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Aaron Gilbert Steele is a drummer percussionist based out of NYC & LA.. Playing everything From Electro Pop with Ghost Beach & Ximena Sarinana to Rootsy Singer Songwriters like Peter Bradley Adams & Freddie Stevenson. Growing up in a Hispanic household in NYC Aaron was always surrounded by music. Born to Reverends Emilia & Gilbert Steele drumsticks were placed in his hands at an early age, providing the back beat for worship services. In the years since Aaron has been working with a variety of artist that span every genre. More Recently Aaron has been in the drum chair backing the Electro Pop band Ghost Beach, Seattle indie rockers Fences & NYC R&B Songstress Alice Smith. When not on the road Aaron often works on records with Producers Iestyn Polson (David Gray, Patti Smith), John Leventhal (Roseanne Cash, Shawn Colvin), Matt Shane (Flight of the Concords & the Muppet Movie)

Some artist/producers that have asked for Aaron’s Support are:  Peter Bradley Adams, Matt White, Ximena Sarinana, Chris Velan, Sinkane, Jose James, The Bright Silence, Rachel Z, John Leventhal, Iestyn Polson and Matt Shane just to name a few….

Tours Aaron has been with include:  
2008 - Summer Vladimir Cetkar supporting Jamaroqui European Tour
2009 - 2010 Casey Shea (Family Records)
2009 - 2010 Greta’s Bakery (Decca Universal)
2009 - 2012 Aabaraki (independant)
2011 - Hot Holy Mess Fall Tour (independant)
2011 - 2012 Ximena Sarinana Winter Tour (Warner Music)
2012 - Teddy Geiger winter tour (independant)
2012 - April – August Ximena Sarinana Mexico/South America Tour
2012 - August Via Audio (independant)
2012 - September Jose James (Blue Note Records)
2012 - October Ghost Beach West Coast Tour (Netwerk)
2012 - November Alice Smith (36 Tigers)
2012 - December Gabriel Rios (independant)
2011 - 2012 Peter Bradley Adams (independant)
2013 - Feb- April Ghost Beach National Tour (Netwerk)
2013 - April Alice Smith & Ghost Beach (flying back and forth between dates)
2013 - June Ssion Headlining European Tour
2013 - August – October Rush Midnight (Casine Records) supporting Gold Fields

Limited Discography:
2010 - Chris Velan, Fables for Fighters (New Song Recordings)
2010 - Dustin Edge,  Home
2011 - Sergio Ortega, Long Way From Anywhere
2012 - Reed Waddle, Creatures of The Heart
2013 - Ace Reporter, Yearling (Ooh La La Recordings)
2014 - Ghost Beach, TBA (Netwerk)
2014 - Fences, Internal Diving Board (Elektra Recordings/Warner Music)