Steve Hunter has been contributing his expertise, style and tone to other people’s albums for over 40 years. Starting with Mitch Ryder in 1971 and moving on to record and or tour with Peter Gabriel, Lou Reed, Alice Cooper, Julian Lennon, Bette Midler and Tracy Chapman to name a few.
He has had a longstanding working relationship and friendship with legendary record producer Bob Ezrin since those early albums, which continues today. From unforgettable tracks such as ‘Solsbury Hill (Peter Gabriel), ‘Train Kept Rolling’ (Aerosmith) and ‘Intro to Sweet Jane’ (Lou Reed).
Dedicating his life to music despite dealing with the degenerative eye disease Pigmentary Glaucoma.
He has recorded four albums under his own name: ‘Swept Away’ ‘The Deacon’ ‘Short Stories’ and Hymns For Guitar’. The latter two can be currently found on this site.
Steve has featured heavily on the new Alice Cooper album ‘Welcome 2 My Nightmare’ a successor to the hugely successful ‘Welcome To My Nightmare’ released in 1975 and also completed a world tour with Alice during 2011. He started 2013 with a bonus track feature solo on the new 2Cellos album 'In2uition', a cover of Stings 'Every Breath You Take'.
He is currently working on his own new album, 'The Manhattan Blues Project', due for release in April this year. Watch out for an A list of guest players. www.stevehunter.com