Peter Edwards joined Tomorrow's Warriors as an intern in and went on to graduate with a Masters in Jazz from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in 2009. Participation in the Tomorrowʼs Warriors young artist development programme gave him the opportunity to sharpen his performance and compositional skills under the guidance of Gary Crosby OBE. Peter began recording and touring with the Abram Wilson Quartet and has gone on to work with Rhythmica, Nicola Emmanuelle and Zara McFarlane, the Nu Civilisation Orchestra and his own piano trio which he formed in 2010.
Peter released an EP Jazzlotion in 2010, followed by his debut trio album ‘Safe and Sound’ in 2013, to glowing reviews.
'Edwards came across as the real deal... McCoy Tyner-ish intensity fused with flashes of Ahmad Jamal/ Wynton Kelly urbanity' Jazzwise Magazine
Peter's second album 'A Matter of Instinct' was released in 2016 and Peter plans to release further singles from that recording session including a remix of his tune Samba City featuring MOBO and Jazz FM award winning singer Zara McFarlane and the London School of Samba bateria.
'It’s expertly welcoming music for anyone who fears traditional song-rooted values aren’t being cherished enough in jazz'. John Fordham, The Guardian 3* review
In 2016, Peter was awarded a PRSF New Music Biennial commission to compose the Journey with the Giants of Jazz for the Nu Civilisation Orchestra to perform as part of The Jazz Ticket.