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Peter J. Kanewsky

Peter J. Kanewsky – aka – Peter John Kane

Pete traveled extensively over the years with several bands from the mid 70’s (Zapp) and 80’s (Hollywood, Ray Anderson and the Fire, Robert Murdock Band, The Deal), then with the John Eddie Band up until 1996. Pete moved briefly to Philadelphia to set up the PhillymusicZine website, and in December of 1996, He came down to Florida to work on the second “The Deal” album “Bye, Bye Baby”. Pete was the keyboard player in that band from New Jersey. In the summer of 1997, Peter designed and built the studio in a 1905 Victorian House in the downtown Historical District of Tarpon Springs, Florida. Today it is known as Studio 420. One particular highlight for him over the years was a tour sponsored by Marlboro and Warsaw Radio in Warsaw, Poland in 1992. Because of this tour, He was able to take a trip out to Ukraine and visit his family members that he had never met in his lifetime. Locally Pete has performed with The Deal, The Authorities, Rhodeside Band, Ozona, The Intention, Molten Mike, Dalton Adams, Brandi Lynn, Aaron Issler, G.W. Allstars, as well as fill-in work for several other club bands and artists in and around the Tampa Bay region. With some of these groups Peter opened for; Eddie Money, Alice Kooper, Little Feat, Clint Black as well as some other national recording acts.

Check out some of Pete’s accomplishments below which include touring with Bruce Springsteen & playing Keyboards on “(I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life” , (from the Dirty Dancing Motion Picture Soundtrack 1986).

 

 

 

Recording credits include:

TOMMY ROXX – “Freedom Isn’t Free” 2012 ALL Keyboards

Next Of Kin, “Fly Away” (2004). Co-producer, Engineer and Mixing.

The Intention, “The Intention” (2004). Producer, Engineering and Mixing. Musician – Keyboards and Hammond Organ.

Mikey Jr. and the Stone Cold Blues, “The 420 Sessions”, (2003). Engineering, Mixing and Musician – Piano and Hammond Organ.

Arturas Blazukas, “Arturas” (2003). Engineering and Mixing. Contributing Musician – Keyboards and Hammond Organ.

Larry Brown, “Larry Brown Project” (2004). Engineering, Mixing and Musician: Keyboards.

Brotha Mello, “Ruff Kutz” (Compilation CD – 2003) and “Exit Of Mello Bondz” (2004). Production Compilation on “Ruff Kutz”, Engineering and co-writing on several cuts on “Exit Of Mello Bondz”.

Suburban Tragedy, (2004). Tracking Engineer on latest CD release.

Champaigne, “Queen Of The Underground” (2003), Co-producer, Engineer and Mixing. Contributing musician – keyboards and sequence production.

Pamela Kalin, “Pamela” (2004). Co-producer, Engineer and Mixing. Keyboards and Drum Programming/Sequencing and Piano.

Element 54, “Real Life Situations”, (2003). Producer, Engineering and Mixing. Also contributing keyboards on “Real Life Situations“.

Suzie Ferry, Single – “Funny Feeling” (2002). Producer, Arranger/Co-writer, Engineering and Mixing, Musician – Keyboards, Drum Programming/Sequencing. Single is currently used with a national touring dance company in their repertoire. Suzie is the lead singer of local favorite band Ozona.

JJ “Hamish” Smith, “Celts To You” (2002). Musician – Accordion.

Clarissa Danes, Single – “Silent Lullaby” (2002). Engineering and Mixing. Musician – Piano. Single was used for a MTV Documentary.

Jeff O’Kelley, (2001). Engineering, Mixing and Musician – Keyboards, Piano and Hammond Organ on several tracks by Tampa Bay native artist.

Mike McArthur Group, “Deal Me In” (2001). Engineering and Mixing.

Aaron Issler, “I Surrender” (2001). Musician – Keyboards, Piano and Hammond Organ.

Rob DeMorrow, (2001). Engineering, Mixing and Musician – Keyboards, Piano and Hammond Organ on several tracks. Rob is a local singer/songwriter now signed with EMI Publishing, Nashville.

Michael Valporis, “Midnight Lady” (2000). Co-producer, Engineering and Mixing. Musician – Keyboards and Hammond Organ. Mike is a local singer/songwriter.

Rhodeside Band, “Rhodeside Live” (Jan. 25, 1998). Recorded at Margarete Heye Great Room/Ruth Eckerd Hall. Mixed and Mastered, Musician – Keyboards, Piano and Hammond Organ. “Rhodeside Demo” (1999). Engineering and Mixing, Musician – Keyboards, Piano and Hammond Organ. “Rhodeside Live II” (2000), Mixing and Musician – Keyboards, Accordion, Piano and Hammond Organ.

Danny Wood, Single – “Get Away” (1998). Production, Engineering and Mixing, Musician – Keyboards. Single for the former Back Street Boys solo effort.

Danny DeGennaro and The Deal, “Way Too Fast” (1995). Musician – Keyboards, Accordion, Piano and Hammond Organ. “Bye, Bye Baby” (1998). Musician – Keyboards, Accordion, Piano and Hammond Organ, also co-writer of “Standing On The Moon” and “Listen To The Rain”.

Tara Z, Single – “Feel My Desire” (1998). Engineering.

Robert Murdock, “Don’t Quit Your Day Job” (1996). Musician – Keyboards, Piano and Hammond Organ. Also musician with the band from 1990 – 1996, Keyboards, Piano and Hammond Organ.

Bruce Springsteen, “Live At The Playpen”, ‘Live’ bootleg CD also featuring Greg Kihn, Marshall Crenshaw and Elliot Murphy with the John Eddie Band, (Recorded October 21st, 1994).

John Eddie Band, also opening act for Bruce Springsteen, Joe Grushecky and the House Rockers with Bruce Springsteen, The Smithereens, Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes, Greg Kihn, Nils Lofgren, George Thorogood and the Destoyers, Levon Helm and the All-Stars, Tommy Conwell, as well as many other National Acts, (1993-96).

Scooter Butler, “Days Gone By” (1994). Musician – Keyboards.

Ray Anderson and the Fire, (1986-1989). Musician – Keyboards, Piano and Hammond Organ. Original band – unsigned.

Dirty Dancing, (from the Motion Picture Soundtrack 1986). “(I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life”, Musician – Keyboards.