Sunday, January 30 at 7PM

Please note, out of an abundance of caution regarding Covid-19, capacity for this performance has been reduced to 50%.

A consummate multi-talented entertainer and performer, Ty Stephens has performed around the world, gaining an international audience with a cool, urban-tinged adult-contemporary sound, based on Jazz, Funk and R&B.

The 2022 Jazz & Blues in the Loft series are dedicated to Lee Boswell-May, longtime curator of Jazz in the Loft. Lee will always be affectionately remembered for helping to “keep the music alive” in South Orange.

Ty Stephens

Born and raised in Philadelphia, Ty Stephens is an award-winning singer-songwriter, entertainer and recording artist. He is also co-writer and original cast of From My Hometown, co-writer-producer, choreographer and star of the long-running Shades Of Harlem revue show and co-writer-production, choreographer and currently starring in the new off-Broadway hit On Kentucky Avenue.

He has appeared on Broadway in the original productions of Sophisticated Ladies and Marilyn, An American Fable. He has recorded with industry legends Harry Belafonte, Peggy Lee, dance music icon Dan Hartmann, disco pioneer Nile Rogers, master drummer Baba Olatunji, renowned trumpeter Chuck Mangione, singer Gwen McCrae, Def Jam premier artist Alyson Williams, among others.

Standard Tyme with SoulJazz

The “Musichameleon” Ty Stephens and his SoulJazz bandmates, shift gears to their cooler side! Focusing on songs that resonate in the form of retooled, re-grooved Standard favorites—SoulJaazz style, along with some brand new Standard sTYle originals! Ty digs into his musical treasure chest in a joy filled, “elegantly funky” evening, with some special guests!

Ty Stephens -Vocals/Original Songs
Richard Cummings, Jr -Piano
Robert “R.T.” Taylor -Guitars
Tony Lewis -Drums
TBA- Bass

Jazz & Blues in the Loft

Get your groove on at the Jazz & Blues in the Loft concert series. Hear world-class artists from the region in the cabaret-style setting of the SOPAC Loft.

Jazz in the Loft is curated and hosted by John Lee.
Blues in the Loft is curated and hosted by Mike Griot.

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