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The Bernard Peiffer Legacy

Read "The Bernard Peiffer Legacy" reviewed by Victor L. Schermer


Bernard Peiffer was a genius of a jazz pianist who became so relegated to oblivion that his son had to dig out audio tapes from various performances to make a recording 29 years after his father's death in 1976. What a travesty of justice that a man of such talent, such brilliance, such profound influence on his students and fellow musicians should not have been given his due recognition, not to mention a legacy of recordings to inspire future generations. ...

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Bernard Peiffer: Formidable

Read "Bernard Peiffer: Formidable" reviewed by Don Glanden


Now that the long awaited solo piano recording by Bernard Peiffer is available to the public, it is my expectation that many people will be anxious to learn more about this remarkable musician and the making of Formidable. In February 2001 I met with Stephan Peiffer in my office at The University of the Arts in Philadelphia. He handed over to me a box of approximately sixty-seven reels of tape representing more than twenty years of his father's ...

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Bernard Peiffer: Formidable...!

Read "Formidable...!" reviewed by Victor L. Schermer


Bernard Peiffer was a genius of a jazz pianist who became so relegated to oblivion that his son had to dig out audio tapes from various performances to make this recording 29 years after his father's death. What a travesty of justice that a man of such talent, brilliance, and profound influence on his students and fellow musicians should not have been given his due recognition, not to mention a legacy of recordings to inspire future generations.

Bernard Peiffer (pronounced ...


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