Lavon Stevens, Piano / Keyboards

lavon1Lavon is a native of Savannah, Georgia. He is the youngest child of three, with a sister, Elinda S. Gorman and an older brother Ronald L. Stevens. His mother, Reatha J. Stevens, still resides in Savannah and his father, Ernest Stevens, is now deceased. He met his wife, Nancy, here on Hilton Head Island, and they were married October 1, 1994. They have been blessed with two beautiful sons, Joshua, age six and Nicholas, age four.

Lavon took an interest in music at an early age, approximately five years old, playing the piano and singing. He was raised in the church where his music foundation and his spiritual beliefs were established. He attended a Baptist Sunday school and an A.M.E. church all through his school years.

His brother. Ronald, was classically trained and studied piano throughout his school years, and Lavon credits this exposure to most of his training. Ronald took the lessons and Lavon took the music he heard from his brother. His mother persuaded Lavon to take piano lessons from age 12 to age 14. His sister, Elinda, also studied piano for a few years and the whole family would often sing together at church and community socials. Lavon’s first instrument in the 5th grade was the violin, He and his brother were among the first blacks to be charter members of the Savannah Youth Orchestra.

After graduating from Sol C. Johnson High School in Savannah, Lavon went on to attend Dekalb Community College, a college outside of Atlanta, Ga. There he studied voice and piano and was instrumental in organizing the Dekalb College Gospel Choir, a multiracial group that met at the school in a Christian environment. He was recognized for his achievements by the Afro-American Club with the Phoenix Award for excellence.

Lavon came back to the Savannah area in 1981 to help his mother through back surgery and found work as an entertainer in Savannah, Ga, and Hilton Head Island, S.C. He has made Hilton Head island his home and has traveled all over the country. He has performed in many areas including Florida, Atlanta Ga., New York and Aspen, Colorado.

His experiences have exposed him to classical, show tunes, pop, R&B, jazz, as well as gospel and spiritual music. He is an accornplished songwriter/producer/entertainer who has received much recognition. Also, he has appeared on countless TV and radio shows and has been the subject of numerous magazine and newspaper articles.

As the Minister of Music at Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church for 13 faithful years, Lavon has shared his gifts and talents. He has served in various capacities with other churches and communities and he has helped many charitable organizations and individuals. He has appeared in many area hotels, country clubs, and fine restaurants.

His credits include two recordings Live At Cafe Europa, a cassette of easy listening cover songs and I See Love, a CD cassette of all original compositions. The title song, was composed based on scriptures from the Bible, I Corinthians, thirteenth chapter, and dedicated to the love of his life, Nancy, on their wedding day.

His pride and joy are his two sons. Joshua is an aspiring young drummer/pianist and Nicholas shows some interest in piano/music,too. Lavon Stevens is a musician, singer, songwriter, producer, director, and teacher. Most of all he is an ambassador for lovingkindness and spiritual awareness to mankind.

