“Sonic chameleon” talks career, equipment and very special wedding proposal – watch it here!
Exclusive video interview with FBPO’s Jon Liebman
September 7, 2016
Originally from Virginia Beach, VA, Steve Cook’s formal introduction to music came at age 8, when he took up violin. Following stints with saxophone and guitar, Steve eventually gravitated to the bass at age 13, upon the suggestion of a friend.
After studying at University of Southern Mississippi and University of North Texas, Steve relocated to Nashville, where he interned at MCA Records and also launched his career as a bass player, writer and producer.
Throughout the course of his career, Cook has performed and/or recorded with Luke Bryan, Keb’ Mo’, Steve Cropper, Hootie & the Blowfish, Gretchen Wilson, Sister Hazel, Trent Tomlinson and many others.
In addition to his current gig with award-winning singer/songwriter Phil Vassar, Steve maintains a busy schedule as a solo artist, freelance writer and recording artist. He’s also done voiceover work for various TV and Internet features.
A highly acclaimed bassist, Steve has been referred to as a “sonic chameleon” and “a bass player’s bass player.”
FBPO’s Jon Liebman caught up with Steve at the 2016 summer NAMM show in Nashville, TN.
Watch our interview with Steve!