Peter Magadini

Independent

Peter Magadini

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About

Paiste Artist Since
February 1998

Nationality
United States

Main Affiliation
Independent

Other Affiliations
George Duke
Diana Ross

Setup

Peter Magadini

Cymbals listed from left to right

Videos & Pics

Portrait.jpg
Paiste with Cap + Bio.jpg
Pete Magadini with my Paiste 22_ Traditional Ride Cymbal.jpg
Pet & John Maloney Paiste display in Chicago.jpg
Pete w. George Duke .jpg
Polyrhythm (album) w. George Duke.jpg
Polyrhythms The Musicians Guide #6 MD Magazine poll - famous drumbooks.jpg
Peter's latest book .jpg
Portrait.jpg
Paiste with Cap + Bio.jpg
Pete Magadini with my Paiste 22_ Traditional Ride Cymbal.jpg
Pet & John Maloney Paiste display in Chicago.jpg
Pete w. George Duke .jpg
Polyrhythm (album) w. George Duke.jpg
Polyrhythms The Musicians Guide #6 MD Magazine poll - famous drumbooks.jpg
Peter's latest book .jpg

Biography

Peter Magadini has been bringing skill, passion, and aplomb to percussion for nearly a lifetime. Peter has collaborated, recorded, taught and performed with a rich lexicon of jazz, country, and soul greats across a broad range of legendary clubs and festivals. Peter's played with such 1 luminaries as George Duke, Chet Baker, Mose Allison and Diana Ross, with whom he toured for a year. The breadth of his venue experience is a widely cast net, including appearances at Yoshi's (SF & Oakland), The Waldorf Astoria (NYC), Carnegie Hall, and the San Francisco and Montreal Jazz Festivals. Peter holds a MM from the University of Toronto and has taught and lectured percussion for over forty years at many esteemed institutions, including McGill University and the Dave Brubeck Institute. He has authored numerous instructional books and videos, among them The Musicians Guide to Polyrhythms named 6' in Modern Drummer Magazine's list of the "25 Greatest Drum Books of All Time" (1993). Pete plays and is endorsed by Yamaha drums, Paiste cymbals, Vic Firth Drumsticks, and Aquarian Drumheads. He currently lives in Marin County, just north of San Francisco. A prolific recording artist, Peter's studio time features both innovative collaborations and long-term 1 partnerships. His albums count among them a Juno Nomination for Best Jazz Album of the Year (Bones Blues, 1977). He has recorded with Motown records, A & M, Sackville, and others.