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
Pete performed onstage with Neil Finn during Neil's 2001 New Zealand
Tour, played the lead role in Jesus Christ Superstar (N.Z 1996),
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
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
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
: 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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