Peter Rubie, jazz guitarist, teacher, accompanist, arranger
About Peter Rubie
A little about Peter Rubie
“Guitarist Peter Rubie . . . a fine player, [lays] down subtle lines in his solos and clear comping,” JazzWise Magazine, June, 2013
"You sound[ed] excellent," Peter Bernstein, February 2016
Guitarist Peter Rubie grew up in England and has been on the jazz scene in Europe and the U.S. since the mid 1970s. He was the leader of the house band and resident accompanist for a multitude of visiting and jamming jazz musicians at the famous 606 Club in the King's Road, London before moving to the U.S. in 1981. He has made guest appearances as the featured soloist and leader at engagements in and around the U.S., Puerto Rico, and jazz festivals in Europe including the Dunkirk Jazz Festival, France and the Bracknell International Jazz Festival, England.
Among musicians he has played with are such recorded artists as Mike LeDonne, Eric Alexander, Junior Cook, Jack Wilkins, Peter Bernstein, Warne Marsh, the legendary Adelaide Hall, Bobby Wellins, Carla White, Judy Niemack, Peter Ind, George Coleman, Slide Hampton, Ike Isaacs, Martin Taylor, Claude "the fiddler" Williams, Dave Cliff, Emily Remler, Steve Rubie, Jim Mullen, Jeremy and Paul Stacey, and others
His broadcasts include Channel 5, New York City, and Radio Victory, Portsmouth England, and the Thames TV documentary on British jazz musician Peter Ind.
He studied with bass player Peter Ind in England, and later in New York with saxophonists Warne Marsh, and George Coleman. He augments his current practicing with occasional lessons with Peter Bernstein and Larry Koonse.
He divides his time between playing, and writing and editing books.
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