In the span of 30 years, Steve’s career has been defined by the depth and diversity of his musical interests and talent. From playing classical music for the Miami City Ballet to salsa music in the electric atmosphere of Afro-Cuban clubs in “Little Havana,” to heading up the trombone section of music legend Ray Charles and his Orchestra in extended tours throughout the world, to conducting Pops concerts with symphonies, he has shown a deep appreciation and understanding across many musical styles.
Steve toured with Ray Charles for 16 years, has played in the world’s most prominent venues and for many musical luminaries: The L.A. Philharmonic, The Moscow National Symphony, Quincy Jones, Arturo Sandoval, Rosemary Clooney, Willie Nelson, Patti Austin, Michael McDonald, among others.
Steve maintains a very active travel schedule, acting as Music Director and Conductor for national artist, Steve Lippia and Consultant for Andersen and Associates. His formal education includes a bachelor’s degree in music from Florida International University as well as studies at Berklee School of Music. He lives in Miami, Florida with his wife, Evelyn.