MUSIC WITH VARIETY
an experienced NJ-based professional pianist-vocalist-teacher
performed in the NJ and metro NYC area for over 30 years-- and
has taught piano and theory for over fifteen 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, Dave Stryker, Freddie Roman, the late
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.
He just performed on and produced the first album for jazz-cabret
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-- pop, theory,
jazz, classical, blues, rock, new age, show tunes, etc.
Please see my TEACHING
PAGE here for more details...!
more info or an appointment .
Lesson fees competitive with most of the music stores and
studios...($35.00 per half hour, $50.00 for 45 minute lesson)
Compare with much higher fees of other
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
with a personal touch!.
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, Fair Lawn, Franklin
Lakes, Elmwood Park, Glen Rock, Wykcoff, Oakland, Bergenfield,
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, FOX
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 fifteen years, beginners to advanced levels
and also produces and arranges for various CDs and demos by
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