Steve Parry


Steve is a versatile musician who wears many hats (literally as well as figuratively!). He is a trumpet player, drummer, pianist (amongst playing other instruments), composer, arranger, recording engineer and producer, and avid instrument and microphone collector. He travelled the world as the musical director for The Official Tribute To The Blues Brothers for 15 years and has written the music for many theatre shows including The Play What I Wrote, Calendar Girls and The Full Monty.

In the theatre world he has worked with such names as Kenneth Branagh, Lynda Bellingham, Andrew Lloyd-Webber, Honor Blackman, Liam Neeson and Roger Moore, and has performed in theatres worldwide including London’s west end, Broadway, Chicago and São Paulo. In a more pop vein, he has performed with Corinne Bailey-Rae, John Legend and Martha Reeves, amongst others. Steve also appears alongside Zac Efron and Claire Danes in the film Me and Orson Welles (2008) and has been the musical arranger for ITV's The Voice UK since 2014.

Other work has included jazz festivals and clubs, cruise ships round the world, arranging and conducting the music for the show Simply Big Band, being musical director for The Classic Rock Show, running his own Big Band from Hell and being musical director for the after-race show at Silverstone. Within the past few years, Steve has been recording other artists in his studio. Steve is a JH Audio artist.