duke gadd
the gaddabouts
the gadd gang
mika yoshida
prayer for peace
q & a
steve gadd & friends

November 1 - Wells Fargo Arena - Des Moines, IA, United States
November 2 - Xcel Energy Center - St. Paul, MN, United States
November 4 - BMO Harris Bradley Center - Milwaukee, WI, United States
November 6 - iWireless Center - Moline, IL, United States
November 7 - KFC Yum! Center - KFC Yum! Center
November 9 - Bridgestone Arena - Nashville, TN, United States
November 11 - UNO Lakefront Arena - New Orleans, LA, United States
November 12 - BJCC Arena - Birmingham, AL, United States
November 14 - Amalie Arena- Tampa, FL, United States
November 15 - BB&T Center - Sunrise, FL, United States
November 18 - Amway Center - Orlando, FL, United States
November 19 - Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena - Jacksonville, FL, United States
November 21 - North Charleston Coliseum - North Charleston, SC, United States
November 22 - Bon Secours Wellness Arena - Greenville, SC, United States
November 24 - Richmond Coliseum - Richmond, VA, United States
November 25 - Constant Convocation Center - Norfolk, VA, United States
November 28 - Charleston Civic Center - Charleston, WV, United States
November 29 - CONSOL Energy Center - Pittsburgh, PA, United States

December 1 - Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza - Wilkes-Barre, PA, United States
December 2 - Royal Farms Arena (Baltimore Arena) - Baltimore, MD, United States
December 4 - Mohegan Sun - Uncasville, CT, United States
December 5 - Madison Square Garden - New York, NY, United States

March 1 - Philharmonie im Gasteig - Munich, Germany
March 2 - Liederhalle Beethovensaal - Stuttgart, Germany
March 4 - Mitsubishi Electric HALLE - Dusseldorf, Germany
March 7 - Théâtre du Leman Genève - Geneva, Switzerland
March 8 - Kongresshaus Zürich - Zürich, Switzerland
March 10 - Bourse du Travail - Lyon, France
March 12 -
L'Olympia - Paris, France
March 14 - Gran Teatre del Liceu - Barcelona, Spain
March 15 - Kursaal - San Sebastian, Spain
March 17 - Auditorio Fibes  - Sevilla, Spain
March 20 - Le Silo - Marseille, France
March 21 - Théâtre Femina - Bordeaux, France
March 24 - La Cité des Congrès - Nantes, France
March 26 - Théâtre Sébastopol - Lille, France
March 28 -
Jahrhunderthalle Frankfurt - Frankfurt, Germany
March 30 - Gewandhaus zu Leipzig - Leipzig, Germany
March 31 - Carre - Amsterdam, Netherlands

April 11 - Laeiszhalle Hamburg, Großer Saal - Hamburg, Germany
April 12 - De Oosterpoort  - Berlin, Germany
April 14 - De Oosterpoort - Groningen, Netherlands
April 16 - TivoliVredenburg - Utrecht, Netherlands
April 18 - Auditorium Lingotto - Torino, Italy
April 19 - Auditorium Parco della Musica – Sala S. Cecilia - Roma, Italy
April 21 - Teatro ObiHall - Firenze, Italy
April 22 - Teatro Rossetti - Trieste, Italy
April 24 - GranTeatro Geox - Padova, Italy
April 25 -
Teatro degli Arcimboldi - Milano, Italy



Mikarimba at Blue Note Tokyo - October 17

Mika & Richard Stoltzman, Steve & Duke Gadd,
Eddie Gomez, John Tropea!

  Richard, Mika, & Steve    

SUMMER 2014:

On tour with James Taylor:

    APRIL 2014:

Steve Gadd is in Los Angeles, CA recording
the second Steve Gadd Band and third Gaddabouts albums.

