Steve Katz, a founding member of Blood, Sweat & Tears, jokingly asks in his memoirs: Is Steve Katz a Rock Star? In this conversation, we focus on what it is that has been sustaining him.
Steve Katz was a founding member of Blood, Sweat & Tears, which won three Grammies and sold millions of records worldwide. After BS&T, Steve went on to produce three Lou Reed albums, two of which went into Billboard’s Top Ten. His last official band membership was with American Flyer in the mid-seventies who’s first album was produced by Beatles’ producer, George Martin. Steve then went on to become a Vice-President of Mercury Records where he produced the seminal Irish band, Horslips. His memoirs, Blood, Sweat, and My Rock ‘n’ Roll Years: Is Steve Katz a Rock Star? were published by Lyons Press in 2015. This year, Steve Katz released his first solo album, a career retrospective called The Juggle. See website.
Published July 2019 – Connection through Robin Kappy.