The Stephen Philip Harvey Octet (SPH8). SPH8 contains some of the finest young musicians of the NE Ohio and Pittsburgh region. Individually, the members of SPH8 have worked with many renowned pop, rock, funk, and jazz musicians. This includes Josh Groban, Roscoe Mitchell, Sam Blakeslee, Billy Beck, Theron Brown, The Vindys, Dave Morgan, Kent Engelhardt, Bobby Selvaggio, and more.
SPH8 plays original compositions and arrangements that blur the lines between genres and push forward an individual sound. Whether you’re into bop, hip-hop, alt-rock, or anything in between, SPH8 will have something for your ear.
Stephen P. Harvey | t. sax/comp
Joshua Wertz | a. sax
Justin Randall | tpt
Jim Weltman | trb
Anthony Kunovic | guitar
Alex Ayers | keys
Vinny Vivacqua | bass
Dustin May | drums
Check the Events page for any upcoming shows!