Steve Bloom

Steve Bloom has played percussion professionally in thousands of performances and recordings in Middle Eastern and Persian, Cuban, Latin, Brazilian, Sephardic, jazz, blues, gospel, new age, and Celtic styles. He has performed and recorded in more than a dozen countries, from the Middle East to Nigeria to Canada, with a wide variety of artists, including Tito Puente, King Sunny Ade', Andy Gonzales, and Babatunde Olatunji; flutists Paul Horn and Nestor Torres; and bassists Andy Gonzales and Michael Manring. Recent performances have been held at such venues as the United Nations General Assembly and top-tier folk festivals.