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Lavon Stevens' Song List

A Rainy Night in Georgia
After the Lovin'
Ain't No Sunshine
Ain't Too Proud To Beg
Ain't Misbehavin'
All of Me
All Is Fair In Love
All the Things You Are
Always and Forever
America the Beautiful
And I Love Her
Any Day Now
Any Love
As Time Goes By
At Last
Autumn Leaves
Ave Maria
Bad Boy (Having A Party)
Bad Leroy Brown
Bennie and the Jets
Bill Bailey Polka
Black Cow
Blue Bosa
Blue Suede Shoes
Bridal Chorus, The
Bridal March, The
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Bring Him Home
Brown Eyed Girl
California Dreaming
Candle in the Wind
Caribbean Queen
Carolina Girls
Chariots of Fire
Cisco Kid
Color My World
Country Roads
Crazy Love
Cryin' Time
Daddy's Home
Days of Wines and Roses
Deacon Blues
Distant Lover
Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Don't Go to Strangers
Don't You Worry 'Bout a Thing
Don't Let the Sun Go Down on M
Down and Out
Down Here On the Ground
Eleanor Rigby
Embraceable You
Empty Garden
End of the Road, The
Feels So Good
Feels So Right
Fifty Ways to Leave Your Lover
Find 100 Ways
Fire and Rain
First Time Ever I Saw Your Fac
Fly Me to the Moon
Fool on the Hill, The
For the Good Times
Friends and Strangers
God Bless the Child
Gone to Carolina
Good Morning Heartache
Heat Wave
Here and Now
Here's That Rainy Day
Hey, Jude
Hold On, I'm Coming
Honky Tonk Woman
Hound Dog
House of the Rising Sun
House is Not a Home, A
I Ain't Got No Blues
I Am Singing
I Can't Help Falling In Love
I Can't Stop Lovin' You
I Don't Want to Wait in Vain
I Feel Good
I Just Called to Say I Love Yo
I Left My Heart in San Francis
I Love Beach Music
I Love You For Sentimental Rea
I Love You Truly
I Can See Clearly
I Owe You
It Had To Be You
It's a Beautiful Morning
I Won't Last A Day Without You
Jack Miraculous
Johnny Be Good
Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee
Just Once
Just the Two of Us
Kansas City
Killer Joe
Knock On Wood
Knockin' on Heaven's Door
LaylaLean On Me
Let It Be
Let Me Call You Sweetheart
Listen to the Music
Living For the City
Long Train Runnin'
Long & Winding Road, The
Lord's Prayer, The
Love Me Tender
Love's In Need of Love
Lush Life
Mack the Knife
Make Me a Memory (Sad Samba)
Makin' Whoopee
Memory (Theme from Cats)
Mercy, Mercy
Midnight Hour
Mona Lisa
Moody's Mood for Love
Moon Dance
Moonlight in Vermont
Moon River
Morning Dance
Mr. Bojangles
Mr. Magic
Music of the Night, The
My Cherie Amour
My Favorite Things
My Funny Valentine
My Girl
My Way
Nearness of You, The
New York, New York
New York State of Mind
No Woman, No Cry
Oh Danny Boy
Ohh, Baby, Baby
Oh, Girl
On Broadway
On a Clear Day
On the Wings of Love
One in a Million
Orange Colored Sky
Only For One Night
Only You
Our Love Is Here To Stay
Please Release Me
Proud Mary
Ribbon in the Sky
Rocky Top
Rose, The
Route 66
Satin Doll
Sea of Love
Send in the Clowns
Sentimental Journey
Shadow of Your Smile, The
She Believes In Me
Since I Fell For You
Sittin' on the Dock of the Bay
So Amazing
Some Kind of Wonderful
Somewhere Over the Rainbow
Spanish Harlem
Spring Can Really Hang You Up
Stand By Me
Star Spangled Banner, The
Stir It Up
Stop to Love
Stormy Monday
Stormy Weather
Stuck On You
Sunny Side of the Street, The
Take the A Train
Teach Me Tonight
Tears In Heaven
That's Life
The One
There Will Never Be Another Yo
These Three Words
The Thrill is Gone
The Way You Look Tonight
The Way We Were
The Way You Do the Things You
The Wedding Song (There Is Lov
This Masquerade
This Magic Moment
Three Times a Lady
Through the Eyes of Love (Ice
Time In a Bottle
To Love Somebody
Tobacco Road
Tonight I Celebrate My Love
Twist & Shout
Unchained Melody
Under My Skin
Under the Boardwalk
Up On the Roof
We're In This Love Together
What A Fool Believes
What I Did For Love
What A Wonderful World
What'd I Say?
What's Going On
When A Man Loves A Woman
When Sunny Gets Blue
When You're Smilin'
Wild Fire
Wind Beneath My Wings, The
Wonderful Tonight
World Is A Ghetto, The
Yellow Bird
You and I
You Are So Beautiful
You Are the Sunshine of My Lif
You Don't Know Me
You Light Up My Life
You Send Me
Your Song
You've Got A Friend
You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin