Steve Beskrone Steve Beskrone

Versatility is the key to acoustic/electric bassist Steve Beskrone's musical achievements. It is this approach that has led him to a wide range of professional and creative settings.

He has worked and recorded with legends such as:

•Ray Charles (featuring David “Fathead” Newman, Hank Crawford, Marcus Belgrave, B.B.King, Milt Jackson, Jimmy Heath, Johnny Coles and others)

•jazz pianist-composer Horace Silver (with Miles Davis alumnus Bob Berg, trumpet great Tom Harrell and drummer Eddie Gladden)

•jazz guitar icon Pat Martino (with Jim Ridl, Gil Goldstein, Lenny White, Billy Hart)

•master jazz drummer Philly Joe Jones

Some of the other great musicians Steve has worked with include:

Billy Eckstine, Gloria Lynne, Jack Sheldon, Frank Gambale, Charlie Hunter, Tuck Andress, Jimmy Bruno, Dave Stryker, Bobby Watson, Steve Marcus, Kenny Werner, Diane Monroe, Terell Stafford, Ralph Peterson, Terri Lynne Carrington, Karrin Allyson, J.D. Walter, Sheryl Bailey, Uri Caine, John Swana, Todd Horton, Ralph Bowen, Frank Vicari, Michael Pedicin Jr., Arnold Steinhart, Seamus Egan, Elio Villafranca, Arturo Sandoval, Dave Valentin, Oscar Hernandez, Carlos Franzetti, Aaron Graves, Wilby Fletcher, Don Glanden, Siora, Shirley Scott, Ari Hoenig, Mickey Roker and Dorothy Donegan

He's toured, performed and/or recorded with R&B/pop acts like:

Michael Sembello, the 5th Dimension, Freda Payne, Mary Wilson, Maria Muldaur, Melba Moore, Essra Mohawk, Tom Scott, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, the O'Jays, the Three Degrees and the Soul Survivors

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Primary Instrument


Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced


Currently teaching at University of the Arts. Accepting private students.


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