Interesting fact: Peter is the bandleader of Bantu. He was one of the lucky few whose parents actively encouraged him to choose music as a career. He started off performing in his father’s church then went on to study music formally at University.

Instrument: Bass

Other instruments: Drums, Keyboards

Plans to promote formal training: Peter is working towards creating a music school in Lagos in the near future, working with a team of teachers sourced locally and internationally. The school, which will be called the ‘Soundworld Music School’ – will help to encourage and nurture a new generation of young musicians to see the value in creating original works and learning to play musical

Influences: He is heavily influenced by the versatility of Jazz musicians such as John Coltrane, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie and Miles Davies. He is also very passionate about Bantu and Ade Bantu in particular, whose spirit and energy he admires.

Other information: Gives private lessons in bass playing (practical and theory). To book lessons, contact Tel: 0802-391-7941