Steve Koven’s Documentary Short Wins at Toronto Indie Film Festival

Steve Koven’s indie film, “Improvisation,” was selected as the winner of the ‘Documentary Short‘ at the 2018 Toronto Independent Film Festival.

“The trio made a remarkable demonstrations of why Canadian Jazz is truly world class”

–Scott McCook – First Secretary Public Affairs, Embassy of Canada in Mexico

“Steve Koven brings to the stage, a contagious passion for jazz that has made him one of the finest performers in the biz”  

  — Montreal International Jazz Festival – press release

“Koven can create a piece out of thin air in the time it takes for him to play it. He can be as experimental as John Cage, as impressionistic as Claude Debussy, or as bluesy as Fats Waller. The common denominators are superb technique and a fresh approach to the music.”

–Amanda Putz – CBC radio

The Steve Koven Trio represents the healthy future of jazz.”  –   Rolling Stone Magazine (Asia)

The Steve Koven Trio’s version of All The Things You Are is one of the most thoughtful renditions I have ever heard”— Ross Porter, Jazz FM