New York, NY
Vibraphonist and composer Steve Shapiro has recorded and performed with a diverse roster of artists including Steely Dan, Ornette Coleman, Phil Collins, Spyro Gyra, Whitney Houston, Roberta Flack, Regina Belle, Pat Martino, Curtis Fuller, Jimmy Heath, and They Might Be Giants. Shapiro is also an accomplished producer and arranger whose work has appeared in hundreds of television and film projects. In 1993, he began an association with Disney/Pixar working on arrangements for the first Toy Story movie, and has since produced projects related to over forty Disney feature film releases. Shapiro has been a pioneer of using audio and midi technology with the vibes, and has developed a unique voice inspired by contemporary electric keyboards. He continues to write and perform in New York with his group The Steve Shapiro electriQuartet.