'Steve Banks evokes a Metheny-esque lyricism' - Tony Benjamin, Jazzwise

‘Steve Banks brings a crisp lyricism that mimics Colman’s flight patterns then deviates in fascinating directions’ - Bandcamp


Steve Banks has recorded and performed across the UK and Europe with artists including Sara Colman, Greg Cordez, The Colman Brothers, We Are Leif, Jake McMurchie, Sam Crockatt, Michael Blake and Percy Pursglove

The Steve Banks Quartet will be launching exciting, original music in 2019 with gigs scheduled for the autumn. Watch this space!

Steve is an enthusiastic and experienced educator, having taught improvisation, applied theory and effective practise to individuals and groups at undergraduate level since 2007.

Steve studied at Leeds College of Music with Jez Franks and with Wayne Krantz in New York. He has also studied with Mike Walker since meeting him in 2002.