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Hailed in review as "a master musician" by The Boston Globe; guitarist, producer, composer, arranger, songwriter, recording artist and performer Peter Calo stands out as an exceptionally versatile and accomplished talent on the crowded music scene." (WBZ-TV, Boston)
Most recognized for his work with Carly Simon, Peter Calo has recorded and performed with such legendary Grammy Award winning artists as James Taylor, Hall and Oats, and renowned record producer Phil Ramone, to mention only a few. He has performed on numerous television appearances, among them Good Morning America, Regis and Kelly, CBS Good Morning and the Late Show with David Letterman both as a band member and separately with featured guests.
Highly visible in a variety of musical realms, the spectrum of Calo's resume is diverse and expansive; ranging from nightly performances with the Tony Award winning Broadway musical "Hairspray" (including the Grammy winning original cast recording), to an impressive roster of national jingles, industrials, film scores for PBS, Oscar nominated documentaries and independent features. Peter's catalogue of recorded works as both a guitarist and producer, for recording artists on major and independent labels, is extensive and includes a wealth of musical genres, earning him accolades from national reviewers as a 'globally minded musician.' Scheduled to tour with Carly Simon this fall, Peter's other recent work includes Carly Simon's upcoming release "Into White", Ben Taylor's latest CD release "Another Run Around The Sun" on Iris Records and recordings for director Julie Taymor (Lion King, Frida) for her upcoming film.
Peter Calo's solo discography offers an even more compelling impression of his overall artistry. "A masterful guitarist" , quotes Boston Globe, and a visionary composer, producer, and recording artist in his own right, Peter's CDs "Cowboy Song", "Wired to the Moon", "Cape Ann" highlight his exceptional songwriting, vocals and arranging and have been acclaimed by audiences and critics alike. Two previously released tribute recordings on a separate label, "Here Comes the Sun" (The Beatles) and "Peaceful Easy Feeling" (The Eagles), still prove to be very popular and well received.
In addition to these recorded works, Peter Calo's
original compositions - written, produced and recorded by him for
film and television, continue to highlight his ever growing musical career
in all its many facets, including most notably his film score for "The
Conscientious Objector", receiving awards at the Cinquest
Film festival and featured on PAX TV.