The endearing and talented guitarist Steve Morse was born on July 28, 1958.
He began his musical career in 1970 with the "Dixie Dregs" who was also one of its founders. The band's musical style is very special and it has combined jazz, southern rock, and progressive, with Morse being its main writer. Together with "Dixie Dregs" he released nine studio albums, until 1994.
From 1994 until 2002 he served as a full member of "Deep Purple" in place of Ritchie Blackmore. In this case, too, Morse was a full partner in writing the material for the band and has released eight studio albums with the band.
Morse was also a brief member of "Kansas" whom he joined in 1986. On the two albums, he was a member of, "Power" and "In the Spirit of Things" he also contributed extensively to writing.
Morse also had an extensive solo career in which he released fourteen albums, most of them with the amazing trio "Steve Morse Band", which Morse formed in 1983.
Steve Morse is also a partner in quite a few musical projects, the most notable of which are:
A. "Living Loud" - The band was formed in 2003 and also includes Jimmy Barnes, Bob Daisley, Lee Kerslake, and Don Airey.
B. "Angelfire" - Morse's collaboration with singer Sarah Spencer that began in 2007.
C. "Flying Colors" - a supergroup formed in 2011 and includes, among others, Mike Portnoy on drums and Neil Morse on keyboards. Morse has released three excellent studio albums with "Flying Colors".
In addition to his incredible guitar control, Morse also sings and plays on additional instruments such as piano, violin, banjo, clarinet, and more.
On 23 July 2022, it was announced that he will be leaving "Deep Purple" due to the illness of his wife Janine