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Stephen Jaffe

Stephen Jaffe (1954-) By Hal Haskins --> Born in Washington, D.C., in 1954, Stephen Jaffe is a widely sought after and performed American composer. He grew up in a musically rich background. Though his parents were geologists, his father took up composition as a hobby.

Video and Audio

Composer Stephen Jaffe discusses how pieces evolve over time.

Composer Stephen Jaffe on how form affects a piece.

Composer Stephen Jaffe describes what it's like the first time a new piece is played.


- Cello Concerto