'Steve Banks evokes a Metheny-esque lyricism' - Jazzwise

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

‘A remarkable guitarist’ - Fringe Jazz

Steve’s melodies were accessible showcases for the band’s collective and individual talents across a range of moods – Bristol 24/7

The Steve Banks Quintet features celebrated UK Jazz musicians and bandleaders with Steve’s original compositions. Steve has also recorded and performed at major venues and festivals across the UK and Europe with artists including Sara Colman, Greg Cordez, The Colman Brothers and We Are Leif.

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