Selected Artist and Music Industry Comments
with Suzanne Vega on
"Sessions at West 54th Street
|"Steve is one of those rare drummers who
can do it all. He can play jazz, rock, funk or anything else with
the best of them and has a wonderful understanding of songs and
singers. It's always a pleasure to play and hang with him. He's
got a wonderful groove and sound and also possesses one of the
world's great hat collections!"
[Suzanne Vega, Shawn Colvin, Bette Midler, John Cale, Movies]
|"I love playing with Steve. He's a great
player. I first heard him at the Blue Note in New York, and I was
[D'Angelo, STING, David Sanborn, Chick Corea, George Benson, Jimmy Smith, Lee
Ritenour, McCoy Tyner, Milt Jackson, ...]
"Working with Steve Hass is always a pleasure, he has great time, very
creative grooves and amazing ears. He has worked with me on various projects
from T.V. to album work, in many different styles."
Producer Ian London Production NYC
[Dr. Dre, Stephanie Mills, Stanley Turrentine, Blackstreet, Redman, RUN
DMC, BeBe Wayans, X-Files, Access Hollywood, ABC, Fox]
|"I LOVE working with Steve. He is one of
the most versatile, talented drummers I have ever met. Great chops
and ideas....Not to mention he is so easy to work with, and when
you are an artist, that makes all the difference in the world."
|"Steve Hass is a breath of fresh air, and
a never ending source of energy and inspiration! incredibly musical
and innovative, and yet - a Major Groove Meister!"
NYC pianist, keyboardist /producer/arranger/composer
Yaron has performed/recorded with such great artists as Wayne Shorter, Lonnie
Smith, George Benson, Steve Gadd, Abraham Laboriel , Michael Brecker, Lew Soloff,
Ray Brown, Grady Tate, Al Jarreau, Richie Havens, Pharaoh Sanders, Stan Getz,
Louie Belson, and The Count Basie Orchestra among others. He is also the musical
director for The Manhattan Transfer.
"Steve Hass epitomizes all the greatness that is associated with our
beloved instrument. Being an artist totally committed to his craft, Steve
pushing the envelope, striving to play more musically and more beautifully.
As a drum manufacturer, it is always a great thrill to create a beautiful
instrument and put it in the hands of a young master like Steve Hass!"
President of The Innovation Drum Company
|"I strongly recommend Steve to anyone who
is looking for a strong, versatile drummer. Steve is a talent to
be reckoned with, and more importantly, he's a great human being."
L.A Session Drummer
[Frank Zappa, Wayne Shorter, T.V and Movies]
"Solid, animated, and fierce- Hass is like a loaded weapon behind
the kit. You never fear any change in dynamics or feel- you know you got
you need him. He's one of the best in NYC- just hope you can get him for
one of your sessions."
[Atlantic Records, Warner/Chappel Publishing]