SG Bio updated 2-12-15
Steve Grandinetti is an internationally acclaimed recording & performing artist, multi-instrumentalist (Piano, Organ, Clavinet, Guitars, Bass, Drums, Harmonica, Melodica, Percussion) and BMI affiliated Singer-Songwriter, Producer, and Arranger with four releases; "Jonjano’ Baro" 2011, "Heart Of Me" 2012, "Only Love Is Real" 2013, and his tour de force “My American Heart” 2014. Number 1 on the Reverbnation singer-songwriter charts, and a number 1 song- “Like A Buffalo” on the N1M funk charts, he is a consummate performer, who never fails to thrill his audience with humor, stage antics, exceptional guitar & keyboard playing, soulful singing and amazing drumming.
He has performed with legends like The Neville Brothers, Lil Buck Senegal, Henry Gray, Paul Rishell & Annie Raines, Don Mock, Jay Roberts, shared the stage with NRBQ, The Band, Willie Nelson, Rosie Ledet & the Zydeco Playboys, Walter Trout, Deborah Coleman, Ben Rice, The Goo Goo Dolls and other greats. He has performed in New York, NY, New Orleans, LA, Philadelphia,PA, Seattle,WA, Portland,OR, Los Angeles,CA, San Antonio,TX, Omaha,NE, Boston,MA, upstate New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Oregon,and all over Washington State. He is planning his first European Tour for October 2014 as a solo act and with his band in spring of 2015.
2014 found him in a new role as Sound Designer for KCPT's production of “King Lear” for which he composed and performed music, as he did for the feature film “Johnny Suede”. He has and continues to record for several indie artists on piano, organ, clavinet, drums, percussion. He currently has a catalog of over 500 songs as well as a novel that has an original soundtrack and two screenplays he hopes to have published.
Steve’s music is heard internationally on radio stations in the USA- on KISM (Bremerton/Seattle/Canada), WEQX (Vermont/New York), KPFT (Houston) KBRW (Alaska), KPTZ (Port Townsend), IndiesInMotion.com (Los Angeles), Canada -Banana Peel Radio, Germany - 98.eins, the Netherlands -Radio Ridderkerk, Austria -HitRadio 03 & Radio-Powervoice, Italy- www.spreaker.com/user/webradio11-11, Saint.FM.co.uk Great Britain, Spotlite Radio in NYC, as well as internet stations IMRadio, and Jango Radio. He has a licensing deal with LA Sound who is selling his music in Japan. He is on the roster at Best Entertainment,inc. Through social networking he has fans in the Netherlands, Hungary, Austria, Australia, China, Japan, Philippines, Germany, Ireland, England, Canada, Brazil, Egypt, Africa, Italy, Iran, Iraq, Spain, Portugal, Mexico, Thailand, Sweden, Brazil, Columbia, Kenya, Virgin Islands, Greece, Romania, and all throughout the USA.
Steve played 160 shows in 2011, and 290 shows in 2012, and 196 shows in 2013. He is preparing his first European Tour in Netherlands, Germany,Italy, England and Austria fall 2015.
He is also an educator, teaching piano, drums, bass, guitar, vocals, theory & ear training, songwriting and band classes. He has taught and performed at Centrum’s Blues Workshop and School Of Rock. He studied music at Manhattan School Of Music Prep Division, Fordham University, Julliard School Of Music, graduating from Loyola University in New Orleans with a B.A. in psychology & music. He also holds a M.S.Ed from the University of Pennsylvania in Counseling Psychology. He also studied film at NYU Film School, Photography at The New School, acting at Tulane University, and attended Adelphi University, and Loyola Law School.
- See more at: http://www.stevegrandinetti.com