Leo Sidran

Leo Sidran is a multi-instrumentalist musician, arranger, composer, recording artist, podcast host and producer of Grammy and Oscar winning music. After playing professionally as a teen-ager with the legendary Steve Miller Band he established himself as a versatile artist at ease as band-leader (with seven albums in his discography) as he is producing other musicians domestically and abroad (in 2005 he co-produced the Academy Award Winning song, “Al otro lado del río” from the film The Motorcycle Diaries for Jorge Drexler), composing for documentary film (including feature length films for ESPN 30 for 30, Discovery, IFC, Sundance, and PBS) and TV commercials, and playing drums with jazz luminaries including Phil Woods, Howard Levy, David Fathead Newman, Clark Terry and Dave Grusin. As an engineer he has worked with artists including from Snarky Puppy to Massive Attack. He hosts an influential podcast called The Third Storyfeaturing interviews with musicians, producers, songwriters.