Steve started playing the typical school band instruments and learning music at an early age like many kids. He enjoyed the sounds of many instruments and played several while playing and taking traditional piano lessons. r At the age of eleven he received his first acoustic guitar and fell in love with the sound and feel of that instrument. He took lessons, practiced and played at every opportunity. Like all young aspiring musicians, he learned by emulating many guitar greats and slowly developed his own unique style and techniques. r Read more about Steve Riley on Last.fm.