Cliff Monear Trio with special guest vocalist Stephenie Monear
Cliff Monear on piano, Jim Ryan on drums and Dave Stearns on bass. Stephanie Monear on vocals.
About Cliff Monear
Cliff Monear is a professional jazz pianist and has performed all over the world with some of the biggest stars in show-business. His YouTube channel, “CMonear1”, features solo and group performances that spotlight many of the finest jazz artists in the Midwest. He is a faculty member at Wayne State University, and a sales consultant for Steinway & Sons, Michigan, and Ohio region.
“Monear’s breathy ideas leave lots of space, girding the music with exquisite tension. What gives the music personality is Monear’s suave touch, relaxed swing, fresh melodic and harmonic turns and the unpretentious way he draws on familiar influences.”
Mark Stryker, Free Press Music Critic