Steve Bolognese

Steve Bolognese

Ross the Boss

Stephen Bolognese, originally from Boston, MA, began playing drums at age 13. A former Berklee College of Music Instructor, Stephen toured the globe with œInto Eternity (Century Media), œBeyond the Embrace (Metal Blade), and B.I.B (Roadrunner).

Today, he is an active freelance session drummer in Los Angeles. Stephen endorses Pearl drums, Vic Firth drumsticks, Sabian cymbals, and Axis percussion. At MI, Stephen teaches Rhythm Reading courses in addition to private lessons and Live Workshops at Musicians Institute.

IN 3

  • Most memorable Next-Level Performance

    Playing Judas Priest songs with KK Downing on stage at Bloodstock Festival 2019
  • What Drives Your Creativity?

    Continuing to study and take lessons seems to open new ideas for me.
  • Why do you choose Vic Firth?

    Aside from being that they make the perfect pair, great company. Always took care of me. I've played them forever.