Steve Purcell Resume

      Background/Biography :

I grew up in Renfro Valley, Ky. I am largely a self-taught Guitarist. However, I did graduate from
M.I.T. in Los Angeles, California. I have opened many shows for: Montgomery Gentry, Mark Chestnut, Darrly Worley, Little Big Town, Trace Atkins, Mark Wills, Sara Evans, Marty Stuart, Craig Morgan, Dolly Parton, Big & Rich, Hank Williams Jr., The Outlaws, Tanya Tucker, Jo Dee Massina, Sawyer Brown, to name a few.
I am very proud to come from a long musical family line; from my late first Cousin Denny Purcell -
Owner & Mastering Engineer - Georgetown Masters Studios; a few of his Clients include - (Garth Brooks,
Kansas,Willie Nelson,Neil Young); Cousin Shayne Owens - Luthier / Intrument Tech. (Patty Loveless,Kip Winger, Thom Bresh); Cousin J.P. Pennington - Songwriter/Producer (Exile); Cousin Tommy Roberts - Guitars (Johnny & the Hurricanes "red river rock", & The Cyclones); Uncles Billy Walker & James Purcell - Guitars & Bass (Homer & Jethro, Coon Creek Girls, & String Bean,etc.); Grandfather Ceicel Purcell - Banjo (Red Foley); and not to forget Henry Purcell - 16th. Century Composer who Composed many Songs for King Henry VIII.


Instruments :
Electric / Acoustic Guitar's, Mandolin, Bass, Uke.

Touring Experience :
"KEEL" / Ron Keel - A&M/Columbia Records Recording Artist
*(quick fact - sold over 3 million albums)*

Chad Brock - Warner Brothers Records Recording Artist
*(quick fact - #1 Billboard Chart Toping Artist)*

Jeff Bates - R.C.A. Records Recording Artist

Damon Smith - Nomad Records Recording Artist
*(quick fact - #1 Powersource Chart Topping Artist)*

Trini Triggs - Curb Records Recording Artist

Lazy Susan - Retrospect Records Recording Artist

Amanda Martin - Nashville Records Recording Artist

Jim Wise - Step One Records Recording Artist

Studio Experience : Treasure Isle Recording Studio
Sessions for owner Fred Vail & Producer/Engineer
Tom Harding (Dolly Parton,Ricky Skaggs,etc.)

Updated:  January 20, 2009

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