Grammy-nominated trombonist Steve Wiest attends CLC's Art of Jazz
College of Lake County welcomes Grammy-nominated jazz composer and trombonist Steve Wiest as the guest artist for the 46th annual Art of Jazz concert series at 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 12, on the Mainstage of the James Lumber Center.
Known worldwide for his fresh, cutting-edge writing as well as his virtuoso trombone playing, Wiest is a true multigenre persona. As a recording artist, composer-arranger, science fiction author, cartoonist and educator, Wiest is at home with many different and diverse areas of creative endeavor.
Wiest earned a master's in jazz studies at the University of North Texas. He spent two years as the assistant director of jazz studies at The University of Texas at Arlington before his 17-year tenure as director of jazz studies and trombone at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
Tickets are available for $8 online at www.jlcenter.clcillinois.edu/college-events-music, or visit the James Lumber Center Box Office, P112 at the Grayslake Campus.
Box Office hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
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