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Steve Weisberg

Steve Weisberg, born 1963 in Norfolk, Virginia, is a composer/arranger/pianist and international recording artist/producer. In the 80's, after studying with Michael Gibbs at Berklee College in Boston, Ma., he recorded the XtraWatt/ECM release “I Can't Stand Another Night Alone (in bed with you)” produced by Carla Bley and Steve Swallow, recorded and performed with Karen Mantler and her Cat Arnold, contributed arrangements for Hal Willner's “Lost in the Stars: The Music of Kurt Weill” (A&M). Through the end of the 80's and into the 90's, he performed in and around New York City with the prestigious Steve Weisberg and his Orchestra, a 13 piece ensemble consisting of New York's finest jazz luminaries and trend setters.

He spent the 90's performing with Flamin' Amy Coleman and musical directing Off-Off-Broadway musicals including a 1995 run at La MaMa in New York's East Village of the critically acclaimed original musical “The House Of Nancy Dunn” co-written with Andrew Craft, JJ Hickey, and Howard Pflanzer. Weisberg re-emerged in 2002 to arrange for Hal Willner's “Stormy Weather: a tribute to Harold Arlen” (SONY), moved to Los Angeles in '03 and in 2004 continued to act as musical director/arranger for two Hal Willner events: “Shock and Awe: the music of Randy Newman”featuring Los Lobos, Howard Tate,Gavin Friday, Victoria Williams,Vic Chestnutt,Stan Ridgeway and Van Dyke Parks and “Let's Eat: a tribute to the Firesign Theater” featuring John Goodman, George Wendt, Howard Hesseman, Todd Rundgren,Loudon Wainwright III, Chloe Webb and David Thomas (Pere Ubu)

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