"Musically the guy's a heavyweight", Staten Island Advance
"Impressive musical intelligence", Press-Telegram
"Drew a standing ovation", Wall Street Journal
"The new king of classic pop", Courier-Post
STEVE LIPPIA has become one of the most prominent, in-demand vocalists and has quickly established his place among the finest interpreters of the great American classic standards and traditional pop music in the nation.
STEVE'S youthful, energetic talent and powerful show creates a perfect blend of "classic" with "today" and not only appeals to long-time listeners, but introduces the Great American standards to a new generation.
STEVE has headlined in highly successful, extended engagements at the RIO SUITES HOTEL AND CASINO in Las Vegas and RESORTS HOTEL AND CASINO in Atlantic City, where SRO audiences lined up more than two hours before show time to vie for seating. His show became the talk of the town and was so successful that Resorts extended the show for a record-breaking 22 weeks.
STEVE has been featured with numerous pops symphonies in sell-out performances across the country. In a recent testimonial an executive director wrote that they "are still receiving calls from our POPS subscribers" and that "many have said it was the best POPS concert they had ever seen anywhere in the country." He has headlined with symphonies in North Carolina, Alabama, Kentucky, Ohio, South Carolina and is booked with other symphonies well into 2006.
He has headlined several times to SRO crowds at the legendary "BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB" in New York City, where he was backed by the NELSON RIDDLE and WOODY HERMAN ORCHESTRAS.
STEVE completed a highly successful 14-month engagement where he starred in the long-running, hit musical production show, "THE RAT PACK IS BACK!" at THE SAHARA HOTEL in Las Vegas.
STEVE performed in a highly successful EUROPEAN JAZZ FESTIVAL TOUR that resulted in a nationally televised special on FINNISH TV2.
Steve has performed at numerous prestigious events such as the nationally televised 50th birthday celebration for Canadian hockey star, Guy Lafleur at the MONTREAL CONVENTION CENTRE, the gala event for the world-renown JAZZASPEN FESTIVAL and, recently for the wedding of MS. TORI SPELLING in Beverly Hills.
Some of the network television shows STEVE has performed and been interviewed on include "EXTRA", "FOX NEWS" as well as CNN, ABC and the BBC.
STEVE has recorded a much acclaimed, self-titled CD at WARNER BROTHERS' STUDIOS in Los Angeles with a 41-piece symphony, as well as "Steve Lippia" Live, recorded at live performances. Steve is currently in pre-production for this third CD with an anticipated release date in 2005.