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Weblog for friends, family, fellow musicians - anyone & everyone touched by Brian A Casey
- to remember, share, and celebrate his time with us.
Obituary and Guestbook   A few good photos
I hope you and your loved ones are healthy, safe and doing well during this very complicated and challenging time.

Performances are slowly starting to sneak in!
Catch Steve:
Saturday, July 17, 8PM playing salsa and mambo with Tito Puente Jr and the Columbus Symphony Orchestra Picnic with The Pops, Columbus Commons, 160 S High St.
Review of our 2019 performance in the Columbus Dispatch


Friday, July 23, 10pm salsa and Latin Jazz with Yumbambe at Dick's Den, 2417 N High St Columbus.

Saturday, July 24, 10pm playing Jazz at Dick's Den, 2417 N High St Columbus.

New recording with Stan and Breeze Smith coming along soon, please stay tuned!
Audio recordings Steve played on available at Bandcamp:
Zuck, Smith and Perakis - PeraBreeZuck, Improvised noisy grooves and melodies, recorded by Steve.
Woodensoul's [FoundArt2] Improvised duo by Breeze Smith and Steve Perakis, recorded by Steve.
Two Nights In February Improvised quartet and quintet with Stan Smith Plus, recorded by Steve.
Moments Of A Journey Stan Smith compositions, various ensembles.

Steve and friends contributed a tune to the final Old 3 C Records release Fifty by 50
Steve has Performed with Tito Puente Jr, Benny Goodman Orchestra featuring Henry Cuesta, Louis Bellson with the Rick Brunetto Big Band, The Guy Lombardo Band, Eddie Clearwater, Johnny Vidacovich, Cheryl Banks-Smith - former Sun Ra Arkestra member. Jerome Dillon - pre N.I.N.
George Bedard, Mark Braun, The Delroys, Todd Hepburn, Jazz To Go Big Band, Julieanne Blue, The Knittles, Carl Sonny Leyland, New Basics Brass Band, New Remnants Big Band, Nova Madrugada, Ricky Nye, Liz Pennock and Dr Blues, Phillip Fox Band, Richard Lopez, Sean Carney Band, Crazy Joe Tritschler, Yumbambe, Zancudo, Zivili, and a few hundred others.

Steve has performed in Belgium, Colombia, Denmark, Germany, Sweden, Thailand, USA.
Steve is available for studio work ( at your studio OR remotely ) and private instruction.

Avant Garde, Blues, Country, Funk, Jazz, Latin, Polka, Pop, Rock, Soul, Surf and just about anything in between.
Send your MP3s, raw audio tracks or your Pro Tools session and Steve can send you back finished bass tracks, and you won't pay a dime unless you are satisfied.

Instruments available: Acoustic upright bass, Fender Precision, Fender Jazz, 1966 Gretsch Bass 4, Hamer 12 string, Rickenbacker 4001, RJ Frenz Fretless 5, Fender Musicmaster.
Tube, solid state or Leslie Amplifiers available.
Please

Steve is proud to use Bob's Bags handmade weather resistant gig bags and play incredible instruments made by the Guru of woodgrain: RJ Frenz Custom Guitars and Basses.


UprightPrecisionGretschHamerRickenbacker 4001Frenz 5Musicmaster


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