Steve has been on over 4000 recording sessions including albums, film scores such as Hoodwinked, and television. He can be heard on artist albums such as Carrie Underwood, Rascal Flatts, Lady Antebellum, Matchbox 20, Elton John, Vince Gill, Uncle Kracker, Larry Carlton, Garth Brooks, Take 6, Michael W. Smith, Kenny Chesney, Aaron Neville, Travis Tritt, Brooks and Dunn, Bill and Gloria Gaither, Jodee Messina, Lynyrd Skynyrd, LeAnn Rimes, Willie Nelson, Montgomery Gentry, Point of Grace, The Mavericks, Sara Evans, Nicole C. Mullen, Shirley Caesar, Trick Pony, Denver and the Mile High Orchestra, Ralph Carmichael, Billy Gilman, Jaci Velasquez, John Anderson, Clay Walker, and Steve Green to name a few.
Steve has performed live with artists such as Maynard Ferguson, Paul Simon, Arethra Franklin, Lari White, Tommy Sims, the Dixie Chicks, Randy Brecker, Kenny Loggins, The Temptations, Michael McDonald, Kenny Rogers, Barry Manilow, Patti Austin, The Four Tops, 4-Him, Truth and many more.
Orchestral freelance performances include such noteworthy organizations as the Nashville Symphony, the Knoxville Symphony and the Chattanooga Symphony.
Steve can also be heard on publishing media such as Arrangers Publishing, Row-Loff Productions, Music Minus One and Hal Leonard.
Steve received his Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies from Indiana University, where he was a student of David Baker, Dominic Spera, and Bill Adam.
Steve has taught trumpet as an adjunct faculty member at Belmont University, Trevecca Nazarene University and Cumberland University. He also teaches master classes and clinics throughout the southeast.