Steve Wiest Big Band

Jazz trombonist Steve Wiest is in great demand as a featured artist, composer/arranger and clinician. Throughout the U.S., he is enjoying success and critical acclaim as he pursues an ambitious performing schedule while continuing to record, compose and arrange. Steve has also appeared in Canada, South America, Australia, Japan, and Europe.

From 1981-1986, Steve was the featured trombonist and one of the arrangers for Maynard Ferguson's Band. While with Maynard, he recorded two CDs: “Storm” and “Live From San Francisco”, and one two-volume video: “The Playboy Jazz Festival”. During this time, Steve and the Maynard Ferguson band also performed with a number of guest artists including: Freddie Hubbard, Slide Hampton, Wynton Marsalis, David Clayton Thomas, Lew Soloff, Billy Eckstein, and Mel Torme. Maynard has recorded three of Steve's arrangements: “South 21st Shuffle”, “Portuguese Love”, and most recently “I Love You” on Ferguson's recent release “Brass Attitude”. Maynard's current group, “Big Bop Nouveau”, is performing two arrangements by Steve on the road: “Ain't No Sunshine When She's Gone”, and “I'm Old Fashioned”.

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