Edie Brikell, Steve Gadd, Andy Fairweather Low, Pino Palladino

w/Michael Landau, Larry Goldings, Walt Fowler, Jimmy Johnson

  Steve Gadd by Bill Zules    

MAY 2014:

The Cutting Room Presents:
Mika Stoltzman feat. Steve Gadd & John Tropea
Fri, May 9, 2014
Doors: 6:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pm
The Cutting Room
New York, NY

  Mika Stoltzman & Steve Gadd    


3 & 4: Steve Gadd Band at MIM in Phoenix, Az

23-31: Blicher/Hemmer/Gadd Scandanavian Tour


1-8 Scandanavian tour w/Blicher & Hemmer 

18-28 w/Eric Clapton in Japan

  Steve Gadd by Maria Friske    


05: STEVE GADD BAND Jarasum Jazz Festival (Korea)
07: STEVE GADD BAND Concert Hall at Esplanade (Singapore)
09: STEVE GADD BAND Blue Note (Nagoya, Japan) 
10: STEVE GADD BAND Blue Note (Tokyo) 
11: STEVE GADD BAND Blue Note (Tokyo) 
12: STEVE GADD BAND Blue Note (Tokyo)

13: Steve Gadd w/Den Bay - JAPAN

17: STEVE GADD BAND at Catalina's in Los Angeles, CA (2 shows)

18: Steve Gadd Meet & Greet Guitar Center Hollywood 4-5pm

18: STEVE GADD BAND at Catalina's in Los Angeles, CA (2 shows)
19: STEVE GADD BAND at Catalina's in Los Angeles, CA (2 shows)
20: STEVE GADD BAND at Catalina's in Los Angeles, CA (2 shows)

24: SANBORN/JAMES Cecilia Music Center in Grand Rapids, MI
25: SANBORN/JAMES Manchester Craftsman's Guild in Pittsburgh, PA
27: SANBORN/JAMES State Theatre in New Brunswick, NJ
31: SANBORN/JAMES Jazz No Jazz Festival in Zurich, CH

  Dr. Steve Gadd    


02: SANBORN/JAMES Heyday Allyev Palace in Baku, Azerbaijan
05: SANBORN/JAMES Teatro Citadella in Lugano, Switzerland
06: SANBORN/JAMES Teatro Bellini in Catania, CT
07: SANBORN/JAMES Blue Note Milano, in Milano, Italy
08: SANBORN/JAMES Convento San Francesco in Lucca, Italy
09: SANBORN/JAMES NH Ambassador in Ingolstadt, Germany
11: SANBORN/JAMES Koncertsalen in Copenhagen, Denmark
13: SANBORN/JAMES Cosmopolite in Oslo, Norway
14: SANBORN/JAMES Forum in Leverkusen, Germany
16: SANBORN/JAMES Barbican in London, England

22: STEVE GADD BAND at Yoshi's in Oakland, CA (2 shows)
23: STEVE GADD BAND at Yoshi's in Oakland, CA (2 shows)

  Steve Gadd photo by Steven Haberland    


04: Will Lee's Family at The Cotton Club in Tokyo, Japan
05: Will Lee's Family at The Cotton Club in Tokyo, Japan
06: Will Lee's Family at The Cotton Club in Tokyo, Japan
07: Will Lee's Family at The Cotton Club in Tokyo, Japan
08: Will Lee's Family at The Cotton Club in Tokyo, Japan

11: w/Mika Stoltzman & John Tropea in Oita, Japan
12: w/Mika Stoltzman & John Trope in Kumamoty, Japan
13: w/Mika Stoltzman & John Tropea in Fukuoka, Japan
15: w/Mika Stoltzman & John Tropea in Nagoya, Japan

  Steve Gadd photo by Steve Singer    


03: STEVE GADD BAND at MIM in Phoenix, AZ (2 shows)
04: STEVE GADD BAND at MIM in Phoenix, AZ (2 shows)

  Steve Gadd in the studio    

August 13th, 2013:




Three special artists.

One night of great music.

A rare event for a good cause in Paia Maui!!!

