With over twenty years performing, recording writing and producing in the music industry, Steve Dunning brings a wealth of professional experience to South End Music School. He has toured the world with artists such as with the John Lawton Band, Misha Calvin and Jonathan Kalb, building an impressive library of recorded output . His credits include;
The Lawton/Dunning Project
`Steppin' It Up' (Classic Rock productions 2002)
`One more night' (Live CD and DVD recorded at the Mean Fiddler 2002)
Hensley/ Lawton Band
`Salisbury' (Live Video)
John Lawton Band
`Sting in the Tale'(Classic Rock productions,2003)
`Shakin' The Tale'(Live CD and DVD 2004)
Misha Calvin`Evolution', `Evolution 2',`Riff man' (Vienna Records)
Band of Holy Joy `Love Never Fails' (Rough Trade 2001)
Jonathan Kalb Blues Band `Shadow of a Man' (2000)
He has also worked as a full-time sound engineer at Mill Hill Studios and graduated from Basstech, having achieved a First Class BMus in Popular Music Performance,as well as being awarded the honour of 'Best Bassist 2005-6'. Since then, Steve has gaineda Masters degree in Popular Music Performance at Thames Valley University, having been awarded an Mmus.
As part of the Active Sensing Music Production team, Steve has composed and recorded music for Sky Sports, radio and TV advertising campaigns, and is now writing a book of guitar and transcriptions featuring classic rock hits.
Specialising in rock music, Steve is equally in demand as a bass and guitar tutor. However, his versatile musical repertoire also includes jazz, blues, soul and funk. In addition to instrumental instruction, his lessons have included tips on songwriting, stagecraft, musical theory and studio technique.
An enthusiastic, friendly and empathetic tutor, Steve always encourages his students to enjoy their lessons while they learn the gift of music.
Steve currently teaches at the school on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. Please email or contact us on 020 8680 9747 for times and availability for this tutor