Gerald Stephens is a Memphis pianist, keyboardist, and music teacher with a 30-year performing career playing almost all styles of music.
In 2013, Gerald released Cycles, featuring original compositions and several styles of instrumental performance.*
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.
*See Bio/Resume page for more recordings and information.
9/23/23: MoonDance, Memphis
9/24/23: Itta Bena, Memphis, with Logan Hanna
9/25/23: Itta Bena, Memphis, with Susan Marshall
9/26/23: Itta Bena, Memphis, with Joe Restivo
9/27/23: Itta Bena, Memphis, with Kirk Smothers
9/29/23: Rhodes Faculty Jazz Band featuring Joyce Cobb, Rhodes College, Fisher Garden
9/30/23: Love Light Orchestra, Crosstown Theatre, Memphis
10/03: Itta Bena, Memphis, with Joe Restivo
10/05/23: Love Light Orchestra, King Biscuit Blues Festival, Helena, AR
10/08/23: Itta Bena, Memphis, with Logan Hanna
10/09/23: Rhodes College, Hassell Hall
10/11/23: Itta Bena, Memphis, with Susan Marshall
10/12/23: Soul Scrimmage, Railgarten, Memphis
10/15/23: Hope Clayburn, Memphis Made benefit
10/25/23: Itta Bena, Memphis
10/26/23: Dixon Museum, Memphis, Art Opening for Painting with Parkinson's class
10/28/23: Left Unsung
11/01/23: Symmetry, BSide Memphis
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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.