Charlie's Restaurant & Saloon:

    October 13th, 2013:

Steve Gadd with Den Bay

at Music-Factory HIROSHIMA FUKUYAMA (Japan)
Bob James & David Sanborn
w/Steve Gadd & James Genus
"Quartette Humaine" (2013)

JUNE 2013

Sanborn/James/Gadd/Genus on Tour

June 6 - New York, NY Town Hall 
June 8 - Kettering, OH Fraze Pavillon 
June 9 - Colombia, MA - Capitol Jazz
June 15 - Temecula, CA - Winery
June 16 - Los Angeles, Ca - Playboy Jazz
June 17 - San Fran, CA - San Fran Jazz PAC
June 19 - Nashville, TN - Symphony Hall
June 21 - Orlando, FL - Plaza Theater
June 22 - St Petersburg, FL - Palladium Theater
June 24 - Ottawa, CANADA - Ottawa Jazz Fest
June 25 - Toronto, CANADA - Toronto Jazz Fest
June 26 - Detroit, MI - Chain Park
June 27 - Rochester, NY - RIJF
June 28 - Philadelphia, PA - Keswick Theater
June 29 - Saratoga, NY - Saratoga Jazz Fest
June 30 - Hampton, VA - Hampton Jazz Fest

October 5 - Jarasum Jazz Festival
October 7 - 90-minutes show at the Concert Hall at Esplanade
October 9 - Blue Note Nagoya (2 shows)
October 10 - Blue Note Tokyo (2 shows)
October 11 - Blue Note Tokyo (2 shows)
October 12 - Blue Note Tokyo (2 shows)

October 17th - Catalina (2 shows)
October 18th - Catalina (2 shows)

October 19th - Catalina (2 shows)

October 20th - Catalina (2 shows)

November 22 - Yoshi’s Oakland(2 shows)
November 23 - Yoshi’s Oakland(2 shows)



• January 4-18 - Recorded 3rd Gaddabouts album in NYC

• Los Angeles, CA January 19, 2013. Guitar Center's 2012 Drumoff competition held at L.A. Live's Club Nokia ended with drummer
Steve Gadd being inducted into Guitar Center's RockWalk
for his contributions to the drumming community.

• January 19th - Played at GC in Los Angeles, CA
with The Pedrito Martinez Group.

• February - Recorded and produced Pedro Martinez Group

March - Recorded and produced Mikarimba

April - Recorded w/Bob James/David Sanborn/James Genus

• April - Mixed third Gaddabouts album in Los Angeles, CA


September-December 2012:

September - SG w/BOB JAMES Tour in Japan

October - SG w/ANDERS WIHK Tour in Sweden, Japan, & South Korea

November - SG w/WILL LEE Tour in Japan

November - SG & PEDRITO MARTINEZ at PASIC in Austin, TX

December - SG w/L'Image at The Iridium in NYC


June/July 2012

Steve Gadd on Tour with JAMES TAYLOR!

  • Jun 20 - Pittsburgh, PA
  • Jun 21 - Syracuse, NY
  • Jun 23 - Holmdel, NJ
  • Jun 24 - Portland, ME
  • Jun 27 - Montréal, QC
  • Jun 28 - Montréal, QC
  • Jun 30 - Manchester, NH
  • Jul 02 - Lenox, MA
  • Jul 03 - Lenox, MA
  • Jul 04 - Lenox, MA
  • Jul 06 - Atlantic City, NJ
  • Jul 07 - Atlantic City, NJ
  • Jul 09 - Cleveland, OH
  • Jul 11 - Evansville, IN
  • Jul 12 - Nashville, TN
  • Jul 15 - Memphis, TN
  • Jul 17 - Springfield, MO
  • Jul 18 - Tulsa, OK
  • Jul 20 - St. Louis, MO
  • Jul 21 - Kansas City, MO
  • Jul 23 - Denver, CO
  • Jul 24 - Denver, CO
  • Jul 27 - Highland Park, IL
  • Jul 28 - Highland Park, IL

APRIL 2012

Eddie Gomez, Steve Gadd, Richard Stoltzman, Mika Yoshida
*Photo by Steve Singer 2012

Download new MIKA YOSHIDA music
composed by Chick Corea with Steve Gadd on drums!

