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Stephen Mark Pasch

Steve Pasch, a New Jersey native, grew up with a love for music.

His current cuts include a song on the upcoming Jason Aldean record in 2016, a 5 Week #1 in Australia by Christy Lamb, two songs on the TV Show "Nashville": "Disappear" and "Lullabye" (2015), "My Truck" (Gretchen Wilson, 2014), "Woman's Touch" (Casey James", 2013), "Good Thing" and "Dust & Bone" ( Tim Hicks) which just went gold for his album "Throw Down", #13 single "Used" (Jess Moskeluke, 2012), "Girl Problems" (Billy J. White), and "Hey Y'all" (9 Days).

In his senior year, he formed NYC (the band). They began playing the now world-famous New York clubs of Bleeker Street, The Bitter End, and Kenny's Castaways. They also were a regular fixture at CBGB'S as well as NJ's Stone Pony and clubs at the Jersey shore.

Steve's songs caught the ear of SONY publishing a year after graduation, and he started moving forward quickly. A record deal with Polygram followed the same year and manager Allen Kovac signed the band to Left Bank Management in Los Angeles.

After signing a new publishing deal with Warner-Chapel, Steve scored his first hits with Lenny Kravitz, "Stand by My Woman", then Poco's first country single off of their reunion CD titled, "When It All Began". The same year, Steve penned two singles for Canadian EMI artist Tim Karr and two more singles for Los Angeles metal super group, Contraband, whose members included players from LA Guns, Scorpions, Vixen, and Ratt. One of Steve's favorite singles was by Nashville artist David Mullen who recorded "Solid as a Rock" co-written with Greg Sutton, a veteran musician and songwriter from Los Angeles who worked with Bob Dylan and many other artists.

After being a part of the New York and Los Angeles scene for a few years, Steve desired a change in musical direction. He decided to follow his faith to write songs that expressed his feelings and life experiences. Steve called on two old friends, Ed Nicholson and Ralph Barrientos, and the band, Three Crosses, was born.

Within three months of their first writing session and a chance meeting at a Christian music convention in Nashville, Three Crosses was signed to a record deal with Benson records. Again Steve was on his way. The following year after four top ten singles and a #1 song, the band headed out on a fifty city arena tour, opening with Jars of Clay for Michael W. Smith.

Three Crosses was nominated for a Dove award for best rock album of the year, a Billboard Music award for their first video, and they also won a regional Emmy award for the same video, "This is Not My Home" directed by Stan Moore.

In 2011, Steve started SB21 Music Publishing with offices on Music Row in Nashville.

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