Los Angeles-based freelance Drummer Kevin Stevens is a graduate of the acclaimed University of Miami jazz department with a BA in Studio Music and Jazz Performance. Since moving to L.A. six years ago, Kevin has toured the globe with the likes of critically acclaimed Neon Neon, actress/singer Minnie Driver, and Chilean pop superstar Beto Cuevas (La Ley). In L.A., he has played with the house band (Cleto and the Cletones) for “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” appeared on-screen in primetime TV shows, including “CSI: Las Vegas,” “The O.C.,” “Frasier” and “American Dreams,” and recorded numerous album and soundtrack dates.
Kevin is also the leader of the San Francisco-based Brass Monkey Brass Band, and on any given day he can be found putting his diverse skills to work playing indie-rock, jazz, funk, pop, R&B, deep soul, punk or big band.
At MI, Kevin teaches Private Lessons, Rhythm Section Workshop and Contemporary Drum Concepts.