Steve Wiest Nominated for Two Grammys
Steve Wiest and the North Texas One O’Clock Lab Band have been nominated for two Grammy Awards. The band was nominated in the Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album category for its Lab 2009 recording. Steve received a Best Instrumental Composition nomination for Ice-Nine, a track from the same album. Good luck, Steve!
Out of the New by Steve Wiest
Steve Wiest recently released Out of the New featuring Steve on trombone, Fred Hamilton on guitar, Stefan Karlsson on piano, Lynn Seaton on bass, and Ed Soph on drums. Tracks: X&Y Seven Days Walk This Way Wake Me Up When September Ends Shiver It’s You I Like Defying Gravity In Your Honor In Your Honor...
Jim Pugh Sighted in North Texas
Jim Pugh was recently sighted playing with Eijiro Nakagawa at the University of North Texas in Denton. This duo has taken the trombone world by storm; if you haven’t heard them, be sure to purchase one of their CDs or catch a live concert. During their stint in North Texas, they had the luxury of...
Steve Wiest Concert
Recently, Steve Wiest performed a concert with Dave Bayles (drums), Dan Trudell (piano), and Charles Ledvina (bass). Taking inspiration from artists such as Maroon 5, the Foo Fighters, Cold Play, and the all-time wicked Fred M. Rogers, Steve showed his originality by creating new works for small group. You might not recognize the tunes initially,...
Ok, so I am a little overwhelmed at today’s show. The number of musicians in NYC is overwhelming. Music is everywhere and the quality of music has never been better. Edwards artists David Taylor, Ray Vega, Phil Wilson, Dennis Wilson, Steve Wiest, Paul Tynan, Christian Scott, Jim Pugh, and Darren Kramer are here. Paul Tynan...
Inclusion: Slide Hampton at Wisconsin-Whitewater
By Steve Wiest On May 4-6, 2003, a residency with jazz trombone great Slide Hampton took place at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Sponsored in part by a grant from the UW-Whitewater Administration and Edwards Instruments, the workshop was held in honor of Slide’s contribution as a trombonist, composer/arranger, and mentor. As part of the event,...
Steve Wiest Artist Profile
Christan Griego interviewed Steve Wiest soon after he joined the Edwards Team. Christan Griego: When you first walked into the Edwards Pro Stop what was your first impression? Steve Wiest: I think the first thing anybody notices are the wall-to-ceiling trombone bells and slides on display. I had never been in a place with such...