Check out this great video -- learn about Steve's music and story, listen to his finger-picking and songs from his "The Road" album. Filmed at Steve's West Channel Music Studio in Rochester, Minnesota.
Steven J. Schmidt performs a solo version of "I'm Gonna Leave The City"
Steven J. Schmidt performs a full band arrangement of "The Road" with Steve Lehto, Lead Guitar; Lisi Wright, Fiddle; Ben Kaplan, Drums; John Wright, Bass; and Dan Neal, Guitar
There could be no better title for this CD. His guitar work is extraordinary; embracing the sad whimsy of a Nick Drake and the creative fury of a Leo Kottke. It is a perfect CD for anyone who enjoys great guitar and great stories."
Ken Onstad, President - New Folk Records/Loud Folk Records
The Road is more than just a well-recorded album. It speaks because it offers a glimpse into those gritty places in life most of us know well, offered through storytelling that is heartfelt and vulnerable.
Guy Mendilow, Composer/Performer/Educator