Steve Porcaro
American musician
Steve Porcaro
Steven Maxwell "Steve" Porcaro is an American keyboardist and composer, who was an original member of the rock/pop band Toto. Porcaro wrote or co-wrote at least one song on each of Toto's first six albums, with the exception of Isolation.
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Today's Birthdays - Sports Radio ESPN 1420
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Musician Steve Porcaro is 54. (Born 1957) He's the keyboardist and a singer for the group Toto. Musician Paul Deakin is 52. (Born 1959) He's the drummer for the group The Mavericks. Football Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson is 51
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'Justified's' music shows its roots - Variety
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Season one's approach resulted in some strikingly deployed cues -- most prominently, a cover of Tammy Wynette's "Stand by Your Man" by LA-based vocalist Quincy Coleman, recorded by "Justified" composer Steve Porcaro. But Sill thought a shift was in
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Suspendido concierto de Toto: comenzó devolución de dineros - La Nación (Chile)
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Sin embargo, la cita para los fanáticos de la banda que esta vez aterrizaría en Chile por primera vez con Steve Porcaro en sus filas fue suspendida y según se confirmó, los dineros de los boletos comprados ya comenzaron a ser reembolsados en los punto
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A new Toto cd/dvd due to early 2012 on Mascot Records! - Westcoast Rendez-Vous (blog)
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The band featured David Paich (Keyboards and Vocals), Steve Lukather (Guitars and Vocals), Steve Porcaro (Keyboards and Vocals), Simon Phillips (Drums), Nathan East (Bass) and Joseph Williams (Vocals). This is only a preview
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Lawo mc² records Toto for HD release - Screen Africa
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The 6-piece line-up, featuring original band members Steve Lukather, David Paich and Steve Porcaro, plus Simon Phillips (drums), Nathan East (bass) and singer Joseph Williams, was being recorded in HD video for DVD and Blu-ray release
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TOTO Live-Recording mit Lawo mc²66 Mischpult - 96kHz.de
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Die 6-köpfige Band mit Steve Lukather, David Paich und Steve Porcaro, aus der Originalbesetzung der Band, sowie Simon Phillips (Schlagzeug), Nathan East (Bass) und Sänger Joseph Williams, wurde in HD für eine Live DVD und Blu-ray Ausgabe des Konzerts
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/Toto (Villafranca di Verona) - LoudVision
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... "Pamela" e "Stop Loving You" risuonano nel castello, con la presenza di "No Woman No Cry" tra le note di "Somewhere Tonight" e una cover di Michael Jackson "Human Nature" scritta da Steve Porcaro proprio per lui, con tanto di dedica al re del pop
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Kalifornische Altmeister in Bestform – TOTO im Hamburger Stadtpark - Unser Lübeck
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Neben TOTOs Gründungsmitgliedern Steve Lukather, Steve Porcaro und David Paich konnte das Hamburger Publikum den 1992 als Nachfolger des verstorbenen Jeff Porcaro beigetretenen Simon Phillips am Schlagzeug bewundern. An die Stelle der unverwechselbaren
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Nach Lotto spielt auch Toto im Stadtpark - WELT ONLINE
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Dominic Porcaro heißt er, der Sohn von Toto-Keyborder Steve Porcaro, der beim Konzert am Dienstagabend im Stadtpark bei "Hold The Line" den Bass zupft - gespielt als Zugabe. Es wäre ja auch zu schade, wenn jene Songs nicht mehr live zu hören wären
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"Toto" in Hamburg: Zwei Dutzend Songs in zwei Stunden - Hamburger Abendblatt
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Aber natürlich ist es ein pures Vergnügen, genialen Musikern wie Steve Lukather an der Gitarre, David Paich und Steve Porcaro am Keyboard, Simon Phillips am Schlagzeug oder Nathan East am Bass zuhören zu können. Nachdem sich die älteren Herren warm
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Majestetisk av Toto - Fædrelandsvennen
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Mike Porcaro ble hyllet med sangen «Human Nature», som er gjort verdenskjent av Michael Jackson men skrevet av broren, og bandets keybordist, Steve Porcaro. Toto gjorde en fin versjon av sangen, selv om det var noe unødvendig bruk av backingtracks
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Ask Billboard: Pen Pals: Readers Respond, Part 2 - Billboard
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7, 1983), written by David Paich and Steve Porcaro of Toto "I'm a Believer," The Monkees (No. 1, 1966), written by Neil Diamond "In the Ghetto" (No. 3, 1969) and "Don't Cry Daddy" (No. 6, 1970), Elvis Presley, both written by Mac Davis "Justify My Love
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GIG REVIEW: TOTO, HMV HAMMERSMITH APOLLO, LONDON - Express.co.uk
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Having survived the death of original drummer Jeff Porcaro, and with Mike Porcaro absent suffering from a form of motor neurone disease, original members David Paich and Steve Porcaro on keyboards and guitarist Steve Lukather played like the rock
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Showbiz: Kimball's beat - New Straits Times
