STEVE LAMANTE

Steve is one of the most in-demand session drummers in Sydney, having recorded and performed with renowned music artists such as Ronan Keating, Ricky Martin, Guy Sebastian, Johnny Ruffo, Fantine (Erykah Badu support), Casey Donovan, Carl Risely, Lily Dior, D.I.G and Michelle Martinez. While completing a Bachelor of Music (Performance) degree at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Steve had the opportunity to study under leading jazz drummer Andrew Dickeson as well as other notable greats Dale Barlow, Mike Nock, Craig Scott and Judy Bailey. Having also studied with drummers Toby Hall and Gordon Rytmeister, Steve has developed into a well-rounded musician who can adapt to many musical situations and styles.

Currently playing with some of Sydney’s finest artists, Steve has had the opportunity to perform in prestigious venues such as The Sydney Opera House, Enmore Theatre, The Basement, and for various television appearances. As a professional and versatile drummer, Steve has worked with many distinguished Australian Idol contestants for TV jingles, musical theatre productions, and in a vast array of live performance and studio settings.