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In memory of Janine Morse

Steve Morse writes in his website: Yesterday, February 4, at 2:40pm, I said my last goodbye to my beloved wife, Janine. We had been in a period of remission which lasted not nearly long enough. But luckily, I was able to spend virtually every day with her as she found workarounds to get through some […]

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Wayward son carries on

Steve Morse made a surprise guest appearance at the Kansas gigs in Clearwater, Florida, on January 19 and 20, 2024.

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Steve supported by himself

Dixie Dregs will play eight dates in April, supported by the Steve Morse Band. The mini-tour will start in Nashville, TN, on April 18, 2024, and proceed further south, wrapping up on April 27th in Clearwater, FL. Dregs’ lineup will include Steve Morse, Andy West, Rod Morgenstein, Allen Sloan, with Jordan Rudess on keyboards. No […]

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Little melodic pieces

Steve Morse plays a bespoke piece The Pledge written for him by Jason Sidwell and proceeds to explain what, how, and why.

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Chicken pickin’ counterpoint

Steve Morse talks to Rick Beato and plays some music. Dig in!

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Flying in ever rising circles

Steve Morse, together with his son Kevin, has paid tribute to his friend and aerobatics instructor Nikolay Timofeev, who recently passed away.

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Albums that changed Steve

In an interview for ClassicRockHistory.com, Steve Morse lists 10 albums that changed his life. And some of those might surprise you. # 10 – Meet the Beatles – The Beatles (1964) I first heard The Beatles on [the] Ed Sullivan [Show], which was a family show. I had gotten a small tape recorder and recorded […]

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Out standing in their print

A new transcription book of Steve Morse composition for the SMB 2009 album Out Standing In Their Field is now available. The book covers the following tunes: Name Dropping Brink of the Edge Here and Now and Then Relentless Encroachment John Deere Letter More to the Point Time Junction Unnamed Sources Flight of the Osprey […]

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Them life-questioning chords

Goldmine magazine has another one of those top-something lists (yep, we can hear the eyes rolling from all the way up in our editorial ivory towers). But it is a list on a topic rarely discussed outside the hardcore fan forums — it’s a top 20 of Morse era tracks, and it’s rather eloquently penned […]

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Composer who plays guitar

Back in May, when Steve Morse was intermittently touring with his eponymous band, he spoke to WITH 90.1 radio station, broadcasting out of Ithaca, NY. They have published the transcript of the conversation. Here are some Purple-related bits, not that the rest is not just as interesting… Q: Did your technique or style change at […]

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