Steve EricksonSteve Erickson is the pianist with the USAF Band’s Airmen of Note. He has collaborated with Phil Woods, Doc Severinson, Al Jarreau, New York Voices, and has performed on 10 Airmen of Note recordings. A gifted composer, he has produced 22 arrangements for the Air Force Band, including 7 Studio Orchestra arrangements backing guest artist performances and TV broadcasts, and 15 Jazz Ensemble arrangements supporting projects such as the National Christmas Tree Lighting, the Airmen of Note’s Jazz Heritage series, and numerous performance tours. He was Director of Jazz Studies at Truman State University in Kirksville, MO where he taught piano, Jazz Improvisation, Jazz Pedagogy, Jazz History and Music Appreciation.

• Doctoral studies (ABD), University of Kansas

• MMus., Piano Performance, Rice University

• BMus., Piano Performance, Brigham Young University