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Mayor's November Artisan of the Month - JEFF STABLEY

8/28/2014 09:53 AM Updated on: 11/13/2014 09:17 AM


Mayor’s November Artisan of the Month




On Friday, November 7, 2014 at 5:00pm, Mayor C. Kim Bracey, will award Jeff Stabley as the November “Artisan of the Month” in a ceremony at the Studio at the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center, located at 50 N. George Street, York, PA. The ceremony will feature remarks by the selected artist, Jeff Stabley prior to the Jazz In The City concert.
Jeff Stabley teaches Jazz Studies at York College of Pennsylvania where he directs the Jazz Ensemble and Groove Ensemble. He is also a music teacher at Lincoln Intermediate Unit #12. Jeff is the contemporary music director and pianist at Zion Lutheran Church of York, in which he arranges the music for their annual Good Friday Jazz Service, which has been presented in York for 25 years.
For over 14 years, Jeff has been the music director of First Presbyterian Church of York's popular Jazz Vespers Concert that honors Dr. Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. This concert has featured many acclaimed musicians including Ron Waters, Chris Bacas and Tim Warfield. Locally, Jeff can be heard drumming with Kirk Reese, Tim Warfield and his own bands. He also plays keyboard with the hip-hop jazz group – Compound.
Jeff has been the artistic director for “Jazz In The City” for 4 years and running. The Jeff Stabley Trio featuring Kirk Reese and Steve Meashey released a CD entitled, “Music To Listen To Music To” which is available on Amazon and iTunes. To learn more about Jeff, visit his website