Steve Dawson is a guitar player, songwriter, singer & instructor, based out of LA & from NYC. He's performed & toured throughout the world, performed on TV - notably The Tonight Show w/ Jay Leno, Late Night w/ Conan O'Brien & The Late Late Show w/ Craig Ferguson. Radio performances include BBC Radio 1 in the UK & Sirius XM in the U.S.
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Noteworthy artists associated/performed:
Bruce Springsteen (Carnegie Hall/Bruce Springsteen Tribute), Ronnie Spector, CJ Ramone (Ramones bass player/1989 - 1996 retirement/final show), Dee Snider (Twisted Sister), Janiva Magness (GRAMMY Nominated blues/americana/Blue Elan artist), Bill Burr, Joey Arias (Klaus Nomi, David Bowie), Jesse Malin (solo artist/D-Generation), Joan Jett's Blackhearts, John Cameron Mitchell & Lena Hall (Hedwig & The Angry Inch), Dane Cook ('Tourgasm' TV Show), 357 Lover/Corn Mo, Bridget Everett (Amy Schumer, Comedy Central), Alan Cumming, Broadway sensation Bianca Marroquin ('Chicago', 'In The Heights'), Leif Garrett & Muzz Skillings (Living Colour).
A knowledgeable PRO TOOLS user & has worked on many recording sessions as player, engineer or commercial/VO work composer, most recently for *SPRINT & *JANUVIA.
* To preview V/O demo, visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MQ1UrJ2klF4&list=PL6VgogR8SNgqi0qsH5nai5QOGSxO4HSIw&index=23&t=0s
TV, FILM, RADIO & PERFORMANCES:
Tonight Show w/ Jay Leno
Late Night w/ Conan O'Brien
Carnegie Hall/Bruce Springsteen Tribute
Austin City Limits Festival
Dane Cook's 'Tourgasm'
Late Late Show w/ Craig Ferguson
'Absence' (film-Dennis Widmyer/Kevin Kolsch-directors/'Pet Sematary'-2018)
VH1 - "Opportunity Rocks" w/ Leif Garrett
NPR - "All Songs Considered & The World Cafe
BBC Radio 1 & Sirius XM
In LA, he performs regularly at Lucky Strike's Soundcheck Live, Whisky A Go-Go's Ultimate Jam Night & The Viper Room's Sunset Jam. He's also been a member of NYC's Arlene Grocery Live Karaoke Band.
He worked for Steve Rosenthal at NYC's Magic Shop Studio, which was prominently featured in Dave Grohl's 'Sonic Highways' HBO series with the Foo Fighters.
He's been featured in Guitar Player Magazine, endorses Dean Markley products & is affiliated with BMI.
He also runs his private guitar instruction classes, with over 25 years of experience tutoring hundreds of students, covering all levels/styles.
Steve Dawson’s tracks