Euan Stevenson

Pianist / Composer

​Scottish pianist/composer Euan Stevenson combines classical, jazz, and pop influences suffused with Scotland's own musical heritage to create innovative music that is "lush, modern and brilliantly accessible". BBC Radio Scotland

"Stevenson confirms himself as a composer and arranger of great style, as well as a pianist with an elegant, coolly considered improviser's touch..."
  • 5 Stars, The Scottish Herald 

"Here's proof from Scotland that the quest for the thinking person's fusion still offers no end of possibilities...a clutch of concise, hauntingly original pieces"
  • The Sunday Times

"...an inspired and brilliantly constructive improviser...a technically superb musician and gifted composer". 

The Herald

 

A major contribution from pianist Euan Stevenson…ear catching…compelling…”
Rob Adams, The Herald *****
"Combining jazz and classical idioms is a tricky business, but this succeeds splendidly.”
The Observer ****
 

“The (RSNO Alchemy) ensemble was graced by the subtle, fluid and effortlessly skilled pianism of Euan Stevenson” 

Michael Tumelty, The Herald

“...one of the most beautifully conceived and executed projects in Scottish Jazz...lush, modern and brilliantly accessible…Euan Stevenson is a wonderful pianist and fabulous arranger…” 
BBC Radio Scotland
 
“...concise, hauntingly original pieces”
The Sunday Times
 
”...beautifully lyrical…the opening piece might have been written by Ravel, Debussy or even Satie, and this is true of many tracks.”
Tony Augarde, Jazz CD Reviews
 
“Stevenson’s intelligent and skillfully crafted arrangements and orchestrations go beyond a simple amalgam of jazz and classical music, creating instead a genuinely organic blend that is a constant pleasure.”
Kenny Mathieson, The Scotsman ****
 
”Euan Stevenson confirms himself as a composer and arranger of great style, as well as a pianist with an elegant, coolly considered improviser’s touch...original music that exists virtually in a world of it’s own…plain damned heart-lifting"
The Herald *****
 
“Perfect festival fare: rich arrangements, memorable themes, fine playing and a unique mix of jazz, classical and folk…(Stevenson’s arrangements) conjur up Debussy’s orchestrations of Satie’s piano music…rich Gershwinesque orchestrations…the lushness of Delius”
Alison Bentley, London Jazz
 
”Stevenson exhibits nonchalant grace on the piano...clever, witty and serious music…"
The Scotsman
 
“Stunning stuff, there is an empathy and group interplay between The Euan Stevenson Trio but most of all a real sense of fun…!”
BBC Radio Scotland