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Department of Music

Steve Langone

Steve Langone

Guest Artist
Teacher of Jazz Percussion

Contact
Phone: 401.874.2431
Email: slangone@mail.uri.edu
Web site: http://www.myspace.com/stevelangone

Specializations
Jazz Percussion

Education
Bachelor of Arts in Music, Berklee College of Music

Bio

Drummer, composer, educator STEVE LANGONE was born in Waltham Massachusetts in 1969. He grew up in neighboring Lexington where he was fortunate to study with jazz legend Alan Dawson. He then went on to study and graduate from the Berklee College of Music in 1993. For the past twenty years Steve has performed through out the Americas and Europe. His versatility has allowed him to work with many different artists. From straight ahead jazz vocalists Shawnn Moneiro to Latin/ Jazz fusion groups such as Enclave and the Jinga Trio to country singer John Carter Cash to comedians Joe Piscopo and Joan Rivers, Steve has performed in a multitude of situations. He also recorded soundtracks for National Geographic, Sesame Street and the Miramax film Next Stop Wonderland on the Verve label. He can also be found on over fifty recordings as a sideman, some include : Nando Michelin (Double-Time Records), Jinga Trio (Fresh Sounds New Talent Recordings), Enclave (Zoho Records), Gilson Schachnik (Candid Records), Kevin Harris (Kevin Harris Project), Shawnn Monteiro (Whaling City Sounds), New Stablemates (Arabesque Recordings), Mili Bermejo (Pentagrama) to name a few. He also has three recordings as a leader Finders Keepers (Whaling City Sounds), Six and Steve Langone Group (CDbaby). Steve endorses Bosphorus Cymbals and Vic Firth Sticks.