“2648 West Grand Boulevard” Record Release, Dizzy’s/Lincoln Center

Claire Day 5'tet (Steve Hudson, Jerome Harris, Claire Daly, Marcus McClaurine, Peter Grant)

  Thanks everyone for coming out to the “2648 West Grand Boulevard” record release at Dizzy’s/Lincoln Center.  Had a blast performing reinvented arrangements of the music of motown with Claire Daly, Jerome Harris, Marcus McClaurine, and Peter Grant.  The album was brought to life by the record label Glass Beach Jazz, artfully produced by Doug Moody, and […]

The Immigrant, now on Netflix

    Had the pleasure of playing piano for a number of scenes in the movie The Immigrant, under the direction of composer Christopher Spelman.  I remember for a couple scenes, bar room scenes, that the music needed to sound as if it was being payed from the early 1900’s…….wish I hadn’t nodded off in […]

Music for PBS Frontline, Policing the Police


Did music for a PBS Frontline documentary a couple months ago with drummer Michael Sarin and bassist Hilliard Greene, called “Policing the Police.” Scott Jacoby was the producer/composer. It’s all about the Newark Police Department, and it’s a powerful piece, really relevant to our time. Hats off to the whole production team.   Here is […]

Review from Bird is the Worm


Nice review from Dave Miller, from Bird is the Worm, of some of the music I have been playing and writing for,  

new film score on the way!

Thrilled to be working with on a fascinating short  film, “Beast,” by writer/director Naava Feingold.  Sketching out ideas right now, keep you posted as we move forward! S

music for The Nearest Human Being, by Marco Coppola

Just finished recording music for writer/director Marco Coppola’s new film The Nearest Human Being.  I dove into the music of the Italian composer of the 18th century, Alessandro Marcello, who wrote an amazing oboe concerto (Bach later transcribed the music, concerto for harpsichord in D minor (BWV 974).  A part of the adagio section was […]

Great Times in California

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Thank you to everyone who came out to the sold out show at the Healdsburg Jazz Festival with the Claire Daly 5’tet and thank you to North Coast Records.  We had a blast and had an equally amazing time performing two nights in Fort Bragg at the Sequoia Room.  Will keep you posted on the […]

Music for PBS Frontline Documentary

Had a great time recording with Michael Sarin (Drums) and Hill Greene (Bass) at Eusonia Studios (Scott Jacoby) in NYC. We recorded music for a PBS Documentary coming out in June, Frontline. Keep you posted on when it’s airing.

Music of the Woods

Just completed music for a commercial for West NYC by the talented director Roger DaCosta. Check it Out!

New Recording On the Way – June 2016!

Latest recording by the Claire Daly 5’tet, explores the music of motown, and will be released by the innovative North Coast Brewing Co. record label. The band features Claire Daly on sax/flute, yours truly on piano, Jerome Harris on guitar, Peter Grant on drums, and MaryAnn McSweeney on bass. We have received rave reviews from […]

New Film, now in post-production


Hey gang Just completed music for the feature film, Sound of Magic, which is in post-production.  The film combines elements of fantasy, comedy, and drama in this entertaining family film.  Big thank you to Casey O’Donnell, audio engineer, Ben Mironer, Music Director, and Basil Mironer, Director.  ….keep you posted on the release date!

Love Fest

Thanks to everyone for making our Princeton concert such an amazing evening.  See you all soon!! xo s  

SH Trio’s version of “Take the A Train” on Youtube, Enjoy!!

YOUTUBE VIDEO             Steve Hudson-Piano, Hill Greene-Bass, Rudy Royston-Drums Recorded Feb 9, 2015 at Founders Hall, St Francis College, Brooklyn

Skype Lessons Now Available

Very excited to announce that I will be accepting students beginning May 1st, for piano and/or composition, theory, and harmonic studies. Lessons will be given via Skype, unless of course you are in the New York City area.  If you are local, lessons can be held at my studio.  For more info, (908) 230-6079, […]

Throwing Down with the Trio!! June 13, Princeton NJ…Come Join the Party!!


Check out on youtube the trio (Steve Hudson, Hill Greene, Rudy Royston) playing Strayhorn’s “Take the A Train” at Founders Hall in Brooklyn, St Francis College, enjoy!  More great videos to come!!

Princeton Concert, June 13th – Steve Hudson/Ugonna Okegwo/Gerald Cleaver

The trio’s Princeton Concert is Saturday, June 13, 8 pm at the Paul Robeson Theater.  It’s going to a special night of new originals, music of Duke Ellington/Billy Strayhorn, and a couple surprises.  Not to be missed!   Steve Hudson-piano Ugonna Okegwo-bass Gerald Cleaver-drums There will also be a workshop before the concert, check back […]

Hunkering Down

It;s been a busy couple weeks!  Recorded a new album at Avatar with saxophonist Claire Daly, Jerome Harris, Peter Grant, and Mary Ann McSweeney… of Motown all arranged by Claire…it was great day.  Also, been hunkering down writing music for a feature film, the sound of magic.  It’s a musical that is really funny with […]

what a night!


      Thanks to everyone for coming out to the Roots Up debut concert in Brooklyn with Zach Brock, Chris Hoffman, Ches Smith and yours truly. We explored many new exciting originals for vocals and the band, as well as the music of Nick Drake and David Bowie (Man Who Sold the World). We […]

March 13 Concert in Brooklyn – all new music !



Working on material for a concert at Saint Francis College in Feb……diving into duke ellington’s music….one of my earliest musical heroes….still remember that black and white poster that used to be on my wall with duke in a winter jacket, along side one my Michael Jordan, and Lorenzo DeMedici (long story on that one)……keep you […]

Here’s to an amazing 2015

Thank you everyone for making 2014 such a great year! Looking forward to sharing an amazing 2015 with all of you, lots of brand new exciting music and film scoring projects coming up that I am looking forward to sharing with you soon. Here we go! S

Band Name Contest, Win 2 tix to brooklyn show, March 13, Firehouse Space!

Band Name Contest,  Win 2 tix to brooklyn show, March 13, Firehouse Space!  The steve hudson chamber ensemble, Zach Brock – violin, Christopher Hoffman-cello, Ches Smith-drums, and yours truly, will be premiering all new music on March 13th in Brooklyn at the Firehouse Space. While I like our current name, I think it has about […]

music of the hobbit, with an edge

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   Once upon a time, before there were so many middle earth movies, I stumbled upon a riff while practicing a piece of Debussy on the piano (really).  After developing the idea into a tune, a clear image kept popping into my mind of Bilbo strutting along in the country side, more of a strut […]

music for a good cause

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Here is an inspiring public service announcement that I composed music for, by the talented director Ben Middlekauff, using piano and then later strings. It’s a program to help kids post-hurricane Sandy……great cause (just click photo to see video).  This video should get you out of that funk.  There are two parts to this short […]