Pete Watson is a young, passionate pianist/keyboard player with a vast amount of experience in many fields, including performance, studio, programming, sight reading and musical direction.
Musical direction, programming, improvisation, sight reading, learning by ear, lead sheet reading/arranging, vocal/string arranging, producing. All styles covered comfortably including Pop, Gospel, Soul, RnB, Jazz, Rock, Latin, Indie, Classical, Electronic.
Musical Director for Hurts, Natasha Bedingfield and Sean Kingston
Keyboards with Lily Allen, Taio Cruz, Spandau Ballet, Vanessa Mae, The Drifters, Calvin Harris, FrankMusik, Lighthouse Family, Skye (Morcheeba), Sia (Zero 7) and Unklejam
Studio credits including Simon Webbe, BBC Maida Vale and Santa
Carla, AOL Online Sessions
Playback system programming for Sugababes, Tinchy Stryder, Natasha
Bedingfield, Unklejam, and Master Shortie.
Festivals include: Glastonbury, V-Festival, O2 Wireless, T in the Park, Oxegen, IAJE Conference, Molde Jazz Festival
TV appearances include: Popworld, ITV1 Divas, T-Mobile Transmission, Grease is the Word, The National Lottery, Taratata (France), Tomorrows World, the BBC News , This Morning and Paul O’Grady.
Musical Director for productions of: West Side Story, Joseph, The Full Monty, Lucky Stiff, and Assistant Musical Director for productions of Grease, Evita, and Sondheim’s - Into the Woods.