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Peter Walton

Peter lives in Seattle, WA.

About Me

I was born and raised in Newton, Massachusetts. I moved to Seattle in 2004 to attend the University of Washington, where I studied history and music. I've had the good fortune to work with Earshot Jazz over the course of two festival seasons, in addition to assisting as an editor for the organization's monthly magazine. I also work for the Seattle Opera, where my efforts to replace the Ring Cycle with Trillium R have so far been unsuccessful.

My Favorites

  1. John Coltrane Quartet - Coltrane's Sound, Complete Africa/Brass, 1961 Village Vanguard, Crescent, A Love Supreme, Sun Ship, First Meditations
  2. Miles Davis Quintet - The Complete Live at the Plugged Nickel
  3. Tomasz Stańko - Leosia, From the Green Hill
  4. Schlippenbach Trio - Swinging the Bim
  5. Eric Dolphy and Booker Little - At the Five Spot
  6. Cecil Taylor - Live in Berlin, 2 Ts for a Lovely T, Jumpin' Punkins
  7. Bill Evans - Waltz For Debby, Sunday at the Village Vanguard
  8. Horace Tapscott - The Dark Tree
  9. Keith Tippett - Mujician III (August Air)
  10. Andrew Hill - Point of Departure
  11. The Thing - Bag It!
  12. Larry Young - Unity
  13. Susie Ibarra - Radiance
  14. Barry Guy - Odyssey
  15. Booker Ervin - The Freedom Book
  16. Charles Mingus - The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady
  17. Peter Brötzmann - Little Birds Have Fast Hearts
  18. Bobo Stenson - Serenity
  19. McCoy Tyner - The Real McCoy
  20. Sun Ra - Jazz in Silhouette