range. He has been an active musician in the dance field for over twenty years. He has performed with many leading dance improvisers including Andrew Harwood, Chris Aiken, David Dorfman, and Kirstie Simson. He has performed at the Joyce Theater in New York with Philip Hamilton, and at the New Victory Theater for the Sean Curran Company. He has numerous scores for choreographers including, “Viscous Beauties” for Kevin Wynn, “21st Century Stride” fro Danny Buraczeski’ss Jazzdance, and “Metal Garden” for Sean Curran. He also works as a pianist/arranger for singer Philip Hamilton and frequently collaborates with percussionist Tigger Benford. He has released five CDs of music on his own recording label, Joneschord Music. New releases include “Skeletons” for solo piano and “Gradual Motion II”. Currently he is musical director of the dance program at Mount Holyoke College in western Massachusetts.

Teaching Specialty: Music for dance.