American piano player Steve Klink has recorded with
Gregory Hutchinson ("Blue Suit" - ACT Music), performed
with Jeff Hamilton and Dick Oates and has sold over
20,000 CDs worldwide. After studying at the New England
Conservatory in Boston with Fred Hersch, Kenny Werner,
Jimmy Guiffre, George Russell, Stanley Cowell and Jim
McNeely, Steve had his first successful tours in Europe
(Neuburg Birdland, Schloss Elmau, Quasimodo Berlin,
Fabrik Hamburg, Radio + TV recording WDR, NDR, BR,
“Wir Jazz-Wunderkinder!”) when his CD “Feels Like Home”
(minor music) became one of the most popular sold jazz
CDs in Germany.
After writing over 20 big band arrangements for Big Band
RTV Slovenia, Steve is starting to tour again around
Europe with his new trio consisting of bass player Volker
Heinze (Kenny Wheeler, Wolfgang Engstfeld, Lew Soloff,
Gunter Hampel, Charlie Mariano) and drummer Marcus
Rieck (Benjamin Schaefer Trio, John Marshall, Johannes
Enders, Silvia Droste, Lyambiko, Ulita Knaus).
The Steve Klink Trio was one of six acoustic piano trios
chosen Europe-wide to compete in the BMW World Jazz
Award: "The Art of Trio".
Steve is currently working on a new big band CD (“Love
You Madly” feat