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Steve Arguelles

b. Stephen Argüelles Clarke, 16 November 1963, Crowborough, Sussex, Britain. Elevated in Birmingham, Argüelles started playing drums at college. He soon considered jazz, playing within a rehearsal music group using the Midland Youngsters Jazz Orchestra and associated going to jazzmen. After departing school he shifted to London where he used the National Youngsters Jazz Orchestra. Then became deeply mixed up in contemporary jazz picture and was a creator person in Loose Tubes. Regularly active, Argüelles is becoming perhaps one of the most achieved and in-demand drummers in the united kingdom. He spent some time working with jazzmen as varied as George Coleman, Kenny Wheeler, Lee Konitz, Charlie Mariano, John Taylor, Hugh Masakela, Chris McGregor, Robert Dick, Dudu Pukwana, Billy Jenkins, and Django Bates. With Bates he created Human String and along with his sibling, Julian Argüelles, he created a music group referred to as Argüelles. This last-named group features music that gladly mixes folk, nation, some Cajun along with other exotica with hard bop. Through his wide repertoire, with a large number of of his personal compositions, Argüelles offers swiftly progressed into probably one of the most initial and inventive drummers in modern music.

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