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BIOGRAPHY

Steve Lucas is an international recording and touring bassist/electronic artist currently based in Niagara Falls, Canada whose cutting edge brand of electro/dubstep/jazz/electronica music has been featured in numerous reality and news television productions around the world. 

 

As a composer, Steve's credits include productions such as Alicia Keys’ “The Diary of Alicia Keys” DVD, CBS Dateline, Australia’s Top Model, eTalk Profile featuring Gwen Stefani, Auto Racing TSN, on networks from the Discovery Channel to CTV, NBC, Fox  and MSNBC.

 

As a session and touring bassist, Steve has performed and recorded with artists such as Jim Weider's Project Percolator, multiple Grammy Award winner Levon Helm, Bruce Cockburn, guitarist Steve Kimock, Juno award winning artist Loreena McKennitt, as well as appearing on television shows such as The David Letterman Show and the Juno Awards.

 

Steve has also been featured in the New York Times, Bass Frontiers, and Canadian Musician Magazine, in which he was voted one of Canada's top bass players.Steve has recorded on numerous albums including the soundtrack to the 2010 Academy Award nominated film “Precious”, performing on "Somethin's Comin' My Way" by NYC singer/songwriter Dan Manjovi and featuring vocalist Grace Hightower, and Bruce Cockburn's Juno Award winning “Breakfast in New Orleans, Dinner in Timbuktu”.

 

Steve’s CD titled “Gamma Jazz”, which combined jazz with drum ‘n bass, trip hop and jungle has received accolades from around the world. The CD featured Steve Lucas’ bass playing, complicated beat programming and dense chord structures which propelled his ten original jazz-fusion compositions, which also featured blistering guest jazz musicians.

 

Steve is currently at work on his latest CD which continues the synthesis of jazz technique with modern production styles such as broken beat and dubstep, as well as incorporating film orchestration harmonies learned through studies with famed Hollywood film orchestrator Scott Smalley (Batman, Mission: Impossible) and his recent Master's degree in music compostion at York University in Toronto, Canada.