Peter has a unique performance style influenced by his classical and flamenco guitar training combined with contemporary and jazz influences.

He is involved in a number of long-term projects featuring his compositions and arrangements.

Pocket Caravan
London's Brazilian Balkan band Pocket Caravan features a long-running collaboration between Peter and South Brazilian violinist Felipe Karam. The band have released three albums, with Peter's compositions receiving regular airplay, such as on BBC Radio 3's World On 3.

Melange Collective
Formed by virtuoso cellist Shirley Smart, this cross-cultural ensemble features musicians from Spain, Morocco, Bahrain, Ireland and the UK. After living for 10 years in the Middle East, Shirley has brought her incredible experiences and repertoire to London.

Matzoh Boys
One of the UK's busiest Klezmer band, The Matzoh Boys perform lively versions of traditional Eastern European Jewish melodies, and features Peter's arrangements together with his driving rhythm guitar and melody lines.

Bhavini
Led by incredible Indian Classical vocalist Bhavini Vyas and featuring Peter on slide guitar, this ensemble takes as its inspiration the ragas of the great North Indian classical music tradition. Features long term collaborations with several phenomenal musicians including accordionist Michael Ward-Bergeman.

Peter performing a multi-instrumental arrangement of Um A Zero by Pixinguinha




Peter performing his arrangement of Antonio Lauro's Venezuelan Waltz No. 2




A selection from The Peter Michaels Trio's performance at Royal Albert Hall's ignite series