Steve Hoover is the long-time keyboardist/bassist for St. Louis legends,
The Bob Kuban Band.
He also plays bass and keyboard for Abbey Road Warriors -
an all-Beatles band he started in 2010.
He's also available on trombone and tuba!
Steve is a talented arranger and copyist and has done
hundreds of arrangements for clients across the country.
A consummate professional, he is a skilled music reader as well as
a solid "ear" player in a number of styles.
Steve Hoover holds a B.A. in Music Education from SIUE. He taught music in the U.City and Ritenour schools for 17 years before deciding to become a full-time musician, producer, composer and arranger. Steve’s arrangements have been published by Clarus Music, and a children’s musical, co-written with his wife Kathy, was published by McGraw-Hill. Steve has been playing professionally since 1974 and has performed on trombone with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, the Fox Theatre Orchestra, the Webster University Brass Quintet, on piano at the Muny and with many other St. Louis area professional groups. He also performs with local trad jazz groups and with On The Path - the band at at First Christian Church in Edwardsville, IL.
Steve is available to sub on your band's gig,
or to create charts for any size ensemble.
He also owns and operates a small recording studio
that is available for select projects.