Steven grew up in Los Angeles California and started playing guitar at age 8. Went Pro at 17 and was soon one of the most sought after session players in LA. He went on to master the Pedal Steel guitar, Dobro, Banjo, Mandolin, piano and became a BMI songwriter and member of N.A.R.A.S.
Steven was nominated several years in a row for Best Guitar and Pedal steel player by the Academy of Country Music (LA chapter).
He toured for several years with major recording artist around the world from Christian to Country.
He currently owns Swinford Music Productions Inc. a full production audio recording studio located in Henderson NV. He works as a Music Producer, working with various artists as well as writing and producing his own music for film and television.