Formed in the early 70’s, the Dixie Dregs bent the genre boundaries of rock, jazz, country and classical. Fusing unique instrumentals, the Dixie Dregs challenged the listener to expand beyond the industry standard typically fed to the masses as pop music. This uniqueness became the demise of their marketability. However, forty one years later—as the original members of the Dregs have reunited for their Dawn of the Dregs tour—the massive response and fan support is proving that notion to be obsolete
Steve also talks about his career with Deep Purple, sharing his first experience as the band’s guitarist and how Deep Purple and its music has retained his attention for 24 years.