Music & Culture Ambassador of Mississippi, Steve Azar, is a modern day renaissance man, hit songwriter, recording artist, music producer, talk show host, golfer and philanthropist. Steve likes to call his own breed of music “Delta . A product of the Mississippi Delta region, Azar has released 6 critically acclaimed studio albums to date.
His album Waitin’ On Joe features the smash hit "I Don't Have to Be Me ('til Monday)" which has received BMI Million-Air awards for over 3 million in air plays and is one of the top five most played songs of the past two decades on radio. Azar has reached #1 three times on the video charts, including the title track,“Waitin’ on Joe”, which featured academy award winner Morgan Freeman.
Indianola was his first album released on his own label, Dang/Ride Records. Singles "You're My Life" and "You Don't Know a Thing" enjoyed success on radio. The video for “You Don’t Know a Thing” featured golfer, John Daly, and was an instant favorite at the country music video channels. “You’re my Life”, is still a strong seller and fan favorite to this day. Indianola also received strong critical reviews and landed the album at #1 on the XM Radio “Country Outlaw” channel.
Slide On Over Here featuring the hit single "Sunshine" was spotlighted in Oprah’s 2011 Top Things to buy at Christmas
Delta Soul Volume One, is a collection of songs that are an exceptional mix of Delta blues and rock. The single “Doin’ It Right (Delta Mix)" was the feature track for Sony Pictures 2013 movie Here Comes The Boom starring Kevin James and Salma Hayek.
His latest album, Steve Azar & The Kings Men's Down At The Liquor Store includes band mates of B.B. King, Elvis Presley and other musical Kings. The feature documentary, Something In The Water, chronicles the making of the record in legendary Club Ebony in Indianola, Mississippi. The film was released on Stingray/Qello and GoUSA Channel and is available on Youtube.
Steve currently hosts his own SuperTalkMS radio show and podcast called “In a Mississippi Minute with Steve Azar” and is in the studio working on two record projects to be released summer and fall of 2020.