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Pete Kartsounes Music 


I'm very excited to release my first of many "singles". All proceeds go into the mastering of this song as well as the production of the next release. 


"Broken is an 8 minute soul-filled journey that rides the waves of the human spirit and like most of Pete Kartsounes' writings; it ends with a silver lining."

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New Release

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The COVID-19 Pandemic has been devastating to the life and living of full time musicians. It has changed the way they navigate their way through life and making ends meet. Pete has been performing a lot of online "Facebook Live" performances as well as teaching online songwriting workshops and picking up studio sessions recording on other artists albums from his home studio. If you would like to help Pete out please click on the link and make a donation. Pete's been staying busy writing and recording and releasing new "singles" each month for "donation downloads." Keep an eye and ear out for a to of new music from Pete Kartsounes. 

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Petes' 6th solo release "I'm Alive" is now out and available! The Album features 11 soul-filled takes on some of Petes "Folk-Rock / Americana" induced songs. Other artists on the album include the great Milo Matthews on bass and drums (including engineering, mixing and co-producing duties), as well as Asher Fulero on piano and organ, Bob Hemenger on saxophone, Benji Nagel on dobro and more! 

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Pete is incredibly honored to be a new addition to the "sponsored artist" roster of Preston Thompson Guitars out of Sisters, OR. Their guitars are among the very best sounding guitars on the acoustic scene today. (Also played by artists Billy Strings, Molly Tuttle and Peter Rowan). It has been amazing watching this guitar come to life the past few months in the making. 

"Master guitar luthier Preston Thompson and his small team of highly skilled craftsman produce custom acoustic guitars that have the look, playing feel and above all, the sound of the best instruments from that original Golden Era of guitar making."

F E A T U R E D   R E V I E W S
"The songs of Pete Kartsounes rival the caliber of the great songwriters of our time and are prolific beyond description."

–Gus Skinas, Sonoma Systems

“You may hear some blues, or folk, a little rock, maybe even a little bluegrass; whichever genre it is you can be certain that you'll be swept up.”

–Erika Iverson, ‘InsiderIowa’

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I'm Alive
Yours And Mine
Two Gypsy Souls 

I'M ALIVE was released on June 1st, 2019. Petes new solo album is filled with 12 soul-filled songs of love, courage and gratitude and all entwined with superb musicianship that is sure to have you tapping your feet and leaving you inspired. 

Memories Never End
Beautiful Soul

UNWIND was released in 2014 and is sure to lift the spirits, inspire the soul, and soothe the heart. 12 songs from the most magical and beautiful place on Planet Earth.....The Kalalau Valley on Kauai's North Shore. Enjoy the MUSE....Aloha!

The Only Way I Know

Moonlight Romance

The Only Way I Know

The Only Way I Know was released in 2011 and is filled with amazing musicianship and eclectic flow. This self produced album crosses many boundries of Petes' writings including blues, bluegrass, jazz and folk

Out Of Nowhere
While The Band Plays On

Out Of Nowhere

Out Of Nowhere was released in 2007 and is an album for the acoustic lover. Its heavy on the bluegrass side of Petes' writings and is consumed with incredible artistry. Joined by many "well-knowns" in the bluegrass world, this album is a foot tapper and a testimony for Petes' love for bluegrass. 

The Colors Of My Mind

Love Is Everything

Take My Blues Away

The Colors Of My Mind was released in 1999 and is Petes' first release. Saxophone heavy (and thats a good thing) and full folk and blues. There are certainly tracks on this CD that stand the test of time in Petes writing.

Petes' main touring project, The Good Time Travelers, is a DUO that consists of himself and Telluride Troubadour Champion (2014) Michael Kirkpatrick. They released their sophomore album "mountain Song" in april of 2018 and its now available at the link below. Be sure to check out their tour schedule and get on out to see a live performance at one of many festivals and shows they are performing at throughout the U.S.

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