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Craig Steven, Music Director

Craig Steven

Craig Steven, Music Director

Guitar and Bass
BA 1983 Seton Hall University
JD 1987 Antioch School of Law

 Craig Studied the piano for two years while in grade school but switched to the guitar shortly thereafter. Classically trained he began playing the guitar professionally at age 16 and began teaching at 19. For over 20 years he has taught both privately and for several music stores on both the East and West Coasts. Craig taught at Cal State San Bernardino from 1992 through 1994 and has conducted numerous guitar seminars and workshops in jazz improvisation. He has performed as a soloist with both the Cal State San Bernardino and University of Redlands Jazz Bands and continues to make a demanding performing schedule both as a leader and as a side man working in small jazz groups as both a guitarist and double bassist. He has recorded several CDs and has the distinction of studying with internationally acclaimed jazz guitarists Tal Farlow, Joe Frederico, and John Pisano; he is currently continuing his music studies with renowned jazz bassist Luther Hughes.