Pete Lister is a multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and arranger from Newton, NJ. He's been pickin' guitar for 30 years and studied upright bass at the County College of Morris. His playing style is a practical blend of finger-picking and flat-picking with a solid rythmic feel that is fortified by his bass playing. Pete likes to write in a variety of genres with lyrical content ranging from heart-felt to heart-broken to humorous. Aside from his work as a hired gun and Custom Wedding Bandmaster, he is a full-time member of 3 North Jersey bands including Big Boss Sausage, Joe Cirotti Trio, The Hawk Owls and the Binghamton based band Milkweed. You'll also find him at Krogh's in Sparta, NJ on Thursday nights as the current host of NJ's longest running open mic.