Michael Jefry Stevens

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Fonda/Stevens Group European tour - March/April, 2017

The Fonda/Stevens Group featuring Herb Robertson on trumpet, Joe Fonda on bass, Harvey Sorgen on drums and myself on piano will be touring Europe in March/April 2017. This will be our 25th anniversary tour. Same personnel!!! Here is the current schedule with open dates. Interested venues please contact me directly on facebook or at mjsjazz@mac.com. Thanks

Fonda/Stevens Group European tour - March/April, 2017

 

Friday, March 24 - Lausanne, Switerland

Saturday, March 25 - Chur, Switzerland

Sunday, March 26 - Reutlingen, Germany

Monday, March 27 - Klagenfurt, Austria

Tuesday, March 28 - Sarvar, Hungary

Wednesday, March 29 - Zagreb, Croatia

Thursday, March 30 - Krems, Austria

Friday, March 31 - Linz, Austria

Saturday, April 1 - Bad Hofgastein, Austria

Sunday, April 2 - Marktoberdorf, Germany

Monday - April 3 - Nuernberg, Germany

Tuesday, April 4 - Marburg, Germany

Wednesday, April 5 - Darmstadt, Germany

Thursday - April 6 -Paderborn, Germany

Friday, April 7, 2017 - Basel, Switzerland

Saturday, April 8, 2017 - Basel, Switzerland

Thanks to all our fans for your support over the last 25 years!
Michael Jefry Stevens
michaeljefrystevens.com


Upcoming highlights for 2017

Just released!!!

Michael Jefry Stevens Octet "Live at Streamside" featuring 10 of my original compositions composed for a new ensemble of 8 musciians.  More good news!!  In addition to being voted "BEST COMPOSER" in the Asheville, Western North Carolina Region by the Mountain Express for 2016 I just received the 2017  "Regional Artist Project Grant" sponsored by the Toe River Arts Council, Madison Arts Council, Asheville Area Arts Council, with funding from Avery County and the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Natural and Cultural Resource Department, a state agency.  This grant will help fund my upcoming studio recording featuring my "Mountain Chamber Jazz Ensemble".

I am now offering a VIP Bandcamp membership.  This is a monthly membership that helps support my creative musical endeavors.  There are three levels.  You can read more about this at the following web site:  https://michaeljefrystevens.bandcamp.com/vip-membership

Also, my latest Solo Piano CD "Lazy Afternoon" was recently released on the Artists Recording Collective Label.  Please contact me at mjsjazz@mac.com if you would like to purchase a copy.  You can also download a copy at Bandcamp!

Thanks for your continued support.

Michael Jefry Stevens

2016 and 2917 CD RELEASES!!!

1. Brass Tactics (Konnex Records) - original music or brass quartet and piano featuring Steve Swell, David Taylor, Dave Ballou and Ed Sarath.

2. "Flow" by Generations Quartet featuring Oliver Lake (live from Bielefeld, Germany) was released on Nottwo Records.  This Cd has been listed on two different top 10 lists of cd releases for 2016.

Budd Kopman's list

John Sharpe's list

3. Michael Jefry Stevens - "Lazy Afternoon" - Solo piano recorded at Music and Arts Studio in Memphis, TN. (Artists Recording Collective)

4. Michael Jefry Stevens Octet "Live at Streamside" (Artists Recording Collective).

Thanks for your continued support!!!!! 

Michael

Michael Jefry Stevens is a "Steinway Artist"