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John Stebbe
(John Stebbe)


Member Since: Monday, March 28 2005 @ 12:50 PM CST
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Homepage: http://www.johnstebbe.com
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana USA
Song Comments: 735
Song Votes: 162
Forum Posts: 557
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I am a public elementary school music teacher in Indianapolis. I also direct the children's choirs at our church. I love to play piano. I play solo piano jobs around town, and also lead a jazz trio (piano, bass, drums). I was born in 1959.

I got GarageBand in the summer of 2004, when I upgraded from my trusty indigo G3 500 mhz iMac to a 1.25 ghz eMac. The eMac is not the sexiest machine Apple makes, but it sure can do a lot. I've used many different kinds of sequencers over the years (Cubasis, Yamaha XGWorks, Digital Performer), but GB is by far the most fun.

My first Mac was a 1998 PowerPC 5500/225 all-in-one computer, designed for the education market. A lot like the the iMac -- CD drive and floppy drive (and all other computer guts) in same housing as monitor.

I have had a couple of choral pieces for children's choirs published. One was published as an octavo by Hal Leonard Publishing, and the other was published as part of anthology by LifeWay. That was about five years ago. Feeling the flush of publishing success, I sent off many other pieces in the next year or two, only to meet with polite rejection letters. After a couple of years, I stopped trying. I had visions of retiring from teaching to concentrate on getting my compositions published, but it was not to be, at least not now. Maybe someday I'll dive in again and send off some more stuff. In the meantime, producing my own jazz piano CD has been an excellent "alternate outlet" for my creative urges.

Since 1991, I have been a piano judge for the Indiana State School Music Association's yearly auditions. That has been a great experience. My hand gets tired from writing by the end of the day, but it's worth it for the kids' sakes. I try to be as positive as I can be in my comments, even when a student has a bad case of the nerves. And this judging experience has allowed me to reconnect with people that I went to music school with at Ball State many years ago (1978-82).

My wife is also an elementary music teacher in Indianapolis. We have three kids, ages 13, 17, and 19.

My 2010 jazz piano CD, "Beethoven Jazz, And More!" is now on the iTunes store.

You can also download "Beethoven Jazz, And More!" from CDBaby.

My 2008 'real' physical CD is for sale at CDBaby. 79 minutes of music. It's called "Jazz Meets Classical."

You can download "Jazz Meets Classical" on the iTunes store.

If you're looking for my 2005 jazz piano CD, "Jazzin' It Up!,", it's on the iTunes Music Store here.

You can buy my 2005 jazz piano CD on CDBaby.

Visit my jazz piano website: www.johnstebbe.com.

