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About Pete: Pete Pascoe is a pianist, composer, artist and performer, whose compositions range from meditative classical through to rock songs. Originally from New Zealand Pete moved to Melbourne, Australia, in 1997 with the intention of publishing his music and continuing on his musical path.

Pete has spent years writing songs, painting and chasing trout and snapper, while earning a living from playing the piano and singing, both solo and in bands. Pete continues to do much the same in Australia…
Pete's influences include Neil Finn, Neil Young, Bob Dylan and Elton John.

Pete performed onstage with Neil Finn during Neil's 2001 New Zealand Tour, played the lead role in Jesus Christ Superstar (N.Z 1996), and
appeared with the band Strangetown in N.Z's Mountain Rock Festival. In 1999 ‘Lifetimes’ (track 5) from the River Music CD placed in the top 10 of the Australian Songwriters Association Competition.

Pete has composed over 650 songs, and is currently midway through recording an album with his band.

His 3 Piano CDs in the ‘classical’ style continue to be well received, as are his 2 Piano/Vocal CDRs recently released.

Pete also paints and draws cartoon images of animals taking part in human activities. These cartoons are produced in watercolour / pen and acrylic mediums. He also paints acrylics of Port Phillip Bay, Melbourne.

Pete has illustrated 6 Children's books and one self - published Lyric / Poetry book.

The books are by author Alan Bowater - the 'A Pig Called Pete meets... ' 5 book series and another book 'The Day The Chooks Blew Away - see books page and visit publisher : Jojo publishing

Pete can be found each Sunday at:
‘The Art Centre’s Sunday Market’, Southgate, Melbourne - with all his art and music.
Pete also has various gigs, solo and with the band around Melbourne.

Pete’s products can be ordered via this website using PayPal / Post - cheque or money order

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Special thanks to James Vincent ph:0400 301 265 for the photos on the site.

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