Steven Gores Traveling Keys

Musicians & Performers

Pianist Steven Gores offers a great mix of instrumental jazz stylings; originals and covers. Versatile and accommodating, Gores can set the perfect mood for your event. Available for concerts, house concerts, special events and art openings.

Steven Gores has been creating original music for over 25 years. The St. Paul, Minn., native creates compositions that are diverse and unique. He uses his keyboard as a canvas to create symphonic and jazzical soundscapes. Gores’ first influence was his grandfather, Walter Mailand, a big band pianist that traveled the live music circles of the 1930s. Gores also credits Oscar Peterson and Ramsey Lewis as musical inspirations.

Gores’ most recent CD, “Wordless Way,” is an eclectic mix of piano instrumentals that combines neo-classic sounds with a bit of rag and jazz. This and his previous releases are available at