Steve Murphy


Steve Murphy has been a very successful touring and studio drummer and vocalist in the greater New York area for over 16 years. He was a member of Company of Wolves (Mercury Records) and toured throughout the Northeast U.S. He has also worked with Sting, John Entwhistle, Steve Lukather, Mark Egan, Tom Schumann, Bob Mayo, Pat Thrall, Joe Lynn Turner, Andy Timmons, Billy Squier, Phil Ramone and Celine Dion. Steve has also performed in the extremely successful and critically acclaimed off-Broadway shows "Hedwig and The Angry Inch" and  "Love Janis". Steve has also toured with "Trans-Siberian Orchestra US tours 2000 & 2001 and with guitarist Andy Timmons on his 1999 European solo tour.

After a summer 2002 tour with A WALK DOWN ABBEY ROAD playing with Jack Bruce, Todd Rundgren, Mark Farner, Christopher Cross, Alan Parsons and the amazing Godfrey Townsend, Steve went on to play a number of dates with Jack Bruce in "The Cream of Jack Bruce" and is currently playing regularly with "The Alan Parsons Live Project". Dates continue through 2004.

When he's not on the road, Steve regularly performs with Godfrey Townsend's "Clapton is Godfrey" Eric Clapton tribute band. To join the mailing list for dates of theses or APLP local area shows send an e-mail to Steve at the bottom of this page.

Steve's voice can be heard on dozens of national TV and radio commercials. A sample of his work is posted on this site. Basic drum tracks have already been laid down at Murphonics Studio in Ft. Lauderdale for the forthcoming solo album! Additional tracks will be added in between tours over the next year or so.

Steve Murphy endorses Canopus drums and Vic Firth sticks and uses Zildjian cymbals and Remo heads.

Steve Murphy is available for drum tracking using his custom Canopus drum kit. Sessions can be booked at Steve's home location in W.Orange, New Jersey or at several choice locations in the Miami/Ft.Lauderdale area. The Canopus kit is available in both areas and is included in the project if requested. All rates include engineering and all resulting ProTools project sessions and audio files. Rates vary and can be arranged on a per- song or block time basis. Steve's superior technique and sound in addition to his amazing ability to pull of virtually any style of music make him the perfect fit for your next live drum tracking session.

E-mail Steve below directly for rates and more information.