Steven Bernstein

New York trumpeter Steven Bernstein served as music director at John Lurie’s Lounge Lizards. He was also co-leader with the trio Spanish Fly and was the arranger and leader for the Kansas City Band (from Robert Altman’s film and Verve All-Stars tour). Bernstein began to lead his own bands and records, such as his gritty cover band Sex Mob in which Bernstein plays slide trombone . Bernstein has a wide musical background, including the arrangement of the Oscar-nominated score for Get Shorty. He was also the musical director of Hal Willner’s projects that were devoted to music by Leonard Cohen, Doc Pomus and Bill Withers. He has performed, played, recorded and collaborated with a variety of artists, including Tricky, Foetus. They Might Be Giants. Bootsy Collins. Don Byron. Medeski. Martin.

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