Steve is a Musician, Composer, Performer, Teacher, Lecturer and Social Technology Polymath from the UK. Widely acknowledged in the media and music world as one of the leading pioneers in the field of solo bass performance, particularly in the use of real time looping. Steve has lectured widely, at music colleges, universities & conferences across the world. He has also released his own records & managed his own career almost entirely online for the last 14 years & now consult extensively with musicians & independent labels on the creative, cultural, structural and economic changes to the music economy in an internet-centric world. Steve teaches Music Industry Innovation and Entrepreneurship for Birmingham City University, Access To Music and Kidderminster College Topics: Performance, improvisation, composition, arranging, production, teaching, technology and the future of the music industry in a digital age from the perspective of a completely independent musician.