Steve has played with some of the biggest acts around. You've seen him in Clint Eastwood's Jersey Boys, you've heard him on Family Guy, The X-Factor, and Dancing With the Stars. He has performed with Feist at Coachella, and on both Jimmy Kimmel Live and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. He has shared the stage with Frank Sinatra Jr, Herbie Hancock, Quincy Jones, Seth MacFarlane, Wayne Shorter, Randy Newman, Tom Petty, George Benson, Al Jarreau, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Natalie Cole, George Duke, John Legend, Arturo Sandoval, Patti Austin, Freddie Cole, Ledisi, Jimmy Heath, Gretchen Parlato, and Manhattan Transfer. In addition, he has recorded for groups as diverse as Dream Theater, Elvis Costello, The Roots, M83, and Of Monsters and Men. He has played with a number of big bands, including Gordon Goodwin, Clare Fischer, Bill Holman, John Beasley's Monkestra, Ron Jones, Lenny Stack, Alan Chan, and Elliot Deustch. He has toured 16 countries, in Europe, Asia, and South America. Classically trained by top session players Bill Reichenbach and Bob Sanders, as well as veterans of the LA Philharmonic Jeff Reynolds and Ralph Sauer, he has performed in numerous orchestras, including the San Diego Symphony. He has a wealth of musical theater experience, having performed many different Broadway shows, including Sweeney Todd, The Producers, Annie, A Chorus Line, and numerous others. He has his Bachelors in Bass Trombone Performance from California State University, Long Beach.
Steve is the founder and composer for the trombone quartet, The Crown City Slide Society.