Steve is a multi-instrumentalist (keyboard, drums, guitar, bass) singer- songwriter, and educator, who currently leads three bands, Gypsy Joy Ride, Stevie G & The Soul Syndicate, and The Uptown Rulers.
He has a B.A. from Loyola University in New Orleans and an M.S.Ed. from the University of Pennsylvania and also studied at The Manhattan School of Music and Julliard.
He has been a professional musician since the age of 14, and has shared the stage with The Band, Neville Brothers, Willie Nelson, NRBQ, Henry Gray, Lil' Buck Sinegal, Deb Coleman, Walter Trout and others. He’s also done studio work including keyboards for the soundtrack of Brad Pitt’s first movie “Johnny Suede”. His solo CD "Jonjano Baro" was released to critical acclaim.
As a teacher, Steve presently has many students and has staged numerous youth concerts in the past few years. He gets great joy teaching his students, spreading his enthusiasm for music and building a community of musicians who, like Steve, love to jam.