Steve "The Harp"

Vocals, harmonica, keyboards, songwriter.

Chicago Harmonica Blues by a International Blues Hall Of Fame Illinoisan
and his blues band.

Steve "The Harp" ranks among the best harp players, singers and songwriters in the blues world today. His work on the harmonica is deep in the tradition of harmonica masters Sonny Boy Williamson II, Charlie Musselwhite and Little Walter, while at the same time
 pushing that tradition forward.

His band of seasoned bluesmen is being heard around the world;
fifty states and 56 foreign countries,, hear his blues daily.

See him play Blues Harp to "standards" and his latest tunes from his
newest CD "HARP BLOWER MAN" on Bluesman Records.

"Nobody, let’s make that a little clearer, nobody… plays the blues any better than the Steve “The Harp” Blues Band. Every aspect of the music is blues and every part of it is right on target. "

R. Hoffman -Blues Reviewer

 

 

 

Band Leader of Steve "The Harp" Blues Band
A native son of Bloomington, Illinois, Steve has been blowing harp around Central Illinois area since 1972. 

Steve is a Master Harmonica Instructor with over 35 years experience.   Steve "The Harp", an army veteran and a retired Normal Fire Department Lieutenant, was inducted into the Blues Hall Of Fame October 20. 2009.  

Steve "The Harp" Plays Hohner Harmonica's, Astatic microphones, Fender Amps & Yamaha Keyboards 

Influences:

Muddy Waters, Howlin Wolf, Little Walter, Paul Butterfield, James Cotton, Rice Miller, Rick Estrin, Big Walter, William Clark, Corky Siegel & Charlie Musselwhite.