Steve Leslie has had a professional songwriting career spanning more than thirty years with songs recorded by Kenny Rogers, Mark Chesnutt, George Strait, Darryl Worley, Rhonda Vincent, Neal McCoy, Ricky Skaggs, Darius Rucker, and more. A multiple BMI Award-winner, Steve received a Grammy for the title cut to Ricky Skaggs' 2004 Best Bluegrass Album of the Year "Brand New Strings.”
Steve has been playing guitar and singing onstage since he was 15 years old. Today, along with performing his own music, Steve has joined some of the best players in Nashville in presenting "How Sweet It Is! Steve Leslie Sings James Taylor." As a recording artist Steve has released three CDs.
Steve taught Jazz History at Tallahassee Community College, Tallahassee, FL, Songwriting at Belmont University, Nashville, TN, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN, and Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA. His popular songwriting courses, The Fine Art of Songwriting, and Guitar Method & Music Theory for Songwriters is available here: indiemusicacademy.com/fas