Steve Durkee is an accomplished music editor, score producer, and recording engineer known for his work on films like “Spider-Man: Far from Home”, “Avengers: Endgame”, “Captain Marvel”, “Avengers: Infinity War”, and “Black Panther” among many others. To date, Steve’s projects have grossed 19.5 billion dollars in world-wide box office. His awards include numerous gold, platinum and multi-platinum records, the Ampex Golden Reel Award, as well as platinum and multi-platinum soundtrack awards.
Steve started as an in-demand sound recording engineer and mixer in the 90’s working with wide-ranging acts including Prince, Mavis Staples, George Clinton, The OJ’s, Michael Jackson, Snoop Dogg, Kurupt, K.D. Lang, Buckcherry, Phil Upchurch, Jorge Ben Jor, Namie Amuro, The Backstreet Boys and more. From his roots in Syracuse, NY where he played Big Band trumpet with Fred Straub and the noteworthy Stan Colella, Steve attended SUNY Fredonia School of Music and graduated from their Tonemeister program with a BS in Sound Recording. He started working in recording studios during college which led him to Paisley Park Studios in Minnesota.
Following his move to Los Angeles, Steve soon began his career in the film music world with the Grammy-nominated composer Michel Colombier. During his illustrious career, Steve has worked as music editor for directors Michael Mann, Michael Bay, Jon Turteltaub, Kenneth Branagh, Taika Waititi, Joss Whedon, the Russo Brothers, Edward Zwick, Peyton Reed, and Ryan Coogler just to name a few.