VIC FIRTH SIGNATURE ARTIST:
STEVE JORDAN

Steve Jordan is well known as a multi-instrumentalist, musical director, producer and a writer of exceptional quality. In addition to his late 70's / early 80's tenure with Saturday Night Live and Late Night with David Letterman, Steve has been one of the most in demand session drummers in the world.

He has recorded and toured with such artists as The Rolling Stones, James Taylor, Bob Dylan, BB King, Stevie Nicks, Sheryl Crow and many more.

Steve has evolved into a Grammy Award winning producer with Robert Crays' album "Take Your Shoes Off" and the nominated "Bring 'Em In" by Buddy Guy.

While he has played on countless hits, from Alicia Keys "If I Ain't Got You" to Bruce Springsteen's "Devils and Dust", and he continues to produce with such works as the John Mayer Trio album "Try", the John Mayer album "Continuum", John Scofield's "That's What I Say", "Possiblilties" by Herbie Hancock, among others.

As a musical director, Steve has worked on such high profile projects as Superbowl XXXX, the Martin Scorsese/Antoine Fuqua film Lightning in a Bottle and the Kennedy Center Honors.

PERFORMANCE SPOTLIGHT:





VIDEO SPOTLIGHT:

 Exclusive Video Interview
  Watch as Steve talks about getting his start, breaking into the NYC session scene, how he landed the Saturday Night Live gig at 18, and why he enjoys producing and directing large musical projects.
 Product Spotlight
  Steve talks about the design of his signature stick.


Steve's signature stick:
Steve Jordan (SJOR)
Steve's Signature stick is light and long for great touch and sound around the drums and cymbals. In hickory.
L = 16 1/2" | Dia. = .525"
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The GROOVE is Here:
 

This is the first instructional program by drummer's drummer and Grammy Award winner Steve Jordan, who offers a fascinating look into how and why he plays. Long awaited by drummers around the world, this DVD includes live performances by Bob Cranshaw, Danny Kootch Kortchmar, and Bernie Dr. Woo Worrell. It also features commentary from Jackson Browne, Leroy Clouden, Levon Helm, Keith Richards and the late Timothy White, Billboard editor-in-chief. One of the funkiest drummers of all time? Steve Jordan shows he's all that and more on this excellent DVD, a rare glimpse into the inner workings of the legendary groove-maker.
     - William F. Miller, Editorial Director, Modern Drummer Magazine

Watch an excerpt from Steve Jordan's The Groove is Here

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