Steve Lyman

Chase Baird, Gilad Hekselman, Nir Felder, Julian Pollack, José James

It gives the best punch to my sound and I love their articulation!

Steve’s Gear

Standard Felt Daddy in Scorched Natural/Red Mahogany/Natural with Black Stripes

Standard Wood Beater in Scorched Natural/Red Mahogany/Natural and Black Stripes

Lightweight Felt Daddy in Scorched Red Mahogany/Natural with Black Stripe

Lightweight Wood Beater in Scorched Natural/Red Mahogany with Black Stripe

Known for his modern approach to jazz, technical fluidity on the kit and high aptitude for rhythm and independence, Steve Lyman is emerging as one of the leading voices on the drums around the globe.

As a performer, Lyman has enjoyed sharing the stage with some of the leading voices in contemporary music and is currently the touring drummer for saxophonist Chase Baird. Other notable mentions include: Aaron Parks, Jon Batiste, Gilad Hekselman, Nir Felder, Julian Pollack, José James, and others.

Steve Lyman was named No. 2 “Up & Coming” drummer in the 2020 Modern Drummer Magazine Reader’s Poll.

Lyman Lives in NYC.


Listen to a Sound From Below podcast episode where we catch up with Steve at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic


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