Gerald Stephens is a Memphis pianist, keyboardist and composer who plays all styles of music. He has a 20-plus year performing career based in the Memphis, TN area.  In 2013, Gerald released Cycles, the first ever album consisting solely of his own music.  Gerald received his Bachelor's Degree in Recording Technology from University of Memphis in 1995, and his Master's Degree in Piano Performance in 2014, also from U of M. He is professor of jazz piano at Rhodes College, and performs regularly with many bands and projects in and around the Memphis area.

*All gig locations are Memphis, TN, unless otherwise noted

 

March 2020:

5  Aubrey McCrady/Art Edmaiston--3rd & Court

6  Earl the Pearl--Blues City, 5-9pm

8  Mighty Souls Brunch--Railgarten, 12-2pm

8  Itta Bena--6-8pm

10  Earl the Pearl--Blues City, 7-11pm

12  Aubrey McCrady/Pat Harrington--3rd & Court

13  John Paul Keith--Muscle Shoals, AL

14  John Paul Keith--Tupelo, MS

15  Mighty Souls Brunch--Railgarten, 12-2pm

15  John Paul Keith--Huey's Southaven, MS 8:30pm-midnight

17  Earl the Pearl--Murphy's, 3pm

17  Earl the Pearl--Blues City, 7-11pm

21  Max Kaplan Band--Ernestine & Hazel's

22  John Paul Keith--Huey's Collierville, TN, 8-11:30pm

24  Earl the Pearl--Blues City, 7-11pm

27  Rhodes College Jazz Faculty--Benjamin Hooks Central Library, 6pm

28  Crosstown Jazz Series, Bill Evans tribute, 7:30pm

31  Earl the Pearl--Blues City, 7-11pm

Gerald Stephens--Cycles

In July of 2013, after many years as sideman and musical colloborator (see Bio for details), Gerald released Cycles, his first ever album as a leader, and the first complete album consisting solely of his own compositions.  Many of Memphis' finest musicians are featured in several combinations to fully realize Gerald's music.