Drummer/percussionist/producer Steve Moretti is a two-time Grammy® Award nominee, Juno Award nominee and winner of two Telly Awards. Steve has established himeslf as one of the most sought-after drummers on the international stage and recording studio. His performances have been described as “powerful” (World-Herald) and “full of subtle nuance and excitement” (Cleveland Classic). Steve has had an extensive recording career playing on over 40 nationally released recordings and made his movie debut playing live in the 2014 Clint Eastwood film, “Jersey Boys.”
Because of his musical versatility, he has performed with artists from the likes of, Josh Groban, Michael McDonald, Kenny Loggins, Rosemary Clooney, The Pointer Sisters, Kandi Burruss, Michael Brecker, Joe Henderson, and many others.
Frequently engaged for symphonic drum set performances, Steve has graced the stage with some of the world’s greatest orchestras including, The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, The Cleveland Orchestra, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra & Los Angeles Philharmonic. He has also made many appreances at various music festivals including, Banff, Rome (Italy), Seattle and Samoana (Samoa) Music Festivals.
Steve is co-founder, President & CEO for Macon Pops, an innovative pops orchestra he created in his hometown of Macon, GA with his long-time collaborator, conductor/performer/arranger Matt Catingub.
Another facet of Steve’s career is his production company, Morettiman Music. His wide-range of projects include producing the music for the nationally televised PBS special “A Grand Mercer Christmas,” for NPR’s “Performance Today” and for the recordings of pop singer Bailey Coates, Joshua Neal, Hip-Hop artist Floco Torres, soprano Leah Partridge, violinist Amy Schwartz Moretti, The Ehnes String Quartet, two CityMusic Cleveland recordings, one with cellist Matt Haimovitz, Daniel Rachev conducting, and the second, an all-Mozart live concert, Joel Smirnoff conducting.
Steve served three terms as a Board of Governors for the Atlanta Chapter of the (Grammy®) Recording Academy. He is endorsed by Pearl Drums, Paiste Cymbals, Aquarian Drum Heads, Audix Microphones, Future Sonics Ear Monitors and Vic Firth Sticks. For more information, visit www.stevemoretti.com.