Pete’s understated playing has graced a number of recordings and venues up and down U Street, including Utopia, Twins, Bohemian Caverns and JoJo's.  As a veteran music educator, he is passionate about introducing jazz into the lives of the young people he encounters.  Prior to joining the Collective, Pete was the pianist in the Curly Robinson Quartet.  In March (2016) Pete released Sonic Story, a recording of original music featuring many local musicians, including members of the Collective.