Steve Wing was born in New Orleans where he grew up listening to brass bands and other Crescent City jazz forms. He first learned piano from his mother, composer Lee Wing, and later studied with jazz greats Mary Lou Williams and Yusef Salim. Steve plays jazz as well rhythm and blues, rock, and other musical styles. He has recorded and performed with vocalists Bus Brown, Melva Houston, and Frankie Alexander. He lives in Chatham County, NC.
Steve Wing passed away from cancer in November 2016 on the eve of the election. You can read more about his activism HERE.