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Steve Nelson

vib, mar, *1954 US, Pittsburgh
Musician of Jazz

Steve Nelson (born August 11, 1954 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an American vibraphonist, and has been a member of Dave Holland's Quintet and Big Band for over a decade. He graduated from Rutgers University with both Master's and Bachelor's degrees in music, and his teaching activities have included a position at Princeton University. He has appeared at concerts and festivals worldwide and has made recordings as the leader of his own group. As a resident of the New York area he has performed and recorded with many musicians, including Kenny Barron, Bobby Watson, Mulgrew Miller, David "Fathead" Newman, Johnny Griffin and Jackie McLean.

  • Vibraphone
  • Marimba
  • Percussion
  • Jazz
  • Latin
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
Frosty The Snowman on Last Christmas by Various Artists
The Lamp is Low on The Lamp is Low by Naama & Steve Nelson
Isfahan - Thank You, Joe! on Isfahan [(Thank You, Joe!] by Various Artists
Autumn Leaves on Vibraphone Jazz Dreams by Steve Nelson
F.S.R. (For Sonny Rollins) on Vibraphone Jazz Dreams by Steve Nelson
Oh! You Crazy Moon on Oh! You Crazy Moon by Naama & Steve Nelson
I Love You on Vibraphone Jazz Dreams by Steve Nelson
You Do Something to Me on You Do Something to Me by Naama & Steve Nelson
F.S.R. on Waltz For An Urbanite by Various Artists
Grew's Tune on Brothers Under the Sun by Steve Nelson

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Band Members
Title Artist Year Type
There's A Sweet, Sweet SpiritCyrus Chestnut With Buster Williams, Lenny White, Steve Nelson2017Album
Brothers Under The SunSteve Nelson, Danny Grissett, Peter Washington, Lewis Nash2017Album
StratoclusterBruno Vansina Quartet, Steve Nelson2012Album
Sound-EffectSteve Nelson2007Album
CommunicationsSteve Nelson With Mulgrew Miller, Ray Drummond & Tony Reedus1990Album
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