Steve Koven Trio

Steve Koven was born in Toronto, Canada, and began playing piano at age seven. He has studied with various jazz artists including Benny Green, Geoff Keeser, and Bruce Barth.  Steve’s been a professional musician since earning a BFA in Contemporary Improvisation from York University in 1987. In addition to performing world-wide with his trio, he’s played solo throughout North America, Europe, and the Caribbean.  When not on tour or in the studio, Steve composes music for film and television and conducts master classes and workshops which focus on the development of improvisational tools and musical self-expression.  Steve is currently on staff at York University where he teaches Contemporary Improvisation and Jazz Piano in the Faculty of Music.  Currently, Steve is working on his Masters Degree in Composition from York University.  As an Educator, Koven has conducted master classes and workshops in China, Japan, Colombia, Barbados and Mexico.

FEATURING:

Steve Koven — Piano

Rob Clutton — Bass

Anthony Michelli — Drums