Steve Schuffert 
Lead Guitar

Steve Schuffert is a guitar player’s guitar player. A native of Newcastle, PA, he is also Sun King Rising’s first cousin. His long, eclectic career has crossed all genres and all boundaries. His songs have been recorded by George Jones, Kenny Rogers, T. Graham Brown, and many other Nashville stars.


He first came to prominence in 1981 with popular Ohio rock bands, Left End and the Godz. From 1995-2012 he released nine albums on Europe’s Fortune Records and attained massive popularity overseas with The Steve Schuffert Band. He also carved out a place among Nashville session cats, playing on countless albums and singles. Back home, his work with the late B.E. Taylor on his hugely successful Christmas Tours won many more fans.


Today, Schuffert lives in Utah and continues to record in his own studio for artists around the country.

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