All That Jazz
The Naples Philharmonic Jazz Orchestra
Pete Bernstein — Guitar
Luciano Morello — Executive Producer
The Naples Philharmonic Jazz Orchestra is joined by guitarist Pete Bernstein for an intimate evening of jazz composition. Known for his warm tone and lyrical melodic lines, Bernstein has been at the forefront of contemporary jazz for more than two decades. In addition to his longtime partnership with Jim Hall, Bernstein has played with Diana Krall, Roy Hargrove and Christian McBride and is a member of The Blue Note 7 and Sonny Rollins' new quintet.
Born in New York City, jazz guitarist Peter Bernstein studied music at Rutgers University with Ted Dunbar and Kenny Barron. He completed his degree at The New School in New York City, where he met and studied with one of his mentors and greatest influences Jim Hall. In 1990, Hall asked Bernstein to play in an invitational jazz guitar festival in which John Scofield and Pat Metheny were performing. Bernstein and Hall performed as a duo, and have played together throughout Peter's career.
In the 1990s, Bernstein was at the forefront of contemporary jazz; he played with Joshua Redman, Diana Krall, Roy Hargrove, Tom Harrell, Brad Mehldau, Christian McBride and others. Bernstein is known for his clean, warm guitar tone and his lyrical melodic lines. In 2008, Bernstein became part of The Blue Note 7, a septet formed that year in honor of the 70th anniversary of Blue Note Records.