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About

I have become a versatile harmonica, guitar playing singer-songwriter, both as

a solo artist and with The Steven Hart Band. Being self-taught has enabled me to achieve a point of difference in my

music, which I enjoy sharing with audiences through performance and

recordings.


The diverse nature of my music makes it difficult to pigeon hole. Genres include blues and roots, folk, rock, country and alternative. Born in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia in 1956, my formative years were spent listening to the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, the Seekers, the Easybeats, Jimi Hendrix,

Jethro Tull, Russell Morris, Billy Thorpe, Bob Dylan, The Band, the Buffalo Springfield, the Eagles, Joe Walsh, Nils Lofgren, Neil Young, James Taylor, Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon, Carol King, Uriah Heep, Elton John, Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, Country Radio, Yes, Fleetwood Mac, the Who, the Captain Matchbox Whoopee Band, John Mayall, ELO, Genesis, the Goanna Band and Midnight Oil.

In 1978, aged 21, I left Brisbane in pursuit of a secondary teaching career. This took me to regional and remote Queensland locations, where I specialised in indigenous education and finished up the last dozen years of my career as a primary music teacher. The people and places I experienced along the way have largely shaped the nature of my music.


2019 is the year I release my first album, Nurtured in the Wild.