Steve Laffy

Steve Laffy


Steve has been a professional drummer gigging, recording and teaching for over 40 years. Born and raised in London with 25 years working with many top London bands. He built his career playing at famous London venues and events such as Notting Hill Carnival, Hammersmith Apollo, Jazz Cafe,100 Club, The Marquee Club etc and then nationwide at many top UK clubs, theatres and festivals including Glastonbury, Womad, Green Man, Shambala etc.

The international work that Steve has done includes gigs and tours across the UK, Ireland, Europe from Italy to Norway and world wide as far as Mexico and Japan. He has played many styles of music and with a diversity of well known artists such as: William Bell, Zoot Money, Daniel O´Donnell, Chris Jagger, The Foundations, England, Maluju, Abdul Raheem, Kangaroo Moon, Bristol Reggae Orchestra, Baka Beyond, Pete Gill, Eddie Martin... and many more.

IN 3

  • Most memorable Next-Level Performance

    Playing at Glastonbury festival with Chris Jagger's band and hearing the sound of the drums coming out of an amazing PA system.
  • What Drives Your Creativity?

    Being inspired by the wonderful drummers who inspired me to play. Here's a few: Elvin Jones, Max Roach, Mitch Mitchel, Jim Gordon, Jeff Porcaro, Ginger Baker and the rest!