Steven J. Zuckerman
Steven J. Zuckerman is
a global producer of high-impact events.
Currently engaged with advising
The Worlds Stage, which unites scientists and researchers,
producers, directors, performing artists and social entrepreneurs,
policy makers and those who are committed to enabling a truly empowered
Steve is a Grammy Award-winning Producer and Creative Alchemist, Musician, Composer, Creative Director and Media Producer. He emerged as a journalist/photographer in 1977 promoting emerging talents such as Meat Loaf and Bon Jovi who were virtually newcomers to the field. His projects have been featured in Rolling Stone Magazine, CNN, ABC, CBS, NBC, MTV, VH1, and Newsweek due to his commitment to balancing commercial success with artistic integrity. He lives in Palm Beach County, Florida.
He was a Co-Executive Producer of the When Comedy Went to School documentary motion picture capturing the spirit and excitement of the Catskill Comics as they inspired generations and leagues of comedians. It featured Jerry Lewis, Larry King, Syd Caesar, Jackie Mason, Hugh Hefner, Robert Klein, and many others.
He was Associate Producer and Project Creator of Les Paul and Friends: American Made, World Played (2005), the Grammy Award-Winning recording to honor the innovator whose contributions to the entertainment worlds include the solid body electric guitar and multi-track recording. This recording on EMI Records featured a host of celebrated performing artists including Eric Clapton, Keith Richards, Jeff Beck, Ritchie Sambora (Bon Jovi), Steve Miller, Sting, Joss Stone, Billy Gibbons (Z.Z. Top), Jonny Rzeznick (Goo Goo Dolls), Buddy Guy, and Peter Frampton. Winner of two Grammy Awards in 2006.
(2002–2008) He founded the Global Entertainment and Media Summit. This summit covers the evolution of music, film, media as it progresses in the digital age. (1999–2001) He founded the New York Music and Internet Expo: The beginning of a digital music revolution.
(1977–1999) Promotional Writer/Photographer/Entertainment Journalist: His works appeared in over thirty publications, newspapers, and periodicals; featured interviews with emerging talent including Meat Loaf, Billy Idol, INXS, Def Leppard, .38 Special, and Bon Jovi; he also served as Chief Photographer/Photo-journalist for the legendary Stone Pony nightclub in Asbury Park where numerous photos of Bruce Springsteen were licensed to magazines around the world.
He is also a pianist and accomplished musician.