Meet Peter Knoll: I am a German-American experimental guitarist living in New York City. The band members of my trio are Mark Peterson on bass and Andy O'Neill on drums. I also co-lead the improvisation Quartet "Conundrum" in Europe. I teach guitar in New York. My most famous students were both children of "The Edge" (U2), and In November, 2007, I was voted Guitar Player of the Week by GuitarPlayerZen.com. My debut album, Certainty Is, is available online.
I love jazz because next to my kids, it's the love of my life.
I was first exposed to jazz by Joe Rico from a tiny station in Niagara Falls in 1954 when I was 13.
The best show I ever attended was Maynard Ferguson who blew the roof off Massey Hall in the late 50s.
My advice to new listeners is to listen to everything you can and then listen again.