Results for "Stephen Lynerd"
Born and raised in New York, Stephen completed a M.M. in Music Performance from the University of Maryland, College Park. During a pursuit of Doctoral work in New York, Stephen picked up and moved to Dallas, TX where he worked in the music ministry of a large church and founded The Jazz Package, a versatile collection of musicians who still work together today. Following some time in California, Stephen settled in Chicago, where he continues to work as a church music director, and freelance musician and recording artist. Stephen and his wife Deborah live in Bolingbrook, IL.
Label: Self Produced
Track listing: Expectation; J.C. Jones; Empty Shelf; Quiet House; The Great Divide; Feeling Remote; Breathe; A Change of Climate; Alternative Facts; Every Day Is Monday; No Peace Without Justice; The Show Can’t Go On; Empty Stage; Six Hundred; Lockdown; The New Abnormal; Experience.
by Ben Scholz
Fronted by an already well-established jny:Chicago area saxophonist, the Shawn Maxwell Alliance expands the concept of what a mixed ensemble can accomplish in the jazz realm. This debut album features a sprawling list of modern jazz composers and leaders including another jny:Chicago saxophonist, Chris Greene, vocalist Keri Johnsrud, vibraphonist Stephen Lynerd, and bassist Stacy McMichael. The ...
by Ben Scholz
For her sophomore effort This Side Of Morning, vocalist Keri Johnsrud presents a collection of original material co-written with pianist Kevin Bales. Featuring a powerhouse band of jny: Chicago musicians including guitarist Neal Alger, bassist Larry Kohut, drummer Jon Deitemyer, and vibraphonist Stephen Lynerd, Keri explores a range of emotions in what amounts to a book ...
by Hrayr Attarian
Woodwind player and composer Shawn Maxwell's Shawn Maxwell's Alliance on the Chicago Sessions label is a carefully orchestrated suite with a subtle yet distinct dramatic sense. Although the description in the liner notes makes mention of a group of friends experimenting with new styles and sounds the disc is not a blowing date nor it is ...