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Steven Bernstein

Steven Bernstein is one of the hardest working men in show business. He composes, arranges, leads bands of feverish and crackling intent, and plays a heckuva lot of trumpet and the instrument's obscure cousin, the slide trumpet. Here is a survey of some of his career highlights.

Steven Bernstein is a trumpeter/slide trumpeter, bandleader, arranger, and composer who lives outside of musical convention. He has recently released three critically acclaimed CDs “ Diaspora Soul, Diaspora Blues (featuring the SamRivers trio), and his most recent, Diaspora Hollywood. All three are on John Zorn’s Tzadik label.

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Albums

Brass Bang!
Brass Bang!
Tuk Music
2015
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Steven Bernstein's Millennial Territory Orchestra: MTO Plays Sly
Steven Bernstein's...

2011
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Tattoos and Mushrooms
Tattoos and Mushrooms
Ilk Music
2009
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Sexmob Meets Medeski live in Willisau 2006
Sexmob Meets Medeski...
Thirsty Ear Recordings
2009
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Diaspora Suite
Diaspora Suite
Tzadik
2008
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We Are MTO
We Are MTO
MOWO! Inc.
2008
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