After a very successful show at Carnegie Hall
with MIKA YOSHIDA, Steve is headed back
on the road with James Taylor!

  Steve Gadd photo by Steve Singer    
Mika & Steve will be recprding a new piece by Chick Corea in February 2012!

The Gaddabouts Look Out Now! - 2012


Kate Bush 50 Words for Snow - 2012

Kate Bush Director's Cut - 2011



Steve Gadd records TWO albums with Kate Bush!

Steve Gadd & Del Palmer recording w/Kate Bush

Steve also plays drums on new Kate Bush album,
Director's Cut, released on May 16th!

"I want to say a huge thank you to everyone who has
embraced '50 Words For Snow.' Thanks to everyone
who has contributed...especially Steve Gadd for the
incredible feel he has brought to the whole piece."
-Kate Bush


The Gaddabouts - 2011



In April, the Gaddabouts started recording their second album in NYC
at Avatar Studios. More recording is
planned for July.

Steve Gadd at Avatar Studios in NYC *Photo by Bill Zules

*Available on iTunes NOW:

Steve Gadd, Joey Defrancesco, Ronnie Cuber & Paul Bollenback - Live At Voce

This has been a simply stellar year for Steve Gadd. Between
tours, recordings, and performances with world renown artists
such as Eric Clapton, James Taylor, Alain Clark, and Edie Brickell,
he somehow also managed to record and produce 3 albums
himself, the first of these being Steve Gadd & Friends
"Live at Voce."

Physical copies of this CD can be purchased at Barnes & Noble,
Borders or

*The album comes with a free track available until May 5th.
You can also enter your details here for a chance to win
a pair of autographed drum sticks!
  japan pic   Steve Gadd, his family and friends want the people of Japan to know
that you are in our thoughts and prayers. We are sending a message of
peace, love, and hope to your beautiful country to encourage you that
you have the strength and resilience to rise above this temporary
challenge. We will be with you every step of the way.
-Team Gadd


The Steve Gadd drumming transcriptions book honors the talents of
one of the greatest drummers in the entire world: the amazing Steve Gadd. The book includes thirty stylistically varying transcriptions. It
is a note for note, very accurate interpretation of Steve Gadd’s style
of playing the drums. In some cases there are only fragments that
present the most interesting parts of the given song.
The music is clearly notated and easy to read.
  Gadd book by Filipski    
Zildjian Gadd Signature Cymbal Bag

Zildjian's Steve Gadd Signature leather cymbal bag
features a padded shoulder strap, comfortable handle,
internal cymbal dividers, and comes in a distinctive
brown color with a replica Steve Gadd signature.

Jackie Gadd R.I.P.


Steve Gadd

*Special thanks to Tony Edser (Editor, Where's Eric!)
for this excerpt...

Do you have a regular routine when you
do these long Albert Hall runs?

SG: My routine is to get up and go out jogging in the morning;
me and Andy [Fairweather Low] do that, then we go to Starbucks! Sometimes I may have to go to meetings, or I may meet up
with friends, otherwise, I just sort of rest for the show.
I don’t have too many other things to do, my focus is
to be ready to play.

I read in the tour programme that you haven’t played
with Willie Weeks before ?

Actually, we have! We’ve recorded, but I’ve never
played livewith Willie. In the 70s, we worked together
on the first Rickie Lee Jones album. At that time he
was in Californiaand I was in New York, then he moved
to Nashvilleand we ended up working in different
parts of the country. But it’s been so much fun playing
with him in Eric’s band, it’s great.

You’ve managed to lock in quite well together.
Was it an easy process for you?
You played with Nathan East in Eric’s band for a long time …

Yeah. I love the way Willie plays this gig. Nathan’s a
great player and a great musician but I’m having a
lot of fun with this band the way it is.


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