An award winning singer-songwriter and a cutting-edge musician's musician, Pete Kartsounes is fulfilling a vision of writing music in the key of truth. This heavily seasoned performer/songwriter has spent most of his life traveling the globe and creating original music that entertains and enlightens any room. Pete is on a quest to enrapture you with his soul filled music, to be celebrated by music lovers, and to make a difference one note, one word and one show at a time.
Originality is a cornerstone as Pete continues to write a plethora of great songs and music in many different genres. Already with a handful of highly acclaimed CD's under his belt; Pete continues to push the envelope of his craft. Having recorded and performed for years with his own bands, along with members of the Grateful Dead, Jerry Garcia Band, Pearl Jam, Blues Traveler, String Cheese Incident, Leftover Salmon, Yonder Mountain String Band, The Infamous Stringdusters, Greensky Bluegrass and many more, Pete is soon to be residing on the island of Kauai to focus on his writing in yet another style he tags as "Ocean Folk." With 2 more full length CD's to be out by the end of 2013 and enough songs to record several others, Pete Kartsounes is one of those musicians where if you havent heard him before you may just ask yourself, "why in the world have I never heard of this amazing artist before?"