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PATCHMAN MUSIC Presents Steve Tavaglione

Judd MillerMIDI EVI Patchman Music"I started music on clarinet at 10 years old and have never doubted that music was to be my life. I continue to be a student of music to this day marvelling at all the talent in the world. Music always refreshes my soul." - Steve Tavaglione - Sax / EWI / Composer

Many people may not know Steve Tavaglione by name but they surely have heard his work. Steve Tavaglione is one of the top EWI (Electronic Wind Intrument) player in the world as well as a first call sax and woodwind player.

Steve "Tav" Tavaglione has performed and designed sound on numerous major movie soundtracks, composed and performed on numerous television and multimedia projects, and performed live with the greatest musical artists of our time.

Steve is a renowned, leading proponent of the EWI- an electronic version of a woodwind instrument that is highly versatile. He is one of the top experts on the instrument and his superlative sound design from his enormous self-created sound design library has him as a first call studio musician and one of the most popular musicians for top run movie scores.

Tavaglione's EWI and compositions have been heard on countless soundtracks. The list is staggering.

His sound designs and EWI performances can be heard with composers and artists as diverse as Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Alan Holdsworth, Randy Newman, Roger Waters, Walter Becker, and Joni Mitchell, as well as international superstars Sergio Mendes, Luis Miguel, Ivan Lins, and film composers Mark Isham, Thomas Newman, and Jay Gruska.

Tavaglione's inspiring solos can be heard in dozens of blockbuster films, including Ocean's 11 & 12, Finding Nemo, American Beauty, and A Bug's Life. His special talents on the Akai EWI are featured in the Disney hit, WALL-E and many many others.

His programming and sound design skills are also well known. Steve has a special ability to create just the right sound, and just the right notes. Steve creates unique soundscapes and plays EXACTLY what is needed for each project he works on.

Steve is one of the pioneering EWI players. If you would like to learn more about the EWI and its inventor, Nyle Steiner, be sure to visit the Nyle Steiner Homepage and the Wind Controller FAQ.

Steve Tavaglione Gear

Judd Miller Michael Brecker Patchman MusicSteve plays mostly the Akai EWI4000s connected to his Apple Macs running various soft synths for most of his EWI work.

You can learn more about wind controllers such as the EWI Steve plays by visiting the Wind Controller FAQ.

Steve endorses:

Native Instruments
M-Audio
Akai Professional
Wave Arts
8dio
Ilya Efimov
Eduardo Tarilonte
Midi Jet Pro
Wallendar
Selmer Paris

Matt Traum at Patchman Music is Steve's personal EWI Tech

Steve Tavaglione Links

Judd Miller Michael Brecker Patchman MusicHere are some Steve Tavaglione links on the web:

Steve Tavaglione Wikipedia Page

Steve Tavaglione IMDb Page

Steve Tavaglione AllMusic Page

Steve Tavaglione Spectrasonics Artisans Page

Steve Tavaglione LinkedIn Page

 

 

Steve Tavaglione Videos

Here are some Steve Tavaglione videos that will give you a taste of what Steve Tavaglione is all about:

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Steve Tavaglione - Kenya Dig It...

Conversation with Steve Tavaglione - The Role Model...

Simplexity - Duet [Steve Tavaglione and John von Seggern]...

Steve Tavaglione Discography

Steve Tavaglione has recorded on numerous music sessions with the world's top artists. Here is just a small list of projects he has worked on...

Artist                                     Title           Label Info                    Date  Contribution
Steve Tavaglione                           Blue Tav        Creatchy Productions CR 006   1990  Featured Artist
Steve Tavaglione                           Silent Singing  Unitone Recordings 4701-2     1997  Featured Artist
Kotikoski, Kleutgens, Colaiuta, Tavaglione Cave Men        J2K Records #2003-1           2003  Featured Artist

Here is a list of composers Steve Tavaglione has worked with over the years...

Thomas Newman, Mark Isham, Randy Newman, and many others.

Steve Tavaglione Movie Work

Steve Tavaglione has performed on numerous big budget movie soundtracks with the greatest composers such as Thomas Newman, Mark Isham, Randy Newman. Tavaglione is also a world class sound designer having programmed sounds on top recordings for countless artists. Tavaglione is currently very active in the LA music scene. Here is a list of some of the movie projects he has worked on...

