Building Younger Audiences
Steve Lucas - bass
Steve Lucas is an international recording and touring bassist, composer, and producer who has performed, toured or recorded with a long list of international artists: Bruce Cockburn (several albums including the Juno Award winning CD Breakfast in New Orleans, Dinner in Timbuktu, and a co-write on “Tell the Universe” on Cockburn’s Life is Short - Call Now), Loreena McKennitt, Seals and Crofts, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Garth Hudson (The Band), the Grammy Award winning Levon Helm Band, Jim McCarty (The Yardbirds), Big Sugar, Sam Moore (Sam and Dave), and many more. Steve played bass in the popular Mirvish Productions of Lion King and Miss Saigon in Toronto, and performed on the soundtrack to the 2010 Academy Award nominated film, Precious, with NYC singer songwriter Dan Manjovi and vocalist Grace Hightower DeNiro.
As a performer Steve has toured in numerous countries including the UK, USA, France, Spain, Holland, Norway, Sweden, Italy, Portugal, Switzerland, Germany, Japan and China, and has appeared such on television shows such as the David Letterman Show and the Juno Awards. Steve has also been featured in publications such as the New York Times, Bass Frontiers, Toronto’s NOW Magazine, and has written published articles for Canadian Musician Magazine on music theory and technique applied to the bass guitar.
As a composer/producer, Steve’s brand of cutting edge electronica has been featured in numerous productions and television networks such as Alicia Keys’ DVD The Diary of Alicia Keys, CBS Dateline, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Australia’s Top Model, eTalk Profile featuring Gwen Stefani, Auto Racing TSN, Discovery Channel, CTV, NBC, Fox and MSNBC.
Steve’s latest album, Transparent Dimension blends his agile bass guitar playing with elements of electronica and jazz, and was developed from compositions created while completing a recent Master’s Degree in music composition at York University in Toronto.