BOP STOP at The Music Settlement is Cleveland's premier listening room: an intimate, acoustically pristine performance venue with sweeping views of Lake Erie.
September 2 from 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Chip Stephens returns to BOP STOP for a solo concert and livestream! Howie Smith was originally scheduled to perform with Chip but he will not be able to make the gig. Howie and Chip will return to BOP STOP as a duo in December.
To access the stream, visit BOP STOP's Facebook page at showtime. Accessing the stream is free but donations are encouraged and appreciated. They can be made here: https://givebutter.com/ChipAndHowie. Tickets to attend the show in person can be purchased below. BOP STOP bar and kitchen are open.
Jazz pianist and native Ohioan Chip Stephens has performed on numerous Grammy and Emmy Award winning recordings. Sought after for his hard-swinging, powerful and lyrical pianism, Stephens can be heard on nearly 80 records and compact discs as a sideman and band leader. He has performed on 4 continents with some of the most prestigious names in jazz and his performing credits are many and include: Eden Atwood, Michael Brecker, Jerry Brown, Kenny Burrell, John Fedchock, Maynard Ferguson, Curtis Fuller, George Garzone, Greg Gisbert, Benny Golson, The Woody Herman Orchestra, Charlie Haden, Conrad Herwig, Milt Hinton, Red Holloway, Denise Irwin, Javon Jackson, Ingrid Jensen, Randy Johnston, Steve Kirby, Bill Kirchner, Ernie Krivda, Ralph Lalama, Tony Leonardi, Joe Lovano, Charles McPherson, The Glenn Miller Orchestra, Keith Oxman, Tito Puente, Nelson Rangell, Arturo Sandoval, Bobby Shew, Frank Sinatra Jr., Howie Smith, Clark Terry, Frank Tiberi, Roseanna Vitro, The Jim Widner Big Band and Glenn Wilson. He has a BM degree from the University of Akron and an MM from Cleveland State University. He is currently a full professor of Jazz Piano at the University of Illinois.Back to Calendar