Steve Smith(史蒂夫·史密斯) 美国著名爵士乐鼓手，生于1954年8月21日，毕业于波士顿伯克利音乐学院，也是著名摇滚乐队Journey的核心成员之一。《现代鼓手》杂志连续五年将他票选为全能鼓手No.1，2001年又将他封为“史上最佳的25位鼓手之一”，2002年将他选入“现代鼓手名人堂”。2008年Steve Smith被《鼓！》杂志评选为“最佳爵士乐鼓手”，2017年被加冕“摇滚名人堂”！
Steve Smith在Journey乐队时期，就开始领导自己的融合爵士乐队Steve Smith and Vital Information，还是Steve Smith’s Jazz Legacy乐队领队。他与许多爵士乐大师合作密切，包括Michael Brecker、Richard Bona、Mike Stern、Scott Henderson,、Victor Wooten、Bill Evens等。除此之外，Steve Smith海外诸多流行大牌伴奏，Mariah Carey、Bryan Adams、Claudio Baglioni等。
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Steven Bruce Smith (born August 21,1954) is an American drummer best known as a member of the rock band Journey, rejoining the group for the third time in 2015. Over the past 20+ years, Smith has played on many hits with such diverse artists as Mariah Carey, Bryan Adams, Zucchero, Claudio Baglioni
Smith began leading his own fusion band Steve Smith and Vital Information in 1983 while still a member of Journey. Steve is also the bandleader of Steve Smith’s Jazz Legacy, a group carrying on the tradition of many of the great drummer-led jazz bands. Smith has also maintained an extensive touring and recording career, appearing with many jazz luminaries such as Michael Brecker, Richard Bona, Mike Stern, Dave Liebman, Frank Gambale, Stu Hamm, Tom Coster, Larry Coryell, Jerry Goodman, Howard Levy, Steve Marcus, Scott Henderson，Victor Wooten，Bill Evens.
Smith’s explosive solos and intricate timekeeping served to gain him much acclaim from sources such as Modern Drummer Magazine, whose readers voted him the #1 All-Around Drummer five years in a row. In 2001,the publication named Smith one of the Top 25 Drummers of All Time, and in 2002 he was voted into the Modern Drummer Hall of Fame. The 2008 Drum! Magazine readers poll voted Smith Best Jazz Drummer. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Journey on April 7,2017.