Steve Down Talks Touring the World with Joss Stone and the Kemper Profiler

Steve Down on stage with Joss Stone.

Steve Down is a UK-based session guitarist who currently tours with powerhouse soul and R&B singer, Joss Stone. A member of Stone’s live band since 2012, Down also plays with Scottish singer-songwriter Sandi Thom, and has worked alongside Jeff Beck and a host of other top shelf artists.

Down recently embarked with Stone on her most audacious project to date — The Total World Tour — in which she attempts to perform in over 200 countries. As any gigging guitarists can attest, backline gear quality can vary greatly from venue to venue, so traveling with a dynamic and reliable modeling amplifier like the Profiler has been a saving grace for the guitarist.

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