Based out of Brooklyn, Jordan Peters is a guitarist and producer who’s love for music ranges from Modern Jazz to Hip-Hop, Blues and everything in between. Originally from Montreal Canada, he holds a Bachelor's degree in Jazz Performance from McGill University's Schulich School Of Music, as well as a D.E.C. in Jazz from Vanier College in “Jazz Arranging, Composition and Improvisation”. His musical abilities have been recognized with many prestigious awards such as the Oliver Jones Scholarship, and the Schulich Academic Music Scholarship for Excellence in the Arts. He received a scholarship to attend the International Jazz Workshop at The Banff Center for the Arts, where he had the opportunity to study along side such Jazz Masters as Dave Douglas, Donny McCaslin, Geoffrey Keezer, Clarence Penn, and Anthony Wilson.
In between touring, he performs with numerous NYC based acts, and does regular studio sessions and production work. He has performed across the United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and Africa, and shared stages with numerous established artists such as Lauryn Hill, The Roots, The Weeknd, Andra Day, NAS, DJ Logic, Sinead Harnett, Alex Clare, Elise Testone (American Idol), Billy Porter, Kennedy Administration, Thana Alexa, Antonio Sanchez, Sarah Elizabeth Charles, Michelle Willis, Cory Henry, Jesse Fischer, Renee Neufville, Laura Izibor, Talib Kweli, Jazmine Sullivan, Ray Angry, Linda Briceno, Igmar Thomas, Ben Williams, Ill Spoken, Chris Turner (Esperanza Spalding), Snarky Puppy, MC Radar Elis, Matt Dusk, Melanie Renaud, and Alan Prater (Cameo, Jackson 5, Michael Jackson). You can catch him along side THE LESSON, an improvised live progressive soul session, every Thursday night at Arlene's Grocery in the east village of NYC.
Jordan has a music production partnership with acclaimed producer and keyboardist Jesse Fischer. They work out Electrik Indigo Sound Studio in Brooklyn, producing and recording for numerous label and independent artists. Past productions include “Rat Habitat”, a collaboration with Brooklyn native singer/flutist Melanie Charles; a mix of Electro/Soul/Indie Rock. Their co-produced EP "Guns That Shoot Bubbles" was released in May of 2015, and has gotten many powerful reviews in Okayplayer, AfroPunk, Soulbounce and Ebony. Past production releases include Canadian songstress Sarah MK’s album “Worth It” which received the “Editors Pick” at the 2011 world renown “Montreal International Jazz Festival”.