American Beauty
Oceans 11
In The Bedroom
Rush Hour 1 and 2
American Pie 2
Erin Brockovich
Pay it Forward
The Horse Whisperer
A Bugs Life
The Postman
Salton Sea
13 Ghosts
Waynes World 2
The People vs. Larry Flynt
Meet Joe Black
Cocoon
The Last Seduction
Mad City
Road to Perdition
Time Cop
Quiz Show
Joe Somebody
Made in America
Miami Rhapsody
Corrina Corrina
I Love Trouble
Mo Money
The Principle
Commando
Rapid Fire
Oliver and Company
Home For The Holidays
Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle
The Passion of Ayn Rand
Red Corner
Money Talks
Dads
Eight Heads in a Duffle Bag
The Night Falls on Manhattan
Looking Italian
Calendar Girl
Commando
13 Ghosts
Reign of Fire
Ghost Ship
White Oleander
Brown Sugar
Finding Nemo
Cradle 2 The Grave
Matrix 2

Angels In America
Oceans 12
Cinderella Man
Skeleton Key
The Woods
Jarhead
Akilah and the Bee
ATL
In the Mix
Alpha Dog
A Good German
Little Children
Bridge to Terabithia
The Martian Child
Good Luck Chuck
Smokin' Aces
Oceans 13
Lake City
Towel Head
Step Up 2 the Streets
10th and Wolf
Pride
Why Did I Get Married
The Death and Life of Bobby Z.
The Jane Austin Bookclub
Meet the Browns
Powder Blue
Revolutionary Road
Righteous Kill
Step Up 2 The Streets
Shoot Em' Up
Smart People
Flash of Genius
College Road Trip
WALL-E
Sex and the City
Revolutionary Road
Brothers
The Proposal
Tropic Thunder
Merry Gentleman
Underworld 3
My Sisters Keeper
Madea Goes to Jail
While She Was Out
I Can Be Bad All By Myself
Smokin' Aces 2
The Debt
The Wolfman
The Last Song


The Company Men
Sex and the City 2
Why Did I Get Married Too
The Adjustment Bureau
For Colored Women
The Help
Any Day Now
The Iceman
Iron Lady
The Katy Perry Movie
Now
Cold Steel
Underworld Awakening
Escape from Planet Earth
I Don't Know How She Does It
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Have A Little Faith
Katy Perry Movie
Side Effects
Get On Up
Brick Mansions
The Judge
The 2nd Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Saving Mr. Banks
The Best of Me
The Bridge of Spies
Malala
Finding Dory
London Has Fallen
Mr. Right
Same Kind of Different as Me
Negative
My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2
Passengers
All Eyez On Me
The Unknown Soldier
And Five Came Back
Wakefield
The Shack
Thank You For Your Service
Maze Runner: The Death Cure
Hunter Killer
Victoria and Abdul
Acrimony
1917
Leibe
Let Them All Talk
Monster Hunter
The Little Things
Dog
Operation Mincemeat

Steve Tavaglione Television / Multimedia Work

Steve Tavaglione has performed on numerous TV, Film, and Jingle sessions and has played and recorded with the world's top artists. Tavaglione is also a world class sound designer having programmed sounds on top recordings for countless artists. Tavaglione is currently very active in the LA music scene. Here is a list of some of the television and multimedia projects he has worked on...

Dennis Miller House Band
Joan Rivers Show House Band
C.S.I. Las Vegas
The Pretender
Nash Bridges
Lois and Clark
Charmed
Diagnosis Murder
That's Life
Profiler
Jeff Foxworthy Show
Thirty Something
Sliders
Dangerous Minds
Tokyo Disneyworld Expo
General Hospital
One Life To Live
All My Children
Six Feet Under
Duckman
Fame
Dear John
Perry Mason
Melrose Place
The Bold and the Beautiful
Sunset Beach
Nightman
Jack and Jill
The Division
The Big Apple

