Steve Blues Solo - Napoleons March, 2015
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Steve Cunningham. Guitarist.
Rochester, NY native Steve Cunningham began playing guitar at age 14, where he was influenced by such diverse artists as Led Zeppelin, Pat Metheny, Yes, and the Brecker Brothers, as well as classical and bluegrass music. Steve relocated to Atlanta where he started playing the lap steel, immersing himself in the styles of David Lindley, western-swing great Tom Morrell, and Sacred Steel player Aubrey Ghent.
One of the most in-demand guitarists on the Atlanta scene, Steve performs over 150 dates a year playing jazz, R&B, rock, funk, gospel, country, blues, pop and western-swing among other styles. He has played with Grammy nominated Susan Tedeschi, long-time members of the James Brown band, and Grammy Award winner William Bell, Candi Staton, Fantasia, Colonel Bruce Hampton, as well as opening for Jeff Beck, Kool and the Gang, Dream Theatre, Chuck Mangione, Eddie Money, and Blondie. In addition, he has performed at the The World Series, and headlined at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas along with performing in the movie, “A Joyful Noise”, with Kirk Franklin.
Steve is a first-call session player, playing on hundreds of local and national album releases, TV and radio commercials, and movie soundtracks. He has recorded for Coca-Cola, Ford, Chevrolet, MLB, NFL, IBM, Cartoon Network, PBS, Microsoft, CNN and NASCAR to name a few, as well as recording with the London Symphony Orchestra.