about

“the perfect music for the times we’re living through” (richard williams, the blue moment, reviewing ‘piano 2’)

“the excellent pete judge sounds somewhere between the late don cherry and the uk’s harry beckett” (john fordham, the guardian)

pete plays trumpet with get the blessing and eyebrow, among other projects, and is multi-instrumentalist with three cane whale 

he has released two albums of solo piano compositions, and is currently working on a third

he has recorded for marc gauvin (france), eyot (serbia),  katcross (france), cleo t (france), coeur de pirate (canada), chrysta bell (usa), maika makovski (spain), nada (italy), carsten lindholm (denmark), jesca hoop (usa), krake (portugal), blackmailed & bereft (ireland), and for john parish, massive attack, mesadorm, this is the kit, crescent, jim moray, ian anderson’s jethro tull, dakhla brass, organelles, thought forms, big top heartbreak, port erin, delphic, amorphous androgynous, syd arthur, the kooks, the false beards, experimental pop band, the bookshop band, borborygma ensemble,the invisible pair of hands, ilya, lupine howl, the final age, busnoys, helele, boca 45, the silver stairs of ketchikan, rob harbron’s the tidebreak (bbc radio 3), adrian utley & will gregory (arcadia soundtrack), mike perry & philip gross (sea fever project), and many others

he has performed live with sam lee’s singing with nightingales (including hay festival), super furry animals (furrymania tour), noel gallagher’s high flying birds (jools holland’s later), papa noel & asere, kneehigh theatre, keith tippett’s seedbed orchestra, vivian stanshall’s stinkfoot, and many others

he has also composed music for travelling light theatre company, tobacco factory theatre, shetland arts trust, portland royal manor theatre, gloucester royal hospital, bristol’s brunel 200 (the triangulation project), aberystwyth silver band, b-side multi-media festival,  taikabox dance company, michael rosen’s bbc radio series poetry playtime, and many more

he appears, v briefly, in the film ‘anna karenina’ (joe wright 2012)