Our new CD is finally out! 

August 17, 2015 is the day when the shipment of our new CD arrives from the factory!  It has been a long time in the making.  This collection of original tunes has been lovingly crafted, with some of the tunes never having been performed before an audience even once.  We are very proud of this work and hope you enjoy it.  The CD is entitled ...it's clear to me that You Make Everything Better.  It is available through the website, and cdbaby.com and will soon be available on iTunes, Amazon, and also can be…

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'Notes of a Neurosurgeon - Doctor by day, piano man by night. Michael Stechison makes music when he's not using his hands for medicine." 

Atlanta Journal Constitution - Living Section - August 18, 2008 "He opened at Lawrenceville's Lil' River Grille with a piano medley from his CD "By Myself, Now and Then" before segueing into a popular Billy Joel tune. All night and , if his schedule allows, on many weekends as the surgeon brings the fine-fingered dexterity normally reserved for the operating room to the piano bench. But there's no mention of his day job-just intermittent pitches for his CD available online at…

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"A Gwinnett doctor harmonizes his career and his love for performing jazz." 

Vigor Magazine - Summer Issue - 2008 "In addition to his busy calling as a neurosurgeon, Dr. stechison is a jazz pianist and vocalist and performs regularly at the Lil' River Grille in downtown Lawrenceville. Dr. Stechison trained in classical piano at the Royal Conservatory in Toronto. He practices neurosurgery at both Gwinnett Medical Center and Emory Crawford Long Hospital. "

Premium Wine Opening, and the legendary Hammond sound 

Greetings. Please try to come to see me at Lil' River Grille this Friday Dec 8. I will be bringing my new Hammond XK-3, a digital emulation that faithfully produces all of the features and sounds of the legendary Hammond B3 organ that produced the classic rock sound we all loved in the 70s and 80s. Also, the owners of the LRG will be opening a jereboam of Caymus Special Reserve and offering it for sale by the half or full glass. Is the glass half empty or half full - you decide! See you Frid Dec 8…

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Lil" River Grille 

We had a great time Thursday night at the Lil' River Grille. The place was packed. What a great venue - sophisticated menu and great bar. Thanks to Todd and Bob Johnston for booking me in. There were a lot of fans/supporters from Gwinnett Medical Center and I sure am grateful for the great turnout. Please check me out on one of my four upcoming dates there before the end of this year. See calendar dates for info. Thanks.

Black Tie VIP event at Gwinnett Medical Center-Duluth 

On October 5, 2006, GMC-Duluth celebrated its opening with a black tie gala event. Over 700 guests were treated to a tour of this beautiful facility, fine food, and great music. Special thanks to Tony Merritt of Steinway / Piano Outlet for gracious support in providing a beautiful Steinway B for Michael to play (see photo gallery).

CD Release Party 

We are planning a CD release party in Atlanta this fall. Please watch the website for the venue and time.