And you can find me on Facebook. http://www.facebook.com/john.stebbe
John Stebbe's Songs (69)
Date Title Rating Hits Genre Last Comment Status
10.10.13 Midwest States Song 0.00 (0) 3127 (2) Children's Music 10.11.13 Active
04.12.13 Woodwind Family Song 0.00 (0) 4484 (5) Children's Music 05.27.13 Active
03.12.13 String Family Song 0.00 (0) 1507 (5) Children's Music 03.15.13 Active
03.08.13 Brass Family Song 0.00 (0) 1352 (10) Children's Music 03.12.13 Active
10.09.12 Angels We Have Heard On High  (---) 1252 (4) Jazz (instrumental) 01.01.13 Active
10.03.12 Praise To The Lord LIVE  (---) 860 (4) Gospel 01.21.13 Active
09.23.12 Praise To The Lord, The Almighty  (---) 1079 (6) Gospel 09.25.12 Active
12.22.11 Jolly Old St. Nicholas  (---) 2756 (14) Jazz (instrumental) 02.01.12 Active
09.18.11 All The Pretty Little Horses 0.00 (0) 2404 (7) Folk (traditional) 09.28.11 Active
03.22.11 La Donna Mobile 4.25 (1) 2119 (10) Jazz (instrumental) 10.22.11 Active
01.25.11 Referendum Art-Music-PE song (v. 2) 0.00 (0) 2007 (10) Funk 05.03.11 Active
01.24.11 Referendum Art-Music-PE 0.00 (0) 1611 (10) Pop (mainstream) 01.25.11 Active
10.30.10 Sonata Pathetique: Rondo (Solo Ballad) 10.00 (2) 2145 (19) Classical 01.16.11 Active
10.09.10 Symphony #5: Allegro con brio 10.00 (1) 1933 (14) Jazz Fusion 12.06.10 Active
09.11.10 I'm A Nut 7.75 (2) 2198 (18) Children's Music 09.28.10 Active
09.26.09 NECAP Test song  (---) 4546 (17) Children's Music 07.06.10 Active
07.16.09 Railroad Jazz 9.25 (2) 2989 (15) Jazz (instrumental) 03.10.10 Active
05.23.09 Battle Hymn jazz piano solo 9.33 (3) 3252 (16) Jazz (instrumental) 08.11.09 Active
04.28.09 This Is My Father's World 9.00 (2) 4989 (22) Jazz (instrumental) 09.13.09 Active
04.05.09 Be Thou My Vision 9.63 (4) 3681 (19) Jazz (instrumental) 04.18.09 Active
12.21.08 Silent Night (Jazz Trio Version) Less Bass 10.00 (2) 8487 (9) Holiday 01.30.11 Active
12.20.08 Silent Night (Jazz Trio Version) 9.19 (4) 6537 (17) Holiday 12.02.11 Active
07.18.08 Til There Was You-Know-Who 9.05 (10) 4096 (15) Jazz (instrumental) 04.25.09 Active
07.03.08 Mozart Jazz LIVE 9.33 (3) 3866 (23) Jazz (instrumental) 05.18.09 Active
02.27.08 Fur Elise Jazz Solo 2008 9.23 (16) 7047 (38) Jazz (instrumental) 03.09.10 Active
12.07.07 O Christmas Tree (jazz piano trio) 9.14 (7) 8374 (22) Holiday 02.04.10 Active
08.31.07 Trumpet/Piano collab 8.90 (5) 3594 (15) Jazz (instrumental) 03.16.08 Active
08.21.07 Crown Him With Many Crowns 8.50 (2) 3027 (13) Gospel 12.17.07 Active
07.18.07 Indy Summer jazz piano trio 9.20 (11) 4003 (29) Jazz (instrumental) 11.07.09 Active
06.23.07 Bossa Blue 7.69 (4) 2585 (10) Latin Jazz 02.07.08 Active
11.18.06 Brahms Jazz Piano Trio 8.86 (21) 7745 (26) Jazz (instrumental) 04.07.07 Active
09.11.06 Oh, How I Love Jesus (jazz) 8.79 (7) 4846 (6) Gospel 10.22.06 Active
08.08.06 Blessed Assurance Sax LIVE 8.25 (5) 9419 (14) Jazz (instrumental) 11.09.09 Active
08.03.06 Circulatory Blues 8.25 (3) 4455 (7) Blues (contemporary) 08.05.09 Active
07.28.06 Stebbe LIVE Combo Blues 8.53 (10) 3725 (30) Blues (contemporary) 03.22.14 Active
07.16.06 Brethren, We Have Met To Worship 8.58 (6) 7753 (19) Gospel 05.23.12 Active
06.25.06 Piano/Guitar Blues Improv 8.31 (4) 3695 (9) Blues (contemporary) 12.16.06 Active
04.29.06 Mother's Day Song II 8.36 (7) 6073 (5) Children's Music 05.18.06 Active
04.09.06 Nobody Knows (vocal) 8.68 (7) 3470 (12) Jazz (vocal) 11.12.08 Active
04.03.06 After Summer jazz piano trio 8.00 (2) 3330 (13) Jazz (instrumental) 08.16.06 Active
03.17.06 Holy Holy Holy (kids sing) 8.08 (15) 5576 (18) Children's Music 03.22.06 Active
03.02.06 It Is Well (kids sing) 7.92 (6) 3673 (20) Gospel 08.07.07 Active
02.12.06 Latin Steinway 8.48 (15) 4551 (15) Latin 06.07.08 Active
02.05.06 Oh Susannah piano jazz 8.44 (17) 8590 (18) Jazz (instrumental) 11.24.06 Active
01.22.06 Jazz Bosendorfer 8.56 (12) 4897 (25) Jazz (instrumental) 11.04.10 Active
01.15.06 My Wild Irish Rose piano jazz 8.52 (12) 8158 (24) Jazz (instrumental) 01.31.06 Active
01.10.06 It Is Well With My Soul 8.31 (4) 5116 (5) Gospel 07.05.08 Active
01.03.06 Trans-Atlantic Blues 8.29 (18) 4634 (28) Blues (contemporary) 04.10.06 Active
12.20.05 John Stebbe Trio LIVE 8.25 (2) 3120 (9) Holiday 01.19.06 Active
11.27.05 What Child Is This? 8.22 (9) 6118 (12) Holiday 11.24.08 Active
11.23.05 Razzle Dazzle Cheerleaders 7.40 (5) 4595 (5) Children's Music 06.23.09 Active
11.05.05 God Rest Ye Jazzy Gentlemen 8.22 (8) 4633 (20) Jazz (instrumental) 10.22.06 Active
10.23.05 Christmas Medley Piano Solo 8.58 (12) 11424 (18) Jazz (instrumental) 11.26.09 Active
10.12.05 Jolly Old St. Nick Jazz 8.44 (8) 4800 (17) Jazz (instrumental) 01.27.10 Active
08.29.05 ISTEP Test song 7.59 (8) 13189 (8) Children's Music 03.25.06 Active
08.22.05 This Little Light (piano jazz) 7.98 (15) 8630 (9) Jazz (instrumental) 11.24.08 Active
08.14.05 Hey, Martin Luther 7.50 (4) 5716 (6) Pop (mainstream) 01.19.06 Active
05.28.05 Danny Boy jazz collab 7.98 (10) 4203 (11) Jazz (instrumental) 07.20.05 Active
05.17.05 Bach Jazz Collab. 8.15 (21) 4861 (18) Jazz (instrumental) 03.22.11 Active
05.08.05 Mother's Day Song 8.63 (2) 12331 (8) Other 05.01.09 Active
04.24.05 Latin Quiz 7.81 (8) 3801 (6) Latin 09.11.05 Active
04.23.05 Aura Lee collab 7.79 (7) 8349 (9) Jazz (instrumental) 05.29.06 Active
04.18.05 America The Beautiful jazz piano solo 7.92 (13) 6999 (9) Jazz (instrumental) 07.04.09 Active
04.14.05 Mozart Jazz Collaboration 8.33 (34) 7000 (26) Jazz (instrumental) 03.31.06 Active
04.09.05 Ode To Joy jazz collab 7.86 (18) 7933 (12) Jazz (instrumental) 11.24.08 Active
04.09.05 Railroad Jazz 8.01 (20) 6332 (19) Jazz (instrumental) 04.16.05 Active
04.07.05 Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen 8.17 (36) 12639 (23) Jazz (instrumental) 05.13.13 Active
04.03.05 Amazing Grace (Live At Nordstrom) 7.66 (16) 8236 (20) Jazz (instrumental) 05.09.07 Active
03.28.05 Beethoven Jazz Trio 7.78 (15) 9445 (28) Jazz (instrumental) 11.28.09 Active
Favorite Songs (75)
Title Artist Date Genre
It's a Sin to Tell a Lie michaeljayklein 10.01.10 Jazz (vocal)
Settle SmokeyVW 11.02.09 Other
Windchime Witnessed five_extra_arms 07.02.09 Experimental
Therapy (DWL) Bob Rodgers 04.20.09 Rock
Golden (Tomorrow Will Shine) kassia 04.04.09 Cinematic Soundtrack
and god said[w/ Nightshade Syndicate & Outtaorbit] davisamerica 02.05.09 Experimental
Let All mortal Flesh Keep Silence kristyjo 12.06.08 Holiday
I Am A Poor Wayfaring Stranger dreadmon 07.18.08 Gospel
Trafficking in Reality (Theme) Tom Atwood 07.02.08 Cinematic Soundtrack
Lead With Your Heart (with Fran Dagostino Band feat. Futzpucker) aclarke 06.16.08 Rock
Beyond chipan 05.11.08 Cinematic Soundtrack
I Wish We'd Had More Time RickW 04.12.08 Ballad
A Break From It All Einarus 12.12.07 Cinematic Soundtrack
