Biography of Argüelles Steve:
Steve Argüelles is Anglo-Catalan and lives in France. First coming to prominence with the group Loose Tubes, he is an active collaborator rather than a hired accompanist, and has contributed to the work of two players he considers important influences, pianist John Taylor and the late saxophonist Dudu Pukwana. Michael Nyman, Mose Allison, Slim Gaillard, Steve Lacy, Jimmy Giuffre, John Surman, Chris McGregor, Toots Thielemans and George Coleman number amongst the musicians he has worked with. Although a vital component of UK bands Human Chain and Argüelles (co-led with brother Julian) he is currently resident in Paris and is part of the Recyclers, a trio featuring Parisian pianist Benoît Delbecq and guitarist Noël Akchoté.