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Steve Jinski is a songwriter, singer, performer, musician, music educator and cultural visionary. Born to an Irish mother and a Polish father, and brought up in Liverpool, Steve is a truly international artist. He has toured the UK, Ireland, Europe, and Scandinavia as a solo artist and with his recentl put-together group of musicians simply known as The Festival Band.
Steve has made numerous festival appearances and opened shows for David Gray, Richard Thompson, Eddie Reader, The Proclaimers, Eliza Carthy and Rick Wakeman, to name just a few.
Radio and TV appearances include BBC 1 The One Show.
Steve’s music is born of the singer-songwriter tradition drawing on influences that include acoustic, folk, Americana, indie and blues but still, he retains his own unique voice. Playing ‘live’ Steve accompanies himself on acoustic guitar, electric guitar, and piano. Added to the mix you’ll hear the occasional acapella tune, a wailing harmonica, a couple of interesting cover versions, some tall tales and a positive vibe that will leave you feeling so glad you came to see the show. Steve is equally at home in large concert venues and small intimate acoustic settings. Steve has just released a brand new double CD album titled ‘Muscle Memory’ which is available in hard copy CD, as a download, and on all streaming platforms including Spotify and Apple Music.
Distribution is through Lucky Smile Records / Proper Music.
This is an album that steps forward whilst looking back. Originally the project was to be a revisit, remix and rework of Steve’s debut album ‘Eventually’, previously only available on vinyl. However, Muscle Memory has grown into a collection of newer songs and timeless Steve Jinski classics, together with some gems which were (inexplicably!) overlooked at the time of their inception.
‘This is lovely stuff. You can hear all the love that’s gone into it’ – Bob Harris BBC Radio 2
‘One of the best originators of acoustic song around today’ – 5 Stars Rock ’N’ Reel magazine
‘Definite value for money for audiences that know a well-crafted tune and thoughtful lyrics when they hear them‘ – Mike Davies, Folking.com
Note … Steve’s ‘Festival Band’ features Brendan Murphy (percussion/drums), Neil Harland (bass) and Lloyd Wright (guitar). As somebody once said ‘a splendid time is guaranteed for all’