Steve O'Connor is well known for not only his masterful jazz guitar work, but also as a composer, arranger and producer. He was awarded the prestigious Down Beat Magazine scholarship for jazz composition and improvisation to Berkeley School of Music. Steve performed with such luminaries as Red Mitchell, Bob Magnusson, Charles MacPherson, Bob Mover, The Joe Farrell Big Band, Mike Wofford, Don Menza, Frank Rosolino and Russell Farrentes He led a jazz group called "Stream" with renowned bassist Jeff Rew, Ogden, Jim Plank, Magnusson and Joe Marillo. His extraordinary talent in composing led him to composing for Sea World, Universal Studios, Warner Brothers, Disney, the Muppets, the Republic of China, the 1994 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Seville World's Fair and the Kennedy Space and Rocket Center, as well as TV and radio commercials for Jeep, Toyota, Chrysler, Folgers Coffee, NBC, etc. One of his more challenging commissions, The Nautilus Suite, was a composition for five jazz soloists and full orchestra, for the San Diego Symphony He was also commissioned to compose a "trio" suite for violin, jazz bass and piano featuring Mary Karo, Bob Magnusson and pianist for Ella Fitzgerald, Mike Wofford. Steve recently completed a production for a Warner Brothers Park in Spain and an amazing musical production for the Queen Mary in Long Beach, as well as a "4-D" movie for Stone Mountain, Georgia, and music production for First Com Music Library He has currently scored music and sound design for an audio book of the poetry of T.S. Eliot, as well as an audio book by Arthur C. Clarke, The City and the Stars, for Audiobooks.com. In 2009, Stephen completed the soundtrack for the movie Scare Zone. A video of the composing of the music can be seen on Facebook. Following Scare Zone,” Stephen wrote the score for the movie The Visitant,––a psycho-thriller now available on amazon.com. Along with music, Stephen is the author of Counterpoint to Reality, an intriguing memoir of his spiritual journey, and his new book Harmonology, An Insider’s Guide To Creating Harmonious Relationships Through Music. Stephen now divides his time living between his home in Nayarit, Mexico and his wife’s cottage in Quebec. He can be found playing his exciting vision of jazz and flamenco guitar, in many venues along the Nayarit Riviera Coast.