• The Liam Stevens Trio

The Liam Stevens Trio

The Liam Stevens Trio is one of the most exciting young groups on the jazz scene today. Led by the dextrous piano playing of Liam who displays a deep understanding and passion for music, gaining plaudits from audiences and respected veteran musicians alike.

With drummer Joe Dessauer and bassist Jj Stillwell, they produce a swinging sound and an electrifying visual performance, thrilling audiences of all ages and musical tastes.

They frequently perform with Ellie Bignall (Vocals) with recent gigs at Glentham Gardens, Kew’s Musical Museum and the Hamstock Orpheus and Equus Gala.

 

About Liam Stevens

Liam Stevens

Liam Stevens

Liam is an exciting rising star of swing. Ever since his school days playing in a soul music band he knew his future was in the world of jazz. His teacher Ray Parkin whose influence raged from Classical to Boogie Woogie and Blues piano where Liam discoverd the music of Fats domino, Albert Ammonds, Pete Johnson, Jools Holland and especially Oscar Peterson.

At college Liam studied with Paul Clay and started playing in Fringe Festivals and had jazz piano lessons with Berklee graduate, Paul Walker. This lead to studying jazz seriously at Middlesex University with some great tuition form the likes of Nikki Iles, Rob Townsend, Chris Batchelor, Stuart Hall, Dave Ohm and Chris Montague. Liam’s biggest influence at Middlesex was probably Gareth Williams which really established Liam as a great standards player but with his own distinctive style.

Specifications

  • Flexible length from 50 minutes to full-length show
  • Can perform as an acoustic set or fully-mic’d
  • Line up is piano, bass and drums
  • Tuned piano required
  • Standard stage lighting required

Enquiries

Yvonne Evans

07889 399862