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But Kimball has no plans to collaborate with his former band mates — keyboardists Paich and Steve Porcaro, guitarist Steve Lukather, bassist Mike Porcaro and drummer Simon Phillips. “They got back together in February last year for a tour of Europe in
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Rosanna Arquette vers une 4e mariage - Staragora
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Elle a aussi eu des relations avec Steve Porcaro, membre du groupe Toto, qui lui écrit la chansons Rosanna, avec Peter Gabriel, Paul Buchanan du groupe The Blue Nile et paraît-il avec Paul McCartney. Après tous ces musiciens, Rosanna Arquette a trouvé
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REGRESA A CHILE EN CONCIERTO CON FORMACIÓN ESTELAR - Terra Chile
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La formación de esa gira fue con David Paich en teclados y voces, Steve Lukather en guitarra y voces, Steve Porcaro en teclados, Simon Phillips en batería, Joseph Williams en voces y Nathan East como invitado especial en bajo
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Toto named after Bobby Kimball? - Manila Bulletin
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The album turned out to be one of the most commercially successful records of the '80s featuring the hits: “Rosanna” (titled after Steve Porcaro's ex-girlfriend, actress Rosanna Arquette), “Africa” and “I Won't Hold You
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Rock Reports 2 juni 2011 - City FM
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Overigens met een bijzondere bezetting, want twee oudgedienden die in het verleden een belangrijke bijdrage aan de muzikale TOTO-historie hebben geleverd maken hun opwachting: toetsenman van het eerste uur Steve Porcaro (Hold The Line) en zanger Joseph
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Steve Porcaro
    FIFTIES
  • 2016
    Age 58
    Steve released his first ever solo album on 10 June 2016.
    More Details Hide Details Someday/Somehow was co/written/produced by Michael Sherwood, former member of the band Lodgic. The album contains 13 songs, one of which reunites Steve with his late brothers Mike and Jeff Porcaro, from recordings made prior to their passing. With contributions from Michael McDonald, Jamie Kimmett, Michael Sherwood, Mabvuto Carpenter, Marc Bonilla, Steve Lukather, Lenny Castro, Shannon Forrest, Jeff Porcaro and Mike Porcaro; Someday/Somehow opened at #1 on Amazon Japan's Rock and Pop charts, where it remained for two weeks. Steve Porcaro played a huge variety of synthesizers on Toto albums. While David Paich handled piano duties, it was usually Steve's job to complement the music with creative synth sounds. He was known to use Yamaha GS1, Yamaha DX1, Yamaha CS80, Roland Jupiter-8, Minimoog, Oberheim Xpander, Polyfusion Modular, Dynacord Add One and Sequential Circuits Prophet synthesizers among others. The synth solo in the Toto song Rosanna is a noted example of his approach.
  • 2015
    Age 57
    Porcaro performed on the band's 2015 studio album Toto XIV, co-writing and singing lead on 'The Little Things' and writing/singing lead on the Japan-only bonus cut, "Bend."
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  • 2009
    Age 51
    He collaborated with his daughter Heather Porcaro on her debut album, The Heartstring Symphony, released in 2009.
    More Details Hide Details Porcaro returned to play with Toto at live performances since 2010, when they decided to reform the band and tour in Europe to support Mike Porcaro. They scheduled further concerts in Europe.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1992
    Age 34
    He was also a member of Chris Squire's short lived band, The Chris Squire Experiment, in 1992.
    More Details Hide Details Steve Porcaro is currently working on film scores. He composed the music for the FX television show Justified, among many other projects.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1987
    Age 29
    He left Toto in 1987 after the Fahrenheit album in order to pursue a more full-time songwriting and composing career.
    More Details Hide Details However, Porcaro continued working with Toto in various supporting capacities, assisting with keyboards, drum looping, synthesizers and arranging/composing. Porcaro composed the music for the song "Human Nature" and produced the synthesizer for "The Girl Is Mine" from Michael Jackson's album Thriller as well as playing synthesizer and keyboard on "Stranger In Moscow" from Jackson's HIStory album He has also done session musician work for many other acts, including Yes (on Union and Open Your Eyes) and Jefferson Airplane (on their self-titled 1989 reunion album).
  • TEENAGE
  • 1977
    Age 19
    Porcaro's touring career began playing with Gary Wright during his tour in 1977, supporting the latter's The Dream Weaver album.
    More Details Hide Details Porcaro and the other original members of Toto then played with Boz Scaggs before forming Toto. Porcaro wrote or co-wrote at least one song on each of Toto's first six albums, with the exception of Isolation. His two older brothers Mike and Jeff were Toto's bassist and drummer as well as session musicians while his father Joe is a prolific session percussionist. Unlike most of his Toto bandmates, he generally did not contribute lead or even backing vocals; he considered himself a weak singer, and sang lead on two of his earlier compositions only because he felt that the vocal styles of his bandmates, with the exception of Joseph Williams, were not appropriate for his songs.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1957
    Born
    Born on September 2, 1957.
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