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| Peter Head's legendary reputation as one of Australia's finest piano-bar entertainers is well deserved. He has earnt comparisons with artists such as Randy Newman, Tom Waits, Ray Charles and Dr John.
The longevity of his career is testament to his enduring popularity and has seen him excel in most musical genres - Jazz, Blues, Rock, Cabaret, RnB, Funk, Country, Soul, Reggae and Latin. His extensive repertoire reflects this diversity.
Peter is highly regarded for his talent, versatility, showmanship and professionalism throughout the music industry and has often used his skills as musical director. Peter's 70's band, Headband, played support to the Rolling Stones, Elton John and many others.
Peter Head moved to Sydney in 1980, performing regularly at Kinselas and Kings Cross nightclubs such as Round Midnight, The Bourbon and Beefsteak, Paradise and Springfields, both solo and with regular musical cohorts Doug Williams, Wendy Saddington, Lucky Starr and Jeff St. John.
Peter's 'King Of The Cross' recording was inspired by his years working in the Cross, and is rumoured to be based on Abe Saffron. "Well, the Cross is good, every time you walk down the street there, at least ten stories come into your head, all those weird and wonderful people.", Peter explains.
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