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Steve Blanco

STEVE BLANCO is a multi-instrumentalist musician, composer, and filmmaker and while most of his time is dedicated to touring the world he is equally at home in both the music and film arenas. Son of a Moroccan belly dancer and NYC cinematographer / film editor, Steve was raised in a creative home. Growing up with a mentally disabled brother and witnessing the day to day challenges his family faced played a key role in his involvement with the arts, particularly music and cinema. Blanco began as a trumpet player then switched to drums, piano, and electric bass. A super 8mm film camera from Steve’s father initiated his love of filmmaking.

When Steve is not working he’d rather be at the beach, hiking in the mountains, or out on his motorcycle.


Digital Cafe Tour 2008; Steve Blanco Trio received first place out of over 2000 artists.


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"It moves like the warrior of its title - ferociously, and in an ever-changing terrain" -Donald Elfman, All About Jazz "This is progressive jazz at its finest" -ejazznews "What one awaits for from a musician" -Jazz Hot "Bill Evans trio at its tightest, combined with the rambling, unpredictable theatricality of Ahmad Jamal at his best, and then increase the intensity quotient five notches." -All About Jazz "The melodies are full of lyricism and impressionistic tones" -Jazz&Tzaz Magazine "All three players are so alive and aware that the music literally jumps out of the speakers." -All About Jazz

Primary Instrument



New York City

Willing to teach

Beginner to advanced


$65 per lesson | block discounts available | in my studio | $5 fee to travel to you place I teach piano, bass, and drums! 9 years teaching experience to all ages and levels at a very reputable community music store 15 years teaching experience privately Have taught all levels and ages. It's about the love of music.


Album Discography

Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

Piano Warrior

Art of Life Records



Insomnia Creations



Self Produced




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