I’m in a new Brazilian Samba/Choro trio, with  Ana Carolina Barbosa de Lima singing, me on guitar, and Danny Deckard on percussion.  We’re playing some really beautiful music, it moves, it moves us, and moves others.  We’ll be opening for Salaam at the Player’s Pub in Bloomington, IN on 5/12/16, from 8pm to 11pm.  Cover… Read More


It’s the final night of the Road Rally, it’s been extremely educational, and have met lots of good people in the biz.  I’ll have to write more later, as I’m on overload, just need to chill in front of a TV!  It’s been a very worthwhile trip.… Read More


Yes, lots of stuff.  Quite eloquent, if I must say. Played in Ft. Wayne for Ron and Jane Caldwell’s art showing, all of the art sold went to cancer victim benefit.  It rocked Played in Denver for Anya’s Friends benefit.  It rocked. Gearing up to play for Brew for the Cure benefit in Bloomington in… Read More


Zai Guitar studio recital will take place on Friday, February 20, 2015 at 6:30pm, at the First United Church on East Third St. in Bloomington. The guitar ensemble will play several pieces, and several members will play solo pieces after that. Yours truly will be playing some awesome tunes by Albeniz, all are welcome, admission… Read More


You may be asking yourself, Self, where’s the new Christmas album from Steve?   Hmmmmmmmmmmmm… Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmm… I think you get the pattern here.  Let’s just say I’m working on the new Christmas CD, and I’ve run into “technical” difficulties.   Not to fear, will have some rough mixes up before Christmas. The title of this post… Read More


I’ll be playing at the Brew for the Cure benefit at Deer Creek Manor in Bloomington, Indiana on Friday, October 17, 2014.  Come out, listen to great music, drink great home brew beer, give recklessly.… Read More


I’m heading out to Denver to play for a backyard benefit gig (Anya’s Friends non profit – raised 7K in one evening last year!), all money goes to an orphanage in Haiti that my brother has been to several times.  I’m excited about it, it’s going to be fun, I’ll be sure to play all… Read More


I ran across these 2 very short videos (each about 5 minutes long) on another site, they are totally worth everyone’s time, it’s about what happened before an artist did something noteworthy, or, in Dizzy Gillespie’s words “Ain’t nuthin’ easy.” part 1 http://vimeo.com/84022735   part 2 http://vimeo.com/87448006… Read More