Jan Stevens is
an experienced NJ-based professional pianist-vocalist-teacher
performed in the metro NJ - NYC area for over 30 years-- and has
taught piano and theory for over twenty years. Having studied
classical and then jazz, pop music and theory since age 5, he
attended William Paterson University, studied with Harold Mabern,
Walter Bishop Jr., Jim McNeeley and other great artists. He has
worked with Roberta Flack, Vic Damone, the Del Vikings, Jerrry
Vivino(from the CONAN show), Dave Stryker, Freddie Roman, the
Lou Monte, Morty Gunty, Charlie Callas, London Lee,
St. James Orchestras, Sumar Orchestras, George Lang Orchestras,
Harold Davis Orchestras, Rob Paparozzi, the Jerry Lewis Telethon,
show bands in Atlantic City, the Catskills resorts and many more.
Iin 2013, he performed on and produced the first album for jazz-cabaret
Stevens is well-versed in the great popular songbook,with lots
of rock, RnB and jazz experience, along with over 15 years of
classical music training.
References on request... MP3s
of my playing are below...
Listen here for
an MP3 sample of Jan Stevens at the keyboard...
this brief medley of tunes runs about 3 minutes.
here for Piano
"Isn't it Romantic" / "Tenderly"
GIFT OF MUSIC LASTS A LIFETIME!
PIANO LESSONS in the privacy of your home with an experienced
and friendly professional. Ages 7 and up-- specializing
in adults returning to music years later -- pop, theory,
jazz, classical, blues, rock, new age, or show tunes..Learn
at your own pace with no boring scales, etc. Lessons are
geared to YOUR interests an what works best for YOU!
Please see my TEACHING
PAGE here for more details...
more info or an appointment .
Lesson fees competitive with all of the music stores and
studios...($35.00 per half hour, $50.00 for 45 minute lesson,
hour lessons available) Compare with much higher fees of
area facilities -and I come to your
Your first lesson is FREE!
few spots are still available for private piano students,
ages 7 and up. Busy adults too -- flexible schedules!
A fun and friendly yet professional atmosphere is strived
for! Teaching is based on the student's learning pace and
creativity is encouraged! You don't need an acoustic piano
to start lessons, just a decent electronic keyboard will
do! Pop, jazz, chords, harmony - theory, arranging, blues,
Please check out my "LESSONS" PAGE for
more information and details about affordable piano
instruction in your home with a personal
in parts of Passaic and Bergen Counties only)
can email me
for an appointment or more info. Also doing digiital music
transcrpitions. MUSICIANS: Bring your written manuscripts
Lessons in your Home
See this page for details
on my piano teaching activity and what you might expect
from piano study. LEARNING MUSIC should be fun! At
whatever age, it is never too late to begin piano
study for years of enjoyment of music and the arts.
Information about my
education, experience and performances...
and Special Events
Some info about the
many kinds of special occasions I have performed for
and the kinds of music I do. The best instrumental
and vocal Pop, Standards, Rock and Jazz tunes from
1930s - present...
NOTE: Though our same names are a coincidence, I am
NOT the guy that does the music
for the TV show, "SCRUBS". Please visit the
NBC site for more info
Your first piano lesson/consultation is FREE
Lessons in Ridgewood, Hawthorne, Haledon, Fair Lawn,
Franklin Lakes, Elmwood Park, Glen Rock, Wykcoff, Oakland,
Bergenfield, Teaneck, Dumont, Tenafly, Englewood areas.
Contact me for details...)
Private parties, clubs, etc. Vocally and instrumentally,
Jan performs everything with a drummer-singer in a duo, or solo
or trio ormat, whatever fits your needs.From Billy Joel, Van
Morrison, Elton John, the Beatles, and Steely Dan to Harry Connick,
Jr., Bill Evans, Sinatra and Tony Bennett, oldies and more --
as well as hundreds of tunes from the "Great American Songbook"
by Gershwin, Rodgers-Hart, Irving Berlin, Jerome Kern, Harold
Arlen, Johnny Mercer, etc.. It is always good quality music,
authentically done with heart and originality.
Stevens' list of clients or those he has performed for include
former NJ governors Christine Todd Whitman and Tom Keane, TV's
Ernie Onastas, the Jerry Lewis Labor Day telethon, the NYC Greenwich
Village Chamber of Commerce, NJ metro-area nightspots, dozens
of NJ and NY country clubs and many more. He has taught piano
for more than twenty years, beginners to advanced levels and
also produces and arranges for various CDs and demos by local
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