Wiest, Steve And Phrontrange / High Road, The
Album: High Road, The   Collection:Jazz
Artist:Wiest, Steve And Phrontrange   Added:Sep 2016
Label:Blujazz Productions  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2016-09-05 Pull Date: 2016-11-07 Charts: Jazz
Week Ending: Nov 6 Oct 30 Oct 23 Sep 25
Airplays: 2 1 2 1

Recent Airplay
1. Nov 08, 2016: Clean Copper Radio Election Day!
Shred Or Shred Not (There Is No Try)
4. Oct 26, 2016: At the Cafe Bohemian
Violet Iris
2. Nov 03, 2016: Clean Copper Radio
The Vinnie Paradox
5. Oct 21, 2016: Rebop
A Stern Talking To
3. Nov 02, 2016: At the Cafe Bohemian
The Vinnie Paradox
6. Oct 18, 2016: Waste FM
Shred Or Shred Not (There Is No Try)

Album Review
Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2016-09-02
Wiest, Steve and Phrontrange/ The High Road
Label: Blujazz Productions

Tom McCarter
Reviewed 2016-08-16

Tom McCarter
Wiest, Steve and Phrontrange
The High Road
Genre: Jazz
If you like a lot of horns, look no further!
Straight ahead contemporary jazz from veteran
trombonist & his versatile sextet
FCCs: none
If You Like: Michael Brecker, Dizzy Gillespie, Kai Winding
Favorite Tracks: Cantaloupe Island, A Stern Talking To,Please Don’t Think it’s Funny
Track Review:
1/ uptempo funky with guitar solo 2/ slow tempo builds to midtempo, piano solo, trombone solo, sudden end 3/ slow strings/synth start, switches to midtempo & back, piano solo, ends on high note 4/ electric guitar solo, fusion rock jazz 5/crescendo horn start> slow tempo, horns fade out
6/ slow tempo, nice solos, midway melody shift remains slow, slow fade 7/ big horns/guitar start, Big Funk, horns end

Track Listing
1. The Vinnie Paradox   4. A Stern Talking To
2. Cantaloupe Island   5. Miles Slide
3. Violet Iris   6. Please Don't Think It Is Funny
  7. Shred Or Shred Not (There Is No Try)