Steve is one of the top British jazz trumpet players both at home and on the international scene. He began his career while studying at Trinity College Of Music, and since then has worked regularly on the British and European jazz scene.
Steve has recorded many critically acclaimed CDs under his own name.
BUDDY BOLDEN BLEW IT (MST CD0056)
A PASSING GLANCE (MST CD0057) - with Jeff Hooper
NIGHT LIGHTS [MST CD0050]
OUR DELIGHT [MST CD0041]
OCTOBER ARRIVAL [HYDRO CD03]
STABLEMATES [MST CD0035]
OUT OF TOUCH [ASC CD32]
DESTINATION UNKNOWN [ASC CD4]
Steve has worked with John Surman’s Brass Project recording a CD on the ECM labelTHE BRASS PROJECT [ECM 1478]
Steve has toured Europe playing at many of the major Jazz Festivals with the Carla Bley Big Band and recorded two CDs for the ECM label:
BIG BAND THEORY
CARLA BLEY GOES TO CHURCH
Other performers that Steve has regularly worked and recorded with include:
ANDY SHEPPARD, TONY COE, VICTOR MENDOZA, MAL WALDRON, GRAHAM COLLIER, MIKE GARRICK, DON WELLER, JOHN WARREN,COLIN TOWNS & ROBIN JONES, JEFF HOOPER.