MP3 Rodney Stepp & BSB - Steppin' Out
Contemporary smooth jazz, funky rhythms, melodic and fresh, featuring piano, synths, trumpet and Electronic Wind Instrument.
14 MP3 Songs
JAZZ: Smooth Jazz, GOSPEL: Contemporary Gospel
Rodney Stepp, President of Brooks Street Music, is a native of Indianapolis and comes with a wealth of experience as the keyboardist and assistant musical director with the Spinners. He''s back in Indianapolis and is putting his musical and international experience and his diverse musical resources at your disposal. Whether your market is close to home, national or reaching across the world, Brooks Street Music, founded in 1991, will pull its vast music network together to make your message one not to be forgotten.
Rodney Stepp & BSB (Brooks Street Band)have opened for major concert acts and have played venues in the Midwest including the world famous Cotton Club, Chicago, IL. They are now being introduced around the world with their CD entitled, "Steppin'' Out."
Stepp was recently a part of a documentary that is being together by Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds, (Tommy Henderson) for his film company. The documentary is concerning the demise of R&B Bands. The documentary does not have a completion or release date at this time.
Brooks Street Music Production & Publishing Company
CEO / Music publishing, song writing, producer, arranger, musician, compositions, arrangements, radio & TV commercials & jingles, consulting & conducting seminars, keynote speaker for seminars, schools & universities, churches and other charitable organizations.
Rodney Stepp & BSB, CD entitled, "Steppin'' Out."
(The Spinners Performing Arts Inc.
Musician & conductor for the Atlantic Recording group The Spinners.
Sister Sledge & Ronnie Dyson
Rapture Enterprises & Shadrach Productions
Founder & Band Leader of the group Rapture. Toured nationwide playing Air Force Bases. (1980)
The Children''s Museum (IN)
Indianapolis Downtown Inc.
Bates USA Midwest
Bill Shirk (Escape Artist)
Corporate Creations, Inc (IN)
Eli Lilly & Company
The Hoosier Lottery (Addy Award 96-97)
The Muncie Housing Authority
Indiana Black Expo
Indiana Pacers (NBA)
J. D. Byrider
The Indianapolis Recorder Newspaper
MZD Advertising Agency
National Black Expo, (Chicago)
Thanjamin, Inc. (Chicago)
TTV 4 - Kids Club - (Addy Award 1993)
WHHH, Hoosier Hot 96 FM Radio
WXIN, Fox 59
Written ''N Stone (Louisville)
Films & Soundtracks
Cabwoman, made for TV movie, entire soundtrack.
Delta Faucet, Corporate business theater and presentations, original music score.
Indianapolis Downtown Inc., promotional business presentation, original music score.
Sweet Auburn, soap opera, theme song, original composition.
The Indianapolis Recorder, documentary, original music score, currently in production.
World 2001 Police & Fire Games, wrote, recorded & produced the theme song.
Eli Lilly & Company, theme song for video production, Make That Change.
Household Finance, Chicago IL, Business Theater and Video presentation.
Federal Government Engagements
Combined Federal Campaign/United Way - Wrote, recorded and produced -the theme song for the 1998 Combined Federal Campaign. Music provided for the 1999 CFC campaign. The song entitled, "Reach Out - Do It For Love" was sung by the legendary Mary Wilson, original member and founder of The Supremes (Diana Ross). Song was featured on the CFC film.
Postal Customer Council - Luncheons, Golf Outings, Workshops, Scholarship Receptions
Postmaster Induction Ceremonies
Black History Month - State Rotunda 1999, Main Office, 1993-1998
NALC Food Drive - Live Performance
NALC Food Drive - provided music licensing and recorded the commercial
National Anthem for various events, Stamp Shows, Special Programs
Board of Governors Meeting
Celebrate The Century - Performed at national launch in Washington DC
Billboard Song Writing Contest (3) * ADDY Award 1993 * Children''s Museum, major donor, Gold Brick in Black Gallery * Music Memory Awards, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra (10) * Valley Forge Freedom Foundation Award * Special Awards, United Way of America, * Certificate of Appreciation, USPS (3) * National Safety Council * United Way of America & Office of Personnel Management, Wash. DC - Golden Reel Award, Red Ant Records #1 Billboard Hit, Lately by Devine
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT / ACTIVITIES / ORGANIZATIONS
Board of Directors, Christian Service Charities, appointed October 1999
National Register''s WHO''S WHO In Executives and Professionals 2000-2001
Messiah Missionary Baptist Church, Organist, July 2000 - to present
Ebenezer Baptist Church, Indianapolis IN, pianist & Director for The Voices Of Inspiration
Mount Paran Baptist Church, lead musician
Community Theater, NAPI REP, Musical Conductor, "Aretha" - "Get Ready"
National Black Theater Festival, Winston-Salem, NC
Advertising Club of Indianapolis - member
ASCAP, New York, NY - member
Indiana Black Expo - participant
Brooks Street Music is one of the most technically elaborate MIDI production and recording studios in the Midwest and has serviced a broad diversity of clients including:
Erica Edmonds, Higher Power Records Recording Artist
Will & Pete, Producers, formerly of LaFace Records
Tommy Henderson, formerly of LaFace Records
John Howcott, HOP Productions Atlanta, #1 Billboard Hit, "Lately" by Devine
Gregg Bacon - Contemporary Jazz Artist
Rodney Stepp & BSB - Contemporary Jazz
Mary Wilson, formerly of The Supremes
Bernard Whittington, Indianapolis Colts, Jazz Contemporary Artist
Wayman Tisdale, Contemporary Jazz
Numerous gospel, rap, R&B, Hip-Hop and various artist have recorded and produced projects at Brooks Street Music, Inc. Keep a watchful eye out for Higher Power Records new artist, Erica Edmonds, "Starts With A Dream." Also, the piano keyboard virtuoso, Lloyd Joe Logan, Sharon Johnson and Adrian Leavell, spring release, 2003.