Please join us in welcoming trumpeter Steven Bernstein to the Words & Music family!
Steven Bernstein is an American trumpeter, slide trumpeter, arranger/composer and bandleader from New York City, who lives outside of musical convention. He is best known for his work as an arranger and a trumpet player in his bands Sexmob, the Millennial Territory Orchestra, The Lounge Lizards, Butler,Bernstein & the Hot 9, and The Midnight Ramble Band. These projects have garnered Steven four DownBeat Critics Poll Awards, three Grammy Awards, and a London Times “Jazz Record of the Year” Award. He has worked on over 130 recordings and has played with a diverse group of jazz giants such as Rosewell Rudd, Sam Rivers, Don Bryon, David Murray, Dave Berger, Mocean Worker, and Medeski, Martin & Wood, and others including My Morning Jacket, Linda Ronstadt, Aretha Franklin, Lou Reed, Digable Planets, Sting, Courtney Love, and Ryuichi Sakamoto.