-Aaron Gilbert Steele is a drummer percussionist based out of NYC & LA.. Playing everything from cinematic electronic instrumentals with Chrome Sparks to Rootsy Singer Songwriters like Peter Bradley Adams. Growing up in a Hispanic household in NYC Aaron was always surrounded by music. Born to Reverends Emilia & Gilbert Steele drumsticks were placed in his hands at an early age, providing the back beat for worship services. In the years since Aaron has been working with a variety of artist that span every genre. More Recently Aaron has been in the drum chair backing Electronic Producer Chrome Sparks ,R&B Songstress Alice Smith & The completely undefinable LP . When not on the road Aaron often works on records with Producers Iestyn Polson (David Gray, Patti Smith), John Leventhal (Roseanne Cash, Shawn Colvin), Matt Shane (Flight of the Conchords & the Muppet Movie).

Currently on the Road Backing Sam Dew

 Some artist/producers that have asked for Aaron’s Support are:

Peter Bradley Adams
Matt White
Alexz Johnson
Chrome Sparks
Ghost Beach
Rush Midnight
Ximena Sarinana
Chris Velan
Jose James
The Bright Silence
Rachel Z
John Leventhal
Iestyn Polson
Matt Shane
just to name a few….

Thanks to the companies that make my life easier and alway make me sound my best:

C&C Drum Company (obviously)
Istanbul Agop Cymbals
Innovative Percussion Drumsticks and Mallets
Aquarian Drum Heads
Tama Hardware
Snare Weight



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