Check out Pete’s latest album release: Just Sayin’ – Liner Notes, and more!
Peter Bell, Electronic Music and Production faculty at Berklee College of Music, is a producer, composer, and guitarist. His compositions and productions include the themes to This Old House, New Yankee Workshop, Victory Garden, the ABC After School Special, the award- winning film Radio Cape Cod, as well as countless jingles and production tracks. Peter has produced tracks featuring many world-class musicians, including Bonnie Raitt, Tracey Bonham, Livingston Taylor, Kate Taylor, Alex Taylor, Layla Hathaway, John Poussette-Dart, The New Kids On The Block, Rebecca Parris, Mick Goodrick, Mike Metheny, Mark Sandman of Morphine, Alan Estes, Patty Grifin, and others.
Peter Bell, one the most accomplished blues guitarists in New England, delivers an enjoyable new album that incorporates modern blues, neo-soul, funk, jazz, even reggae. The performances of the singers and musicians on a good batch of original songs and covers are all of the first order. Real special: Melissa Bolling sings her and Bell’s Jamaica-bound “Do Unto.”
Frank-John Hadley, longtime DownBeat critic
He has recorded with Bonnie Raitt on Warner Brothers and the James Montgomery Band on Capricorn and Island Records, among many others. His awards include two Emmys, seven NEBA awards, and six ASCAP awards. Peter holds a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Composition and Arranging from Berklee College of Music and a BA in Government from Harvard College.