Falcone
To Have and to Hold
Er Soundtrack Cd
Another World
The American Music Awards
Soultrain
Top of the Pops (London)
21 Jumpstreet
Welcome to Paradox
Jack and Mike
Nothing Sacred Documentary and Book
Dr. Valerie Hunt on the Human Aura
Entering the Circle
Barry Goldwater Memories
Beverly Hills 90210
Many Showtime and HBO Movies
Courthouse
Nintendo Convention
Hack
CSI Las Vegas
Supernatural
Wildfire
Cane
Supernatural
Side Order of Life
Chuck
CSI New York
Cane
HBO
Wall.e Video Game

BioShock 2
BioShock Infinite
Harpers Island
The Borgias
Human Target
The Jungle Prescription
666 Park Ave.
Vikings
Ascension
The Newsroom
Alphas
Cult
Beware the Batman
Dracula
Dominion
Of Kings and Prophets
Emerald City
Iron Fist
Better Things
Taken
Reverie
Condor
12 Monkeys
Castle Rock
Penny Dreadful
The Sandman

and more...

Artists Steve Tavaglione Has Worked With

Steve Tavaglione has performed on numerous TV, Film, and Jingle sessions and has played and recorded with the world's top artists. Tavaglione is also a world class sound designer having programmed sounds on top recordings for countless artists. Tavaglione is currently very active in the LA music scene. Here is a list of some of the television and multimedia projects he has worked on...

Whitney Houston
Patty Austin
Diane Reeves
Air Supply
Randy Newman
Stevie Winwood
Bonnie Raitt
Michael Jackson
Sergio Mendes
Roger Waters (Pink Floyd)
Walter Becker (Steely Dan)
Joni Mitchell
Lionel Richie
Lee Ritenour
Diana Ross
Bill Ward (Black Sabbath)
Strunz and Farah

Luis Conte
Peabo Bryson
David Holmes
Andre Crouch
The Winans
Tulku
Michael Bolton
Gary Willis
Vinnie Colaiuta
Mark Isham
Dave Weckl
John Patitucci
John Beasley
Jimmy Haslip
Robben Ford
Carl Anderson
Randy Crawford

Jeff Beal
Twila Tharpe
Gardner Cole
Jimmy Earl
Caldera
Joseph Williams
Kyle Eastwood
Alan Holdsworth
Roland Corporation
Alesis Corporation
Sandi Patti
Deniece Williams
Marylyn Scott
Frank Gambale

...and More

International Artists Steve Tavaglione Has Worked With

Steve Tavaglione has performed on numerous TV, Film, and Jingle sessions and has played and recorded with the world's top artists. Tavaglione is also a world class sound designer having programmed sounds on top recordings for countless artists. Tavaglione is currently very active in the LA music scene. Here is a list of some of the television and multimedia projects he has worked on...

Mexico:
Luis Miguel
Ana Gabriel

Brazil:
Sandy and Junior
Maria Bethania
Simone
Rita Lee
Ivan Lins
Sergio Mendez
Netinho
Sandra Dos
Samba Guru
Rique Pantoja

Japan:
Yasuko Agawa
T Square
Yamazato
Sony Playstation
Nintendo

Iceland:
Mezzoforte
Jakob Magnussen

Venezuela:
Frank Quintero
Diego Cortez

Argentina:
Alex Werner

Italy:
Eros Ramazotti
Drupe

Peru:
Jose Maduiero

India:
L Subramanium

Spain:
Chima Vilchez

Canada:
Lara Fabian
Holly Cole

Steve Tavaglione Live Performances In Bands

Steve Tavaglione has performed on numerous TV, Film, and Jingle sessions and has played and recorded with the world's top artists. Tavaglione is also a world class sound designer having programmed sounds on top recordings for countless artists. Tavaglione is currently very active in the LA music scene. Here is a list of some of the television and multimedia projects he has worked on...

Gino Vanelli
George Benson
Sergio Mendes
Sly and the Family Stone
Diana Ross
Deniece Williams
Randy Crawford
Gary Willis
Caldera
Billy Childs
Vinnie Colaiuta

Roger Waters (Pink Floyd)
Strunz and Farah
Emmanuel
Chaka Khan
Mark Isham
Dave Weckl
Akai NAMM Show House Band
Roland Corp NAMM Show House Band
Greg Bissonette Band
David Garfield
Steve Lukather

Simon Phillips
Roland Vasquez
Frank Gambale
Chris Taylor
Lisa Bassenge
Randy Bernsen
David Crosby

and scores of others...


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