Jan Stevens-NJ Pianist-teacher
Piano /Vocals /Keyboards /Lessons


JAN STEVENS started piano lessons at age 5, and took voice, and classical piano lessons through high school and went on to study with recording artists Walter Bishop Jr., (one of Charlie Parker's pianists) Jim McNeely, Norman Simmons and Harold Mabern. After working clubs in Boston, MA, he went on to study piano, theory, arranging and composition at William Paterson University in Wayne, NJ. He also composed and scored the soundtracks for two nationally-distributed video/DVD documentaries on the JFK assassination, as well as music for several local cable TV shows and radio in NJ, NY and Boston. He has arranged and produced studio demo recordings for local artists and songwriters as well.

Jan worked with various show groups, and pop and jazz bands in the NY-NJ area and in the Catskill Mountain resorts and Atlantic City, including Vic Damone, Roberta Flack, Jackie Mason, Freddie Roman, the Del Vikings, Tony Saxon, Clarence Banks (Count Basie), Mike Spengler (Springsteen band), Kent Smith (Rolling Stones) the late Lou Monte and many others. His trio performed on the Jerry Lewis Telethon in 1973 and he has played for productions of "Guys and Dolls", "The Fantasticks", "Fiddler on the Roof", "Bye Bye Birdie" and other shows and was pianist-conductor for the orchestra at the International Al Jolson Society's convention in 1994. He has performed in Carnegie Hall with the Pro Arte Chorale, the Theater at Madison Square Garden, The Bitter End, and The Waldorf-Astoria in NYC, and many other engagements at hotels, clubs and venues in the northeast.

In May 2000, Mr. Stevens performed in a special Bill Evans tribute concert at the famed 92nd Street "Y" Tisch Center Hall in NYC, along with pianists Bill Charlap, Marian McPartland, Dick Hyman, Jack Reilly and others. He currently performs solo and with bands for private parties and weddings with various music offices.

He teaches piano/theory privately, and at DiBella Music in Bergenfield, NJ , and also does production work for vocalists and bands.He is now recording his original compositions for keyboards and flutes for his first CD.

Listen here for an MP3 sample of Jan Stevens at the keyboard...
this brief medley of three tunes runs about 3 minutes.

Email me today, or call me at 973-229-5521 for more information,
or to ask about lessons.

( Parts of Passaic County and Bergen County, NJ)