Christmas Time Is Here
Steve August, is an eclectic pianist with strengths in both the Jazz and Classical idioms. He is a composer and arranger and author lives in beautiful Northern Michigan and has performed in the area for over 20 years in clubs, resorts and in concerts, jazz clinics and workshops. He performs in a solo setting as well as a group setting. He has performed with many of his own Jazz Trios and Quartets and as a sideman in various settings. He recently achieved a Master of Music degree in Jazz Studies performance degree from Western Michigan University. He performs often on Mackinac Island, Michigan in the summer months for Weddings and Receptions in this highly romantic setting depicted in the movie 'Somewhere in Time.' In addition to performing Steve is a very active teacher and educator. His studio schedule is full with many aspiring pianists, bassists and those seeking greater musical understanding of the inner workings of music making. Steve started the annual SUMMER JAZZ weekly workshop for Jazz Education in Northern Michigan. This workshop is open to all levels and all instruments in Northern Michigan during the summer months. Watch for details on this workshop.