Steve Barta is a curious blend of Aaron Copland and Antonia Carlos Jobim.” – Herbie Mann
Enjoy an evening of music featuring Steinway Artist Steve Barta performing his original compositions and arrangements. His works draw from classical, Brazilian and American style jazz genres. Don’t miss this free concert! Seating is limited, so RSVP to save your spot!
Check out the tune “Wish Upon a Canvas” from Steve Barta’s popular “Blue River” album, featuring flautist Herbie Mann:
Steve Barta Biography:
Grammy Nominated Pianist, Composer, Arranger, Producer, Educator and Author
Pianist Steve Barta has stayed true to his creative path for over thirty years as a Composer, Recording Artist, Producer, Author, Educator and Speaker. He has performed his original works as a solo artist with jazz ensembles and symphony orchestras. His contribution to the world of music includes fourteen recordings that reflect his many influences, particularly Brazilian, Jazz and Classical.
Steve has released fourteen recordings to date. He has worked and/or recorded with Al Jarreau, Hubert Laws, Herbie Mann, Dori Caymmi, B.B. King, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Paulinho da Costa, Mike Shapiro and many more. His recordings are available worldwide via SteveBartaMusic.com, iTunes, Amazon.com, and CD Baby.
Steve has written several works for symphony orchestra that have been performed worldwide. Mr. Barta is a music educator with over thirty years of experience teaching intermediate to advanced students, educators and professional musicians. Special areas of instruction for private students, clinics and Master Classes are Music Interpretation, Improvisation, Arranging and Composition. His latest project which will be release in the Spring of 2015 is a new recording/arrangement of Claude Bolling’s classic, “Suite for Flute and Jazz Piano” featuring Hubert Laws and Jeffery Biegel.
Learn about Steve’s Grammy-nominated project, “Jumpin’ Jazz Kids” – www.jumpinjazzkids.com.