by the Bernard Stepien Trio

at the Bayou Blues & Jazz Club

1071Bank street at Sunnyside

(Accross from the MayFair Theatre

and the left door (right is a horrible Rock'n Roll club !)


August 28th, 2002

September 3d, 2003

December 28th, 2003

May 12th, 2005

September 8th, 2005

December 22nd, 2005

Januay 5th, 2006



    Bernard Stepien, Tenor Saxophone

    Andrei Dragoi, Bass

    Scott Warren, Drums

    and special guests !


Thelonious Monk has composed 91 tunes of which only about a half dozen are commonly performed by the jazz musician's community. Monk's compositions are always complex, full of surprises or deceptively simple. Bernard Stepien has been studying the music of Thelonious Monk for nearly twenty years and is just about to know what to do with it ! This evening will be devoted to a balanced selection of Monk tunes such as Evidence, Nighthawk, Bemsha swing, Light blue, Panonica, jackie-ing, Off minor and many more !