Selected Artist and Music Industry Comments


Mike 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!"

Mike Visceglia
Bass Player
[Suzanne Vega, Shawn Colvin, Bette Midler, John Cale, Movies]
Website: www.MikeVisceglia.com

"I love playing with Steve. He's a great player. I first heard him at the Blue Note in New York, and I was knocked out."

Christian McBride
Bass Player
[D'Angelo, STING, David Sanborn, Chick Corea, George Benson, Jimmy Smith, Lee Ritenour, McCoy Tyner, Milt Jackson, ...]
Website: www.ChristianMcBride.com

Christian McBride

"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 ranging from T.V. to album work, in many different styles."

Ken Wallace
Producer Ian London Production NYC
[Dr. Dre, Stephanie Mills, Stanley Turrentine, Blackstreet, Redman, RUN DMC, BeBe Wayans, X-Files, Access Hollywood, ABC, Fox]

Jo Davidson
"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."

Jo Davidson
Singer-pianist-songsmith
Website: www.JoDavidson.com

"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!"

Yaron Gershovsky
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.

Yaron Gershovsky

"Steve Hass epitomizes all the greatness that is associated with our beloved instrument. Being an artist totally committed to his craft, Steve is ALWAYS 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!"

Stephen Badalament
President of The Innovation Drum Company
Website: www.InnovationDrums.com
Ralph Humphrey


Ralph Humphrey
"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."

Ralph Humphrey
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 him when you need him. He's one of the best in NYC- just hope you can get him for one of your sessions."

Billy Stein
Producer/Session Keyboardist
[Atlantic Records, Warner/Chappel Publishing]