The Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock, UK
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Euan Stevenson – Piano
Andrew Sharkey (from Gourock originally) – Double Bass
Tom Gordon – Drums (BBC Big Band etc)
Pianist Euan Stevenson curates and performs a pithy and informative jazz piano lecture recital entitled “Ellington to Evans”, shedding light on the styles and techniques of popular jazz piano icons such as Duke Ellington, Errol Garner, Oscar Peterson, George Shearing, Ahmad Jamal and Bill Evans.
Euan Stevenson is a composer, pianist, arranger and songwriter, working in classical, jazz, film and animation. Born in Scotland now living in Surrey, Stevenson’s music has been recorded and performed by leading ensembles including The BBC Concert Orchestra, The Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO), The English Chamber Orchestra, The Bach Choir, The BBC Big Band and The Guy Barker Orchestra, broadcasting regularly across BBC Radio, Classic FM and Jazz FM. He has been shortlisted for The Scottish Album of the Year Award, The Paul Hamlyn Award for Composition and most recently ‘Best Instrumentalist’ at the 2021 Scottish Jazz Awards (at which he shared accolades for ‘Best Album’ for co- writing, arranging and co-producing singer Georgia Cécile’s debut album, Only The Lover Sings).