Steve Roiland


Accordion, Acoustic Guitar, Background Singer, Bagpipes, Banjo, Bass Guitar, Cello, Clarinet, DJ, Dobro, Drums, Electronic Music, Fiddle, Flute, Harmonica, Harp, Keyboard, Lead Guitar, Mandolin, Other, Other Percussion, Piano, Rhythm Guitar, Saxophone, Steel guitar, Trombone, Trumpet, Ukulele, Upright bass, Violin, Vocalist, Vocalist - Alto, Vocalist - Baritone, Vocalist - Bass, Vocalist - Soprano, Vocalist - Tenor.


Owned and performed with Leon Merian Big Band. Leon was lead trumpet for Elvis, Sinatra and numerous others including Burt Parks Orchestra where his 2nd and 3rd trumpeters were Doc Severinsen and Clark Terry. Co-founded Ocean's 11 Big Band. Currently lead quartet/quintet Romantics:
For Lovers Past, Present and Future. This band is Playing Jazz Octoberfest for Jazz Club of Sarasota where they will feature John Lamb (Former Bassist for Duke Ellington while the Duke was still with the band). Steve has played sideman for over a dozen local bands.

Screen name:
Steve Roiland
Member since:
Jun 05 2016
Active within 2 weeks
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
6-7 nights a week
Most available:


Herb Alpert, Louis Armstrong, The Beatles, Burt Bacharach, Hoagy Carmichael, Arthur Fiedler, Harry James, John Lamb, Bob Marley, Wynton Marsalis, Mike Royal, Eddie Tobin and many more...

Instrument experience:

Acoustic Guitar:
Vocalist - Bass:


4 Channel PA with looper.
Trumpet - LA Benge 3 MLP Goldplate Circa 1972
Flugelhorn - LA Benge 3 MLP Circa 1972
Guitar - Cort Acoustic/Electric