Steve Wiest is a multiple Grammy-nominated trombonist, composer, author, and cartoonist. The former soloist and writer for Maynard Ferguson, Steve went on to perform on the road with Doc Severinsen and the Old Tonight Show Orchestra as well as many other artists. Steve has numerous recordings out as a leader, the most recent of which is the second album (BLUE) from the critically-acclaimed all-star horn band Vinyl Hampdin. In the world of jazz education, Steve was formerly the Director of the One O’Clock Lab Band at The University of North Texas. Following UNT, Wiest was Co-Chair of Jazz Studies at The University of Denver’s Lamont School of Music and taught arranging, composition, jazz trombone and directed the award-winning Lamont Jazz Orchestra. In high demand as a clinician, composer and conductor, Steve has directed many all-state ensembles and appeared as a guest artist and clinician all over the world.
Come to the Norman Library for an intimate show from Steve and all the Jazz in June headliners - and don't miss your chance to talk directly with Steve!
This event is funded by the Norman Arts Council.