Guitarist, Educator, Composer, Arranger, Author
Jazz Guitar Lines of the Greats - Published by Jamey Aebersold
-Thanks to everyone involved in the annual High School Jazz Ensemble Festival
that we recently hosted at Five Towns College. Six outstanding groups - we look
forward to another successful one in Spring 2018.
-Jazz Ensemble arrangements published by Smart Chart / CL Barnhouse.
New arrangement “Eleventh Hour” to be available on JW Pepper in June 2017!
-Honored to be asked to be special guest conductor for ALL-COUNTY JAZZ ENSEMBLE - Nassau County, Long Island - 2017-18 school year.
Dr. Steve Briody is a Professor of Music at Five Towns College in NY.
He has worked with musicians in many different styles such as: Randy Brecker, Carl Fischer, Funk Filharmonik, Run DMC, Charlie Daniels, Steve Vai, Eric Marienthal, Jeff Lorber, Greg Adams, Bucky Pizzarelli, Bernard Purdie, Paula Atherton, and Mario Cruz.
Steve’s composition “Footsteps” appears on sax great Eric Alexander’s recent CD “Don’t Follow the Crowd”.
His commercial jazz CD “Keep On Talkin” received much national airplay. Steve frequently plays in the NY area with many Top-40, Jazz, and Funk groups.