Photo by Al Chaput
Steve grew up in Charleston, South Carolina Started taking piano lessons at age 7. Joined his first band at 13. Graduated from University of South Carolina in 1975. Made music a full time job in 1976. Worked and recorded with Rob Crosby for many years. Did a Dept. of Defense tour in 1980. Entertained the troops in Germany and England. Then went to the Persian Gulf to play for troops during the Iranian hostage crisis. Did another DOD tour in 1983 in Germany. Came to Hilton Head for a 6 week gig at the Mariner’s Inn (now the Omni Resort) in October, 1984. Met Larry and joined The Headliners in December, 1984.