As the former lead vocalist and keyboard player for the American Classic and Progressive rock band Kansas, Steve Walsh is the voice behind the hits “Carry on my Wayward Son”, “Point of Know Return”, “Dust in the Wind” and “All I Wanted”. As a songwriter, Steve is well known for penning a classic tune and his wide range of musical influences which can be heard on his previous solo releases as well as the melodic rock band “Streets”. He has also contributed his vocal talents to more than a dozen projects by other artists including Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett.
Steve is well known for his extremely energetic live performances, acrobatic keyboard skills, passionate vocals and multi instrumental talents on stage. In addition to Keyboards, Steve has also played Congas, Harmonica, Glockenspiel. In short, he is, an all-round great musician.
Steve states about Black Butterfly, “The writing process for Black Butterfly took me in many different directions and made me look inside myself-sometimes a little too deeply, and wonder about different events that have influenced my life, and others around me. I really had no plans to do any more recording after I left the band Kansas.”
Joining Steve on this record is songwriter/guitarist Tommy Denander (Alice Cooper, Michael Jackson, Paul Stanley, etc….) and contributing lead vocalist Jerome Mazza (Angelica, Pinnacle Point).
Black Butterfly is everything you would expect it to be from someone like Steve Walsh, the man is a legend and this album oozes quality from start to finish. This is the album everyone is talking about, and it’s finally here...