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Steve is an Innovative Percussion Artist.

New Releases!

  1. Will St. Peter "Honestly" (OA2 Records) Will St. Peter - Guitar, Steven Heffner - Bass, Steve Barnes - Drums
  2. Rosana Eckert "Sailing Home" (Origin Records) Rosana Eckert, voice and compositions; Peter Eldridge, producer, pianist; Brian Piper, piano;  Young Heo, bass;  Corey Christiansen, guitar;  Steve Barnes, drums; Ben Wittman & Gary Eckert, percussion;  Ginny Mac, accordion.

   3. Saving Charlie Parker -A suite by Mike Steinel

    4.Running the Changes..Hal Leonard Instructional Mike Steinell


To Study:

Stockton Helbing "Big Band Etudes and Syncopation"

Ed Soph's  "Essential Techniques for Drum Set"

Tommy Igoe "Hands for a Lifetime"

Jojo Mayer "Secret Weapons, Hands and Feet"

Jim Riley "Survival Guide for the Modern Drummer"

Gary Chester "New Breed" 


To Listen:

Gino Vannelli The Best and Beyond 

Reinhardt Melz ruling the drumset !!!!!! good lord........

Laura Mvula --with the metropole and PINK NOISE

Quincy Davis "Q Vision"

Stockton Helbing "Light Sleeper--Swimming in Place"David (YouTube)

Aubrey Johnson "Unraveled"

"Daryl's House" (YouTube) Shawn Pelton - drums, Brian Dunne - drums

Metropole Orchestra with Vince Mendoza

David Chappelle -all.

Peter Eldridge "Somewhere" (with Kenny Werner's string arrangements and piano)

The soundtrack for "Downton Abbey"!

Don Harper "Oceanic Orchestra"

Idina Menzel "Barefoot Concerts" (with Craig Macintyre - drums)