Pistol Pete is a world-famous blues
guitarist, based in Chicago. He performs alone, or often times with his
blues trio, and his show packs a huge punch. He has been compared to legends
such as Buddy Guy and Jimi Hendrix, and plays in blues clubs and venues all
over the globe. Pete is a favorite blues act in Chicago, and can be seen
frequently around town and is featured as a headliner at The Chicago Blues
Festival every year.
PISTOL PETE’S - PERSONAL HISTORY
Born in Los Angeles, California. Raised in Chicago, Illinois by his Aunt
Floy and Uncle Wesley Williams. Wesley was a blues guitarist and introduced
Pete to the guitar at the age of four.
Crane High School. All City Jazz Band - 4 years. G.I.T. Musician's Institute
- various workshops.
Sherwood Music College.
Musical Director - Black Arts Celebration Band Leader in 1993. Pistol Pete
and the Professionals,
Pistol Pete with Full Throttle, and currently Pistol Pete.
1995 - "LOADED" - Pistol Pete and the Professionals
1997 - "PISTOL PETE" - Pistol Pete
2002 - "MAN IN THE MOON" - Pistol Pete
2004 - "21ST CENTURY BLUES MAN" - Pistol Pete