- Jun 24, 2022
- 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Jackson Steiger at Live at Lunch
Uptown Cincinnati comes to life this summer with Uptown Arts Alive, free outdoor performances, six days a week designed to enliven our neighborhoods and bring people together through art! Happening in each of the 5 neighborhoods of Uptown, these 66 unique events will feature bands, musicians, actors, puppeteers, DJs, dancers, and performers of all types.
Live at Lunch happens each Friday (June 3 – Aug 12) from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Pianists and buskers line Short Vine to liven up your Friday lunch hour
About the Artist: Jackson Steiger
Jackson Steiger is a pianist and keyboardist currently based in Cincinnati, OH. While primarily a jazz musician, he strives to be as versatile as possible and can play in any genre or setting.
Originally from Detroit, Jackson studied classical music from age 5, and jazz from age 9, and has played professionally since he was 10. Since 2012, Jackson has been based in Cincinnati where he enrolled in the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, performed with the CCM Jazz Lab Band and CCM Jazz Orchestra, and studied under Phil DeGreg and Steve Allee. In 2017 he graduated from CCM with a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies. Jackson has performed with countless musicians, including Michael Cruse, Eric Wurzelbacher, Dave McWhorter, Paul Keller, Jeannie Marie, Grace Lincoln, Mandy Gaines, Yemi Oyediran, and Camille “Saba” Smith, as well as bands including Johnny Clueless, Bluewater Kings Band, The Touchables, The Young Jazz Messengers, The Clifton Collective, and Fresh Funk. Jackson is currently the keyboardist for The Hot Magnolias, The Jazz Coasters, and House Party, as well as the accompanist and organist for Ebenezer Baptist Church in Milford, OH. Additionally he is a core member of the music and production collective Afrochine.
This performance is made possible through support from the Greater Cincinnati Foundation and by American Rescue Plan funds from the City of Cincinnati, administered through ArtsWave.