Steve Johns is one of the most dynamic and versatile drummers on both the New York City and international Jazz scenes. Since the early 1980s he has performed and recorded with virtually the œWhos Who of the Jazz World. Steve has played with The Sonny Fortune Quartet, The Benny Carter Quartet, The Billy Taylor Trio, Nat Adderley, Jimmy Owens, Stanley Turrentine, Jimmy Heath, The Randy Brecker Quintet, Jesseye Norman, Dave Liebman, The Ronnie Cuber Band and many others.
Native Soul, Sonny Fortune,Randy Brecker Quintet, Independent
Most memorable Next-Level PerformanceMy most memorable moment was in the South of France "Jazz at Juan" playing with The Gil Evans with guest Larry Coryell after The Tony Williams Quintet and The Michael Brecker Band. That was a moment I will never forget.
What Drives Your Creativity?I've always been drawn to art and especially music. I just simply love to perform, travel around and share my music with people, thats what drives my creativity.
Why do you choose Vic Firth?I was a student of Vic Firth and thats when I first began to use his sticks. I loved the man and I love his sticks.