Steve Jochum

Steve is working professional singer/songwriter/musician, from the Cleveland Ohio area. He sang, played guitar, and wrote the hit song "Funky Poodle" as a member of The Wild Horses. "Funky Poodle" is on the soundtrack of the movie "You, Me and Dupree" starring Owen Wilson, Kate Hudson, Matt Dillon, and Michael Douglas.The song was a "heat seeker" on the Billboard Charts, and went on to be the biggest N.E. Ohio hits, receiving airplay on 101.7 WMMS, as well as 106.5, and KROC in L.A., and was included in a compilation CD on Oglio Records, as well as Esquire Records.As a member of Wild Horses, Steve and the band were voted the Number 1 band for 5 years in the Cleveland Area, due mostly to Steves writing, singing, and performing ability. Steve has written hundreds of songs, and recorded 2 albums while with the Wild Horses, writing most of the tunes.Steve is honored to be included in Deanna Adams book, Rock n Roll and the Cleveland Connection, as a major contributor to the N.E. Ohio's music scene. He has shared the stage with The Ramones, Southside Johnny, Warren Zevon, The Beach boys, Michael Stanley, David Johansen, Edwin McCain, and many more. While a member of "Golden Hall", he shared the stage with Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, and Hal Ketchum and many others. He also wrote and recorded a number of songs for this WEA project.Steve is a working professional musician, continually honing his writing and performing skills. He currently performs with his band "BIG ZIPPER", and solo/acoustically. Steve has 4 CD's, "Big Zipper" "Unzipped","Sky" and "Heaven's Pie" are now available, with all original songs written by Steve.