Steve Smith was born on August 21, 1954 in
Steve Smith is known for his incredible knowledge in practically every style of music. His skills in rock music, jazz music, contemporary and more, only prove him to be a well educated and experienced drummer. His DVD “Steve Smith Drumset Techniques – History of the US Beat” has sold thousands of copies and is one of the best selling drum videos around. He currently plays for a jazz tribute band Steveto all the famous drummers, such as Buddy Rich. Steve Smith plays on a Sonar drum set that ranges from size depending on the venue. He is singed on with Zildjian, and uses a mixture of Zildjian and K custom cymbals.
Steve Smith is definitely one of the all time best drummers of his time. Playing for multiple rock groups and such tribute bands as Buddy Rich, he definitely has experience and education behind his belt. Check out some of the videos below to see just how amazing Steve Smith really is! You can also watch more Steve Smith drum videos here!