Steven Messenger is a nu jazz-electronica artist who has a knack for producing uncluttered yet interesting and innovative “soundscapes” for the ears that just plain make you feel good.
Steven began his career as a musician in the early 70’s touring and recording with some of the rock and soul classics of the time. He is a multi-talented songwriter, composer and musician who plays guitar, bass, keyboards, drums and the EWI (Electronic Wind Instrument).
Today Steven spends most of his time in his studio experimenting with sounds and recording songs that feel soothing, stimulating and uplifting for his listeners. His diverse influences include Booker T & the MG’s, Fattburger, Yanni, John Klemmer, Buddy Rich, Pink Floyd, The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, George Benson, Herb Ellis, BB King, James Taylor, Loggins & Messina.
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“…His thoughtful songs are uncluttered short smooth jazz stories that just flat make you feel good. Once people catch on to this they won’t let go.” --Mike with ATS
“I have just received your wonderful CD “Edge Of The Wall” by Steven Messenger, it came to us through Radiodirectx, glad it did as we really love your stunning sophisticated Jazz, your style is dramatic, evocative and very subtle. The choice of material backed up with a smooth cooking band is marvelous and gels together into a lush sound that leaves no moment not treated to Steven’s creativeness. This is the type of CD that has you wanting more and our audiences most certainly will love your sound.” --Peter at 106.7 FM Melbourn, Australia