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Stephen Anderson

STEPHEN ANDERSON, composer and pianist, is a recording artist for Summit Records. His recent Forget Not (2008) trio CD received 4½ stars (out of 5) from the All Music Guide, was nominated by for best jazz “Debut CD” (3rd Annual Village Voice Jazz Critics Poll 2008), and has been widely performed on radio nationally and internationally. Previously, Anderson was pianist with the Lynn Seaton Trio, appearing on two recordings for Nagel Heyer Records, Puttin’ On the Ritz (2005) and Ballads 2006. Anderson performed with the North Texas One O’clock Lab Band (Lab 2001) and Two O’clock Lab Band (Translucent Two), was winner of the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival piano competition (1997), and was the keyboardist for gold-recording (country) artist, Kevin Sharp (1996-1997).

As a composer, Anderson has been performed by the West Point Military Academy Band, the North Carolina Jazz Repertory Orchestra, Lynn Seaton and the Dallas Chamber Orchestra, the Crested Butte Chamber Orchestra, the One O’ Clock Lab Band, Two O’clock Lab band, North Carolina Central University Percussion Ensemble, UNC-Charlotte Percussion Ensemble, UNC Wind Ensemble, Duo XXI, and a film score broadcast nationally on PBS.

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