Having a sound that could be described as “smooth and edgy at the same time”, saxophonist Steven B. comes straight at you with a mission of seizing your ears! Filling each musical moment with emotions and colors that can only come from one’s soul, his saxophone is the tool used to tell a story. His story! His voice!! His WAY!!!
Hailing from the musically rich city of “Brotherly Love” – Philadelphia, PA, Steven Bundick (better known as Steven B.), began his musical journey at age five playing the clarinet. By the age of thirteen he switched to the alto saxophone and developed rather quickly. He started playing in area R&B; bands - performing for private parties, street parties and other local social events. After college (Delaware State University), he headed to the Washington DC area to work as a Paralegal in both the Government and Private sectors during the day and consistently performing at night and weekends all over the area in all types of musical situations and genres.
Today, his musical arsenal includes the soprano, alto and tenor saxophones, Yamaha WX-11 wind controller as well as his lush tenor vocals to round out his ability to both play and sing, thus positioning himself to be able to connect with a diverse adult audience and makes him a sure bet to cross boundaries as a multi-faceted musician.
His musical resume includes performances with and or being the opening artist for national recording artists such as Jean Carne, Tom Browne, Jeffery Osborne, Regina Belle, Vickie Winans, Norman Connors, Michael Henderson, Bob Baldwin, George Duke, Roy Hargrove, Jack McDuff, Shirley Horn, Frank Morgan, Gil Scott-Heron, Chanta Moore, Kenny Lattamore, Anthony Hamilton, Heatwave, Richard Smallwood, Yolanda Adams, Ledisi, Phyllis Hyman, Glenn Jones, Jennifer Holiday, Nona Hendryx, The Last Poets, Sherrie Winston, Tanya Blount, George Howard, Blue Magic, Eban Brown and the SOS Band just to name a few.
Steven B. has also performed for various functions which include private events, fundraisers and special congressional events for U.S. Congressman John Conyers, U.S. Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr., U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones, Washington, DC Mayors Marion Berry, Tony Williams and Adrian Fenty, Washington Redskins NFL players, Hollywood Screen actors Charles “Rock” Dutton and Malcolm Jamal Warner.