AMY STEPHENS, Third Stream and Jazz Composer

Amy Stephens, San Francisco

Pianist/composer Amy Stephens enjoys writing in Third Stream style, a genre of jazz that fuses classical form with jazz language, such as can be heard in Amy’s award-winning piano suites Scenes of San Francisco, A Day at the Beach, Becoming: Suite for Solo Piano, and the Childhood Excursions series. She is honored to be a Red Leaf Pianoworks composer. Amy has fronted her quartet, the Amy Stephens Group (ASG), since 1998. The quartet albums of Amy’s many jazz compositions—My Many Moods, Gold Through Fire, & Amy Stephens Group-–have earned acclaim and steady airplay on jazz radio around the world. ASG enjoys performing at jazz festivals and concert series. Amy earned two Bachelors, a Masters, and Performer’s Certificate in classical & jazz piano from Indiana University School of Music. Teaching privately since 1993, Amy is a Nationally Certified Teacher of Music. For scores and recordings: