Jazz, New Music, World Music
Born in Newark, New Jersey, Steve has lived and performed in NYC his entire adult life. He has toured and recorded with diverse musical personalities, from Lionel Hampton and Buddy Rich to Anthony Braxton and and Jemeel Moondoc. Fifty recordings as a leader; featured artist on 100 more. Nominations: Trombonist of the Year (JJA: 2008, 2011); DownBeat Critics Poll (2010-2016). Trombonist of the Year: Argentina's El Intruso magazine (2008-2010, 2012, 2014-2016). Jubilation Foundation Fellowship (2008), USArtists International grant (2006), MCAF Award (2008, 2013,), LMCC Creative Curricula (2014). Steve conducts masterclasses all over the world and is a teacher in NYC public schools working with special-ed kids.