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THE STEVE KOVEN TRIO
May 19, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm$15
The Steve Koven Trio is a Canadian, Toronto-based jazz group. Pianist Koven is joined by long time members, Anthony Michelli on drums and Rob Clutton on bass.
Formed in 1993, the trio has performed world-wide, and has established themselves as one of Canada’s cultural ambassadors.
The band has released ten critically-acclaimed albums since their debut, Live at the Senator, in 1997. Many of their compositions have been used for national and international film and TV productions
“The trio made a remarkable demonstrations of why Canadian Jazz is truly world class”
–Scott McCook – First Secretary Public Affairs, Embassy of Canada in Mexico
“Steve Koven brings to the stage, a contagious passion for jazz that has made him one of the finest performers in the biz”
— Montreal International Jazz Festival – press release 2009
“Koven can create a piece out of thin air in the time it takes for him to play it. He can be as experimental as John Cage, as impressionistic as Claude Debussy, or as bluesy as Fats Waller. The common denominators are superb technique and a fresh approach to the music.”
–Amanda Putz – CBC radio
“The Steve Koven Trio represents the healthy future of jazz.”
– Rolling Stone Magazine (Asia)