Steve Lyman

Steve Lyman


Known for his modern approach to contemporary music, technical fluidity on the kit and high aptitude for rhythm and independence, Steve Lyman is emerging as one of the leading voices on the drums around the globe.

Named No. 2 "Up & Coming" drummer in the 2020 Modern Drummer Magazine Readers Poll, he is currently based out of New York City and plays on projects ranging from contemporary jazz, rock, electronic and IDM with musicians and producers all over the globe.

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  • Most memorable Next-Level Performance

    Playing music written for me that was really intense live on Drumeo and feeling like I was really prepared and did the music justice.
  • What Drives Your Creativity?

    The instrument itself compels me to dig deep each day. That being said, playing with certain artists are always my highest creative stimulation.
  • Why do you choose Vic Firth?

    There is no greater drumstick than Vic Firth. Period. Fullstop.