Steven has also played with Pete Fountain, Natalie Cole, Rita Moreno, Bobby Vinton, Bob Hope, Ray Charles, the Temptations, the O’Jays, Gladys Knight, Johnny Mathis, Don Rickles, and Mel Torme, to name a few.
He has recorded with Bonerama, Jill Scott, Solomon Burke, Al Martino, Barry Manilow, Al Belletto, Gatemouth Brown, The New Orleans Nightcrawlers, and the Millar Brass Ensemble. Steven has made television appearances on MSNBC with the “Mississippi Rising” telethon for Katrina victims, and on NBC with “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition”. He played in the house band for HBO’s “Comic Relief in ‘06”, featured at the ’07 Sugar Bowl, and performed on “Late Night with David Letterman” with Bonerama and Damien Kulash.
He was a member of Bonerama when the group received awards from Offbeat magazine and the Big Easy Awards, both of New Orleans, for outstanding performance. Steven received special recognition by NAJE for jazz education in 2000 and in 2006 Steven was named one of New Orleans Magazine’s “JazzAll-Stars”.
In addition to a busy schedule of performing, teaching, and writing music, Steven is currently the Programs and Services Counsel for The Muses Creative Artistry Project.