Born: August 3, 1973
Steve Blanco is a critically acclaimed musician - piano | synths | rhodes | synths - composer, filmmaker, teacher, and truth seeker. In addition to the acoustic piano, Blanco has introduced analog synths, electronic instruments, and effects into his work.
Blanco played music from a young age; The trumpet, guitar, and drums. He began to teach himself piano at 23 then went to Purchase music conservatory in NY and abroad at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. He holds a B.F.A. from SUNY Purchase in music performance and resides in New York City.
Blanco’s creative works consist of: two critically acclaimed trio records for Art Of Life Records with Sunny Jain & Adam Roberts, a piano/guitar duo recording, some vocal albums with various singers, an experimental live album with his electronic band El Chico Blanco, and a host of projects as a sideman....
AwardsDigital Cafe Tour 2008; Steve Blanco Trio received first place out of over 2000 artists.
This is progressive jazz at its finest -ejazznews
What one awaits for from a musician -Jazz Hot
Bill Evans trio at its tightest, combined with the rambling, unpredictable theatricality of Ahmad Jamal at his best, and then increase the intensity quotient five notches. -All About Jazz
The melodies are full of lyricism and impressionistic tones -Jazz&Tzaz Magazine
All three players are so alive and aware that the music literally jumps out of the speakers. -All About Jazz
Piano WarriorArt of Life Records
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New York, NY
Willing to teach:
$40 per 40 minute lesson | block discounts available | in my studio | $10 fee to travel to you place 9 years teaching experience to all ages and levels at a very reputable community music store 13 years teaching experience privately Have taught all levels and ages. It's about the love of music.