Steve Postell

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BIO

Steve Postell is a producer, singer/songwriter, composer and guitarist now living in Los Angeles. Steve recently won two HOLLYWOOD MUSIC IN MEDIA awards for best song in the Americana/Roots and The Blues categories.

His latest solo CD on Immergent Records features a host of illustrious guests including David Crosby, John Oates, Robben Ford, Eric Johnson, Dave Koz, Paul Barrere and Jennifer Warnes. Steve was the project coordinator for the Shout Factory release of the 20th anniversary edition of the Jennifer Warnes/Leonard Cohen project “Famous Blue Raincoat”, and has toured and recorded with Jennifer as her musical director.

Steve maintains a busy schedule as a session guitarist and producer, as well as touring with his all-star band “Night Train Music Club”, which includes legendary musicians such as Danny Kortchmar & Leland Sklar, and has featured guests from David Crosby to Jimmy Messina. He manages Katonah Recording Studios and The Renegade Music Group, where he has recorded artists such as Keb Mo and Jai Uttal. Steve produced sessions for “On The Music Path”, a series of music lesson apps he helped create for the iPad, featuring such artists as Jackson Browne, Eric Johnson, Robben Ford, and Richard Thompson, as well as releasing an Introduction To Guitar series of his own lessons. He is currently producing a solo album for Dan Navarro, whose hit songs include Pat Benatar’s “We Belong”, as well as finishing up work on the solo CD for Weather Report alumni Alphonso Johnson.

Steve is the composer and music supervisor for the recently released film “Dying To Know”, a documentary about Timothy Leary and Ram Dass, narrated by Robert Redford. He is also beginning production on, “Broken Shell”, a music-intensive dramatic film for which he has co-written the screenplay. Steve also recorded and mixed Ravi Shankar’s final two performances, both to be released on DVD. He most recently contributed guitar to David Crosby’s newest solo album, “Sky Trails”.