Steve Itterly is a Colorado-based singer / song-writer that draws from a deep well of American musical traditions to create distinctively personal music that is timeless without seeming retro.
Hailing from Boston, MA, Steve studied country blues and ragtime guitar with local greats, Paul Rishell and Racky Thomas. It wasn’t until moving to Colorado that he honed his skills and began writing songs of his own, pulling from genres such as: country blues, early jazz, western swing, ragtime, and folk.
Steve’s musical journey began in his early teens when his brother and father introduced him to the recordings of Led Zeppelin, Eric Clapton, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, and more. He was immediately drawn to the finger-style recording of Jimmy Page’s Bron-Yr-Aur and spent hours with his ear pressed to the record player trying to learn it. Digging deeper into the roots of this style, Steve began listening to the recordings early blues musicians such as: Mississippi John Hurt, Big Bill Broonzy, Robert Johnson, Blind Boy Fuller, etc. and has been hooked ever since.
Steve’s musical style is true to form with his passionate vocals, finger-style prowess, and ripping slide guitar.