Bass-Box VicDiesel 11.23.07 Other
Nocturne Numero Siete Enrique Gil 11.23.07 Classical
To Slumber Jim Bouchard 11.18.07 Acoustic Rock
Late Night Blues Ibstrat 11.14.07 Blues (contemporary)
November: Midnight Glade Doug Somers 10.27.07 Classical
Ominous Alien w/Bud peacepiano 10.14.07 Experimental
Gorgeous Mystery / with Mbehar Tadashi Togawa 10.09.07 Jazz (instrumental)
Tryin' to Get It Right (w/ziti) guitapick 10.08.07 Blues (contemporary)
Nocturne Numero Seis Enrique Gil 09.10.07 Classical
For The Diamond dolby 09.07.07 Alternative Rock
Johanek Family Poem kristyjo 08.18.07 Children's Music
Ibstrat Blues lengold 08.17.07 Blues (traditional)
Jazz Bluez Jazz Ibstrat 07.31.07 Jazz (instrumental)
4 Strings for Paige zapadam 07.30.07 Jazz (instrumental)
Gartan Mother's Lullaby ceilidh 07.25.07 Folk (traditional)
Walk Strong Scott Carmichael 07.23.07 Acoustic
The Minstrel Boy (Rebsie Vocal Mix) VicDiesel 07.23.07 A Cappella
Wedding Cakes Cantor 07.22.07 Hip Hop-Rap
Melancholy Enrique Gil 07.21.07 Classical
How it has begun amadeus 07.19.07 Ballad
Lamentations composerclark 07.19.07 Classical
#21: Maiden Faire eorthman 07.18.07 Folk (contemporary)
Interstellar Airwaves Reinholt56 07.06.07 Experimental
Time Goes By ValleyPastor 06.26.07 Jazz (instrumental)
Minuet in G - Dad playing kristyjo 06.18.07 Classical
For Elise marcusschinkel 06.22.07 Jazz (instrumental)
Tango Macabre Magritte 06.10.07 Tango
Stand Up, Sit Down kristyjo 06.08.07 Children's Music
Dancylvania drakonis 05.27.07 Romantic
The Glance (Terrace Series) thetiler 05.25.07 Fingerstyle Guitar
Autumn's Allemande VicDiesel 05.22.07 Renaissance
NujazzBop (Hectorious w/ktb) ktb 04.17.07 NUjazz
Rosin The Beau dreadmon 03.17.07 Celtic
freeash aire ( remix-me ) tatin 10.24.06 Jazz (instrumental)
Melancholy kristyjo 09.16.06 Classical
The Music of America kristyjo 03.09.06 Children's Music
The Redemption RickW 03.04.06 Classical
Sequence Element Two dayve57 03.04.06 Other
What Child Is This? katiekh 01.29.06 Experimental
Julia's Prelude composerclark 01.15.06 Classical
Cori Ander Remix: Gläns över sjö och strand II (Shine Over Sea and Shore) Noel Project 11.21.05 Holiday
Revolution's Son (v2, w/ dchapman, twon, Alimar, Audiocracy) TobinMueller 08.15.05 Progressive Rock
Dona nobis pacem Magritte 07.08.05 Classical
Save a Dance (collaboration) Cantor 07.07.05 Jazz (vocal)
Revolution's Son (w/ twonicus) TobinMueller 07.01.05 Progressive Rock
Smooth as Silk (iGStudio remix) Joanna 04.28.05 Jazz (vocal)
Comares philonnie 04.24.05 Classical
Let Me Play (w/ McBoy and BBarner) TobinMueller 04.21.05 Jazz (vocal)
shoestring jonx 04.19.05 Alternative Rock
Nothing Is Trivial Hayley Deakin 04.18.05 New Age
Once In A While Aquaren 04.16.05 Jazz (instrumental)
The Road to Emmaus Tom Atwood 04.13.05 New Age
Mama Choo Choo stilesja 04.13.05 Folk (contemporary)
Will You Find Me (Too) daphna 04.11.05 Jazz (instrumental)
Mr. Simpson's Bomb-Ditty daphna 04.05.05 Jazz (instrumental)
(remix)Tiler's Suite thetiler 04.04.05 Classical
Like An Angel thetiler 03.30.05 New Age
Lake Effect iG.STUDiO 03.29.05 Jazz (instrumental)
Turn The Key TobinMueller 03.24.05 Showtunes
That First Embrace Swanny 03.23.05 Jazz (instrumental)
Secret of Life (w/ bbarner) TobinMueller 10.07.04 Jazz (instrumental)
Cliff's Edge TobinMueller 04.22.04 Jazz (instrumental)
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