Meet the Musician
Senior Chief Musician Peter Revell,
Senior Chief Musician Peter Revell, a native of Boston, Mass., joined the Navy band in 1995. Originally selected as an instrumentalist with the Navy Band Sea Chanters chorus, he joined the Commodores jazz ensemble in 2006. He received his bachelor's degree from Shepherd College, while studying with Duane Botterbusch, Steve Novosel, Gerard Kunkel and K. Farrell Co. Previously, he had been a music teacher in Frederick, Md.
Revell has appeared with The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and the Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet, has performed with such notable musicians as Lennie Cuje, Bob Butta, Chris Bacas, Roy Hargrove, and Loston Harris, and has also made appearances at Blues Alley and the One Step Down. In addition, he has performed at the highly-respected Montreaux Jazz Festivals in Detroit and Montreal. A versatile musician, Revell has performed with all of the Navy Band’s performing ensembles. He has also performed for the International Saxophone Symposium and the Midwest Clinic, and has performed on 15 national concert tours.
In addition to his performance duties, Revell is a national tour manager, responsible for booking and managing national concert tours. He also manages the Navy Band's uniform locker, outfitting the entire command with all of its performance attire, ensuring the most professional appearance at both public concerts and ceremonial functions.