Born: January 26, 1959 Primary Instrument: Trumpet
Steve has performed with:
Dizzy Gillespie-who signed Steve's horn during a concert. Tito Puente, Fabian, Leslie Gore, Jock Bartley (Firefall), Fred Wesley (James Brown Band), Jim Salestrum (Dolly Parton's Band), Claire Fisher, Soloman Burk, Maggie Carlis (Cuba), Zephyr, Rombert Egues (former musical director for Arturo Sandoval), The Platters, The Coasters, Bernard Villa, and Nazara Perra.
In concert, Steve has opened for:
Fats Domino, Dr. John, Albert King, Jay Leno, Miami Sound Machine, Eberneser Oby (Nigeria), Coco Taylor, Otis Day and the Nights (Animal House Band), The Beach Boys, The Village People, and Little Richard.
Chosen as an Outstanding Soloist at the Wichita Jazz Festival, Steve has also performed at:
Red Rocks Amphitheater, Rainbow Music Hall, Boettcher Concert Hall, The Paramount Theatre, The Boulder Theatre, The Fox Theatre, The Bluebird Theatre, The Paradise (Aspen), and McNichols Sports Arena.
When not in the United States, Steve performs in Paris at Aux Trois Malliettz 56 Rue Galland. Steve has also toured and performed as a volunteer for the U.S. military in Turkey, Greece, Italy, Spain, Cuba, Panama, Bermuda, Honduras, Amsterdam, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Korea, Japan, Hawaii, Guam, and the Marshall Islands.
Steve's film credits include Kid Colter (an HBO Original movie), The Denver Amigos (Denver Broncos video), and A House for All Seasons (aired on KRMA TV 6).
Aside from his outstanding musical talents as a trumpeter and pianist, Steve has operated a studio and engineered for more than 25 years, producing more than 75 CDs.
Steve received his Bachelor of Science in Music from the University of Colorado.