Stephen Lynerd, January 18, 7pm

Join us as we welcome Stephen Lynerd and his Jazz Ensemble. The group blends styles and genres to create a balanced, dynamic sound that is accessible and intelligent. You will be treated to an evening of classical repertoire, and traditional and modern hymns in a fresh jazz setting. The Stephen Lynerd Group consists of vibraphone, piano, bass, and percussion. This is a concert for the whole family.

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 Woodridge, IL.