Ese Peters is a Nigerian Singer-Songwriter and guitarist. His music has been described as soft rock, pop and folk. His lyrics come from experiences he has had with his family, friends and his faith.
Ese started learning to play the guitar by himself when he was twelve and wrote his first string of songs when he
Ese has mentioned John Mayer, Chris Okotie, Tracy chapman and U2 as his strongest influences.
A musical journey that started in the year 2000 saw Ese play the role of lead guitarist and vocalist for the Rock/Rnb group The A.G.E (apple of God’s eyes). Being the principal songwriter of the group helped in polishing his Songwriting ability.
In 2005, Ese embarked on a solo career and started to play gigs as a solo act in small venues in Lagos and supported
other established acts, contributing songs to movies and writing songs for other artists.
He wrote the theme songs for a movie tiled “State Of The Heart”, premiered in Catford Theatre in England. The movie was directed by award winning actor Richard Mofe Damijo who personally requested that Ese contribute songs for the project.
After being offered a recording contract in 2007 by a Nigeria’s biggest label at that time, he declined and rather decided to go
and conclude his studies.
Ese has worked as a songwriter with Cobhams Asuquo, Richard Mofe Damijo, Onos Brisibi and has been privilleged to share the stage with
some prominent Nigerian acts.