Peter is the foremost researcher on American Jazz Dance. His research started in 1995 and includes interviews with professional dancers and musicians from the 1920's to the 1950's. He brings a first hand historical approach to his classes.
A competent musician he is also part of Shotgun Jazz Band, a traditional New Orleans Jazz Band.
Peter not only travels worldwide as an instructor, lecturer, musician, performer and competition judge but he has also been featured in television and film such as Beverly Hills 90210, Marilyn Manson "Mobscene" video, Royal Crown Revue's "Zip Gun Bop" video, Mulholland Drive, and the 13th Floor to name a few.