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Steven M.

Versatile drummer/producer with years of professional experience

Versatile drummer/producer with years of professional experience

$60/hour

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Steven is a drummer, percussionist, educator, composer, arranger, and producer with an MM in Jazz Performance from the Mason Gross School of the Arts. As a student, he studied both drum-set and classical percussion under world class musicians Victor Lewis, Robby Ameen, Clarence Penn, EJ Strickland, Keith Aleo, and Rob McEwan.

As a performer, he has shared the stage with artists such as Benny Golson, Dick Oatts, Earl MacDonald, Roomful of Teeth, Caroline Shaw, Joseph Schwantner, Kuumba...

Steven is a drummer, percussionist, educator, composer, arranger, and producer with an MM in Jazz Performance from the Mason Gross School of the Arts. As a student, he studied both drum-set and classical percussion under world class musicians Victor Lewis, Robby Ameen, Clarence Penn, EJ Strickland, Keith Aleo, and Rob McEwan.

As a performer, he has shared the stage with artists such as Benny Golson, Dick Oatts, Earl MacDonald, Roomful of Teeth, Caroline Shaw, Joseph Schwantner, Kuumba Frank Lacy, and Brian Landrus. As an educator, he has held the position of drum-set and percussion teacher at The Woodstock Academy and the Mansfield CT Community School of the Arts, and other instututions, teaching students of all ages, interests, and skill levels. As a producer and composer, he has released 2 full length albums, 3 EP’s, and multiple remix projects as Sasco. As a recording drummer, has played on projects by Konrad Malinowski, Desiree Camille, The Art of Huckleberry, Junyi Liang, Rickshaw Ride, and Anteater. He also functions as a live drummer for any context, performing jazz, funk, soul, pop, hip-hop, rock, chamber, and classical music.

In 2020, Steven began combining his loves of acoustic drumming with electronic music, programming software patches to perform with in a series of Electro-Acoustic Drum Solos.

He has 7 years professional experience as a performer and 4 as a teacher. He has played professionally in styles that range from Jazz to Classical to Electronic to Rock to Pop to Funk.

He can't wait to help you achieve your musical goals.


Education

University of Connecticut
BA Jazz Studies
Rutgers University
Masters

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Schedule

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Subjects

Computer

Music Production

Music Production

I've produced 3 albums and 4 EPs of electronic/beat music, as well as produced as a freelancer for other musicians. I'm thoroughly trained in digital audio production

History

Music History

Music History

I have extensive experience in music history, including extensive course work in both my BA and MM, as well as real world experience involving independent research as well as conducting interview projects with first hand sources

Music

Drums,

Drums

Steven McArdle is a drummer, percussionist, educator, composer, arranger, and producer with an MM in Jazz Performance from the Mason Gross School of the Arts. As a student, he studied both drum-set and classical percussion under world class musicians Victor Lewis, Robby Ameen, Clarence Penn, EJ Strickland, Keith Aleo, and Rob McEwan. As a performer, he has shared the stage with artists such as Benny Golson, Dick Oatts, Earl MacDonald, Roomful of Teeth, Caroline Shaw, Joseph Schwantner, Kuumba Frank Lacy, and Brian Landrus. As an educator, he has held the position of drum-set and percussion teacher at The Woodstock Academy and the Mansfield CT Community School of the Arts, and other instututions, teaching students of all ages, interests, and skill levels. As a producer and composer, he has released 2 full length albums, 3 EP’s, and multiple remix projects as Sasco. As a recording drummer, has played on projects by Konrad Malinowski, Desiree Camille, The Art of Huckleberry, Junyi Liang, Rickshaw Ride, and Anteater. He also functions as a live drummer for any context, performing jazz, funk, soul, pop, hip-hop, rock, chamber, and classical music. In 2020, Steven began combining his loves of acoustic drumming with electronic music, programming software patches to perform with in a series of Electro-Acoustic Drum Solos.
Music History,

Music History

I have extensive experience in music history, including extensive course work in both my BA and MM, as well as real world experience involving independent research as well as conducting interview projects with first hand sources
Music Production,

Music Production

I've produced 3 albums and 4 EPs of electronic/beat music, as well as produced as a freelancer for other musicians. I'm thoroughly trained in digital audio production
Music Theory

Music Theory

MM Jazz Performance with professional experience
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$60/hour

Steven M.'s Photo

Steven M.

$60/hour

  • No subscriptions or upfront payments

  • Only pay for the time you need

  • Find the right fit, or your first hour is free

Contact Steven

Response time: 4 hours