Steve has been playing drums and teaching percussion professionally for over 17 years.
Steve has played over 3000 gigs so far in his playing career and has over 10 world tours under his belt touring in just about every European country, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Bahrain, Dubai, Oman, Australia, New Zealand, Bali, Fiji and of course UK and Ireland, including the world famous Glastonbury festival.
Steve studied drums and percussion, at London’s drumtech, and the drum institute in L. A. California, where he picked up some great drumming and teaching techniques.
He has been teaching drums and percussion for over 15 years and has taught some great students who have gone on to be professional drummers, in all fields of music.
He has studied instruments like ‘djembe’ drumming in west Africa as well as bongos and congas, in the amazing country of Cuba. Steve has recorded many albums with different artists, including Café Del Mar’s 25th anniversary, which has gone on to sell over 300,000 copies to date.
Steve has also worked with some of the worlds A class Dj’s playing percussion in some of the biggest clubs and festivals in the world, including Ibiza, New Zealand, Australia and Koh Samui full moon parties.
Steve has played outdoor festivals in front of 55,000 people.
Steve has taught in most of the Durham LEA’s Schools including Private boarding schools, and has also been a teacher with Access-To-Music, which has countrywide music teaching facilities, and whose patron is no other than Beatles producer, George Martin.
Steve is a fully paid up member of the musicians union and has had all relevant CRB checks and approval.