Steven Mayer, Piano Recital
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Tickets at the door ($10) – Free for SPC Faculty & Students – Groups of a dozen or more $2 discount per person
STEVEN MAYER – NIGHT IN THE TROPICS PLUS
Schubert: Impromptu Op. 90 No. 3 in Gb Major
Schumann: Carnaval, Op. 9
Louis Moreau Gottschalk: Andante from Symphony No. 1 “Night in the Tropics” –
(Arr. for solo piano by Steven Mayer) & The Banjo
James P.Johnson: Blueberry Rhyme
“Fats” Waller: T’Aint Nobody’d Bizness
Art Tatum: Tatum Pole boogie
Dixieland Jazz Band/Art Tatum: Tiger Rag
Credited with “piano playing at its most awesome” (The New York Times), pianist Steven Mayer has brought his unique repertoire of such jazz icons Art Tatum and Fats Waller, as well as music from Mozart to Liszt to Ives, to thousands of listeners worldwide. Winner of the Grand Prix du Disque Liszt for his ASV world premiere recording of Liszt’s Concerto Opus Posthumous and De Profundis with the London Symphony under Tamas Vasary, Steven Mayer gave the world premiere of Liszt’s De Profundis with the Hague Philharmonic and Jacek Kaspszic in the Hague. In 2002 Steven Mayer began an association with Naxos records. Releases for this label include Charles Ives’ Concord Sonata and Celestial Railroad, Art Tatum Improvisations and Liszt’s Wagner & Weber Transcriptions. Future releases for Naxos include the world premiere of Gottschalk’s Night In The Tropics (transcribed for solo piano) and other works. He is currently Associate Professor with Tenure at University of Denver’s Lamont School of Music.
6605 Fifth Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33710