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Probably the world's greatest and most innovative bass guitarist.
Multi-talented and multi-instrumental.
Steve had the pleasure of sharing the bill at Chicago's Midwest Orchestra and Band Clinic.
Amazing technique and panache.
The finest conductor to work with a brass band, it has been a privilege to play under Mr Howarth's direction.
Sheer musicality and incredible technique.
Fantastic trombone soloist and New York Philharmonic Principal Trombone.
Inspirational in so many ways.
Supreme cornet soloist, conductor and musician. Started Steve's playign career. Read his story here.
The worlds greatest ever drummer? Steve was privileged to see a date on Buddy's final UK tour.
The inspirational voice that fronts Yes.
Funniest bandleader ever.
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The funniest men - ever.
The one and only.