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Peter Leitch

g, *1944 CA
Musician / Composer of Jazz

Canadian jazz guitarist and composer, born 19 August 1944 in Ottawa, Canada, though long based in New York City. Peter Leitch recorded frequently as a leader for several labels, primarily Concord Jazz, Jazz House and Reservoir. He is no longer playing due to side effects from radiation and chemotherapy, though he is leading a 12 piece orchestra playing his originals and arrangements, which will premiere its debut performance on November 30, 2018 in New York City.

  • Guitar
  • Acoustic guitar
  • Electric guitar
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Classical
Popular Tracks   
On A Misty Night on On A Misty Night by Peter Leitch
Spring Is Here on On A Misty Night by Peter Leitch
Airegin on On A Misty Night by Peter Leitch
After the Morning on Duality by Peter Leitch & John Hicks
Pas De Trois on Duality by Peter Leitch & John Hicks
I Hear a Rhapsody on Duality by Peter Leitch & John Hicks
Red Zone on Red Zone by Peter Leitch
Epistrophy on Duality by Peter Leitch & John Hicks
Dancing in the Dark on Duality by Peter Leitch & John Hicks
If I Should Lose You on Portraits In Jazz - A Tribute To Wes Montgomery by Various Artists

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
LandscapePeter Leitch, Ray Drummond, Steve Johns2014Album
California ConcertPeter Leitch, John Hicks, David Williams, Billy Higgins2013Album
SympaticoChad Coe With Peter Leitch2010Album
Self PortraitPeter Leitch2007Album
AutobiographyPeter Leitch, Jed Levy, George Cables, Dwayne Burno, Steve Johns2004Album
Blues On The CornerPeter Leitch1999Album
Up FrontPeter Leitch1997Album
At First SightPeter Leitch, Heiner Franz1996Album
Colours & DimensionsPeter Leitch1995Album
Free TradeFree Trade, Peter Leitch, Renee Rosnes, Neil Swainson, Ralph Bowen, Terry Clarke1994Album
DualityPeter Leitch, John Hicks1994Album
From Another PerspectivePeter Leitch1993Album
Trio / Quartet '91Peter Leitch1991Album
Red ZonePeter Leitch1987Album
ExhilarationPeter Leitch1985Album
Jump StreetPeter Leitch1982Album
Sometime In Another LifePeter Leitch And George McFetridge1982Album
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