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Wed Jazz! Michael Jefry Stevens & Wendy Jones Wed 9/11 7:30pm $10/$12/$6

$10 advance
$12 door
$  6 student
Jefry Michael Stevens 
Wendy Jones

Pianist/Composer Stevens, Vocalist Jones Have Collaborated
on Multiple Album Recordings and Live Concerts

Pianist and composer Michael Jefry Stevens and vocalist Wendy Jones, true masters of modern jazz and internationally-recognized recording artists, will join forces for a special evening of live music at White Horse Black Mountain on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 7:30 p.m.

Michael Jefry Stevens - Pianist, Composer and "Steinway Artist"
has released over 80 cds and composed over 340 works for both large and small ensembles.  An active band leader for over 40 years, his current working musical ensenbles include the "Conference Call Quartet", the "Fonda Stevens Group", "Eastern Boundary Quartet", his collaboration with New Orleans horn man Brian "Breeze" Cayole and "Trio Generations" featuring saxophonist Oliver Lake.  

Wendy Jones - jazz vocalist.    Wendy is a professional vocalist and recording artist who has been delivering smart and arresting jazz to NC and in the process has becomea highly sough after artist throughout the region.  She consistently receives acolades for her energetic and distinctive renditions of gypsy jazz, jazz standards, modern jazz, and original jazz. A versatile vocalist, Wendy has appeared on stages from NYC to Chicago to Tokyo and has performed with artists such as NEA Jazz Master Jamey Aebersold, legendary jazz guitarist Howard Alden, jazz violinist Christian Howes, Crystal Gale and has sung backup for the alternative hip hop group Deltron 3030.  She has appeared at Club Bonafide in NYC, the Jazz Arts Initiative in Charlotte, the Mountain Oasis Music Festival, the Spartanburg Jazz Festival, Our World Festival, and the Django Reinhardt Festival in Asheville, NC.In addition to singing with her own jazz quartet, she is also the featured vocalist with the Asheville Jazz Orchestra, the Michael Jefry Stevens Trio, the Steve Watson Trio, and the Richard Shulman Group.
In 2018 she recorded with both the Steve Watson Trio and the Richard Shulman Group. Richard Shulman's CD "Turned Into Lemonade" and Steve Watson's "Reflections" were both released in the spring of 2018.