AMY STEPHENS

Pianist & Composer

Stephens plays it all as if with a smile on her face and in her fingers. Stunning finger work, effortlessly negotiated.

Colin Clarke, Fanfare Magazine

Instantly embraceable jazz

Indy Star

A formidable originator of new music. This is the future of instrumental jazz

Michael Nastos, All Music Guide

Contemporary jazz that is passionate, innovative, engaging and witty….The biggest star on the disc is Stephens, whom I've never met but whose playing is so warm and intimate I feel like I'm best friends with her already.

Steve Hammer, Nuvo

This one is a gem.

Peter Westbrook, jazzreview.com

Stephens is a very prolific and melodic composer who is able to allure you with a sophisticated, appealing feel.

Chuck Workman, WTPI-FM

Stephens suggests Keith Jarrett on the keys

Adam Greenburg, All Music Guide

News

  • Scenes of San Francisco is here! Check out Amy’s musical impressions of her favorite places in and around the city in her new suite for solo piano, released July 2020.

  • Scenes of San Francisco won 2nd place in the MTAC Composer’s Today 2020 statewide composition competition and is featured on the winner’s concert for the 2020 state convention.

  • Amy’s Becoming Suite won first place in the MTAC Composer’s Today 2019 statewide competition and was featured on the winner’s concert at the 2019 state convention. Becoming Suite also placed runner- up in the national 2019 SMP Press Solo Composition competition.