"Tribute to Tenor Classics is a project, devoted to the music of legendary tenor saxophonists, representing different periods in the history of jazz".
Internationally renowned jazz artist and composer, Peter Cheslie (orig.Piotr Cieslikowski) is one of Poland’s leading tenor and soprano jazz saxophonists, who recorded 13 albums, toured with such jazz greats as saxophonist Scott Hamilton, Ronnie Cuber, hammondist Doctor Lonnie Smith, guitarist Mark Whitfield, and who was a featured soloist of a Big Band led by legendary drummer – star of Count Basie’s Big Band – Duffy Jackson.
As of 2013 Peter has settled with his wife – vocalist Eva Green - in Toronto ON and became a permanent resident in Canada. He is active on the Toronto jazz scene, performing and recording with top Canadian jazz musicians, such as Jan Jarczyk, Robi Botos, Joe Bowden, Kingsley Etienne, Jake Wilkinson, Morgan Childs, and many others. His Canadian album debut has just been recorded with Toronto drummer - Joe Bowden, as well as Robi Botos on piano, and Louis Botos Jr. on bass, Pat LaBarbera on tenor sax as a special guest. Released in January 2015.
In December of 2008, Peter was awarded by the Ministry of Culture in Poland, with an Honorary Order for Meritorious Service for the Polish Culture.