Steve Berlin- a producer, arranger, session player, saxophonist and member of
Born in Philadelphia, he moved to Southern Calif. and quickly surfaced with
the seminal band The Blasters. Berlin officially joined Los Lobos in 1984 after
co-producing their 1983 EP ‘And a Time to Dance’.
Berlin's production, arranging and session work includes REM, Sheryl Crow,
The Replacements, Crash Test Dummies, Faith No More, String Cheese
Incident, Dave Alvin, John Lee Hooker, The Smithereens, The Beat Farmers,
Willie Nelson, Mavis Staples, Leo Kottke, Los Super Seven, Paul Simon’s
‘Graceland’, Rickie Lee Jones, Alec Ounsworth (Clap Your Hands Say Yeah),
Raul Malo, Rick Trevino, Jackie Greene, The Tragically Hip, Great Big Sea,
Joe Ely, Doug Sahm, Buckwheat Zydeco and many more!
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Berlin’s eclectic taste and talent is apparent with Grammy awards for
Los Lobos, Buckwheat Zydeco, Ozomatli, John Lee Hooker and
Los Super Seven.
Berlin is also an entrepreneur and board member helping to develop local
businesses that support music and musicians in Portland.
Berlin resides In Portland Oregon with his wife and two daughters.