“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 2009

“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

…before [Nancy Wilson] took the stage there was time and space for a great Canadian talent, pianist Steve Koven.  This group lit the place up, it was a memorable, remarkable performance

— Al Peabody, Barbados Press

The Steve Koven Trio has an uncanny ability to connect with an audience in a way the others do not.”

— Jacques Edmond, Ottawa International Jazz Festival