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STEVE KOVEN AT FRANK COLLYMORE HALL, BARBADOS 09

Pianist-Hammond B3 organist Koven led his audience through an intimate and diverse experience as he entertained with as well as performed, 17 rousing selections – 8 of which were original material. These included effortless renditions of “I’ve Got Rhythm” by Gershwin, the oft-performed hit “Bésame Mucho” by Consuelo Velázquez and a rousing “Honey Suckle Rose” ..
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STEVE KOVEN TRIO NOMINATION AT THE MONTREAL JAZZ FESTIVAL

Steve Koven Trio has been nominated for the GRAND PRIX DE JAZZ GENERAL MOTORS 2009 and the Prix toiles Galaxie of Radio Canada – Montreal International Jazz Festival www.montrealjazzfest.com

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OTTAWA JAZZ FESTIVAL PRESS – CBC

“Astronomers and religious mystics can endlessly ponder the big question: can something come from nothing? Or, they can attend a Steve Koven concert. There, they can listen and watch as Koven explores the piano, inside and out, from the 88 keys to the strings under the hood. Koven can create a piece out of thin ..
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WHOLENOTE CD REVIEW – ALONE TOGETHER

Experience is well demonstarted on the 10 tracks of Steve Koven Trio Alone Together.  Seven are standards, with each band member- the leader plus imaginative bassist Rob Clutton and drummer Anthony Michelli – contributing and original.  The players weave with ease and precision through material robust and delicate, the pianists motifs refreshing the title tune ..
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STEVE KOVEN INTERVIEW WITH THE SENTINEL FROM AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS

Do you still wish to play a session on the beautiful upright piano at the Centraal Bibliotheek Amsterdam? SK: YES! I love performing in different venues around the world. As an artist, I am always looking for new venues to perform at and to expand my audience base. I have performed at some of the ..
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STEVE KOVEN TRIO CERVANTINO FESTIVAL REVIEW

With an almost full venue the audience was riveted during the performance, with one of the most memorable moments being the interpretation of the classic “ Besame Mucho” by Conzuelo Velazquez.  At the end of the song, Koven told the audience of how happy he was to return to Mexico ( his fourth time ) ..
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