Sunday Night Jazz Showcase
Program #234 (January 20 at 8:00 p.m.)
For the past twenty five years, drummer Steve Langone has been performing in clubs, festivals and recording studios. His versatility has allowed him to work in many different genres of music.
Some of the artists Steve has performed and recorded with Greg Osby, Rufus Reid, NDR Bigband, Mike Renzi, Claudio Roditi, Bill Pierce, Luis Perdomo, Antonio Sanchez, Howard Alden, Kevin Harris, John Lockwood, Oscar Stagnaro, Frank Lacy, Shawn Monteiro, Rebecca Paris, Dominique Eade, Mili Bermejo, Roomfull Of Blues, Luciana Souza and others.
Steve has also worked with country singer John Carter Cash, comedians Joe Piscopo and Joan Rivers.
Steve has performed throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Venezuela, Puerto Rico, Panama, Cuba, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Albania, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Austria, China, South Korea and Oman.
Steve can also be found on over fifty recordings as a sideman including Nando Michelin , Jinga Trio, Enclave, Gilson Schachnik, Kevin Harris, Shawnn Monteiro, New Stablemates, Mili Bermejo to name a few. He also has three recordings as a leader Finders Keepers, Six and Steve Langone Group. Steve endorses Canopus Drums, Bosphorus Cymbals and Vic Firth Sticks.
Langone has also recorded various soundtracks for National Geographic, Sesame Street and the Miramax film Next Stop Wonderland.
In addition to his busy performance schedule, Steve also teaches at the University of Rhode Island, Wellesley College and Berklee College of Music as well as privately and enjoys national clinics on the subject of rhythmic concepts for musicians, and advanced rhythmic concepts for drummers.
Steve is the author of "Advanced Rhythmic Concepts for the Modern Drummer Vol. 1 and Vol. 2.”
(provided by Steve Langone)