Steve Winwood, England’s sensational multi genre artist is bringing his signature sounds to the Riverside Theater!
Stephen Lawrence "Steve" Winwood was born in Handsworth (Birmingham, England) in 1948 and is a singer, songwriter, producer, and multi instrumentalist. He was introduced to music by his father (a semi-professional musician, playing mainly the saxophone and clarinet) and as a child, he learned to play the piano, drums, and guitar. His musical style spans many genres such as rock, blue-eyed soul, rhythm and blues, blues rock, pop rock, and jazz. He was an important member of many bands (The Spencer Davis Group, Traffic, Blind Faith, and Go) and he’s also had a stellar solo career with 9 studio albums, 2 live albums, 6 compilation albums, 25 singles, and 2 collaboration albums (with Remi Kabaka and Abdul Lasisi Amao as Third World and Stomu Yamashta and Michael Shrieve as Go). He’s sold over 7 million records in the US alone and he’s received many accolades including 2 Grammy Awards and 2 Brit Award nominations (for Best British Male Artist). In 2004, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (as a member of Traffic) and a year later, he was was honoured as a Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) Icon at the annual BMI London Awards for his "enduring influence on generations of music makers."
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