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Call of Love Concert and Art Show

October 21, 2010
Maui Weekly

Multi-platinum, six-time Grammy Award nominee Peter Kater will perform select pieces from his newest album, Call of Love. Known for his versatility, emotional depth and high quality, Kater has scored over 100 television programs and many films including the multi-award winning 10 Questions For The Dalai Lama. Kater also scored 11 on and Off-Broadway dramatic plays and is a proud recipient of the Environmental Leadership Award from the United Nations. Peter has performed all over the world, including Carnegie Hall, and has written music heard in everything from the Olympics to Bay Watch.

Kater, who has sold close to three million albums over his three decades of music making, is respected as one of the most prolific and defining pioneers of contemporary instrumental music.

Call of Love is the follow-up album to Kater’s Grammy Award nominated In a Dream recording. Call of Love features performances by Sting guitarist Dominic Miller, renowned Brazilian cellist Jaques Morelenbaum and legendary reedman Paul McCandless, who is known for ground-breaking work with his group Oregon and the Paul Winter Consort.

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Peter Kater will perform select pieces from his newest album, Call of Love, on Saturday, Oct. 23, at the Spar Street Gallery in Kahului

The album is a hybrid of instrumental music combining and transcending many genres, such as New Age, Contemporary Jazz, Classical Crossover and Pop Instrumental. The compositions are melodic, multi-layered, inspired, rich and spacious. The album also features an instrumental cover of the Sting classic, Fields Of Gold. This is the only time the original guitarist, Dominic Miller, has recorded the song, other than with Sting himself.

Spar Street’s work has been featured in solo and group exhibitions nationally and internationally in galleries and cultural centers, including the Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego; the Hansen Galleries in New York City; Gallery Rodeo in Beverley Hills, California; the Pam Driscol Gallery in Aspen, Colorado; Gallery Duval in Key West, Florida: GRAMMY Art of Music Gallery in Las Vegas; Plaza Galleries, Whistler, B.C., Canada; Artesia Gallery in Vail, Colorado and many others.

In addition, Street’s paintings are in private, corporate, and public collections including those of His Highness the Sultan of Brunei, Sir Richard Branson, Ted Turner, Andre Agassi, Richard Gere, The United Nations, The Virgin Group, Bank of Hawai‘i, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and Neiman Marcus Group and many others.

The closing piece of the concert will be a duet of live art—Spar on his canvas and Peter at the piano co-creating an audial/visual exploration and treat for the senses. The entire performance, including audience members, will be videotaped and aired by Akakū: Maui Community Television.

 
 
 

 

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