Performance Groups and Booking Information
The Bill Stevens Songbook
Jazz provides an atmosphere of elegance for your social events. When planning your next event, whether it is romantic background Jazz or cool Jazz for listening, consider the Bill Stevens Songbook. The Songbook instrumentation consists of trumpet, guitar (or piano) and upright bass. The following is a partial songlist from our repertoire:
Almost Blue, Autumn Leaves, In Your Own Sweet Way, Bye Bye Blackbird, It Never Entered My Mind, Green Dolphin Street, How Deep is the Ocean, My Funny Valentine, I Fall In Love Too Easily, Someday My Prince Will Come, I Thought About You, If You Could See Me Now, Stella By Starlight, If I Were a Bell, On a Misty Night, Summertime, The Touch of Your Lips, There Is No Greater Love, You Go to My Head, With a Song in My Heart
Sound House with Bill Stevens, Doug Cuomo & Gary Fogel
Sound House is a New York based experimental jazz trio formed in 2008 by founding members Bill Stevens on trumpet, flugelhorn & electric trumpet and Gary Fogel on drums & percussion. In 2018 they welcomed the arrival of their newest member, Doug Cuomo on guitar & effects. They play improvisational pieces that explore the development of sound, conversation and groove demonstrating moments of captivating dynamism and haunting beauty.
The Bill Stevens Group
The Bill Stevens Group is a special configuration that is used for high profile event concerts that are presented throughout the year. The personnel for these events is selected from some of the best performers and improvisors in New York City specifically for the compositions that are to be presented. In 2018, the Bill Stevens Group has recorded a new album entitled, "Connections".
For further information on the "Connections" album, please see the Projects tab above.
New York Jazz Workshop Big Band
A big band under the direction of Ron Horton
New York Symphonic Arts Ensemble
A community orchestra directed by Eric Kramer.
"As Though I Had Wings" Brass Quartet
Performing brass music from the Baroque, Classical and Modern eras.
Bill Stevens Standard Time Ensemble
Specializing in the music of the swing era, the Standard Time ensemble is an upbeat 17 piece big band that will generate excitement for your dancing pleasure. The ensemble is also capable of performing as a "little big band" of two horns and rhythm section to the addition of three, four or five horns with rhythm section. Looking for a vocalist as well? No problem.
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