"One of my all time favorite guitar heroes Steve Purcell - not only Nashville's finest, but one of the best in the business and an amazing dude
- Ron Keel (Steeler, KEEL, Black Sabbath)
"Steve is an accomplished guitarist who has dedicated his life to music. He always distinguishes himself every time we work together.
- Henry Paul (Outlaws, BlackHawk)
"Steve Purcell has been a friend for many years & everyone I know loves him, including me!
He is an amazing guitar player with ideas that need to be heard!
- Johnny Hiland ( Nashville Super Picker', Solo & Session Artist)
"Steve is a great guitar player and a great friend, I am honored he ask me to play on his Solo project "Ample'tudes.
- Dave Gant (Piano/Bandleader Garth Brooks)
As a Performer, I recently completed a residency with the "Badlands House Band
," fronted by Ron Keel (Steeler,KEEL, Black Sabbath)
, who has had record sells of over three million. -
Now Known As "The Ron Keel Band
"). While a member the Band I performed with Paul Stanley (Kiss)
, Jack Blades (Night Ranger)
, Don Dokken (Dokken)
, Stephen Pearcy (Ratt)
, Kip Winger (Winger)
, Mark Slaughter (Slaughter)
, Dave Ellefson (Megadeth)
, & many more.
- as well as recorded a version of "Ghost Riders (In the Sky)
which was produced by Henry Paul
(Outlaws - BlackHawk
) - https://youtu.be/RzFM_252Ocw.
I also recently had the privilege of having a song I co-wrote released as a single by new Nashville Country Artist, Collin Mills
"Long Time Coming
" (Hit #14 AMC Country Charts
).- I'm currently in the middle of recording my first solo album, Please stay tuned!
I've been involved in the music business from a young age performing, writing, recording, publishing, teaching, studio work, etc. I also hold a United States Patent and Trademark
for an amp cover design I developed (Kangaroo Amp Covers
I'm also an 89' Alumni Graduate M.I.T
. (Musicians Institute Technology - Hollywood,Ca
I also teach Professional Guitar / Mandolin / Bass Lessons
: Private & via: Skype.
For years, as a professional guitar player and session player based out of Nashville, I've been on the road in the bands of many major & indie label country & rock artists.
I've played with, or shared the stage with, many national acts, such as Foghat, Montgomery Gentry, Night Ranger, Carrie Underwood, Josh Turner, Skid Row, Mark Chesnutt, Darryl Worley, Asia, Little Big Town, Pat Travers, Trace Atkins, Mark Wills, Ron Keel, David Lee Murphy, Marty Stuart, David Allan Coe, Craig Morgan, Big & Rich, Hank Williams Jr., Chad Brock, The Outlaws, Trini Triggs, Celinda Pink, Jeff Bates, Sawyer Brown, & many more.
I hail from a long musical family line, including my late first cousin Denny Purcell,
owner and mastering engineer of Georgetown Masters Studios,
Nash.TN. (his clients included Garth Brooks, Kansas, Willie Nelson, Neil Young
& my Cousin Tommy Roberts
who played Bass Guitar for Johnny & the Hurricanes,
who had the Hit "Red River Rock
", My two uncles (James & Billy Walker Purcell)
who played Bass & Guitar for String Bean, Homer & Jethro
& many more; also my grandfather William Cecil Purcell
, who played banjo with Red Foley.
And, not to forget Henry Purcell
, the famous 17th century composer who composed many songs for the court of Queen Mary.
_______________________________________________________________________________________: Steve Purcell is Endorsed by these Excellent Companies :
* Vintage Guitars:- https://VintageGuitarsus.com
* GoGo Tuners:- https://www.GoGoTuners.com/
* Pic Stik:- www.StickyourPick.com
* StoneTree Custom Guitars:- www.StoneTreeGuitars.com
* Pick Guy Picks:- www.PickGuy.com
* GHS Strings:- www.GHSStrings.com
* PedalTrain PedalBoards:- www.PedalTrain.com
* Levy's Straps & Gig Bags:- www.LevysLeathers.com
* InTune Picks:-www.InTuneGP.com
* Everly Strings:- www.EverlyMusic.com
* Wampler Pedals:- www.WamplerPedals.com
* Seymour Duncan Pick-ups:- http://www.SeymourDuncan.com/
* Morley Pedals:- http://www.MorleyPedals.com/
* L.R. Baggs:- www.LRBaggs.com
* Ultimate Ears:- https://pro.UltimateEars.com/
* Warehouse Guitar Speakers:- https://wgsusa.com/
* Dean Guitars:- www.DeanGuitars.com
* Kangaroo Amp Covers:- https://KangarooAmpCovers.site123.me