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Steve Luongo : drums
Steve Luongo

Musical Director & drummer w/ The John Entwistle Band

Studio Recordings

Co-Produced, co-mixed & mastered Left For Live a live CD by The John Entwistle Band at Hammerhead Studios UK. J-Bird Records JBD 80286-2.

Co-wrote, co-produced, co-mixed and performed (drums / vocals / keyboards) for the soundtrack from the animated FOX / UPN / WB series Van-Pires.

House producer for Northlake Sound recording complex, White Plains, NY. Held position from 1984 to 1994. Worked on over 100 independent albums produced to master quality. Musical styles included Rock, R&B, Alternative, Pop, Dance, Techno, Hip Hop and Rap.

Produced and remixed the first single from the Van-Pires soundtrack. Horror Rock (Van-Pires Theme) written by Steve Luongo and John Entwistle b/w When The Sun Comes Up.

Produced vocal and guitar performances by Billy Squier for the soundtrack from Van-Pires.

Produced several recordings for Rat Race Choir Crescent Records.

Produced and co-wrote Only The Faithful with Tico Torres and Chris Cassone.

Produced the album "Permagrin" for Joni's Butterfly. Surreal Records.

Produced and mixed a CD for Guitarist/Vocalist Abby Jaye.

Produced vocal and guitar performances by Leslie West (Mountain) for the soundtrack from Van-Pires.

Produced and performed on a CD for the rock band Mighty Joe Young at Millbrook studios in NY.

Produced, engineered and mixed Hard Time for Avant Guard-Dog at Room At The Top, UK.

Produced and engineered a CD for Dr. Bruce at The Dog House, NY.

Produced and mixed the CD "The Unknown" for Joni's Butterfly. Surreal Records.

Produced, engineered and mixed Yes! For "Her" at The Dog House, NY.

Co-produced and co-wrote a 4 unreleased songs for The John Entwistle Band recorded at Hammerhead Studios, UK.

Created software package "Bass & Drum Elements" ™ with John Entwistle for Cakewalk Pro Audio music software. Produced studio recordings for .wav files.

Created and produced performances for the software package "The House of Drums" ™. A collection of live performances of MIDI drum tracks included in the "Musicians Toolbox" for CD ROM version of Cakewalk Pro Audio music software.

Founded "GIG" Global Interactive Group with producer Myles Wakeham. Produced music for new projects including, interactive CD-roms for martial arts instruction, music instruction and a retrospective of the vocal group Manhattan Transfer.

Established Drums-On-Line ™ the worlds first on-line MIDI drumming Entertainment Consultants International. Produced all percussion performances.

Live Recordings

Left For Live by The John Entwistle Band. Left For Live was recorded during the 1998 Left For Dead tour. Musical director / producer of live performance. Performed as drummer / vocalist / acoustic guitarist.

Musical director for The China Club Allstars NYC, a house band for various guest artists including Joe Walsh(The Eagles), Mick Jones(Foreigner), Paul Stanley(Kiss), Steve Stevens(Billy Idol), John Waite(Bad English), Noel Redding(Jimi Hendrix), Jeff "Skunk" Baxter(Doobie Bros.), Bruce Willis and others. Produced all live recordings.

NY performances with Steve Luongo & Friends. Guests included, Eddie Vedder (Pearl Jam) Linda Perry (4 Non-Blondes) Steve Lukathur (Toto) and Billy Squier. Produced all live recordings.

Musical Director of house band at Club Spo-Dee-O-Dee, NYC. Guests included Jeff Healy, John Oates, Carol King, Cindy Lauper, Ace Frehley, and others. Produced all live recordings.

Toured nationally with Rat Race Choir as artist / producer (Drums / Vocals / Keyboards) Produced all live recordings.

NY Performances of Steve Luongo & Friends at Le Bar Bat guests included Geoff Whitehorn, Zak Starkey, John "Rabbit" Bundrick, Simon Townshend, Corey Glover, Noel Redding, Corky Laing, Jason Bonham. Produced all live recordings.

Formed Endangered Species. New York performances included guests Pat Thrall(Curtis Stigers, Asia, Meatloaf) Andy Timmons(Danger Danger) Mark Clarke(Billy Squier, Uriah Heep, Alan Holdsworth) Benji King(Scandal) Bob Mayo(Peter Frampton, Hall & Oates, Foreigner) and others. Produced all live recordings.

Co-developer/coordinator of the worlds 1st cyber cast jam session for winter NAMM in CA . Technology partners included Intel, Cakewalk Music Software and others. Co-produced live recording.

TV, Film & Video

Preliminary script supervision of the John Entwistle segment for the show "Where Are They Now -Woodstock" for VH-1. (currently airing) Musical director/producer for live musical segments, post script and editing supervision with Steven Lerner at Bullfrog Productions NYC. Arrangements made by Bitsa Talent.

Appeared on Madison Square Garden Metro Learning channel for an interview and master class on production & percussion. (educational TV).

Musical Director / Drums for TV pilot (CNBC / AT) After Hours with Brian Tracy.

Composed, produced and performed the soundtrack to the film "Escape Clause " directed by Matthew Myers.

Composed, performed and produced the soundtrack to the award winning short film Gorilla Girl, directed by Elisa Blatteis.

Composed, produced and performed the soundtrack to the comedy film "It's Alan" directed by Randy Pearlstein.

Composed, performed and produced the score for the feature film The Deviants directed by John Malick.

Scripted, directed, produced (music) and appeared in two music videos for the animated FOX / UPN / WB series Van-Pires AGE/MSH.

Featured in 5 tutorial videos from Effective Video Solutions. Sequencing MIDI drums with Cakewalk music software Vol. 1 & 2 and KILLER DRUMLIX ™ series on double bass drums, Vol. 1, 2 & 3. Scripted and produced all performances.


Author of the highly respected instructional manual, Take Two: Building Rhythm Structures Over Double Bass Drums published by Hal Leonard.

Continues to write numerous articles on drumming technique and studio production for international publications. Articles appeared in Drums and Drumming, Modern Drummer, Goodtimes Magazine, East Coast Rocker and others.

Steve Luongo endorses: Remo, Rhythm Tech Percussion, Zildjian Cymbals, Vater Percussion, Soundscape Digital Multi Track HD Recorder, Shure microphones and wireless systems, Cakewalk Music Software-(Cakewalk Professional for Windows sequencer software) Mark of the Unicorn-MIDI express PC interface, Grover Pro Percussion, Rapco cables and connectors, Eventide Clockworks, Toshiba laptop computers, Glyph Technologies Data Storage Systems, Digidesign Session 8 DAW, Zoom Telephonics Fax/Modems, Korg Keyboards, Rainsong Guitars, Concept One Drum Trigger Pads and Ottomix athletic shoes.

Be sure to check out Steve's Centerfold... Steve's journal from the recording of these cds!