Steve Gryb is a internationally recognized and innovative award-winning guitarist, multi-percussionist, jazz and contemporary music educator, lecturer, clinician, author, endorser, and musicologist with over 30 years experience entertaining audiences of all ages with a wide variety of musical shows. He is often called "The Pied Piper of Percussion," "Dr. Rock," and "The Music Professor."
Steve Gryb has developed a unique "edutainment" approach for his performances, which stresses entertainment and education. His 5 different musical shows are in constant demand year-round at major festivals, indoor and outdoor concert series, schools, and private events throughout North America and cover a wide range of musical styles.
"A musician as diversely talented as Steve Gryb comes along once in a lifetime." South Florida Entertainment News and Views.
As an educator and performer, Steve Gryb has received awards from the International Association of Jazz Educators, the Sunshine Jazz Organization of South Florida, Florida International University, Barry University, the Pro-Mark Percussion Corporation, and the prestigious Arts Educator of the Year award from the Florida Childrens Cultural Coalition."Gryb's percussion collection and style of 'edutainment' have helped make The Rhythm is Going to Get You, a show that is in demand across the country." Miami Herald
"You'd think it would be more percussion instruments than one man could play, but then there's only one Steve Gryb." South Florida Sun Sentinel
Steve received both his Master of Music degree in Jazz Pedagogy, and his Bachelor of Music degree in Studio Music and Jazz from the University of Miami.
"The Music Professor" is a well-deserved nickname for Steve since he has taught a wide variety of music courses at Miami-Dade Community College, Florida International University, Barry University, and the University of Miami.
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Taye Drums - Best Seat in the House. Look deep within. Open yourself and free yourself to play.
Avedis Zildjian - The world's oldest and largest manufacturer of cymbals.
Pro-Mark Percussion Corporation - The world's largest manufacturer dedicated exclusively to the design, production, and distribution of drumsticks, mallets, and percussion accessories.
Rhythm Tech Inc. - a leading US manufacturer and worldwide distributor of percussion instruments and drum accessories.
Remo - The world's leading drum company.
ThunderEcho Drums - manufacturer of the unique Trash KatTM 20" floor tom garbage can drum.
Factory Metal - the industrial revolution of percussion
Cympad - optimizing your cymbal sound
Off World Percussion - cutting edge implements for percussionists and drummers worldwide.
Out of the Drawer Percussion - building exceptional and distinctive handmade percussion instruments using solid wood and reclaimed materials.
Rhythm Band - products for music education and enjoyment in early childhood and elementary schools. World famous Boomwhackers!.
The Drum Clip - The World's Strongest & Most Durable Resonance Control Device Ever Designed!
Custom Tank Drum - Recycled Propane Tank Drums using Evolution Tongue Design for improved tone and ring quality.
Aspen Shaker Percussion - hand-made from reclaimed natural wood and custom jingles from Pakistan creates unique sounds, shapes and colors unlike any tambourine or jingle stick
Ahead Armor Cases - The next level in protection
University of Miami - Undergraduate & Graduate Courses
Florida International University - Undergraduate Courses
Miami Dade Community College - Credit & Non-credit Courses
Barry University - Undergraduate, Adult Education & Elderhostel
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